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Smith, Lois 1930-

Overview
Works: 166 works in 399 publications in 4 languages and 28,309 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Horror television programs  Science fiction films  Fantasy television programs  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Composer, Recipient, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lois Smith
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special police unit of people gifted with precognition keeps future crimes from happening until corruption invades their ranks
Iron Jawed Angels( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
Lady Bird( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) se dispute constamment avec sa mère (Laurie Metcalf) a qui elle ressemble pourtant beaucoup. Avec son caractère très affirmé, sa mère ne sait pas aimer autrement que passionnément et à un avis tranche sur tout. Infirmière multipliant les gardes, elle tente tant bien que mal de joindre les deux bouts après le licenciement du père (Tracy Letts) de Lady Bird. Lady Bird est un film au regard émouvant sur les relations qui nous façonnent, les croyances qui nous définissent et la beauté inégalable de ce lieu que l'on appelle la maison"--Verso du conteneur
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring magical story for the whole family. Cindy and Jim Green are a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When youngTimothy shows up on their doorstep one stomy night, Cindy and Jim ... learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts"--Container
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancée, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
A year down yonder by Richard Peck( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel return for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Her extended visit is filled with moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand--Container
The Laramie project by Moisés Kaufman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final season, raging Hep-Vamps battle with their prey in Bon Temps
Truman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
A dog year( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
P.s. by Dylan Kidd( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is a divorced, thirty-something admission's office at Columbia University's School of Fine Arts who is unfulfilled in her love life. That is, until a graduate school application crosses her desk and she arranges to interview the young painter. Scott bears the same name and has an uncanny resemblance to Louise's high school boyfriend and one true love, an artist who died in a car accident twenty years earlier. Within hours of the interview, Louise and Scott have embarked on a passionately affair. But is Scott just trying to wheedle his way into the Ivy League?
Skylark by Christopher Walken( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Marjorie Prime( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future where artificial intelligence has brought about holographic reconstructions of loved ones, 86-year old Marjorie gains a holographic companion in the form of her late husband, but will she take advantage of this opportunity to recreate their life as she wished to have lived it?
 
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Alternative Names
Humbert, Lois Arlene 1930-

Lois Smith actrice américaine

Lois Smith actriu estatunidenca

Lois Smith actriz estadounidense

Lois Smith ameerika näitleja

Lois Smith Amerikaans filmacteur

Lois Smith Amerikaans filmactrice

Lois Smith amerikāņu aktieris

Lois Smith attrice statunitense

Lois Smith US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lois Smith yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Лоис Смит

Лоис Смит американская актриса

Լուիս Սմիթ

לואיס סמית'

לואיס סמית' שחקנית אמריקאית

لوئیس اسمیت

لوئیس اسمیت بازیگر آمریکایی

로이스 스미스

ロイス・スミス

洛伊絲·史密斯

Languages
English (171)

German (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)