Michelle Ray Smith
She has been featured in the Victoria’s Secret catalogue, and has been seen nationally in television commercials for Listerine, Noxzema, Oil of Olay, Dannon, and a well-known and recognized spot for Dentyne Ice. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
In August 2005, Smith was introduced as a contract player on the daytime soap opera Guiding Light. She plays Ava Peralta, a newcomer to the fictional town of Springfield. She left the role in July 2008 after the birth of her son, Jake. In 2010, she had a supporting role in the film Salt, starring Angelina Jolie, and played the female lead role alongside Robert Englund in the Independent film Inkubus.
Michelle became a mother to a son named Jake on Tuesday July 8, 2008.