|Top Roles||Alexis Smith, Winifred Stanley, Cecily Latham, Christine Gilbert, Elizabeth|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Romance, Musical, Biographical, Film Noir|
|Top Topics||True Story (based on), Book-Based, Marriage|
|Top Collaborators||Jack L. Warner (Producer), Jack Mower, Edmund Grainger (Producer), Hal B. Wallis (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Robert Preston, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Kevin McClory see more..|
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 .
MINI BIO:Blonde Canadian actress whose height (5ft 10in) and determined features got her cast as adventuresses of one kind or another, sometimes spirited, sometimes scheming. Also a dancer and light singer. Resident at Warners throughout the forties. Married to Craig Stevens from 1944. Died from cancer. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Smith was never nominated for an Academy Award.
Night and Day: Cary Grant andBy 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 BirthdayBy 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:
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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