Gillian Smith (b. 30 September 1999) was an American young actress who portrayed the character of Little Cosette in the 2007 Broadway production of Les Misérables. Eight years old at the time and still seven when she was initially cast, Gillian shared the role with Monica Byron and Jade Grant. She was the youngest of the three actresses to take on the role.
The image to the right features Gillian's cast photograph.
Gillian Smith was born in Buffalo, New York, to Lindsay and Alex Smith on 30 September 1999. She was an only child. Gillian dabbled in community theatre classes as a child and had a role in the chorus as a child swing of the grown-up's church production of Guys and Dolls when she was seven. Later that same year she was cast as Little Cosette for the Broadway production of Les Misérables.
She did not move on to have a career in acting, however; her last noteworthy role being in another church production of The Secret Garden in the central role of Mary Lennox. Despite this, she still charmed audiences while on Broadway with her sweet disposition and voice, and her slight lisp.
List of Credits Edit
- Guys and Dolls....... Swing (2006)
- Les Misérables........ Little Cosette (2007)
- The Secret Garden...... Mary Lennox (2009)