Lois Smith

Actor
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Lois Arlene Smith is an American character actress, whose career spans seven decades. She made her film debut in the 1955 drama film East of Eden, and later played supporting roles in a number of movies, including Five Easy Pieces (1970), Resurrection (1980), Fatal Attraction (1987), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), How to Make an American Quilt (1995),... read more

Lois Arlene Smith is an American character actress, whose career spans seven decades. She made her film debut in the 1955 drama film East of Eden, and later played supporting roles in a number of movies, including Five Easy Pieces (1970), Resurrection (1980), Fatal Attraction (1987), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Dead Man Walking, Twister (1996), Minority Report (2002), The Nice Guys (2016) and Lady Bird (2017).

Birth Name

Lois Arlene Humbert

Born

Monday, 03 November 1930

Actress Filmography

The French Dispatch Upshur Clampette 2020
Tesla 2020
Uncle Frank Aunt Butch 2020
On Becoming a God in Central Florida Mimi Waldenstock 2019
The Village Velma 2019
Impulse Deidre 'Dippy' Jones 2018
Lady Bird Sister Sarah Joan 2017
9JKL Wrong Nana 2017
The Son Jeanne Anne McCullough 2017
Marjorie Prime Marjorie 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

The French Dispatch Upshur Clampette 2020
Tesla 2020
Uncle Frank Aunt Butch 2020
On Becoming a God in Central Florida Mimi Waldenstock 2019
The Village Velma 2019
Impulse Deidre 'Dippy' Jones 2018
Lady Bird Sister Sarah Joan 2017
9JKL Wrong Nana 2017
The Son Jeanne Anne McCullough 2017
Marjorie Prime Marjorie 2017
The Comedian Miriam 2016
The Nice Guys Mrs. Glenn 2016
The Gettysburg Address Elizabeth Crawford (voice) 2015
Sneaky Pete Reverend Ethel Landry 2015
Grace and Frankie Mrs. Hanson 2015
Run All Night Margaret Conlon 2015
Younger Belinda Lacroix 2015
The Affair Mrs. Gunther 2014
Showing Up Herself 2014
The Blacklist Lucy Game 2013
Mom Claire 2013
Ray Donovan Dolores 2013
The Americans Betty Turner 2013
Ruth & Erica Ruth 2012
The Odd Life Of Timothy Green Aunt Mel 2012
Roadie Mom 2012
Please Give Mrs. Portman 2010
True Blood: Webisodes Adele Stackhouse 2010
A Dog Year Lois Blair 2009
Killshot Lenore 2008
True Blood Adele Stackhouse 2008
Diminished Capacity Belle Tyke 2008
Turn The River Abby 2008
Army Wives Elsie 2007
Griffin & Phoenix Dr. Imberman 2006
Hollywoodland Helen Bessolo 2006
Little Fugitive Elizabeth 2006
Sweet Land Inge (as an older woman) 2005
Grey's Anatomy Mrs. Dickerson 2005
P.S. Ellie Silverstein 2004
Desperate Housewives Allison Scavo 2004
LAX Rose Sinclair 2004
Iron Jawed Angels Reverend Anna Howard Shaw 2004
The Best Thief In The World Helen 2004
Cold Case Fannie 2003
Red Betsy Helen Rounds 2003
A Foreign Affair Ma Adams 2003
Minority Report Dr. Iris Hineman 2002
The Laramie Project Lucy Thompson 2002
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Betty Bennett 2001
Going to California Beatrice Graf 2001
The Pledge Helen Jackson 2001
Powder Keg Mother 2001
Tumbleweeds Ginger 1999
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Rebecca Tolliver 1999
Hudson River Blues Julia 1999
A Will of Their Own Miss Maude 1998
The Eternal Mrs. Ferriter 1998
Just Shoot Me! Libby 1997
The Practice Mary Beth Berluti 1997
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
Larger Than Life Luluna 1996
Twister Meg Greene 1996
Dead Man Walking Helen's Mother 1996
How To Make An American Quilt Sophia 1995
Truman Madge Wallace Gates 1995
Touched by an Angel Mildred Mancini 1994
ER Gracie 1994
Holy Matrimony Orna 1994
Frasier Moira 1993
Missing Persons Mrs. Halloran 1993
Falling Down D-Fens' Mother 1993
Skylark Lou Wheaton 1993
Deadly Matrimony 1992
Keep The Change Lureen 1992
Fried Green Tomatoes Mama Threadgoode 1991
Hard Promises Mrs. Bell 1991
Green Card Brontë's Parent (Mother) 1991
Good Sports Mrs. Tannen 1991
Law & Order Mrs. Varick 1990
American Experience (voice) 1988
Midnight Run Mrs. Nelson 1988
Thirtysomething Mrs. Warren 1987
Fatal Attraction Martha 1987
Black Widow Sara 1987
American Masters Anne Sullivan (Older), Herself 1986
The Execution of Raymond Graham Mary Neal 1985
Spenser: For Hire Elsie 1985
The Equalizer Dorothy Hermes, Marie Ganucci 1985
Reckless Mrs. Prescott 1984
Reuben, Reuben Mare Spofford 1983
Rage of Angels Clara 1983
American Playhouse Ma Joad 1981
Four Friends Mrs. Carnahan 1981
The House of Mirth Bertha Dorset 1981
Resurrection Don 1980
Foxes Mrs. Axman 1980
Tales of the Unexpected Sara 1979
Next Stop, Greenwich Village Anita Cunningham 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Up The Sandbox Elinore 1972
Great Performances Self 1972
ABC Afterschool Specials Margaret 1972
Particular Men Anne Starr 1972
Five Easy Pieces Partita Dupea 1970
The Way We Live Now Jane Aldridge 1970
Somerset Zoe Cannell 1970
Dragon Country 1970
CBS Playhouse Evelyn 1967
The Doctors Eleanor Conrad (credit only), Eleanor Conrad 1963
The Eleventh Hour Jane Wells 1962
Dr. Kildare Libby Clayton 1961
The Defenders Esther Terranova 1961
'Way Out 1961
Route 66 Anna Volovich, Brycie Koseloff, Dana, Lucy Brown 1960
The Master Builder Hilda 1960
Play of the Week Hilde Wangel, Julie 1959
Startime Cindy 1959
Art Carney Special Lena 1959
Naked City Dawn Garrison 1958
The DuPont Show of the Month Barbara Dennin 1957
Matinee Theatre 1955
Strange Lady In Town Spurs O'Brien 1955
East of Eden Anne 1955
Star Tonight 1955
Justice 1954
The United States Steel Hour Felicia Chinik, Jeannie 1953
Ponds Theater 1953
The Loretta Young Show Jenny Musgrave 1953
The Arthur Murray Party Herself - Actress 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents 1950
Studio One in Hollywood Barbara Sparling 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Actor - Scene from Edwin Booth 1948
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