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Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith (IPA: [Ë?jÉ?rdli]; born July 3, 1964) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress and voice actor who is known for providing the voice of Lisa Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons. Smith was born Martha Maria Yeardley Smith in Paris, France, and raised in Washington, D.C., U.S.. She is the daughter (and namesake) of Joseph Yeardley Smith (May 10, 1931â??January 17, 2006), The Washington Post's first official obituary editor (1977â??1988), who continued working full time for The Post until 1996. Her mother, Martha, was a gallery worker. In addition to performing as the voice of Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons, Smith also appeared on the sitcoms Herman's Head and Dharma and Greg and guest-starred on Showtime's Dead Like Me and the Disney Channel's Phil of the Future. Her resume features guest appearances on Teen Angel, and the "Mathnet" segment of the Children's Television Workshop show Square One. She also appeared as an escaped juvenile prisoner named...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Yeardley Smith. You should replace/update it...