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Jan Smithers


One of four girls, Smithers was raised in the comfortable San Fernando Valley suburb of Woodland Hills just north of Los Angeles, CA. Her father was an attorney. While studying art at Taft High School, Smithers swerved her automobile to avoid hitting another driver and ran into a telephone pole. The accident left a permanent scar on her chin. A ... See full bio »

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Known For

WKRP in Cincinnati
WKRP in Cincinnati Bailey Quarters
(1978-1982)
Mr. Nice Guy
(1987)
Our Winning Season
Our Winning Season Cathy Wakefield
(1978)

Filmography

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 1987 Mr. Nice Guy
Lise
 1984-1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Janice Copeland / Lacey Grant
- Triangles (1986) ... Janice Copeland
- Encores (1984) ... Lacey Grant
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Barrie Shepherd
- The Columnist (1985) ... Barrie Shepherd
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Kathy Farrell
- Sudden Death (1985) ... Kathy Farrell
 1985 Cover Up (TV Series)
Karen Morris
- The Assassin (1985) ... Karen Morris
 1985 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Shia Walters
- Firestorm (1985) ... Shia Walters
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Barbara Hensen
- Old Friends (1984) ... Barbara Hensen
 1982-1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sabrina Drake / Carol Cooperman / Aurora Adams
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Sarah Turner
- Take the Credit and Run (1984) ... Sarah Turner
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Cynthia Caldwell
- Spaced Out (1983) ... Cynthia Caldwell
 1980 The Love Tapes (TV Movie)
Carol Clark
 1978 Our Winning Season
Cathy Wakefield
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Sharman Crane
- Running (1976) ... Sharman Crane
 1974 Where the Lilies Bloom
Devola
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Barbara
- Beginner's Luck (1973) ... Barbara
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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Dismissed stories that singer Barbra Streisand had ruined her marriage to James Brolin, by pointing out that she and Brolin had parted (amicably, sharing custody of their daughter) a full five years before Streisand and Brolin got together. See more »

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