Courtney Thorne Smith

Courtney Thorne Smith

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Updated On November 1, 2021

Courtney Thorne Smith is an American actress. Courtney Thorne Smith is well known for her roles as Alison Parker on Melrose Place and Cheryl in According to Jim. Likewise, she is popular for her recurring role as Lyndsey McElroy on Two and a Half Men.

Early Life and Childhood

Currently, Courtney Thorne Smith is 53 years old. She was born on November 8, 1967, in San Francisco, California, USA.  Her father’s name is Walter Smith and her mother’s name is Lora Thorne. Likewise, her father was a computer market researcher and her mother was a therapist. She grew up with older sister Jennifer, who is an Advertising executive.

However, her parents ended with divorce while she was seven years old. She lives with both parents during her different stages of childhood. Moreover, she belongs to American nationality and holds an ethnicity of Caucasian.


Reflecting Courtney Thorne Smith’s educational history, she attended Menlo-Atherton High School, in Atherton, California. And she graduated from Tamalpais High School, in Mill Valley, California, in 1985. In addition, she studied acting at the Ensemble Theater Company in Mill Valley while attending high school.

Professional life and Career

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Caption: Courtney Thorne Smith acting in a movie. Source: Youtube

Talking about Courtney Throne Smith’s professional life, she started her career by her first appearance in the 1986 feature film drama Lucas. She was starred alongside Winona Ryder, Corey Haim, and Charlie Sheen. Likewise, she has represented a number of movies in the late 1980s.

Some of them are Welcome to 18, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise and so on. She also starred in Chairman of the Board, a movie released in 1998. The movie starred other actors like Carrot Top, Larry Miller, Bill Erwin and more.

Furthermore, in 2009 she cast in Sorority Wars. Later she also played the lead role in the Emma Fielding Mystery movies telecast on the Hallmark Channel. Besides, she has appeared in many other TV series along with films like Growing Pains, Fast Times and The Thanksgiving Promise.

Similarly, she appeared in six episodes of L.A. Law as Laker Girl. After that, she starred as Alison Parker on Melrose Place from the year 1992 to 1997. Then she portrayed Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal from 1997 to 2000. Likewise, her other series is According to Jim and Two and a Half Men.

Starting in 2017, she has appeared in a series of television films based on the Emma Fielding Mysteries novels by Dana Cameron. As of 2019, Three entries have been telecast on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel.

In addition, she has also written a novel Outside In which was published on 18th September 2007. Similarly, she was also a print ads model and a TV commercial for the Atkins diet & nutrition system since 2009-2011.

Net Worth and Awards

Courtney was nominated for the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Ally McBeal in the year 2000. Moreover, she has won the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in the year 1999.

She has a great amount of worth by her hard work. As of 2019, her estimated net worth is $1o million. However, her salary is still under review.

Relationship shatus

Courtney Thorne Smith is a married woman. She has married twice. She married Andrew Conrad, a geneticist in her first marriage in June 2000. However, they ended up with divorce in January 2001.

Later, she married Roger Fishman on 1st January 2007. Her second husband is an author of the book What I Know and the president of the Zizo group.

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Caption: Courtney Thorne Smith with her second husband (Source: Fandango)

They are happy with their marriage and enjoying their married life. As a result, they are blessed with a baby boy Jacob Emerson Fishman on 11th January 2008. There is no sign of divorce anytime soon.

However, talking about her past relationships before marriage, she has dated her on-screen lover Andrew Shue from Melrose Place and Robert Andrews in 2003. 

Body Measurements and Social media

Courtney Thorne Smith has an amazing personality with a pretty face. Talking about her body measurements. her height is 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 56 kg. Her body size is 34-23-34 inches respectively. Likewise, her hair color is blonde and eye color is blue.

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Caption: Courtney Thorne Smith ( Source: )

Courtney Thorne Smith is socially active on media like Instagram. However, she is not active on Facebook and Twitter. Neither she has Facebook nor Twitter profile. She has a great fan following on Instagram. She has around  18.3k followers on Instagram.

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