The famous Jean Smart is an American film, television, and stage actress. She is known for her comedic roles, one of the best known being her role as Charlene Frazier Stillfield on the CBS sitcom Designing Women.
So What’s the connection with Watchmen?
Watchmen series has become the talk of the town. Everywhere people are talking about this thrilling, action-packed series with a plethora of popular actors in it.
Jean Smart made her debut as Agent Blake in Damon Lindelof’s alt-history sequel to the iconic graphic novel. Her debut performance in the third episode of favorite series was much appreciated.
Wants to Know Jean’s response?
The Emmy winning actress had no idea about “Watchmen” or the band of costumed superheroes until she was approached by the HBO to remake the popular franchise. When the role of FBI agent Laurie Blake was offered to her, “I thought, ‘I have to play this woman,'” she recalled.
Her Character in the Series
In the present series, Blake is the former wife of Dr. Manhattan. He is a genetically transformed blue-skinned nuclear physicist. As per the new story, he resides on another planet. Coming episodes will give more insights about Agent Blake’s connection with other characters from the Original Series ” Watchmen.”
Viewers will see Jean in action while arresting costumed crime-fighting vigilantes, face off with Angela Abar, a.k.a sister Night (Regina King) while investigating the murder of police chief Judd Crawford (Don Johnson).
Finally, She spoke about The Blue Elephant
Jean recalled her conversation with Damon over the phone while talking about the blue elephant. Now, what is that??
She referred to a photo that caught her eye. Dr. Manhattan’s indelible blue penis is visible in the picture. Jean confessed she was worried, ” thank god, my poor parents are gone. What would they think of this?”
Designing women has given some fantastic performances in the past and continuously loved by their fans and followers. We wish her good luck for the future innings.