J. Smith-Cameron

J. Smith - Cameron ( * ca 1955 in Louisville, Kentucky as Jeanie Smith ) is an American actress.

Life and achievements

The daughter of an architect took while studying at Florida State University participated in the work of the local amateur theater where she was addressed as J. Smith. She made her debut in a major role in the film drama Gal Young 'Un, which the 1979 Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Independent Film was awarded in the category. In the film drama Between the Lines (1987 ), she appeared in a major role opposite Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench.

In 1989, Smith - Cameron was honored for her role in the play Lend Me a Tenor with the Outer Critics Circle Award; in 1991 was followed by a nomination for the Tony Award for her role in the play Our Country 's Good. In the film drama magic of a summer (1992 ) she starred alongside C. Thomas Howell, Juliette Lewis, Helen Shaver and Eliza Dushku one of the major roles. In the years 1995, 1998 and 2004 she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. For her role in the play As Bees in Honey Drown (1997), she received an Obie Award. In the film drama You Can Count on Me (2000) with Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo and Matthew Broderick, both the Academy, as well as Golden Globe nominations, played Smith - Cameron one of the major roles. The director of this film Kenneth Lonergan she married in 2000 and has a child by him.

Filmography (selection)