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Jean Smart Adopts Chinese Baby Girl

January 9, 2010 (2:34 am) GMT
The Regina Newly in 'Samantha Who?' and her husband welcome a new member in their family as the have adopted a 10-month-year-old orphan from China.
Jean Smart

welcomed a new addition to her family in 2009 - she and her husband adopted an orphan from China. The "" star, her husband Richard Gilliland and their teenage son Connor traveled to East Asia in May 2009 to bring home a 10-month-old baby girl.

And according to the proud mum, the toddler, who is now 18 months old, is already "smitten" with her 19-year-old brother. Revealing her news on "", Smart discussed the lengthy adoption process, joking, "We thought they (the siblings) were going to be closer in age when we first started this!"

Her personal life aside, Jean Smart began her acting career at Regional theater and off-Broadway in mid 1970. She made her Broadway debut in 1981, portraying Marlene Dietrich in a play called "Piaf". Some movies she has played including "A Very Married Christmas", "" and "".

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