Keely Shaye Smith

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9/25/1964

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Keely Shaye Smith

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Wife of Pierce Brosnan, who is the current incarnation of James Bond. Has two children by Brosnan: Dylan Thomas (1/13/97) and Paris Beckett (2/27/01). Married Brosnan at Ballintubber Abbey, County Mayo, Ireland on August 4, 2001.

Education: Unknown; attended high school in suburban LA (lived in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach growing up).

Actress: Spent part of one season on General Hospital as Valerie Freeman (1989). Had bit role in "The Opponent" (boxing movie) in 1992 (Italian-produced film, also called "Qualcun Pagera").

Journalist/Model: Had short careers as TV journalist in 1990s (two minutes per week on a handful of episodes of "Unsolved Mysteries"; a few showings as an announcer for Entertainment Tonight and the Today Show; eight episodes of PBS TV show called "Home Green Home" in mid-1990s) and model (any evidence of her modelling career, such as photos, would be welcome).

Writer: Has allegedly been working on two-book set to be titled, "The Weekend Gardener;" in 1998 (when she was interviewed for the book "Lives Charmed" by Linda Sivertsen), claimed to be "almost finished", but as of January 2003, she is still referring to "a gardening book I'm working on," so it has not been completed.

Environmental Spokesperson: In past, has worked on select environmental causes related to animals -- defending gray whale breeding habitat in California laguna; protecting dolphins; saving wild horses. Little current activity in this area.