Lois Smith

1930 - Today

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Lois Arlene Smith (née Humbert; born November 3, 1930) is an American character actress whose career spans eight decades. She made her film debut in the 1955 drama film East of Eden, and later played supporting roles in a number of movies, including Five Easy Pieces (1970), Resurrection (1980), Fatal Attraction (1987), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Falling Down (1993), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Dead Man Walking (1995), Twister (1996), Minority Report (2002), The Nice Guys (2016), Lady Bird (2017), and The French Dispatch (2021). In 2017, Smith received critical acclaim for her leading performance in the science-fiction drama film Marjorie Prime, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards and Saturn Award, and won a Satellite Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lois Smith has received more than 1,522,813 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Lois Smith is the 2,533rd most popular actor (down from 2,065th in 2019), the 4,179th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,522nd in 2019) and the 1,238th most popular American Actor.

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  • 21

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  • 2.60

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  • 3.49

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Among actors, Lois Smith ranks 2,533 out of 10,030Before her are Rockmond Dunbar, Janusz Gajos, Park Seo-joon, Marc Lawrence, John Marley, and Lloyd Bacon. After her are Barry Morse, Nina Foch, Judy Davis, Thomas Jane, Sid Haig, and Rosalind Russell.

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Among people born in 1930, Lois Smith ranks 247Before her are Philip Bosco, Kalevi Sorsa, Yi-Fu Tuan, José Ramón Machado Ventura, Liliana Segre, and Pierre Vidal-Naquet. After her are Thomas Sowell, Orvar Bergmark, Rubén Morán, Jean-Louis de Rambures, Antonio Saura, and Julio Abbadie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lois Smith ranks 4,179 out of 15,968Before her are Jackie Wilson (1934), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Marc Lawrence (1910), John Marley (1907), Lloyd Bacon (1889), and Cotton Mather (1663). After her are Carmen McRae (1922), Chuck Schuldiner (1967), Paul Rand (1914), Thomas Jane (1969), Sid Haig (1939), and Rosalind Russell (1907).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lois Smith ranks 1,238Before her are Dom DeLuise (1933), Danai Gurira (1978), Rockmond Dunbar (1974), Marc Lawrence (1910), John Marley (1907), and Lloyd Bacon (1889). After her are Thomas Jane (1969), Sid Haig (1939), Rosalind Russell (1907), Kristen Bell (1980), Paul Reiser (1957), and Julianna Margulies (1966).

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