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Smith, Anna Deavere

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses


1950 - Born on the 8th of September in Baltimore, Maryland.

1983 - All My Children - Hazel.

         - Fires In The Mirror - Citizens of Crown Heights.

1991-1992 - She may best be known as the author of Fires in the Mirror, which dealt with the Crown Heights Riot, and Twilight: Los Angeles, which dealt with the Los Angeles riots, both of which featured Smith as the sole performer.


1993 - Dave - Mrs. Travis.


1995 - The American President - Robin McCal.

1996 - Smith was one of the recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, often referred to as the "genius grant.".

2000 - Smith is the author of Talk to me: Listening between the lines published.

         - The Practice - District Attorney Kate Brunner.

2002 - Presidio Med TV Series - Dr. Letty Jordan.

2004 - The West Wing - National Security Advisor Nancy McNally.

2005 - Rent - Mrs. Jefferson.

2006 - She also won a Fletcher Foundation Fellowship for her contribution to civil rights issues.



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