Hillary Bailey Smith

Biography: Hillary B. Smith originated the role of Nora Buchanan in September 1992, a headstrong attorney whose quick wit has kept her smiling through some difficult times. Mrs. Smith received the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actress in 1994 for her portrayal of the incredibly charming, irrepressible Nora, and was nominated again for the award in 2000.
The youngest of four girls, Mrs. Smith was raised in Palm Beach, Florida. At 14 she returned to Massachusetts, where she was born, to attend boarding school. While enrolled at Dana Hall School, she worked with a geneticist at the New England Medical Center. She attended Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where she headed the drama club, and transferred to Sarah Lawrence College because "it had a Masters program in genetics as well as theater." It wasn't long before she turned her attention from gene screening to screen-testing.
While still a senior in college, Smith performed off-Broadway in Song Night in
Hillary B. Smith originated the role of Nora Buchanan in September 1992, a headstrong attorney whose quick wit has kept her smiling through some difficult times. Mrs. Smith received the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actress in 1994 for her portrayal of the incredibly charming, irrepressible Nora, and was nominated again for the award in 2000.
The youngest of four girls, Mrs. Smith was raised in Palm Beach, Florida. At 14 she returned to Massachusetts, where she was born, to attend boarding school. While enrolled at Dana Hall School, she worked with a geneticist at the New England Medical Center. She attended Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where she headed the drama club, and transferred to Sarah Lawrence College because "it had a Masters program in genetics as well as theater." It wasn't long before she turned her attention from gene screening to screen-testing.
While still a senior in college, Smith performed off-Broadway in Song Night in the City. She has also appeared in the off-Broadway production of World of Black and White and the Broadway musical A Real American Hero. She also performed in Wendy Wasserstein's Broadway play, The Heidi Chronicles, and off-Broadway in Lips Together, Teeth Apart, by Terrence McNally.
Motion pictures in which she has appeared are Hair, Purple Hearts, Love Potion #9, It Had to Be You and Life Breath with Luke Perry. Mrs. Smith has also appeared in the feature film, Maid in Manhattan, starring Jennifer Lopez.
Mrs. Smith's primetime television experience includes starring in Something Wilder and co-starring on the series No Soap, Radio. Daytime audiences are familiar with Mrs. Smith on The Doctors, as nurse Kit McCormick, and on As the World Turns where she played policewoman Margo Hughes for six-and-a-half years. She left As the World Turns in 1989, after the birth of her second child, Phips, who originated the role of Adam Hughes, Margo's son.
Mrs. Smith is an inveterate lover of word and card games and an avid tennis and golf player. She and her husband, Phillip "Nip" Smith — whom she met at age 14 — have two children, Courtney and Phips.
Courtesy: ABC.com
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tbd One Life to Live: Season 45 Apr 29, 2013 Nora Hanen Buchanan tbd
tbd The Bold and the Beautiful: Season 26 Mar 23, 2012 Stacy Barton tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 44 Jul 15, 2011 Nora Hanen Buchanan tbd
tbd The Bold and the Beautiful: Season 25 Mar 23, 2011 Stacy Barton tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 43 Jul 15, 2010 Nora Hanen Buchanan tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 42 Jul 15, 2009 Nora Hanen tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 41 Jul 15, 2008 Nora Hanen tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 40 Jul 16, 2007 Nora Hanen tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 39 Jul 17, 2006 Nora Hanen (1992-) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 38 Jul 15, 2005 Nora Hanen (1992-) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 37 Jul 16, 2004 Nora Hanen Buchanan (1992-) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 36 Jul 15, 2003 Nora Hanen Buchanan (1992-) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 35 Jul 17, 2002 Nora Hanen Buchanan (1992-) tbd
tbd One Life to Live: Season 34 Jul 25, 2001 Nora Hanen Buchanan (1992-) tbd
tbd The Bold and the Beautiful: Season 1 Mar 23, 1987 Stacy Barton 7.5