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Jean Smart


Seattle native Jean Smart was born on September 13, 1951. Attending the University of Washington after high school, she received her BA degree in fine arts. Her first professional season was with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival where she performed in "Much Ado About Nothing," among others. During this time she built up a strong resume in regional ... See full bio »

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24
24 Martha Logan
(2006-2007)
Garden State
Garden State Carol
(2004)
Youth in Revolt
Youth in Revolt Estelle Twisp
(2009)
Sweet Home Alabama
Sweet Home Alabama Stella Kay Perry
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017 Senior Moment (post-production)
Caroline Summers
 2017-2018 Legion (TV Series)
Dr. Melanie Bird
- Episode #2.3 (2018) ... Dr. Melanie Bird
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Dr. Melanie Bird
- Chapter 8 (2017) ... Dr. Melanie Bird
- Chapter 7 (2017) ... Dr. Melanie Bird
- Chapter 6 (2017) ... Dr. Melanie Bird
 2017 Awaken the Shadowman
Evette
 2017 Veep (TV Series)
Imogene Walsh
- Judge (2017) ... Imogene Walsh
 2017 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Carnie
- License to Drill (2017) ... Carnie
 2016 The Accountant
Rita Blackburn
 2016 Bad Internet (TV Series)
President Powers
- The President Goes Viral (2016) ... President Powers
 2016 Getting Ed Laid (Short)
Hooker
 2015-2016 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Katherine Miller
- Rule #59: "Happily Ever After" Is an Oxymoron (2016) ... Katherine Miller
- Rule #118: Let Her Eat Cake (2016) ... Katherine Miller
- Rule #58: Avoid the Douchemobile (2015) ... Katherine Miller
 2015 Fargo (TV Series)
Floyd Gerhardt
- Palindrome (2015) ... Floyd Gerhardt
- The Castle (2015) ... Floyd Gerhardt
- Did You Do This? No, You Did It! (2015) ... Floyd Gerhardt
- Rhinoceros (2015) ... Floyd Gerhardt
- The Gift of the Magi (2015) ... Floyd Gerhardt
 2015 The McCarthys (TV Series)
Lydia
- Gerard's Engagement Party (2015) ... Lydia
 2015 Highly Evolved Human (TV Series)
- First Chemo (2015)
 2014-2015 Sirens (TV Series)
Nora Farrell / Johnny's Mother
- Six Feet Over/Under (2015) ... Johnny's Mother
- Shotgun Wedding (2014) ... Nora Farrell
- Famous Last Words (2014) ... Nora Farrell
 2014 Getting On (TV Series)
Arlene Willy-Weller
- Turnips... North Day... Yes, yes. (2014) ... Arlene Willy-Weller
- Is Soap a Hazardous Substance? (2014) ... Arlene Willy-Weller
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series)
LouLu Lutherford
- High Plains Hardware (2014) ... LouLu Lutherford
 2014 Miss Meadows
Mother Meadows
 2014 Warren
Claire Cavanee
 2013 Deadline: The Nikki Finke Story (Short)
Nikki Finke
 2013 When Calls the Heart (TV Movie)
Frances
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Bess
- Canoga Falls (2013) ... Bess
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
Claire
 2013/I Waking
Dr. Hinton
 2012 The Flipside (TV Series short)
 2012 Hope Springs
Eileen, Kay's Friend
 2011-2012 Harry's Law (TV Series)
D.A. Roseanna Remmick
- Onward and Upward (2012) ... D.A. Roseanna Remmick
- Les Horribles (2012) ... D.A. Roseanna Remmick
- New Kidney on the Block (2012) ... D.A. Roseanna Remmick
- The Rematch (2011) ... D.A. Roseanna Remmick
- Sins of the Father (2011) ... D.A. Roseanna Remmick
 2012 The Smart One (TV Movie)
Helen Swann
 2011 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (TV Movie)
HRH Camilla
 2010-2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Governor Pat Jameson
- Oia'i'o (2011) ... Governor Pat Jameson
- Ke Kinohi (2011) ... Governor Pat Jameson
- Nalowale (2010) ... Governor Pat Jameson
- Pilot (2010) ... Governor Pat Jameson
 2011 $#*! My Dad Says (TV Series)
Rosemary Pernworth
- Lock and Load (2011) ... Rosemary Pernworth
- Well Suitored (2011) ... Rosemary Pernworth
- Ed Goes to Court (2011) ... Rosemary Pernworth
- Corn Star (2011) ... Rosemary Pernworth
 2011 Family Practice (TV Movie)
Barbara Foote
 2010 Life as We Know It
Holly's Mother (uncredited)
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Gillian Tucker
- Chivalry Is Not Dead... But Someone Is (2010) ... Gillian Tucker
 2010 Barry Munday
Carol Munday
 2009 Woke Up Dead (TV Series)
Meryl Greene
- Mother's Day (2009) ... Meryl Greene
 2009 Youth in Revolt
Estelle Twisp
 2007-2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Regina Newly
- With This Ring (2009) ... Regina Newly
- The Other Woman (2009) ... Regina Newly
- The First Date (2009) ... Regina Newly
- The Dream Job (2009) ... Regina Newly
- Todd's Job (2009) ... Regina Newly
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series)
Miriam Bullock
- One Little Word (2008) ... Miriam Bullock (voice)
 2008 Hero Wanted
Melanie McQueen
 2007 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Louise Elizabeth Sawyer / Maytag Repairman's Wife / Leonard's Wife
- Ban on the Fun (2007) ... Louise Elizabeth Sawyer / Maytag Repairman's Wife / Leonard's Wife (voice)
 2002-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Dr. Ann Possible / TV Trash Heap Executive #1 / Tutor Woman
- Graduation: Part 2 (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Graduation: Part 1 (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Clean Slate (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Big Bother (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
- Clothes Minded (2007) ... Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
 2007 Lucky You
Michelle Carson
 2006-2007 24 (TV Series)
Martha Logan
- Day 6: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2007) ... Martha Logan
- Day 6: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (2007) ... Martha Logan (uncredited)
- Day 5: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. (2006) ... Martha Logan
- Day 5: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2006) ... Martha Logan
- Day 5: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2006) ... Martha Logan
 2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama (TV Movie)
Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
 2004-2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series)
Kate Barnett
- Marathon Woman (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- The New Neighbors (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- If You Love Something Leave It Alone (2005) ... Kate Barnett
- The Work of Art (2005) ... Kate Barnett
 2004 A Very Married Christmas (TV Movie)
Ellen Griffin
 2004 Balto III: Wings of Change (Video)
Stella (voice)
 2004 I Heart Huckabees
Mrs. Hooten
 1997-2004 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Reba Heyerdahl / Phoebe's Mother
- Phoebe's Little Problem/Grandpa's Packard (2004) ... Reba Heyerdahl (voice)
- Freeze Frame/Phoebe Cheats (1997) ... Phoebe's Mother (voice)
 2000-2004 The District (TV Series)
Detective Sherry Regan
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... Detective Sherry Regan
- Family Values (2004) ... Detective Sherry Regan
- D.C. Confidental (2004) ... Detective Sherry Regan
- A House Divided (2003) ... Detective Sherry Regan
- The Kindness of Strangers (2003) ... Detective Sherry Regan
 2004 Garden State
Carol
 2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (TV Movie)
Dr. Ann Possible (voice)
 2003 Audrey's Rain (TV Movie)
Audrey Walker
 2000-2003 Static Shock (TV Series)
Mrs. Foley / Maggie Foley
- A League of Their Own: Part 2 (2003) ... Mrs. Foley (voice)
- Power Play (2002) ... Maggie Foley (voice)
- Sons of the Fathers (2000) ... Mrs. Foley (voice)
 2003 Bringing Down the House
Kate Sanderson
 2002-2003 In-Laws (TV Series)
Marlene Pellet
- Mother's Nature (2003) ... Marlene Pellet
- Two Rooms (2003) ... Marlene Pellet
- Matt Goes Into Labor (2003) ... Marlene Pellet
- Married Christmas (2002) ... Marlene Pellet
- If You Can't Stand the Heat (2002) ... Marlene Pellet
 2002 Sweet Home Alabama
Stella Kay Perry
 2001 The Oblongs (TV Series)
Pickles Oblong
- My Name Is Robbie (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Please Be Genital (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Pickles' Little Amazons (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Disfigured Debbie (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
- Heroine Addict (2001) ... Pickles Oblong (voice)
 2000-2001 Frasier (TV Series)
Lana Gardner / Lorna Lynley
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 2 (2001) ... Lana Gardner
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 1 (2001) ... Lana Gardner
- Cranes Go Caribbean (2001) ... Lana Gardner
- A Day in May (2001) ... Lana Gardner
- Semi-Decent Proposal (2001) ... Lana Gardner
 2000 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
Lorraine Sheldon
 2000 The Kid
Deirdre Lafever
 2000 Snow Day
Laura Brandston
 1999 Forever Fabulous
Loreli Daly
 1999 Hercules (TV Series)
 1999 Guinevere
Deborah Sloane
 1998 A Change of Heart (TV Movie)
Elaine Marshall
 1998 The Odd Couple II
Holly
 1998 Style & Substance (TV Series)
Chelsea Stevens
- Do Not Go Squealing Into That Good Night (1998) ... Chelsea Stevens
- I Went to a Garden Party (1998) ... Chelsea Stevens
- Chelsea's Ex (1998) ... Chelsea Stevens
- No Soap, Romeo (1998) ... Chelsea Stevens
- Chelsea's First Date (1998) ... Chelsea Stevens
 1996 Undue Influence (TV Movie)
Dana Colby
 1996 Edie & Pen
Wendy the Waitress
 1995-1996 High Society (TV Series)
Ellie Walker
- The Family Jewels (1996) ... Ellie Walker
- I Found My Thrill on Nancy Garver Hill (1996) ... Ellie Walker
- Touching Up Your Roots (1996) ... Ellie Walker
- Alice Doesn't Pump Here Anymore (1996) ... Ellie Walker
- Nip and Tuck (1996) ... Ellie Walker
 1995 Mimi wo sumaseba
Asako Tsukishima (English version, voice)
 1995 A Stranger in Town (TV Movie)
Rose
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie
Mrs. Dena Dittmeyer
 1994 Scarlett (TV Mini-Series)
Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Sally Brewton
 1994 The Yearling (TV Movie)
Ory Baxter
 1994 The Yarn Princess (TV Movie)
Margaret Thomas
 1993 The Pink Panther (TV Series)
 1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Helen Ventrix
- See No Evil (1993) ... Helen Ventrix (voice)
 1992 Baby Talk
Narrator
 1992 Just My Imagination (TV Movie)
Pally Thompson
 1992 Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story (TV Movie)
Aileen Wuornos
 1992 Mistress
Patricia Riley
 1991 Locked Up: A Mother's Rage (TV Movie)
Cathy
 1986-1991 Designing Women (TV Series)
Charlene Frazier Stillfield
- The Big Desk: Part 2 (1991) ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
- The Big Desk: Part 1 (1991) ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
- The Pride of Sugarbakers (1991) ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
- Fore! (1991) ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
- Friends and Husbands (1991) ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
 1991 A Seduction in Travis County (TV Movie)
Karen
 1990 Newhart (TV Series)
Jean Smart
- Lights! Camera! Contractions! (1990) ... Jean Smart (uncredited)
 1988 A Place at the Table (TV Movie)
Susan Singer
 1987 Project X
Dr. Criswell
 1986 A Fight for Jenny (TV Movie)
Valerie Thomas
 1986 Fire with Fire
Sister Maria
 1985 Lime Street (TV Series)
 1985 Royal Match (TV Movie)
Princess Katerina
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Gloria Blyer
- Steele in the Chips (1985) ... Gloria Blyer
 1984 Protocol
Ella
 1984 Single Bars, Single Women (TV Movie)
Virge
 1984 Flashpoint
Doris
 1984 Piaf (TV Movie)
Marlene Dietrich
 1984 Alice (TV Series)
Nurse Raquel
- Jolene Is Stuck on Mel (1984) ... Nurse Raquel
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Ellen Slater
- Next Door (1984) ... Ellen Slater
 1984 Maximum Security (TV Series)
Dr. Allison Brody / Deputy Warden
- I Never Ran for My Father: Part 2 (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody
- Cottage Nine (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody
- Pilot (1984) ... Dr. Allison Brody / Deputy Warden
 1983 Reggie (TV Series)
Joan Reynolds
- Once a Father (1983) ... Joan Reynolds
- It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To (1983) ... Joan Reynolds
- Reggie's Warning (1983) ... Joan Reynolds
- That's Life (1983) ... Joan Reynolds
- The Seduction of Reggie (1983) ... Joan Reynolds
 1983 Teachers Only (TV Series)
Shari
- Loss of Innocence (1983) ... Shari
- Dead Mice Don't Wear Plaid (1983) ... Shari
- Leather and Lace (1983) ... Shari
- Beetlemania (1983) ... Shari
 1983 Goodnight, Beantown (TV Series)
Darlene
- The Source (1983) ... Darlene
 1981 Another World (TV Series)
Woman on Bus
- Episode #1.4361 (1981) ... Woman on Bus
 1980 Hoodlums
Carol
 1979 Before and After (TV Movie)
Woman Bather
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (45 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Piaf" on Broadway (original production). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You know as far as diet goes, for a while I was really obsessed with counting fat grams along with the rest of the world. See more »

Trivia:

Was married to Richard Gilliland in Designing Women (1986) co-star Dixie Carter's rose garden. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays divorcees who are libertarian and free-willed (Youth in Revolt, Barry Munday)

Star Sign:

Virgo

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