Quotes by Anna Deavere Smith

About Anna Deavere Smith:

Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is currently the artist-in-residence at the Center for American Progress. Smith is widely known for her roles as National Security Advisor Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing (2000–06), and as hospital administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15). She is a recipient of The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize (2013), one of the richest prizes in the American arts, with a remuneration of $300,000.

Author Bio

  • NameAnna Deavere Smith
  • DescriptionAmerican actress, playwright and professor
  • BornSeptember 18, 1950
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionActor; Author
  • AwardsMacArthur Fellows Program; National Humanities Medal