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Smith, Anna Deavere

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

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.