Jean Smart

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  • Jean: People treat me differently when they recognize me as Martha Logan. They whisper, 'Ooo, it's her!' They treat me like, well, the First Lady, which is nice but can mess with your head. I embarrassed myself at a New York hotel this summer. I got off the elevator and started down the hall to a sign that said PRESIDENTIAL SUITE and thought to myself, 'Awwe, they shouldn't have.' In fact, they didn't. But my room was very nice anyway and I got a big laugh out of it.

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  • In 2008, Jean won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series playing Regina Newly on Samantha Who?.

  • In 2006-2007, Jean was nominated 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series playing Martha Logan on 24.

  • In 1998, she portrayed the wife of a man who announces he's gay in the Lifetime television movie Change of Heart.

  • Jean made her film debut with the film Flashpoint in 1984.

  • She has a son named Connor Douglas Gilliland, who was born on October 25, 1989.

  • In 2000-2001, Jean won 2 Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series playing Lorna Lenley and Lana Gardner on Frasier. In 2001, Jean nominated an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series playing Sherry Regan on The District. 

  • An article was published on her in "TV Guide" (USA) 13 February 2006, Vol. 54, Iss. 7, pg. 34-35, by David Hochman, "Smart Moves".

  • She gave an interview for "Entertainment Weekly" (USA) 17 December 2004, Vol. 1, Iss. 797, pg. 71, by Fonseca, Nicholas, "Smart and Soul".

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