Martha Smith Biography
Martha Smith (full name: Martha Anne Smith) is an American actress, model, and real estate broker born on October 16, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is best known as “Francine Desmond”, an intelligence agent (and nemesis of star Kate Jackson) on the CBS series Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983).
She attended Michigan State University, where she acquired fluency in French and Italian. Smith is also known for her role in 1982 as Sandy Horton on the NBC soap opera series Days of Our Lives. She has also had a role in Dallas as Walt Driscoll’s wife.
Martha Smith Age
Smith was born on October 16, 1952, in Cleveland, Ohio. She is 66 years old as of 2018.
Martha Smith Husband
Smith has been married twice. She was first married to Mel Blanc’s son Noel from 1977 to 1986. Beginning in May 2000, she was married to jazz musician Keith England.
Martha Smith Actress
Martha is best known for her regular cast role as Agent Francine Desmond, on the CBS adventure series Scarecrow and Mrs. King appearing for all four seasons from 1983 to 1987, with Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
She recalled her experience working on the 1978 comedy classic: “Having just returned from the Chicago reunion event at Hollywood Boulevard, I can say it’s never ceased to astonish me just how deeply this movie has carved itself into the American psyche. It’s hard to know which is more impressive: the AFI Top 100 Funniest Films List, the induction into the Library of Congress National Film Registry or my personal favorite accolade — the parody issue of Mad Magazine.”
Her acting appearances became more occasional after the turn of the 21st century. She appeared in the 2006 film Loveless in Los Angeles. It is a romantic comedy movie that took place behind the scenes of a reality dating show.
She had a featured role of Kitty Carloff, in the 2007 film The Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi, which also starred Faye Dunaway.
Martha Smith Animal House
Her acting first acting role in a feature-length film was in National Lampoon’s Animal House, it was directed by John Landis and released in 1978, as sorority girl Barbara “Babs” Jansen.
Martha Smith Realtor
Smith became a full-time real estate broker/agent to a select, high-end clientele, largely in Beverly Hills and Hollywood Hills areas for Keller Williams Realty International. Martha began her real estate career there in 1995.
She has hence operated as an exclusive, service-oriented boutique-style real estate service agent within the broader framework of the Keller Williams branded environment.
She also appeared on the HGTV real estate television series Selling LA in her status as one of Keller Williams’s brokers.
Smith’s third installment of the first season described her as having “an A-list Rolodex of busy clients, including legendary drummer Matt Sorum, a former member of the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses and member of the supergroup Velvet Revolver.”
Martha Smith Playmate
Martha was selected as Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month in July 1973. Smith’s centerfold feature was photographed by Pompeo Posar.
Martha Smith Measurements
Martha has an hourglass body figure. Her other body measurements include;
- Height – 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
- Weight – 49 Kg (110 Pounds)
- Eye color – Blue
- Hair colour – Blonde