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J. Smith Cameron Biography
J. Smith Cameron was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the United States as Jean Isabel Smith she is an American actress famous for her role as Janet Talbot on the television series Rectify.
J. Smith Cameron Age
Cameron was born on September 7, 1957, in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. She is 66 years
J. Smith Cameron Family
Smith-Cameron was born Jean Isabel Smith in Louisville, Kentucky, to architect Richard Sharpe Smith. She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina.
J. Smith Cameron Husband
Smith-Cameron is married to playwright, screenwriter and film director Kenneth Lonergan. The couple has a daughter by the name Nellie.
J. Smith Cameron Height
- Height: 1,67m. tall.
J. Smith Cameron Career
She made her Broadway debut in August 1982 when she replaced Mia Dillon as “Babe Botrelle” in Crimes of the Heart. She appeared in the original Broadway cast of Lend Me a Tenor as “Maggie” in 1989. The cast of that play won an Outer Critics Circle Award, Special Awards.
She appeared in the Broadway production of Our Country’s Good in 1991. She has featured in many Off-Broadway plays, including at the Public Theater, the Second Stage Theatre, and Playwrights Horizons. She appeared in the Paul Rudnick play The Naked Truth Off-Broadway at the WPA Theatre in 1994.
In November 1999 through April 2000, she appeared in Fuddy Meers as Claire at New York City Center, Stage II. In March through June 2004, she appeared in the Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway production of Sarah, Sarah.
In November through December 2009, she appeared Off-Broadway at the Acorn Theatre in her husband’s (Kenneth Lonergan) play The Starry Messenger. From October 2013 to December 2013, she starred in the Off-Broadway Irish Repertory Theater production of Juno and the Paycock as Juno Boyle.
The New York Times reviewer wrote: “In one of the finest performances of her distinguished career on the New York stage, Ms. Smith-Cameron imbues her Juno with a steely pragmatism, but more important an emotional pliancy that makes her more prepared than the rest of her clan to beat back the onslaughts of ill fortune that beset them.
J. Smith Cameron Movies
- Succession (2018)
- Search Party (2017)
- Rectify (2013–2016)
- The Good Wife (Samara Steel, 2015)
- True Blood (2010–2011)
- The Equalizer (1988 and 1989)
- Guiding Light (Nancy Ferris, 1984–1985)
- The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1990–1991)
- Homicide: Life on the Street
- Law & Order (1998, 2001, 2003)
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001, 2007)
J. Smith Cameron Succession
J. Smith-Cameron featured in the Succession an American satirical comedy-drama television series, where she played the role of Gerri Killman, portraying a general counsel to Waystar Royco.
The series centers on the fictional Roy family, the dysfunctional owners of a global media empire who are fighting for control of the company amidst uncertainty about the health of the family’s patriarch, Logan Roy.