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Even as she made her showbiz entry a bit delayed compared to that of other celebs, the endowed attitude of Hillary B. Smith set up her professional acting career as soon she made her debut in the year 1981. Today, this fifty eight years old American actress is broadly distinct for portraying Nora Hanen Buchanan, a District Attorney in the wide accepted ABC daytime sitcom “One Life to Live”.

As Hillary B. Smith, the future actress was born on 25th of May, 1957.  Her upbringing was carried out at her birth place, the City of Boston, in Massachusetts, United States. She is one of the 4 kids born to Vincent bailey & his beloved wife, Jean Bolleyn Bodell Tweedy. Her dad served as the US Navy’s lieutenant commander & assisted design scuba-diving gear & Gillette razors. During her early days, she went to the Dana Hall School, in Wellesley, Massachusetts & was later admitted to the Pine Manor College, in Chestnut Hill, Boston. Afterwards, she continued her study at the Westchester County, New York based Sarah Lawrence College. During her senior years at Sarah, Hillary landed her performances in both Broadway & Off- Broadway productions, such as “The Heidi Chronicles” & “Song Night In the City”. Hillary has 3 sisters, namely Chapman Bailey Greeley, Jay Bailey Hynes & Rebecca Halsell.

A perfect example of a one man woman, Hillary B. Smith met Philip Webster Smith III, her then-future husband at the young age of 14. Following their meeting at a friend’s nuptial, the duo started seeing each other more often & ultimately exchanged vows in the year 1983. Hillary & her husband together are parents to their 2 adorable children, a son named Philip Webster Smith IV & a gorgeous daughter named Courtney Smith. Philip is an accomplished actor & is best known for originating the character Adam Christopher Hughes, the son of Margo Montgomery Hughes in the CBS sitcom “As the World Turns”.

Hillary B. Smith is celebrated for her marvelous portrayals in an array of day-time soap operas. The actress debuted as a soap actress in 1982, playing Kit McCormick in Orin Tovrov’s NBC Daytime series “The Doctors”. The following year, she took over the part of a regular character, Margo Montgomery Hughes in the CBS soap opera “As the World Turns” (aka ATWT), a part she portrayed from 1983 until 1990. Behind a short time of maternity leave around 1988, the actress backed to daytime TV, originating the character Nora Hanen Buchanan, a District Attorney of Llanview in the ABC network’s sitcom “One Life to Live”. She played the role from the year 1992 to 2012, the very year when the series officially got cancelled. Hillary later backed to the series in 2013 in The Online Network short- lived continue. In 1994, she was even decorated with the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series pro her wonderful act in “One Life to Live”. Between 1994 & 1995, she landed a lead role Annie, opposite Gene Wilder in the NBC Network’s sitcom “Something Wilder”. Subsequently, she landed roles in series such as “Maid in Manhattan” (2002), “Palindromes” (2004), “Stanley’s Dinosaur Round- Up” (2006), “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2005), & “The Bold and the Beautiful” (2012). The proficient actress is as well serving as a producer & starring in the web soap- type sitcom “Venice: The Series”, since the year 2009. In 2014, she was even awarded the Daytime Emmy for her work as a producer. Her other web series role was as Ellie Daniels in “Fumbling Thru the Pieces” from 2011 to 2013.

As something more to her biography, Hillary B. Smith is revealed to have undergone a surgical operation to confiscate a lump paralyzed her façade; however she got to work over it & continued pursuing acting job. Behind her schooling, Hillary initially entered college carrying plans to attend classes both in genetics & acting until she recognized acting was actually her real passion. In order to acquire additional information about this talented actress, log on to wiki additional to further sites over the internet, such as Imdb,, &, to name a few.