She is the second child of Patricia Ann née Smoak , an nurse, and James H.
Her performance earned her the Youth in Film Award for Best Actress in a Television Film.
In 2009, Smith played the role of Dr.
Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish.
In 2004 she briefly dated Kerry Cantrell, but in 2005 she married musician Kai Mattoon, then they divorced a year later, during which Shawnee gave birth to their son, Jackson.
She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader.
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