Lois Arlene Smith is an American actress whose career spanned seven decades. She made her film debut in the 1955 drama East of Eden, then starred in several films including Five Easy Pieces, Resurrection, Fatal Attraction, Fried Green Tomatoes, How to Make an American Quilt, Dead Man Walking, Twister, Minority Reports, The Nice Guys and Lady Bird. In 2017, Smith received critical acclaim for her leading performance in the sci-fi film Marjorie Prime, for which she was nominated for the Spirit of Independence Award, the Gotham Award and the Saturn Award, as well as for a Satellite Award. Smith also played various roles on television, both during the day and in prime time. She is a regular lead actress in the HBO horror film True Blood, and also received a Critics' Choice TV Award for Best Guest Actor in the Serial Drama for Person nomination. Smith is also known for his many theater works.
|Born||Lois Arlene Humbert, November 03, 1930, Topeka, Kansas, U.S.|
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Stage and screen actress who earned Tony Award nominations for her roles in the Broadway productions of Buried Child and The Grapes of Wrath. Her leading role in The Trip to Bountiful won her a 2006 Drama Desk Award.
She had her first on-camera experience in the 1955 film East of Eden.
She appeared as a character named Adele Stackhouse on the hit HBO series True Blood.
Her marriage to Wesley Dale Smith lasted more than twenty years.
She was a frequent guest star on such television shows as Desperate Housewives, which starred Teri Hatcher, One Life to Live and ER.
- The actor is originally from Topeka, Kansas
- Seattle Actresses
- Kansas Actress
- Award winner Drama Desk
Latest information about Lois Smith updated on June 14 2021.