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Shawnee Smith (born July 3, 1970) is an American film and television actress and musician. Smith is best known for her roles as Amanda Young in the Saw films and Linda in the CBS sitcom Becker. Smith once fronted the punk/metal band Fydolla Ho, with which she toured the United States and the United Kingdom, and is also the other half of Smith & Pyle, a desert country-rock band, with actress Missi Pyle. Smith`s best-known television role was Linda, an air-headed nurse`s aide, in the CBS hit comedy series Becker with Ted Danson. She served as a regular cast member in all 129 episodes from 1998-2004. Another well-known television role was that of Julie Lawry in the 1994 miniseries The Stand, based on the novel by Stephen King. She also appeared as a waitress in The Shining miniseries, which King adapted from his own novel. Besides her regular role on Becker and the cameos in the Stephen King miniseries, Smith made several guest appearances on television shows, such as Cagney & Lacey; Married With Children; Murder, She Wrote; The X-Files; and Players. In 2003, she lent her voice to an episode of the Disney cartoon Kim Possible as Vivian Porter. Smith has become well-known in recent years for her role as Amanda Young in the Saw films.
Along with her acting, she is also a musician; she plays the guitar, piano, drums, and sings. She contributed to the soundtrack of Saw III with vocals on Hydrovibe`s song "Killer Inside" and to the soundtrack for Catacombs as a solo vocalist with the song "Please Myself." Her voice was also featured in the film Carnival of Souls where her character Sandra performed a jazz song titled "I Fear."
Smith has three children: a daughter named Verve, born in 1999, from her marriage to photographer Jason Reposar (1998–2003) and a son named Jakson, born in 2005, from her brief marriage to musician Kai Mattoon (2005–2006). Her daughter was named after Verve Records. Smith married fellow actress, and bandmate, Missi Pyle in a faux ceremony at the All Love is Equal Launch Party in West Hollywood on November 18, 2009. The two actresses pretended to get married in support of repealing Prop 8 in California. Actor Hal Sparks dressed as a priest and performed the ceremony with them using rainbow-colored hula hoops as rings.
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North Hollywood High School, North Hollywood, California
Shawnee Smith (born July 3, 1970) is an American film and television actress and singer. Smith is best known for her roles as Meg Penny in The Blob (1988), Amanda Young in the Saw films and Linda in the CBS sitcom Becker. Smith once fronted the metal band Fydolla Ho, with which she toured the United States and the United Kingdom, and is half of Smith & Pyle, a desert country-rock band, with actress Missi Pyle.
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what a hot band. love all their music
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Would love to meet you before I die,
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