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Ebonie Smith
Born Negra Candalaria-Smith
September 16, 1978 (1978-09-16) (age 31)
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Other name(s) E. Smith
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–2002

Ebonie Smith (born September 16, 1978) is an American former child actress known for her role as Jessica Jefferson in the 1970s-1980s sitcom The Jeffersons from 1984 until 1985. She was sometimes credited as Ebony Smith. Smith also played character M'Lila on the television series Xena and portrayed a young La Toya Jackson on the television miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream. She is also known for playing Carrie Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon movies and had a recurring roles on Webster and Family Matters.

Smith is the daughter of Michelle Smith and a police officer father.[1] She is of African-American and Dominican descent. She has a Fine Arts degree in Film Production and Chinese Language & Culture. Along with English and Spanish, she also speaks Mandarin Chinese.


Selected filmography



Year Title Role Other notes
2002 Tadpole Betsy Uncredited
2001 Ali: An American Hero Belinda
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Carrie Murtaugh
1998 Twice the Fear Alien Victim
1994 Cosmic Slop Jennifer
1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream La Toya Jackson
1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Carrie Murtaugh
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Carrie Murtaugh
1989 The Women of Brewster Place Little Ciel (age 7)
1987 Lethal Weapon Carrie Murtaugh


Year Title Role Other notes
1997 Port Charles Valerie Hollander #1 2000
1999 Roswell Genoveve Two Episodes (1999)
1987 The Bold and the Beautiful Latisha Three Episodes (1999)
1997 Smart Guy Dana One Episode (1998)
1995 Hang Time Rose One Episode (1998)
1995 The Parent 'Hood Alysha One Episode (1997)
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess M'Lila One Episode (1997)
1993 Living Single Mary One Episode (1996)
1994 Me and the Boys Valerie One Episode (1994)
1993 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Michele One Episode (1994)
1993 Thea Marcella One Episode (1994)
1993 Tall Hopes Brenda One Episode
1991 Roc Deidre One Episode (1992)
1990 Wake, Rattle & Roll K.C 1990
1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special Annette One Episode (1990)
1989 Family Matters Penny Peyser Five Episodes (1989-1990)
1963 General Hospital Susie Matthews 1987
1983 Webster Jamie Two Episodes (1986-1987)
1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar Eugenie Waters Seven Episodes (1986)
1981 Gimme a Break! Pam One Episode (1985)
1975 The Jeffersons Jessica Jefferson Four Episodes (1984-1985)


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