The veteran actress, Phyllis Smith (age 66), is recognized for her prominent character Phyllis Lapin-Vance on the television show The Office. However, what grasped the attention of viewers is her role as the on-screen wife of Robert R. Shafer in a series which has made her fans more curious about her personal life.
Phyllis Smith's Professional Career
The sixty-six-years old American actress Phyllis earned fame through her acting skills. Before the stardom, she was a dancer as well as a cheerleader for the St. Louis Cardinals football team back in the 1970s. The talented dancer, Phyllis, later faced a knee injury which ended her dancing career and landed her as a receptionist.
Later, her career took U-turn in her life when she was perplexed by her abilities as a casting assistant in movies like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and the series Arrested Development back in 2005. Meanwhile, she was offered with the character of Phyllis Lapin-Vance in The Office for which she received Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2006 and 2007.
Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Lapin-Vance in Television series 'The Office' (Source: vulture.com)
Furthermore, she appeared in a supporting role in movie Bad Teacher in 2011 and also provided the voice to the character Sadness in Inside Out. Not only that, she was praised by audiences for her effort. She also appeared in the Netflix series The OA.
How Much Is Her Net Worth?
With lots of expertise as an actor and many blockbuster movies, Phyllis can be regarded as one of the veteran actresses. Since she has been in the movie industry for more than a decade, she might have accumulated more than a million net worth. But when it comes to her estimated net value, it is assumed to be of $7 million.
Is Phyllis Smith Married?
When Phyllis portrayed the character of the on-screen wife of Robert R. Shafer in a series "The Office," she was praised for the chemistry that she had with her co-star. Well, her on-screen marital relationship made people wonder if she had a husband with whom she could share such chemistry in real life.
Taking the insight into her romantic love-affairs, she has kept it wrapped inside the box. She has not elucidated about her life partner and family in any of her interviews. Phyllis has shared every moment of her professional career to the limelight, but when it comes to her personal life, her relationship status is under the wraps.
Robert R. Shafer and Phyllis Smith's wedding in 'The Office 'in 2005 (Photo: imdb.com)
Well, she would have hinted about love life in social media even if she was secretly married. Also if she had a divorce with her possible husband, the news about her split would have been mentioned at any corner of the internet. However, there is no any evidence which would speculate about her affairs.
Born in 1951, American actress Phyllis Smith is 66-years-old in age and celebrates her birthday every 10th of July. Talking about her family, the information about them has been kept behind the curtains. However, as per wiki, her father once made a makeshift platform out of plywood.
Phyllis' height has not been accurately available, but she seems to stand tall at a wonderful height. Phyllis received a degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri–St.Louis in 1972.