Texas Monthly Talks

Actress, Author & Playwright Anna Deavere Smith

Season 8 Episode 23 | 26m 53s

Anna Deavere Smith's work as an actress includes roles in theater, film and television. But she's equally well known as the author of both plays and books. Her diverse body of work has won wide respect as well as a number of awards. Smith's most recent play, "Let Me Down Easy," focuses on medicine and health care.

Aired: 05/27/10

Rating: NR

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