Lois Smith

American actress

Lois Smith (born November 3, 1930) is an American actress.[1] She won a Drama Desk Award in 2006.

Lois Smith
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Smith in 1955
Lois Arlene Humbert

(1930-11-03) November 3, 1930 (age 92)
Topeka, Kansas, US
Years active1952—present
Spouse(s)Wesley Smith (1948–1970; divorced)

She has played supporting roles in movies including East of Eden, Five Easy Pieces, Resurrection, Fatal Attraction, Fried Green Tomatoes, Dead Man Walking, Tumbleweeds, Twister, and Please Give.

In television she has performed in series that include The Americans, True Blood, and Desperate Housewives.


  1. "Lois Smith". Theatre in Chicago. 10 March 2008. Retrieved 18 October 2014.

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