Born and raised in Ashtabula, Ohio, Smith discovered his love for the arts as a teenager, and it seemed only natural for him to pack his bags and move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. He arrived in Los Angeles shortly after his high school graduation in 2006, and in less than a year, Smith booked a role on Medium
and appeared in the short film Weak Species
. Smith also landed several national commercials including for Taco Bell, JC Penney, Petsmart and Samsung.
In addition to his recurring role on 90210
, Smith appeared in the independent comedy One Wish
While on set and studying what happens behind the scenes, Smith became interested in directing and producing and has begun drafting concepts for movies and TV shows. Smith is enjoying staying busy while pursuing his career and credits his parents for instilling a life-long work ethic, which he uses in every aspect of his life.
Days of our Lives
June 23, 2011
Winner, Outstanding Younger Actor (2015
Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2013, 2015
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor (2013, 2014
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ashtabula, Ohio
: DAYS star Freddie Smith, passenger injured in car crash [Oct 7, 2014]
: Freddie Smith pleads guilty to car crash charges [Dec 10, 2014]
: DAYS' Freddie Smith sentenced for DUI accident [Feb 19, 2015]
: Smith continues DAYS streak with Younger Actor win. [Apr 26, 2015]