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Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'
Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'

Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage. "In a certain way, I guess the excitement probably deepens like other things do," said Smith, 83, who received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her work off-Broadway and earned Tony nominations in 1990 for "The Grapes of Wrath" and in 1996 for Sam Shepard's "Buried Child." ------------ FOR THE RECORD An Oct. 8 Calendar article on actress Lois Smith said that in the film “Five Easy Pieces,” she played the mother of Jack Nicholson’s character; rather, she played the sister of Nicholson’s character. ------------ Smith is...

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