Christie Lynn Smith

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Christie Lynn Smith
Born 1969 March
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s) John Fortson
(1998–present; 2 children)

Christie Lynn Smith is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Deardra Farnum in the 2010 film The Crazies.


Smith grew up in Orange Park, Florida.[1] Since 1991, she has guest starred in numerous television series including Beverly Hills, 90210, 7th Heaven, Charmed, Criminal Minds, Bones, Once and Again, Baywatch, JAG, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Malcolm in the Middle, House M.D. and ER.[2] She also appeared recurringly in Undressed and General Hospital.[2]

She appeared in an episode of Threshold, "The Burning", in which she spent the whole episode in just her underwear.

Besides The Crazies, her other film credits include Gods and Generals (2003), as well as appearing in a number of short films.

Personal life[edit]

Since 1998, Smith has been married to actor John Fortson.[3] They have two children together, Abby (born 2008)[4] and Joshua (born 2012).[5]


  1. ^ "Christie Lynn Smith Official Website - About Christie". Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Christie Smith - Yahoo! TV". Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  3. ^ Nov 12, 2012 7:00 AM by Laura Willard (2012-11-12). "Actress Christie Lynn Smith celebrates her baby-to-be". Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  4. ^ "CBB Exclusive: Christie Lynn Smith and John Fortson welcome Abby Ryder – Moms & Babies – Moms & Babies -". 2008-02-19. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 
  5. ^ "Christie Lynn Smith welcomes son Joshua Taylor | Find out celebrity baby news, pregnant celebrities, famous babies, celebrity baby names and more!". 2012-12-31. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 

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