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:

Dr. Mark Hamilton: [fishing] Any luck?
Richard Mason: [holds up his fish] Well if you call this luck.
Dr. Mark Hamilton: [laughs] I could use that for bait.
Evelyn Turner: I caught one bigger than that but I didn't like the way he looked at me so I threw him back.


Clay Hardin: On the level. There's a desperate character on the loose...
Jeanne Starr: And his name's Clay Hardin.


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

Won Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for "Follies." She was nominated in the same category in 1979 for "Platinum."

Tall, graceful, talented, Canadian-born actress who was married for 49 years to actor Craig Stevens.

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