Jean Smart BioGraphy

Her full name is Jean Elizabeth Smart. She is an American actress. Smartstarted his acting career from the Regional Theater in the Pacific Northwest. In 1981, Smart accted on Broadway as the role Marlene Dietrich in the biographical drama Piaf. After that her appearance in a main role as Charlene Frazier Stillfield in the CBS sitcom Designing Women. From 1986 to 1991, she starred in Designing Women, an American television sitcom.In 2000, Jean was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress .She won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards . after that  she also won her 3rd Emmy Award for her starring as Regina Newly on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who. In 2006–07 she also starred in the action drama series 24, portraying Martha Logan. She had a recurring voice role in Kim Possible in 2002–2007, for which audiences still remember her. She has won many awards for her outstanding role in Smart over the past decade. She had a revival appearance in 2015 in FX’s Fargo, the 2017–2019 show Legion. Both these shows were created by Noah Hawley. In 2019 she starred in the HBO projects Watchmen, Easttown’s Mare, and Hacks. She has done some films in her career for which credits have been given such as The Brady Bunch Movie in 1995, Sweet Home Alabama in 2002, Garden State and I Heart Huckabees in 2004, Youth in Revolt in 2009, The Accountant and 2018 include A Simple Favor.In 1999 , she received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Guinevere .

Jean Smart BioGraphy

She came to this world for the first time on September 13, 1951. Her born place is Seattle, Washington, US. She has turned 70 on 13 September this year. Her birth sign is Virgo. And they have US citizenship.If you want to get detailed information about them, then please read this article written by us till the end. Because you will discuss in great detail about her family, personal life, career, Net Worth, Social Media, Appearance  in this article.


She was born in a Christian family. Her father’s name is Douglas Smart and her mother’s name is Kathleen Marie “Kay” (Sanders). Her father was a teacher. She is the second daughter among the four children of her parents. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 13 years old. When the Jean Television Show Who Do You Think You Are? When she was doing season 10 of Dorcas Hor, she learned that she is a direct descendant of Dorcas Hor. Dorcas Hor is one of the last women convicted of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials.Jean has four siblings. But we only know the name of one of her sisters who is Georgia Smart. The rest of the siblings’ names are not available on the internet.

Education Qualification

She enrolled at Ballard High School in Seattle to pursue her high school studies. Where she got interest in acting in drama program. She graduated from high school here in 1969. For further studies, Smart got admission in the University of Washington. From where she graduated with BFA from Professional Actors Training Program. She is a member of the University of Washington chapter of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority.

Personal Life

She was met while working on the set of Richard Gilliland Designing Women. From there both of them had given their hearts to each other. Smart married Richard Gilliland in 1987. Richard Gilliland is an actor. The couple has two sons. Their first son was born in 1989, whose name is Connor Douglas. And the second son she adopted from China in May 2009, whose name is Forrest. Richard Gilliland passed away from this world in March 2021

Real Name Jean Elizabeth Smart
Other Name Jean
Age 70 year old
Date Of Birth September 13, 1951 
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place Seattle, Washington, United state
Occupation Actress
Year active 1979–present
Ethnicity White
Birth Sign Virgo
Father Name Douglas Smart
Mother Name Kay Smart
Brother Name Update soon
Sister Name Georgia Smart
Children Name
  • Connor Douglas (Son)
  • Forrest (Son)
Husband Name Late. Richard Gilliland
School Ballard High School in Seattle
College University of Washington
Qualification Professional Actors Training Program with a BFA
 Physical Status
  Jean Smart BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Dress Size 12 (US)  (approximate)
Weight 64 kg  approximate
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blond
Bra (Breast) Size 34  (approximate)
Waist Size 28  (approximate)
Hip Size 34  (approximate)
Shoe Size 11  (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Partner  name Richard Gilliland
Husband name Late. Richard Gilliland


She  began her career in regional theater throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Washington, Alaska, and Oregon, after graduating from the University of Washington. She performed at the Seattle Repertory Theater as well as at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. She moved to New York City in 1970 with college friend and colleague Elizabeth Winget (Lavery). Elizabeth Winget (Lavery) is an actress. After coming here, she worked in Off-Broadway and professional regional productions.She performed at the Pittsburgh Public Theater in 1980 with Tom Atkins as Macbeth and Keith Fowler as Macduff as Lady Macbeth. Smart performed the best Off-Broadway play Last Summer at Bluefish Cove in 1981, for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.She made her acting debut in February 1981, playing the role of Marlene Dietrich in a Broadway production of Piaf. Apart from theater, she has won the hearts of millions of people with her acting in the world of television and film.

Social Media

We searched Jean on social media platform (Instagram, You tube, Twitter and face book) but we did not see her account in any social media platform.

Net Worth

She is one of the  tops of the list of American talented actresses. She is one of the finest actresses. According to the reports, her total net worth is said to be around $10 million.

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