Shawnee Smith

Actress + Musician
Born Jul 3, 1970

Shawnee Smith is an American film and television actress and singer. Smith is best known for her roles as Meg Penny in The Blob (1988), Amanda Young in the Saw films and Linda in the CBS sitcom Becker. Smith once fronted the metal band Fydolla Ho, with which she toured the United States and the United Kingdom, and is half of Smith & Pyle, a desert country-rock band, with actress Missi Pyle.… Read More

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  • Charlie Has Found His Nemesis
    Huffington Post - Jun 28, 2013
  • Chocolate Lovers Shed The Guilt Hume Weekly
    Google News - Mar 25, 2013
  • Denette Wilford: Charlie Sheen Doesn't Lose His Sheen With 'anger Management'
    Huffington Post - Aug 13, 2012
  • 'anger Management': Charlie Sheen Optimistic About 90 Episode Pickup; Reflects On 'crazy Time', Denise Richards At Tc As
    The Huffington Post - Jul 28, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shawnee Smith.


1969 Birth Born on July 3, 1969.
1978 9 Years Old She made her television debut in a McDonald's commercial titled "Best Friends" in 1978.


1982 13 Years Old She joined the Screen Actors Guild at age nine and made her feature film debut in John Huston's 1982 adaptation of the Broadway musical Annie, as one of Aileen Quinn's fellow orphans.
1985 16 Years Old In 1985, she co-starred in two troubled-teen melodramas, Not My Kid and Crime of Innocence.
1987 18 Years Old In 1987, Smith co-starred in Summer School as pregnant student Rhonda Altobello.
1988 19 Years Old The following year, she starred in a 1988 remake of the Steve McQueen classic The Blob.


1989 20 Years Old Smith played a rich teen who helps John Candy locate her kidnapped sister in 1989's Who's Harry Crumb? … Read More
1994 25 Years Old She also played Julie Lawry in the 1994 miniseries The Stand, based on the novel by Stephen King. … Read More


2001 - 2003 2 More Events
2006 37 Years Old …  In 2006, Smith made an appearance in the ten-minute short film trailer Repo! … Read More
2007 38 Years Old Smith did not reprise her role as Heather Sweet when Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures picked up the film in 2007, and was replaced by Paris Hilton. … Read More
2008 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, Smith played Detective Gina Harcourt in the FEARnet original series 30 Days of Night: Dust to Dust. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old In 2009, Smith played the role of Dr. Ann Sullivan, a child psychiatrist, in the third installment of The Grudge series, The Grudge 3. … Read More
In January 2010 it was announced that Smith would not be returning as host and mentor for Season 2 due to scheduling conflicts. … Read More
2013 44 Years Old While promoting Anger Management in 2013, she stated that she reached a point where she wanted to focus on her children and her television work.
2014 45 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She starred as Jennifer Goodson, the ex-wife of Charlie Goodson (Charlie Sheen), on the FX sitcom Anger Management, which ended in 2014 after 100 episodes; Smith appeared in 94 of the episodes. … Read More
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