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My work is about giving voice to the unheard, and reiterating the voice of the heard in such a way that you question, or re-examine, what is the truth.






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Anna Deavere Smith
Anna Deavere Smith
  • Born: September 18, 1950
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Playwright, Professor

Anna Deavere Smith is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is known for her roles as National Security Advisor Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing (2000–06), and as hospital administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15). She currently plays the role of Tina Krissman on the ABC show For the People.

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