Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith (born July 3, 1964) is a French-born American actress, voice artist, writer and painter. She is best known for her long-running role as Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons.

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As Good as It Gets (1997)

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New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Helen Hunt  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Helen Hunt  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

Back By Midnight (2005)

The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Paul Rodríguez

The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Basil
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Randy Quaid  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Paul Rodríguez

City Slickers (1991)

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Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

Three New York businessmen decide to take a "Wild West" vacation that turns out not to be the relaxing vacation they had envisioned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  Daniel Stern  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Jack Palance

Jingle All the Way (1996)

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Rita Wilson

Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company, is constantly kept busy at his job, disappointing his son. After he misses his son's karate exposition, Howard vows to make it up to him by buying an action figure of his son's favorite television hero for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Phil Hartman  •  Sinbad  •  Rita Wilson

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen King
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Pat Hingle  •  Laura Harrington  •  Yeardley Smith

When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the killer machines ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen King
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Pat Hingle  •  Laura Harrington  •  Yeardley Smith

The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy, is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Robbins
CAST:  Helen Slater  •  Christian Slater  •  Yeardley Smith  •  Martha Gehman

Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy, is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Robbins
CAST:  Helen Slater  •  Christian Slater  •  Yeardley Smith  •  Martha Gehman

The Simpsons Movie (2007)

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After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Silverman
CAST:  Dan Castellaneta  •  Julie Kavner  •  Nancy Cartwright  •  Yeardley Smith

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Silverman
CAST:  Dan Castellaneta  •  Julie Kavner  •  Nancy Cartwright  •  Yeardley Smith

Three O'Clock High (1987)

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Nerdy high schooler Jerry Mitchell is assigned to write an article for the school paper about the infamous new delinquent transfer student, Buddy Revell. When Jerry accidentally invades Buddy's personal space and touches him, Buddy challenges Jerry to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Casey Siemaszko  •  Annie Ryan  •  Richard Tyson  •  Stacey Glick

Nerdy high schooler Jerry Mitchell is assigned to write an article for the school paper about the infamous new delinquent transfer student, Buddy Revell. When Jerry accidentally invades Buddy's personal space and touches him, Buddy challenges Jerry to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Joanou
CAST:  Casey Siemaszko  •  Annie Ryan  •  Richard Tyson  •  Stacey Glick

We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells  •  Ralph Zondag  •  Dick Zondag
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Jay Leno  •  Walter Cronkite  •  Blaze Berdahl

Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Nibbelink  •  Simon Wells  •  Ralph Zondag  •  Dick Zondag
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Jay Leno  •  Walter Cronkite  •  Blaze Berdahl

Silence Like Glass (1989)

True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Jami Gertz  •  Martha Plimpton  •  George Peppard  •  Bruce Payne

True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carl Schenkel
CAST:  Jami Gertz  •  Martha Plimpton  •  George Peppard  •  Bruce Payne

Just Write (1997)

A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gallerani
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Wallace Shawn

A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Gallerani
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Wallace Shawn

CyberWorld (2000)

A collaboration of computer-animated films which features new characters and old friends from the award-winning Fox network television series, "The Simpsons" and Dreamworks' feature film "Antz" The saucy, synthetic hostess, Phig, takes the viewers through ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Davies  •  Elaine Despins
CAST:  Jenna Elfman  •  Matt Frewer  •  Dave Foley  •  Rob Smith

A collaboration of computer-animated films which features new characters and old friends from the award-winning Fox network television series, "The Simpsons" and Dreamworks' feature film "Antz" The saucy, synthetic hostess, Phig, takes the viewers through ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Davies  •  Elaine Despins
CAST:  Jenna Elfman  •  Matt Frewer  •  Dave Foley  •  Rob Smith

High School (2010)

A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stalberg Jr.
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Matt Bush  •  Sean Marquette  •  Colin Hanks

A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Stalberg Jr.
CAST:  Adrien Brody  •  Matt Bush  •  Sean Marquette  •  Colin Hanks

The Chaperone (2011)

An ex-con on the run from his criminal past, hides out from those he ratted on by chaperoning a field trip to New Orleans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Paul Michael Lévesque  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  José Zúñiga  •  Kevin Rankin

An ex-con on the run from his criminal past, hides out from those he ratted on by chaperoning a field trip to New Orleans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Paul Michael Lévesque  •  Kevin Corrigan  •  José Zúñiga  •  Kevin Rankin

The Wishing Well (2010)

Widower, Mark Jansen, owns and runs the local newspaper for the Midwest town he grew up in. As he struggles to make ends meet, his daughter takes his happiness into her hands by going down to the famous wishing well their little town is known for, and wishing for ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jordan Ladd  •  Jason London  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sally Kellerman

Widower, Mark Jansen, owns and runs the local newspaper for the Midwest town he grew up in. As he struggles to make ends meet, his daughter takes his happiness into her hands by going down to the famous wishing well their little town is known for, and wishing for ...  (more)

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CAST:  Jordan Ladd  •  Jason London  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Sally Kellerman

8 (2012)

"8"—a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)—demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. A one time show was done live on youtube with a superstar cast  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Matt Bomer  •  George Clooney  •  Chris Colfer

"8"—a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)—demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. A one time show was done live on youtube with a superstar cast  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Matt Bomer  •  George Clooney  •  Chris Colfer

Tug (2013)

A small town guy tries to decide between staying with his current girlfriend or going back to his psycho ex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abram Makowka
CAST:  Sam Huntington  •  Haylie Duff  •  Sarah Drew  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey

A small town guy tries to decide between staying with his current girlfriend or going back to his psycho ex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Abram Makowka
CAST:  Sam Huntington  •  Haylie Duff  •  Sarah Drew  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey

New Year's Eve (2011)

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Carla Gugino

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Katherine Heigl  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Carla Gugino

Virginia (2010)

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dustin Lance Black
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  Emma Roberts  •  Toby Jones  •  Ed Harris

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dustin Lance Black
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  Emma Roberts  •  Toby Jones  •  Ed Harris

Waiting for Ophelia (2009)

After years of live-in domesticity, Caitlin wants to finally tie the knot with her union activist boyfriend Jonah, who is adamantly against the institution of marriage on principle. For their most recent "anniversary", the couple plans a quiet dinner with family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Carl
CAST:  Adam Carl  •  Patrick Day  •  Richie Keen  •  Amy Sloan

After years of live-in domesticity, Caitlin wants to finally tie the knot with her union activist boyfriend Jonah, who is adamantly against the institution of marriage on principle. For their most recent "anniversary", the couple plans a quiet dinner with family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Carl
CAST:  Adam Carl  •  Patrick Day  •  Richie Keen  •  Amy Sloan
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