Lenore Smith

Lenore Smith (born 25 October 1958 in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian actress best known for her work in television. Internationally, she is best known for her role as Kate Wellings in the drama series The Flying Doctors.

Lenore Smith
Born (1958-10-25) 25 October 1958 (age 63)
Sydney, Australia


Smith studied economics as a teenager, but after being dissuaded by a teacher, she decided to take a course at Ensemble Studios in Sydney and become an actress. After being there for just over two years, Smith landed her first role in The Restless Years as Diane Archer. Smith left Australia after The Restless Years to work in London, but received a telegram asking her to return to play a role in The Flying Doctors. Smith accepted and came back to Australia to begin work on the TV series.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Lenore dated actor Patrick Ward before firstly being married to actor Gary Sweet in 1981.

She then married actor and award-winning writer Matt Kay in 1985 and they divorced in 1992. They met while a bomb alarm was going off during the stage musical Cats.

Smith married former E Street actor Warren Jones on 19 October 1997.


Year Title Role Notes
1978–80 The Restless Years Diane Archer TV series
1980 Kingswood Country Cathy "Divorce Bullpitt Style"
1982 Wilde's Domain Alex Wilde TV film
1985 The Flying Doctors Kate Wellings TV miniseries
1986–92 The Flying Doctors Kate Wellings Standish Regular role
1994 G.P. Liz Browning "Brotherly Love"
1997 Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord Vicky Main role
2001 Outriders Reggie's Mother "Paradise Lost: Part 2", "Aliens: Parts 2–4"
2002 Farscape Lt. Darinta Larell "Into the Lion's Den: Parts 1 & 2"


  1. ^ "Biography of Lenore Smith: The Flying Doctors – the most complete fansite".

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