Samantha Smith (actress)

Samantha A. "Sam" Smith (born November 4, 1969) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Mary Winchester on Supernatural.

Samantha Smith
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Smith in 2016
Born (1969-11-04) November 4, 1969 (age 51)
Alma materUCLA
Years active1996–present


Smith began her career as a teenage model.[1] She moved to Los Angeles and planned on doing commercials to support herself while she attended UCLA. She was in an HBO commercial that aired during the Super Bowl; this exposure led to her finding an agent and beginning her acting career.[1]

Her most notable role is Mary Winchester on the paranormal and fantasy TV series, Supernatural.[1][2][3] She has also had guest appearances on Rizzoli & Isles,[4] Friends and Criminal Minds.[4] Her film work includes Jerry Maguire[4] and Transformers.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Smith is married and has a son.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Jerry Maguire Former Girlfriend
1998 The Truth About Juliet Juliet
2000 What Planet Are You From? Flight Attendant
2002 Dragonfly Waitress
2007 Transformers Sarah Lennox
2010 The Chosen One Christine
2016 The Devil's Dolls Amy
2017 Stephanie Doctor


Year Production Role Notes
1996 Seinfeld Hallie 1 Episode
1997 Wings Shannon Carson 1 Episode
1997 The Pretender Kimberly Green 1 Episode
1998 Silk Stalkings Alex 1 Episode
1998 Pacific Blue Allie McGuire 1 Episode
1998 Caroline in the City Monica 2 Episodes
1998 Buddy Faro Cookie Logan 1 Episode
1999 Cold Feet Gina 1 Episode
1999 Rockin' Good Times Nicky 1 Episode (credited as "Sam Smith")
1999 Friends Jen Episode: "The One with Rachel's Inadvertent Kiss"
1998–1999 Two of a Kind Nancy Carlson 5 Episodes
1999 Family Law Cindy 2 Episodes
1999 Avalon: Beyond the Abyss Dr. Hannah Nygaard TV movie
1999 Time of Your Life Jessica 1 Episode
1999–2000 Profiler Kate Wilton 4 Episodes
2000 Noriega: God's Favorite Yogi TV movie
2000 Bull Jennifer 1 Episode
2000 The Weber Show Hannah 1 Episode (Pilot)
1996, 2000 Nash Bridges Kerry (1996); Susan Porter (2000) 2 Episodes (Portrayed two different characters)
2001 Dark Angel Daphne 1 Episode
2001 Just Shoot Me! Stella Rudin 1 Episode
2002 Fidel Reporter TV movie
2002 Watching Ellie Diange Singer 1 Episode
2002 Philly Karen Caulfield 1 Episode
2002 Presidio Med 1 Episode
2004 The Division Lynn Dart 1 Episode
2004 NYPD Blue Corrine O'Malley 1 Episode
2005–2019 Supernatural Mary Winchester 35 Episodes
2006 Monk Coach Hayden 1 Episode
2007 Criminal Minds Helen Douglas 1 Episode
2007 McBride: Dogged Laurie Carter TV film
2007 Love's Unending Legacy Marty Davis TV movie
2007 Love's Unfolding Dream Marty Davis TV movie (Sequel to Love's Unending Legacy)
2009 Trust Me Beverly 1 Episode
2010 House Lulu 1 Episode
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles NCIS Agent Bell 1 Episode
2014 Intelligence Susan Hawkins 1 Episode
2014 The Mentalist Sylvia Hennigan 1 Episode
2015 Rizzoli & Isles Mary Hope 1 Episode


  1. ^ a b c d "Interview with Samantha Smith via @stacyamiller85 @SamSmithTweets". TheNerdyGirlExpress. 10 May 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ "'Supernatural': Samantha Smith Talks Mary's Relationship with Her Sons, Returning to the Show and More". Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Supernatural Magazine: There's Something About Mary". Titan Magazines. Retrieved 13 April 2012.
  4. ^ a b c News, Blasting. "'Supernatural's' own Samantha Smith chats season 12 and beauty secrets". Blasting News. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Samantha Smith Interview with Support Supernatural | Support Supernatural". Retrieved 7 May 2021.

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