Jan Smithers is celebrating her 68th birthday today. As a number of online tributes attest, she is one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Popular actress Jan Smithers (WKRP in Cincinnati, ...) has always liked to keep a bit of herself hidden from view. At 68th birthday, she remains a woman of many facets.
Smithers, a cultural icon
Born Karin Jan Smithers in North Hollywood on July 3, 1949, her career spans an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Smithers' not just a great actress, she's an inspiration, an icon and a successful business woman. At this point in her career, there seems to be little Jan hasn't done.
And we've got a feeling the next 12 months are going to be even bigger and better for Jan Smithers as she promises more to come. After all, she's only 68.
Happy Birthday, Jan, you're the best!
Jan Smithers career in pictures
- WKRP in Cincinnati (1978 - 1982)
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