Alexis Smith

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexis Smith (June 8, 1921 – June 9, 1993) was a Canadian-born stage, film, and television actress. She appeared in several major Hollywood movies in the 1940s and had a notable career on Broadway in the 1970s, winning a Tony Award in 1972.

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Conflict (1945)

Filmed some 18 months before its release, Conflict is one of two melodramas in which Humphrey Bogart self-consciously portrayed a wife murderer (the other was The Two Mrs. Carrolls). Bogie plays unhappily married Richard Mason, who concocts a meticulous scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alexis Smith  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Rose Hobart

Filmed some 18 months before its release, Conflict is one of two melodramas in which Humphrey Bogart self-consciously portrayed a wife murderer (the other was The Two Mrs. Carrolls). Bogie plays unhappily married Richard Mason, who concocts a meticulous scheme to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Alexis Smith  •  Sydney Greenstreet  •  Rose Hobart

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Winona Ryder  •  Alexis Smith

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Alexis Smith  •  Dolores Moran  •  Allyn Joslyn

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Alexis Smith  •  Dolores Moran  •  Allyn Joslyn

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the landlady's creepy and increasingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Gessner
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Martin Sheen  •  Alexis Smith  •  Mort Shuman

Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the landlady's creepy and increasingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Gessner
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Martin Sheen  •  Alexis Smith  •  Mort Shuman

The Turning Point (1952)

Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  William Holden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Alexis Smith  •  Tom Tully

Special prosecutor John Conroy hopes to combat organized crime in his city, and appoints his cop father Matt as chief investigator. John doesn't understand why Matt is reluctant, but cynical reporter Jerry McKibbon thinks he knows: he's seen Matt with mob ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  William Holden  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Alexis Smith  •  Tom Tully

This Happy Feeling (1958)

On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Curd Jürgens  •  John Saxon  •  Alexis Smith

On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Curd Jürgens  •  John Saxon  •  Alexis Smith

The Young Philadelphians (1959)

Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he tries to balance the needs of his fiance Joan, the expectations of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Barbara Rush  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brian Keith

Up and coming young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he tries to balance the needs of his fiance Joan, the expectations of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Barbara Rush  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brian Keith

The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Alexis Smith  •  Donald Crisp  •  Alan Hale

A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Rapper
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Alexis Smith  •  Donald Crisp  •  Alan Hale

Tough Guys (1986)

Harry Doyle and Archie Lang are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of freedom. and soon realize that they still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Charles Durning  •  Alexis Smith

Harry Doyle and Archie Lang are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of freedom. and soon realize that they still ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Kanew
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Charles Durning  •  Alexis Smith

Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Two soldiers on leave spend three nights at a club offering free of charge food, dancing, and entertainment for servicemen on their way overseas. Club founders Bette Davis and John Garfield give talks on the history of the place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Eddie Cantor  •  Kitty Carlisle

Two soldiers on leave spend three nights at a club offering free of charge food, dancing, and entertainment for servicemen on their way overseas. Club founders Bette Davis and John Garfield give talks on the history of the place.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Joe E. Brown  •  Eddie Cantor  •  Kitty Carlisle

Any Number Can Play (1949)

Clark Gable stars in this 1949 drama, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, about a casino owner juggling both business and family problems. The cast also includes Alexis Smith, Mary Astor, Darryl Hickman, Marjorie Rambeau, Lewis Stone, Audrey Totter and Wendell Corey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Alexis Smith  •  Wendell Corey  •  Audrey Totter

Clark Gable stars in this 1949 drama, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, about a casino owner juggling both business and family problems. The cast also includes Alexis Smith, Mary Astor, Darryl Hickman, Marjorie Rambeau, Lewis Stone, Audrey Totter and Wendell Corey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Alexis Smith  •  Wendell Corey  •  Audrey Totter

Wyoming Mail (1950)

In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Alexis Smith  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Ed Begley

In 1869, the United States begins a railroad mail service to the West Coast which proves highly tempting to train robbers, in particular an organized gang with one of the mail's supposed guardians in their pay. Prizefighter Steve Davis, a former army intelligence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Le Borg
CAST:  Stephen McNally  •  Alexis Smith  •  Howard Da Silva  •  Ed Begley

The Constant Nymph (1943)

The daughter of a musical mentor adores a promising composer, who is quite fond of the adolescent. When her father dies, an uncle arrives with his own grown daughter, who begins a romance with the composer which culminates in marriage but creates an emotional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brenda Marshall

The daughter of a musical mentor adores a promising composer, who is quite fond of the adolescent. When her father dies, an uncle arrives with his own grown daughter, who begins a romance with the composer which culminates in marriage but creates an emotional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edmund Goulding
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Alexis Smith  •  Brenda Marshall

One More Tomorrow (1946)

Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party--until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Through Christie, Tom takes over the ownership of The Bantam, a liberal magazine which opposes everything his family represents. As Tom and Christie's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Godfrey
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Jack Carson  •  Alexis Smith

Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party--until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Through Christie, Tom takes over the ownership of The Bantam, a liberal magazine which opposes everything his family represents. As Tom and Christie's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Godfrey
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Jack Carson  •  Alexis Smith

Casey's Shadow (1978)

Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Alexis Smith  •  Robert Webber  •  Murray Hamilton

Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Ritt
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Alexis Smith  •  Robert Webber  •  Murray Hamilton

Lady with Red Hair (1940)

An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Claude Rains  •  Richard Ainley  •  Laura Hope Crews

An actress hopes to regain her lost son by making it to the top.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Claude Rains  •  Richard Ainley  •  Laura Hope Crews

The Eternal Sea (1955)

Biography of Admiral John Hoskins' efforts to retain active command despite WW2 injury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John H. Auer
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Alexis Smith  •  Ben Cooper  •  Dean Jagger

Biography of Admiral John Hoskins' efforts to retain active command despite WW2 injury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John H. Auer
CAST:  Sterling Hayden  •  Alexis Smith  •  Ben Cooper  •  Dean Jagger

Steel Against the Sky (1941)

Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Lloyd Nolan  •  Alexis Smith  •  Craig Stevens  •  Gene Lockhart

Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  A. Edward Sutherland
CAST:  Lloyd Nolan  •  Alexis Smith  •  Craig Stevens  •  Gene Lockhart

Montana (1950)

An Australian sheep man comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh  •  Ray Enright
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Alexis Smith  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Douglas Kennedy

An Australian sheep man comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh  •  Ray Enright
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Alexis Smith  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Douglas Kennedy

The Doughgirls (1944)

Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Arthur goes to meet Slade, his new boss, and when he comes back, he finds three girls in his suite. He orders Vivian to get rid of them, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James V. Kern
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Alexis Smith  •  Jack Carson  •  Jane Wyman

Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Arthur goes to meet Slade, his new boss, and when he comes back, he finds three girls in his suite. He orders Vivian to get rid of them, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James V. Kern
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Alexis Smith  •  Jack Carson  •  Jane Wyman
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