Liz Smith

Birthday: Dec 11, 1921
Birthplace: Not Available
Liz Smith graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in journalism in 1949. It wasn't an easy time for a woman to cultivate a career, but Smith moved to New York and worked as a typist and reporter before scoring a job as a news producer for Mike Wallace on CBS Radio. In subsequent years, she moved on to write a column for Hearst newspapers, and worked as the entertainment editor for magazines like Cosmopolitan and Sports Illustrated. In 1976, she began a gossip column largely focused on the New York social scene, which became syndicated to over 70 papers. Smith based her column at both the New York Post and Newsday for most of her career, until the Post announced in 2009 it would be cutting the piece due to budget constraints. Smith has also been a regular fixture on various TV news programs like Live at Five and Fox & Friends.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State Actor 2014
22% The Smurfs Party Guest $142.7M 2011
81% Smash His Camera Actor $2.9K 2010
53% City of Ember Granny $7.9M 2008
No Score Yet The Abbey Actor 2007
No Score Yet Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven Actor 2007
56% Keeping Mum Mrs. Parker $1.5M 2006
70% The Magic Flute Old Papagena 2006
95% Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Mrs. Mulch $56.1M 2005
60% Oliver Twist Old Woman $2M 2005
No Score Yet Nero Actor 2005
No Score Yet Dead Cool Actor 2005
83% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Grandma Georgina $206.2M 2005
No Score Yet The Revengers' Comedies (Sweet Revenge) Winnie 2000
No Score Yet Nicholas Nickleby Peg Sliderskew 2000
No Score Yet Tube Tales Old Lady 1999
No Score Yet Tom's Midnight Garden Mrs. Willows 1999
No Score Yet A Christmas Carol Mrs. Dilber 1999
86% A Merry War Mrs. Meakin 1998
95% Secrets & Lies Cat owner 1997
80% Haunted Old Gypsy Woman 1995
6% Son of the Pink Panther Madame Balls 1993
No Score Yet Piccolo grande amore (Pretty Princess) Queen Mother 1993
35% Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reporter 1992
No Score Yet Dakota Road Joan Benson 1992
87% The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Grace 1989
72% Apartment Zero Mary Louise McKinney 1989
40% Bert Rigby, You're a Fool Mrs. Rigby 1989
29% High Spirits Mrs. Plunkett 1988
No Score Yet We Think the World of You Millie Burney 1988
No Score Yet Little Dorrit (Nobody's Fault) (Little Dorrit's Story) Mrs. Bangham, Midwife 1988
88% A Private Function Joyce's Mother 1985
No Score Yet A Christmas Carol Mrs. Dilber 1984
29% Curse of the Pink Panther Marta Balls 1983
No Score Yet Separate Tables Miss Meacham 1983
25% Trail of the Pink Panther Martha Balls (archive footage) 1982
60% Britannia Hospital Actor 1982
75% The French Lieutenant's Woman Mrs. Fairley 1981
43% The Fan Herself 1981
No Score Yet Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Lady Philippa of Staines 1980
77% Agatha Flora 1979
No Score Yet It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet Mrs. Dodds 1978
No Score Yet Nicholas Nickleby Actor 1977
No Score Yet Hard Labour Mrs. Thornley 1973
No Score Yet Bleak Moments (Loving Moments) Pat's Mother 1971
No Score Yet Leo the Last Uncredited 1970

TV

CREDIT
91% The Tunnel
2013-2018
Harriet Stone
  • 2017
  • 2016
96% Ugly Betty
2006-2010
Herself
  • 2009
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Sally
  • 2000
No Score Yet Murphy Brown
1988
Herself
  • 1995
No Score Yet 2 Point 4 Children
No Score Yet The Vicar of Dibley
1994-2000
Letitia Cropley Mrs. Cropley

QUOTES FROM Liz Smith CHARACTERS