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Smith, Lois 1930-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 325 publications in 4 languages and 25,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror television programs  Fantasy television programs  Television series  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Composer, Recipient, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lois Smith
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who sets him up
Iron Jawed Angels( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,036 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 )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cal, a wayward Salinas Valley youth who vies for the affection of his hardened father with his favored brother Aron."--Back of container
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,531 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 1,414 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 )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
True blood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,311 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the recession of 1937, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life grandmother in rural Illinois and comes to a better understanding of this fearsome woman
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,057 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 873 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 834 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
A dog year( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 654 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 )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
P.s. by Dylan Kidd( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is a divorced, thirty-something admissions officer 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?
The comedian( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 438 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
Skylark by Christopher Walken( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 431 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
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in German and English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous
 
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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 بازیگر آمریکایی

로이스 스미스

ロイス・スミス

洛伊絲·史密斯

Languages
English (136)

German (3)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
John Steinbeck's East of EdenTrue bloodA year down yonderP.s.