Gorgeous and wild are two worlds that could describe the “2010” actress the best. Madolyn Smith made a name out of herself before she was 30 years old, but has now disappeared from headlines. Where is she today? And who is the man who stole her heart?
Early life and Education
Madolyn Smith was born on 1 January 1957, in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA. Little to nothing is known about her childhood or early education, until she enrolled at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.
There is no disclosed information about her parents, any siblings or where she spent her childhood years. Nor when she moved from Albuquerque to Los Angeles, or when she first showed an interest in acting.
Smith was 23 years old at the time of her first prominent role, in “Urban Cowboy”, a John Travolta drama western from 1980 in which she played Pam, a romantic interest of Travolta’s character, Bud. She subsequently co-starred in several films of that era, including “All of Me” from 1984 and “2010”, a sequel to “2001: A Space Odyssey” from the same year.
She appeared in several movies on television too, including “Rehearsal for Murder”, “Pray TV”, and “Deadly Intentions”. She also portrayed several real-life people, including Jehan Al Sadat, spouse of Anwar Al Sadat, former Egyptian president, in the miniseries “Sadat” from 1983, and Ernie Kovacs’ disturbed wife Dorothy, in the TV movie “Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter” that aired the following year. She made a brief appearance as The Girl in “The Caller” in 1987.
The role that Smith is best known for is Tracy Whitney, a star of the TV miniseries from 1986, “If Tomorrow Comes”, based on the novel of the same name written by Sidney Sheldon.
She also co-starred in movies such as “Funny Farm”, next to Chevy Chase, and “The Super” from 1991 playing opposite Joe Pesci, “The Plot to Kill Hitler”, the miniseries “The Kennedys of Massachusetts” portraying Joseph P. Kennedy’s paramour Gloria Swanson, and “The Rose and the Jackal”.
As for some of her later appearances, Smith guest-starred in an episode of the TV series “Cheers” entitled “What’s Up, Doc?” that first aired in 1989, and could be seen in multiple episodes of “Class of ‘96”, a TV drama series from 1993. Her last time on television was in an episode of the “Due South” sitcom that aired in 1994.
After that appearance, she completely retired from acting and public life. Madolyn Smith provided her voice in the feature-length documentary about brilliant Chicago architect Louis Sullivan, who was born in 1856 and died in 1924. The documentary that had its debut in 2010 is called “Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture”, and Madolyn was the voice of the titular character.
Smith tied the knot to National Hockey League (NHL) checking winger Mark Anatole Osborne on 16th July 1988. Osborne played in 919 games overall and scored 531 points.
He started his professional career in 1974 in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, and proved his skills. After that he played in number of hockey teams, including the Niagara Falls Flyers during his college years, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers which he joined after popular Ron Duguay left the team, and for the Winnipeg Jets. He was a coach of the Cleveland Lumberjacks for three years. During his fruitful career he reached the Conference Finals twice, but both times failed to get his team to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Osborne retired from playing hockey professionally in 1998, and became a general manager of Toronto St. Michael’s Majors. As of March 2020, he works as a scout for organization the Los Angeles Kings. Couple welcomed their first daughter, Abigail in 1997, and their second daughter, Eliza, was born in 2000. Smith continued to act under her maiden name. She is credited as Madolyn Smith Osborne during her last TV appearance in “Due South”.
After retiring from acting, Madolyn Smith has kept all information about herself private.
She is currently living with her husband and daughters in Los Angeles, and nothing is known of her new career of professional endeavors. Her husband is a devout Christian, and used to work at a Christian hockey camp in Ontario, Canada, London, UK, and Mocton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Smith earned a hefty amount of income from her acting career that lasted for 14 years. She proved herself to be a versatile actress, capable of portraying all kinds of characters.
Her net worth is estimated at around $1 million as of March 2020 – there is no information about any real estate or other major assets that she owns.
Madolyn Smith is considered to be a woman of stunning looks. Her hair is wild, curly and dark and she has big, hazel eyes. As of 2020 there is no exact information about her height, weight or her vital statistics.