Jan Smithers Biography
Birthday: July 3, 1949 (Cancer)
Born In: North Hollywood, California, United States
Jan Smithers is an American actor who is best known for her portrayal of ‘Bailey Quarters’ in the series 'WKRP in Cincinnati.' She began her career as a model and later made a career in the field of acting. However, Jan got her first modeling project just by chance. Two men at a beach scouted her, and the next moment, she was on the cover of a leading magazine. A photo of hers on a motorcycle paved her way toward modeling and eventually to acting. Her acting career mostly consists of TV shows, but she has done a few films, too. She had made brief appearances in a few TV series until 'WKRP in Cincinnati' happened to her. However, this is the only long-running role she has done to date. Jan quit acting in the late 1980s. She now lives a life away from the glitz and glamor of the entertainment industry. Jan has been married twice: first, to actor Kipp Whitman, and then, to James Brolin, with whom she had a daughter.