Scene of Split Second (1953)
|Birth name||Gladys Smith|
|Birth|| June 8 , 1921 |
Penticton , British Columbia , Canada
|Death|| As June 9 as 1993 (72 years) |
Los Angeles , California , United States of America
|Cause of death||Tumor cerebral|
|Nationality||Canadian and American|
|Spouse||Craig Stevens (1944-1993)|
|Educated in||Hollywood High School|
|Occupation||Television actress, film actress , actress , actress and singer|
|Years active||since 1940|
|Tony Awards|| Tony for Best Actress in a Musical |
After standing out in a play, Smith signed a contract with Warner Brothers Studios . His first performances were in small roles without being reflected in the credit titles, taking several years for his career to gain importance. Her first credited role was in the feature film Dive Bomber (1941), playing the main female character, alongside Errol Flynn . His performance in The Constant Nymph (1943) was well received, and led him to more important roles. In the 1940s, he performed with some of the biggest male stars of the day, including Errol Flynn in Gentleman Jim (1942) and San Antonio.(1945) (in which she sang a cover of the ballad Some Sunday morning ), Humphrey Bogart in The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947), Cary Grant in Night and Day (1946), and Bing Crosby in Here Comes the Groom ( 1951).
Entre otros filmes de Smith destacan Rhapsody In Blue (1945), Of Human Bondage (1946) and The Young Philadelphians (1959).
Smith appeared on the May 3, 1971 cover of Time magazine with the announcement that he would perform on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's Follies , produced by Hal Prince . In 1972 she won the Tony for best actress in a musical for that performance. Then, in 1973, she worked on The Women . In 1975 he performed the comedy Summer Brave , and in 1978 the musical Platinum .
- Wikimedia Commons houses a multimedia gallery on Alexis Smith .
- Alexis Smith on Internet Broadway Database (in English)
- Alexis Smith in Internet Movie Database (in English) .