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Brooke Smith grew up in New York in the shadow of show business owing to the fact that she is the daughter of powerful publicist Lois Smith. After studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, her "first big thing" was playing Catherine Martin, the abducted young girl in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). She went on to play Sonya in Louis Malle... See full bio »

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Known For

The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs Catherine Martin
(1991)
Bad Company
Bad Company Officer Swanson
(2002)
Labor Day
Labor Day Evelyn
(2013)
Vanya on 42nd Street
(1994)

Filmography

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 2018 Dude (completed)
 2016 Broken Links (completed)
Diane
 2017 The Angry River (Short)
Katherine Alsea
 2017 Bates Motel (TV Series)
Sheriff Jane Greene
- The Cord (2017) ... Sheriff Jane Greene
- Visiting Hours (2017) ... Sheriff Jane Greene
- The Body (2017) ... Sheriff Jane Greene
- Inseparable (2017) ... Sheriff Jane Greene
- Dreams Die First (2017) ... Sheriff Jane Greene
 2017 Bosch (TV Series)
Captain Ellen Lewis
- Right Play (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
- Birdland (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
- Blood Under the Bridge (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
- God Sees (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
- The Smog Cutter (2017) ... Captain Ellen Lewis
 2017 Hand of God (TV Series)
Lesley Levay
- I See That Now (2017) ... Lesley Levay
 2017/I To the Bone
Olive
 2016 The Call of Charlie (Short)
 2016 Nashville (TV Series)
Jackie Hudson
- It's Sure Gonna Hurt (2016) ... Jackie Hudson
 2016 Stitchers (TV Series)
Naomi Burke
- The Two Deaths of Jamie B. (2016) ... Naomi Burke
 2013-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Frances
- Breakfast of Champions (2015) ... Frances
- Volcheck (2014) ... Frances
- Walk This Way (2014) ... Frances
- Viagra (2014) ... Frances
- Uber Ray (2014) ... Frances
 2015 Day Out of Days
Annabel
 2015 Road Hard
Carol
 2014 Interstellar
Nurse
 2013 Labor Day
Evelyn
 2013 Graceland (TV Series)
Marianne O'Connor
- Pilot (2013) ... Marianne O'Connor
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dr. Gardner
- The Coat Hanger (2012) ... Dr. Gardner
 2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Delia Wilson
- Above Suspicion (2012) ... Delia Wilson
- Lost Reputation (2012) ... Delia Wilson
- Rhodium Nights (2012) ... Delia Wilson
 2010 The Aspern Papers
Tita Bordereau
 2010 A Little Help
Kathy Helms
 2010/I Fair Game
Diana
 2010 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Barbara Lynch
- Mosley Lane (2010) ... Barbara Lynch
 2006-2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Erica Hahn
- Rise Up (2008) ... Dr. Erica Hahn
- Life During Wartime (2008) ... Dr. Erica Hahn
- There's No 'I' in Team (2008) ... Dr. Erica Hahn
- Brave New World (2008) ... Dr. Erica Hahn
- Here Comes the Flood (2008) ... Dr. Erica Hahn
 2007 Weeds (TV Series)
Valerie Scottson
- Cankles (2007) ... Valerie Scottson
- Roy Till Called (2007) ... Valerie Scottson
- Release the Hounds (2007) ... Valerie Scottson
- The Two Mrs. Scottsons (2007) ... Valerie Scottson
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Andrea Smithson
- Pilot (2007) ... Andrea Smithson
 2007 World Cinema (Short)
 2007 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Dr. Kate Switzer
- Crash (2007) ... Dr. Kate Switzer
- D.O.A. (2007) ... Dr. Kate Switzer
- Dead Again (2007) ... Dr. Kate Switzer
- In Sickness & in Health (2007) ... Dr. Kate Switzer
- Post Hoc... (2007) ... Dr. Kate Switzer
 1996-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
Margot Bell / Ms. Kurland
- Captive (2007) ... Ms. Kurland
- Red Ball (2005) ... Margot Bell
- Savior (1996) ... Margot Bell
 2006 The Namesake
Sally
 2006 Heist (TV Series)
Sarah
- Bury the Lead (2006) ... Sarah
- Strife (2006) ... Sarah
- Sex, Lies and Vinny Momo (2006) ... Sarah (uncredited)
 2005 In Her Shoes
Amy
 2005 Shooting Vegetarians
The Chicken Man
 2004 Melinda and Melinda
Cassie
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Carolyn Pope
- The Dare (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
- That's My Dog (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Carolyn Pope
 2004 Iron Jawed Angels (TV Movie)
Mabel Vernon
 2002 For Earth Below (Short)
Dede
 2002 Bad Company
Officer Swanson
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Tessa Rankin
- Phantom (2002) ... Tessa Rankin
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Lynn Hoffman
- Bottlecaps (2001) ... Lynn Hoffman
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Sobbing Prisoner
 2001 Big Apple (TV Series)
Lois - Mooney's Sister
- A Ministering Angel (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
- A Passport to the Universe (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
- No Good Deed (2001) ... Lois - Mooney's Sister
 2000 Eventual Wife (Short)
Susan
 1998-1999 The Hunger (TV Series)
Madeleine / Lee Cooper
- Week Woman (1999) ... Madeleine
- Hidebound (1998) ... Lee Cooper
 1999 Random Hearts
Sarah
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Josephine Pitt / Young Madeline Pitt
- Truth Will Out (1999) ... Josephine Pitt / Young Madeline Pitt
 1998 The Broken Giant
Rosemary Smith
 1998 Remembering Sex (TV Movie)
Jennifer Sharp
 1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Tonya Bailey
- Make a Wish (1997) ... Tonya Bailey
 1996 The Woman in the Moon
Randi
 1996 Kansas City
Babe Flynn
 1996 Trees Lounge
Tina
 1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons
Lois Garfield
 1994 Vanya on 42nd Street
Sonya
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Jan
 1993 The Night We Never Met
Catha
 1993 The Pickle
1st A.D.
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Catherine Martin
 1989 See You in the Morning
Additional voice
 1988 The Moderns
Abigail
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Risa
- A Dance on the Dark Side (1988) ... Risa
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Smith has starred in several NYC Off-Broadway productions. One was playwright Alan Bowne's "Little Monsters", with John Cameron Mitchell (of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)) and Gil Bellows (of Ally McBeal (1997)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on filming her torture scenes in The Silence of the Lambs (1991).] I had bad dreams before shooting, but when we started, it was cathartic. I screamed so much, it was like primal therapy. (2007) See more »

Trivia:

Gained 25 pounds for her role as "roomy" Catharine Martin in The Silence of the Lambs (1991). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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