Francine Smith

character from the animated series American Dad!

Francine Smith (née Ling; formerly Dawson) (born September 26, 1967) is a fictional character on the animated television series American Dad!. She is the wife of the title character Stan Smith and the mother of Hayley and Steve.[1]

Francine Smith
American Dad! character
First appearance"Pilot"
Created bySeth MacFarlane
Voiced byWendy Schaal
Full nameFrancine Lee Smith
OccupationHousewife / Amateur Adult Media Star, Real Estate Agent
FamilyBirth parents: Nicholas and Cassandra Dawson
Adoptive Family: Bàba, Māma, and Gwen Ling
Spouse(s)Stan Smith
ChildrenHayley Smith
Steve Smith
Libby Corbin-Bates (surrogate)
RelativesBeverley (aunt)

Francine is voiced by Wendy Schaal. She was adopted by Asian parents when her wealthy parents decided to leave her behind at an airport because she was too young to travel in first-class.


  1. Directed by Ron Hughart. "Pilot". American Dad!. Season 1. Episode 1. 21 minutes in. FOX. {{cite episode}}: Unknown parameter |writers= ignored (help)