J. Smith-Cameron

J. Smith-Cameron is a Tony-nominated stage, film and television actress.  She recently starred in Sundance-winner Nancy directed by Christina Choe, for which she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Independent Spirit Award. Previous film credits include Antonio Campos’ Christine, Frank Whaley’s Like Sunday, Like Rain, and Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret. On television, Smith-Cameron was most recently seen in HBO’s Succession, which is about to start shooting its second season in NYC. She previously starred as Janet in Sundance’s Peabody award-winning series Rectify, and has appeared in numerous theatre productions on and off Broadway, including Juno and the Paycock (Joe A. Callaway Award and Drama Desk nomination), Our Country’s Good (Tony® nomination), As Bees in Honey Drown (Obie award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics nominations), and most recently, Peace for Mary Frances opposite Lois Smith.


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Imposters and Grief: the Blessing of Being an Actor

By J. Smith-Cameron | January 10, 2019

Imposters and Grief: the Blessing of Being an Actor

The Independent Spirit Award-nominated actress writes about coping with the death of her best friend while making Christina Choe’s film Nancy.