Afton Smith Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Height, Parents, Husband, Children, Divorce, Movies, George of the Jungle

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Afton Smith Biography and Wiki

Afton Smith is an American actress best known as Brendan Fraser’s ex-wife and for her roles in George of the Jungle in 1997, Reality Bites in 1994, and Fried Green Tomatoes in 1991. She made her film debut in the 1987 film ‘Less Than Zero,’ playing the character Kim.

Afton Smith Age and Birthday

How old is Afton? She is 54 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 3, in 1967 in Northport, Long Island, New York, USA.

Afton Smith Height and Measurements

She stands at a height of 5′ 7″ (1.7 m). Nevertheless, she has not shared more data concerning her other body measurements in the public domain. Moreover, we will update this section once the data are provided.

Afton Smith Nationality and Ethnicity

Afton is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born and raised in Northport, Long Island, New York, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry. ALSO READ: Nadiya Hussain

Afton Smith Family and Parents

Smith was born and  raised in Northport in the town of Huntington on Long Island, New York. She has a sister who  is exactly a year older than her, born on December 3, 1968. However, she has managed to keep her personal life out of the spotlight, as evidenced by the fact that she has not revealed any information about his or her parents.

Afton Smith Husband and Married

On July 4, 1993, Smith and Fraser met at a barbecue at Winona Ryder’s house. Ryder introduced her to Fraser while she was filming ‘Reality Bites,’ which also starred Smith. They dated for four years before getting married in October 1997. Smith and Fraser married in the garden of the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles on September 27, 1998.

Afton Smith Wedding

They married on September 27, 1998, in the garden at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angele.

Afton Smith Children

They together have three sons; Griffin Arthur Fraser, born in 2002, Holden Fletcher Fraser born in 2004, and Leland Francis Fraser born in 2006.

Afton Smith Divorce

Fraser’s publicist revealed in December 2007 that the couple had agreed to divorce. Brendan Fraser, Afton’s estranged partner, applied to the courts in early 2013 for a reduction in his alimony and child care fees, claiming that he was unable to meet the $900,000 annual obligation; Afton responded by accusing Fraser of concealing financial assets.

Afton Smith George of the Jungle

In the 1997 film George of the Jungle, she played Ursula’s Friend. Baby George is the sole survivor of an airplane crash and is raised by a wise gorilla in the jungle. He one day saves Ursula and travels to San Francisco from his idyllic jungle life in Africa.

Afton Smith Career

Smith made her film debut in 1987 with the crime drama ‘Less Than Zero.’ The film, which also starred James Spader, Jami Gertz, and Robert Downey Jr., was based on Bret Easton Ellis’ novel of the same name. Her next project was the 1987 television film ‘Once Again,’ in which she played a character simply known as the “Girl in Disco.” She starred in the romantic comedy ‘Pyrates,’ which told the story of a couple (Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick) who suffer from pyrokinesis after having sex. ‘Fried Green Tomatoes,’ Smith’s next film, was also released in 1991. Smith portrayed Leona Threadgoode, a member of the Threadgoode family, in the comedy-drama based on Fannie Flagg’s novel ‘Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.’

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‘Reality Bites,’ a romantic comedy released in 1994, was her first hit. She played Janine, the girlfriend of Troy Dyer (Ethan Hawke). Despite her brief appearance on the screen, her character makes an important contribution to the plot’s progression. She made an uncredited appearance in the season one episode ‘Party!!!’ of UPN’s sitcom ‘Pig Sty’ in 1995. That was her first and only appearance on television. She played a minor character named Becky in the independent comedy-drama ‘A Reason to Believe.’ She co-starred in ‘George of the Jungle,’ a 1997 live-action film adaptation of the Jay Ward cartoon of the same name, with her then-boyfriend Fraser, as one of Ursula Stanhope’s (Leslie Mann) friends.

She also worked on the critically panned slapstick comedy ‘Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star’ (2003). Her career was stagnant, and she quit her job after marrying Fraser. Following the birth of their first child in 2002, she decided to retire from acting for good and devote her time to raising their children. Aside from acting, Smith is the author of the well-received book ‘Hollywood Picks the Classics: A Guide for the Beginner and the Aficionado.’ She published the book as Afton Fraser on November 3, 2004, through Bulfinch Press.

Afton Smith Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $3 million, which she has earned from her career as an actress.

Afton Smith Movies

♦ 2003 – Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
♦ 1997 – George of the Jungle
♦ 1995 – A Reason to Believe
♦ 1995 – Pig Sty
♦ 1994 – Reality Bites
♦ 1991 – Fried Green Tomatoes
♦ 1991 – Pyrates
♦ 1987 – Once Again
♦ 1987 – Less Than Zero