Jean Smart

Jean Smart

Date of Birth

Birthday: September 3
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

Jean Smart portrayed “D.A. Roseanna Remmick” in Harry’s Law on which she starred alongside Kathy Bates, Nathan Corddry, and Christopher McDonald. She is widely recognized for her roles as “Charlene Frazier Stillfield” on the CBS sitcom Designing Women and “Martha Logan” on 24. Plus, her work as "Regina Newly" on Samantha Who? garnered Smart a Primetime Emmy® Award.

Jean Smart portrayed “D.A. Roseanna Remmick” in Harry’s Law on which she starred alongside Kathy Bates, Nathan Corddry, and Christopher McDonald. She is widely recognized for her roles as “Charlene Frazier Stillfield” on the CBS sitcom Designing Women and “Martha Logan” on 24. Plus, her work as "Regina Newly" on Samantha Who? garnered Smart a Primetime Emmy® Award. Smart also earned two Emmys for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Frasier on which she played the role of “Lana Gardner.” The actress has appeared in numerous films and television shows including The District, Center of the Universe, Kim Possible, $#*! My Dad Says, Garden State, Sweet Home Alabama and Hawaii Five-O. She also notably portrayed "Her Royal Highness Camilla" in the 2011 TV movie William & Catherine: A Royal Romance. More on Smart and Harry’s Law on the official show site.

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Awards & Nominations

11 Nominations | 4 Emmys
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2021
  • Winner
  • Jean Smart, as Deborah Vance
  • Hacks
  • HBO Max
  • Universal Television in association with Paulilu, First Thought Productions, Fremulon Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie - 2021
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as Helen
  • Mare Of Easttown
  • HBO
  • HBO in association with wiip Studios, The Low Dweller Productions, Juggle Productions, Mayhem Pictures and Zobot Projects
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as Agent Laurie Blake
  • Watchmen
  • HBO
  • HBO in association with White Rabbit and Warner Bros. Television and DC and Paramount Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as Floyd Gerhardt
  • Fargo
  • FX Networks
  • MGM Television, FX Productions
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as D.A. Roseanna Remmick
  • Harry's Law
  • NBC
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with David E. Kelley Productions and Warner Bros. Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 2008
  • Winner
  • Jean Smart, as Regina Newly
  • Samantha Who?
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2007
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as Martha Logan
  • 24
  • FOX
  • Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox TV in association w/Teakwood Lane Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Jean Smart, as First Lady Martha Logan
  • 24
  • FOX
  • Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox TV in association w/Teakwood Lane Productions
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series - 2001
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2001
  • Winner
  • Jean Smart, as Lana Gardner
  • Frasier
  • NBC
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2000
  • Winner
  • Jean Smart, as Lorna Lenley
  • Frasier
  • NBC
Forrest Gilliland, Jean Smart and Sarah Paulson arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Forest Gilliland and Jean Smart arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.


Jean Smart at the Trophy Table at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Jean Smart and Forrest Gilliland arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Melissa McCarthy, Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito & Christina Applegate at An Evening With Samantha Who?
Melissa McCarthy & Jean Smart at An Evening With Samantha Who?
The cast at An Evening With Samantha Who?
Jean Smart at the 60th Primetime Emmys
Jean Smart - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 4
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Forrest Gilliland, Jean Smart and Sarah Paulson arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Forrest Gilliland, Jean Smart, and Sarah Paulson arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards

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Forest Gilliland and Jean Smart arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.


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Forest Gilliland and Jean Smart arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards

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Jean Smart at the Trophy Table at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Jean Smart with her award for Hacks at the Trophy Table at the 73rd Emmy Awards

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Jean Smart and Forrest Gilliland arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Jean Smart and Forrest Gilliland arrive at the 73rd Emmy Awards

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Melissa McCarthy, Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito & Christina Applegate at An Evening With Samantha Who?
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Melissa McCarthy & Jean Smart at An Evening With Samantha Who?
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The cast at An Evening With Samantha Who?
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Jean Smart at the 60th Primetime Emmys
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Jean Smart - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 4
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