Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith played a key role on The West Wing for many years.

The Baltimore native was nominated for the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Fires in the Mirror." She has also been nominated for two Tony Awards.

She has taught at Stanford and played a number of characters that work in the White House.

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Baltimore, Maryland

Nurse Jackie Quotes

I don't like chatty. I don't do chatty. I like quiet. Quiet and mean. Those are my people.


Don't ever say "ta-da." The only people that say "ta-da" are magicians or idiots.

Jackie Peyton