#AceMediaNews- July.27: Actress Mildred Joanne Smith died at the age of 94. The Broadway vet portrayed Sidney Poitier’s wife in his film debut No Way Out, however, her rising film career was cut short by a tragic plane crash.
Smith had a rather short but well received and admired career in Broadway and the single film in which she appeared. Some of the Broadway shows in which Mildred Joanne Smith appeared included Men to the Seas, Mamba’s Daughters, and Beggar’s Holiday.
Though the shows didn’t run for a long time, critics always had a word of praise for the actress.