Morag Smith

Morag Smith
Born
Occupation Comedian, actress
Years active 1979–1991
Spouse(s)
( m. 1966)
Children David Smith
Max Smith

Morag Smith is a Canadian television comedian[1] and actress, born in Mississauga, Ontario. She attended Streetsville Secondary School. With her husband Steve Smith, Morag performed as a comedy duo in several television series. She also taught at Woodside Public School in Oakville, Ontario.

The Smiths began their professional partnership with the sketch comedy series Smith & Smith in 1979. The show was produced for six seasons by the Smiths' production company, and aired on Hamilton, Ontario, television station CHCH and other Canadian television stations through syndication. Although there were occasional extras, Steve and Morag played almost all the characters on the show.

In 1986, the series evolved into Me & Max, a family sitcom that brought the Smiths' two children into the cast. Steve and Morag, however, played all the adult roles in the series through split-screen photography. This show was produced for one season, and then Steve and Morag returned to sketch comedy with The Comedy Mill until 1991.

Following the end of The Comedy Mill, Morag retired from active performing as Steve went on to produce The Red Green Show. She has appeared in numerous commercials over the years.

References

  1. ^ Kenter, Peter; Levin, Martin (2001-08-01). TV North: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Canadian Television. Whitecap. pp. 107, 129. ISBN 978-1-55285-146-3. Retrieved 4 April 2011.

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