|Born||23 April 1962|
|Occupation||Television actress/school teacher|
|Daphne Clarke in Neighbours|
Smith auditioned for a guest role in new series Neighbours in 1984. However her appearance, particularly her short spiky hair, caught the attention of the casting director and she was cast as regular character Daphne Lawrence. Smith continued in the role until 1988. Prior to this she had a small guest role in soap opera Sons and Daughters in 1984 as a flight attendant.
Subsequent credits include The Flying Doctors, State Coroner, Always Greener, Home and Away and All Saints in 2006. She returned to University to earn a degree in teaching, and as of 2017 worked as a drama and primary school teacher in an inner west Sydney public school
- Oram, James (1988). Neighbours: behind the scenes. Angus & Robertson. p. 102. ISBN 0-207-16075-9.
- Richards, Holly (16 August 2010). "Neighbours: Where are they now?". The West Australian. West Australian Newspapers Limited. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
- "Hello neighbour! Former Neighbours star Elaine Smith - who played beloved Daphne - is pictured heading to work 30 years after her stripper character met a tragic end"., Daily Mail, 5 April 2017
- Freeman-Greene, Suzy (24 October 2009). "Bit parts for parents". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
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