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Alexis Smith Overview:

Legendary actress, Alexis Smith, was born Gladys Smith on Jun 8, 1921 in Penticton, Canada. Smith died at the age of 72 on Jun 9, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA .

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Smith was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Night and Day: Cary Grant and

By Art on Jul 26, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“Night and Day” is a 1946 Technicolor Warner Bros. biographical film about American composer and songwriter Cole Porter. The movie was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Arthur Schwartz, with Jack L. Warner as executive producer. The screenplay was written by Charles Hoffman, Leo... Read full article


Happy Birthday: !

By Dawn on Jun 7, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(June 8, 1921 – June 9, 1993) was a stage, film, and television actress. She performed in Hollywood movies in the 1940s and had a notable career on Broadway in the 1970s, winning a Tony Award in 1972. Fun Facts: Tall, graceful, talented, Canadian-born actress who was married for... Read full article


Happy Birthday

By monty on Jun 8, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(1921-1993) Just recently saw Alexis in the screwball comedy, The Doughgirls, and she was awesome. Normally known for dramatic roles, she showed a natural flair for comedy. Happy Birthday Alexis. Photos... Read full article


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Alexis Smith Quotes:

Victoria Ware: [after being kissed by Corbett] Fine way for a gentleman to behave.
James J. Corbett aka Gentleman Jim: Oh, darling, that gentleman stuff never fooled you, did it? I'm no gentleman.
Victoria Ware: In that case, I'm no lady.
[they kiss again]


Jeanne Starr: This town looks as if it's full of men who step on baby chickens.


Victoria Ware: ...you know there really aren't two sides of the tracks to San Francisco. There's only the lucky and the unlucky, those that happened to grab the right moment and those that didn't, and don't you let this Nob Hill crowd deceive you either. After all, we all started out with the same wooden washtubs.


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Lifelong friend of Frances Rafferty. They met as dance students when they were kids.

Smith toured for more than a year in the Dolly Parton role of Miss Mona, the madam in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.".

During the 1959 filming of The Young Philadelphians (1959) starring Paul Newman, she fell during a horse riding sequence and broke her back.

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