About Jaclyn Smith
Jacquelyn Ellen “Jaclyn” Smith (born October 26, 1945) is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best known for her role as Kelly Garrett in the television series ‘Charlie’s Angels’, and was the only original female lead to remain with the series for its complete run. She reprised the role with cameo appearances in the films ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels’. Her other films include ‘Nightkill’ and ‘Déjà Vu’. Beginning in the 1980s, she began developing and marketing her own brands of clothing and perfume. Jaclyn Smith began her career in 1969 in television commercials.
‘Charlies Angels’ propelled all three actresses to stardom, including an appearance on the front cover of Time magazine. Smith was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Film for the title role in the TV film ‘Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’, and went on to star in numerous TV films and miniseries over the next 20 years, including ‘Rage of Angels’, ‘George Washington’, ‘The Bourne Identity’, ‘Kaleidoscope’ and ‘Nightmare in the Daylight’. She had a recurring role from 2002 to 2004 in the drama series ‘The District’ and appeared as Olivia Hodges in two episodes of ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ in 2012. Learn More…