Jean Smart plays the recurring roles of D.A. Roseanna Remmick in NBC's "Harry Law" and Governor Pat Jameson in CBS's "Hawaii Five-0." She previously starred as Regina on ABC's "Samantha Who?"

A versatile and gifted actress, Jean Smart continues to exhibit her extraordinary talents in theater, television and film. Since completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Washington, Her career has launched into worldwide critical acclaim. Before coming to Los Angeles, she made her Broadway debut in "Piaf" and originated the role of Lil in "Last Summer at Bluefish Cove" off-Broadway, which earned her a Drama Desk nomination.

In January 2006, Smart received her fourth Emmy nomination for her role as the troubled and medicated First Lady Martha Logan on FOX's "24." That same year the show won the Emmy for Best Drama and received a Golden Globe nomination and a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Ensemble Cast.

In 2001 Smart won her second Emmy Award for her guest-starring role on "Frasier," and was nominated for Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her recurring role on "The District." In the year 2000 she received recognition in film, television and theater—she earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her critically acclaimed performance in the Miramax feature film "Guinevere," opposite Sarah Polley, was awarded her first Emmy for her hilarious recurring role on "Frasier," and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her starring role on Broadway, opposite Nathan Lane, in "The Man Who Came to Dinner."

Smart starred in the HBO drama series "Maximum Security," before starring in the popular sitcom "Designing Women." Several TV series and television films followed, including "Overkill," the critically acclaimed story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, "High Society," in which she played neurotic novelist Ellie Walker, opposite Mary McDonnell (an Americanized version of the British phenomenon "Absolutely Fabulous"), Peter Tolan's comedy "Style and Substance," "In-Laws," opposite Dennis Farina, and "Center of the Universe," opposite John Goodman. In 2003 Smart starred with husband Richard Gilliland in the film "Audrey's Rain," for the Hallmark Channel.

Smart was seen in director Curtis Hanson's "Lucky You," opposite Eric Bana and Robert Duvall, and she just completed filming "Hero Wanted," starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Ray Liotta. Smart also appeared in "Garden State" for first-time director and writer Zach Braff, opposite Braff, Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard, as well as "Mistress," with Danny Aiello and Robert DeNiro, and "Flashpoint," with Kris Kristofferson. Smart co-starred with Steve Martin and Queen Latifa in "Bringing Down the House," with Bruce Willis in Disney's "The Kid" and with Reese Witherspoon in "Sweet Home Alabama." Smart also appeared in David O. Russell's "I Heart Huckabees."

Smart currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and son.




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Age: 65 years old
Birthday: September 13, 1951
Height: 5' 10"
Full Name / Real Name: Jean E. Smart
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Husband: Richard Gilliland (6/7/1987, 2 children)


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