Birth Name: Allison Smith
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA
An attractive red-haired performer who literally grew up on TV, Allison Smith may perhaps be remembered as Jennie Lowell, Jane Curtain's daughter, on the long-running CBS sitcom "Kate & Allie" (1984-89). The perky Smith had previously established herself as a child performer to reckon with by playing the title role in the Broadway musical "Annie", racking up more than 1,000 performances over a two-year run. She had debuted in the ensemble of another musical "Evita" and ironically made her primetime TV debut as the young Eva in the 1981 NBC biographical miniseries "Evita Peron". After honing her comic timing as part of the ensemble on "Kate & Allie", Smith went on to amass an impressi...