|Anna Deavere Smith|
|Seasons||2, 3, 4, 5, 7|
|Date of birth||September 18, 1950|
Anna Deavere Smith is a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-nominated American actress, playwright, and professor who played Nancy McNally on The West Wing. She is best known for her one-woman shows, which are classified as "documentary theatre". She appeared in the movie The American President, which was written by Aaron Sorkin and the foundation for the series. She also had roles in the movies Philadelphia and Dave.