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Lois Smith
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Date of Birth
3 November 1930, Topeka, Kansas, USA

Birth Name
Lois Humbert

Is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.

Is an ordained minister and officiated at the wedding of actor Tim Hopper and his wife.

Once taught acting at Juilliard.

Studied acting with Lee Strasberg at the Actors' Studio.

Earned Tony nominations for her supporting performances in the plays "The Grapes of Wrath" (1990) and Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" (1996).

Has twice been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play): in 1990 for portraying Ma Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," a part she recreated in the television version of the same title, The Grapes of Wrath (1991) (TV); and in 1996 for Sam Shepard's "Buried Child," which was directed by her "Grapes of Wrath" co-star Gary Sinise.

Lois Smith stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Black Widow 1987 With Jessica 0000-00-00 **
Midnight Run 1988 With Jessica 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Green Card 1991 0000-00-00 Bomb
Fried Green Tomatoes 1992 Don't Remember 0000-00-00 **** 1/2
Falling Down 1993 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Twister 1995 on HBO free weekend 0000-00-00 *** 1/2
Minority Report 2002 at Branford Hoyts 2002-06-21 *** 1/2
Sweet Land 2005 Suzy on DVD 2007-11-04 *** 1/2
Hollywoodland 2006 Suzy on DVD 2007-09-14 **
The Odd Life of Timothy Green 2012 Family 2012-11-25 ***
Lady Bird 2017 Suzy, Kendra and Hanna 2018-01-04 *** 1/2
Uncle Frank 2020 Suzy and Hanna 2020-12-03 *** 1/2