Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith

Born Sep 18, 1950
  • Actor, Playwright, Teacher
Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is currently the artist in residence at the Center for American Progress. Smith is widely known for her roles as National Security Advisor Nancy McNally in The West Wing, and as Hospital Administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Sh...

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: Ann O'Day Maples


: Actor, Playwright, Teacher


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Sep 18, 1950 (68 years old)

Place of Birth

: Baltimore

Anna Deavere Smith Film Roles

  1. The American President
    Robin McCall
  2. Life Support
  3. Rachel Getting Married
    Rachel Getting Married
  4. The Human Stain
    Mrs. Silk
    The Human Stain
  5. Twilight: Los Angeles
  6. The Kingdom
    Maricella Canavesio
    The Kingdom
  7. Cry_Wolf
    Headmaster Tinsley
  8. Expert Witness
    Expert Witness
  9. Rent
    Mrs. Jefferson
  10. Dave
    Mrs. Travis

Anna Deavere Smith TV Starring Roles

  1. Nurse Jackie
    Gloria Akalitus
  2. Presidio Med

Anna Deavere Smith TV Guest Roles

  1. Twenty Five
  2. Liftoff
  3. In the Shadow of Two Gunmen (1)
  4. Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail
  5. 18th and Potomac
  6. Two Cathedrals
  7. On the Day Before
  8. Gone Quiet
  9. The Women of Qumar
    Nancy McNally
  10. Hartsfield's Landing

Anna Deavere Smith Books

  1. Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
  2. Fires in the Mirror
  3. Let Me Down Easy
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