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Phyllis Smith Biography and Wiki
Phyllis Smith is a casting director and actress from the United States. She is best known for her role as Phyllis Vance in The Office and her critically acclaimed voice role as Sadness in Inside Out. She also had a regular role on the Netflix series The OA. Phyllis began her career as a casting associate and later worked for ‘The Office,’ where she was also recognized for her breakthrough performance. She has also appeared in a few films.
Phyllis Smith Education
Phyllis received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 1972.
Phyllis Smith’s Age and Birthday
How old is She? Smith is 71 years of as of 2022. She was born on 10 July 1951. in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She celebrates her birthday every 10th of July.
Phyllis Smith Height
She stands at a height of 5′ 5″ (1.66 m) tall. READ MORE: Salman Rushdie
Phyllis Smith’s Parents and Family
Phyllis was born on July 10, 1951, in The Hill, a St. Louis, Missouri neighborhood. She is the second of her parents’ ten children.
Phyllis Married| Real Husband
She is confidential when it comes to matters concerning her personal life. She has not yet shared her relationship or marital status with the public.
Phyllis made her professional acting debut as a “extra” in the 1980 comedy film “Caddyshack.” Following that, she was cast as the mother of the character ‘Abigail’ in the British-American animated children’s film ‘Once Upon a Forest,’ released in 1993. However, Phyllis’ voiceover was cut from the final cut of the film. She had uncredited roles in the subsequent films ‘The Princess and the Goblin’ (as the narrator) and ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ (as the ‘Maiden from Mombassa’). Phyllis then began working as a member of the casting crew. She worked as a casting assistant on the 1992 television film ‘A Taste for Killing.’ Phyllis worked as a casting associate on the western drama series from 1994 to 1997.
Phyllis appeared as ‘Carla’ in an episode of the ‘Fox’ sitcom ‘Arrested Development,’ titled ‘The Immaculate Election,’ in 2005. She was also a member of the casting team for the ‘HBO sitcom ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’ Phyllis made her breakthrough in the NBC sitcom ‘The Office’ the same year. ‘Phyllis Vance,’ her character, was created specifically for her. She worked as the show’s casting associate prior to becoming an actor on the show. The series’ Phyllis character was a saleswoman who was portrayed as humble and soft-spoken but had a tendency to contradict her self-centered office manager, ‘Michael Scott,’ played by actor Steve Carell. From 2005 to 2013, Phyllis appeared in 187 episodes of the show.
Phyllis reprised her role from ‘The Office’ in the show’s spin-off, ‘The Office: The Accountants,’ in 2006. She appeared in the episode “Phyllis.” Two years later, in ‘The Office: The Outburst,’ Phyllis reprised her role as the same character. In June of that year, Phyllis and her ‘The Office co-stars appeared on a spin-off of the game show ‘Family Feud,’ titled ‘Celebrity Family Feud.’ Phyllis landed the notable film role of ‘Lynn’ in the comedy film ‘Bad Teacher’ in 2011. She made her voiceover debut in the comedy animation ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ the same year. Her most notable voiceover role was that of ‘Sadness’ in the ‘Pixar animated comedy film ‘Inside Out.’ She was recognized for her outstanding work.
Phyllis Net Worth
Her net worth is believed to be $4 Million dollars.
Phyllis Movies and TV Shows
- 1993 – Once Upon a Forest
- 1994 – The Princess and the Goblin
- 1995 – The Thief and the Cobbler
- 2005 – The 40-Year-Old Virgin
- 2006 – I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
- 2011 – Bad Teacher
- 2011 – Butter
- 2011 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
- 2015 – Inside Out
- 2015 – Riley’s First Date?
- 2021 – Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
- 2005 – Arrested Development
- 2005-2013 – The Office
- 2006 – The Office: The Accountants
- 2008 – The Office: The Outburst
- 2013 – Trophy Wife
- 2014 – The Middle
- 2016-2019 – The OA