Jean Smart isn't only a tall and blonde beauty. She is also someone who truly has the smarts when it comes to the world of acting. This is because she is a true professional in every sense of the word when it comes to taking on the roles that are given to her for either motion picture films, television, or stage. Being blonde, buxom, and very pretty is one thing. However, it is far better to be multi talented, in a lot of areas and this is something Ms. Smart definitely is on all fronts.
A lot of the roles that she has done in acting travels are comedic, and this is something she was designed for specifically, because she has the right personality and everything else that makes her a true success in these specific kind of acting roles. One of her most defining, as well as famous comedic roles was in Designing Women, when she played Charlene in this very popular CBS sitcom. She also got an Emmy Award for playing the role of Regina Newly for the ABC sitcom titled Samantha Who?. She played in this role for two seasons on this popular ABC show. Jean Smart has also done a number of movies for television, as well.
Jean Smart has truly come a very long way as an actress since her debut on Broadway in a role as Marlena Dietrich in a play called Piaf. She has also managed to do a number of key drama roles in television movies such as playing the part of Eileen Wuornos in Overkill - The Eileen Wuornos Story and as the role of Sally Brewton in the acclaimed television mini-series called Scarlett. Smart has also been in several motion pictures and one of her roles was as Stella Kay Perry in Sweet Home Alabama.
Jean Smart is an actress who is constantly on the go in the entertainment world. She played the part of Governor Pat Jameson on the first season premiere of CBS remake of the show Hawaii Five-0.