Brooke Smith

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Biography

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/22/1967, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; journalist
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Brooke Smith Fast Facts:
  • Daughter of famous publicist Lois Smith.
  • Played bass in a band during high school.
  • Studied at the Actors' Studio.
  • Made her film debut in 1988's The Moderns
  • Gained 25 pounds for her role as the kidnapped Catherine Martin in The Silence of the Lambs; had nightmares about the role beforehand, but found all the screaming she did during filming to be therapeutic.
  • Is also a successful journalist who has interviewed celebrities such as Ed Harris and Steve Buscemi.
  • Role as Dr. Erica Hahn on Grey's Anatomy reunited her with some of her previous costars: Ellen Pompeo (a 1996 episode of Law & Order), Sandra Oh (they played lovers in Stop Kiss, a 1998 play) and Patrick Dempsey (2004's Iron Jawed Angels).
  • Brooke Smith Relationships:
  • Eric Smith - Brother
  • Steven Lubensky - Husband
  • Fanny Lubensky - Daughter
  • Lucy Dinknesh Lubensky - Daughter
  • Lois Smith - Mother
  • Gene Smith - Father
  • Luke Smith - Brother
  • Scott Smith - Brother
  • Brooke Smith Awards:
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY

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