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Anna Nicole Smith

Vickie Lynn Marshall (née Hogan) (November 28, 1967 – February 8, 2007), aka Vickie Smith, before settling on Anna Nicole Smith as her moniker, was an American model, actress and television personality. Smith first gained popularity in Playboy, becoming the 1993 Playmate of the Year. She modeled for clothing companies, including Guess jeans and Lane Bryant. Smith dropped out of high school and was married in 1985. Her highly publicized second marriage to oil business mogul J. Howard Marshall, 62 years her senior, resulted in speculation that she married the octogenarian for his money, which she denied. Following Marshall's death, Smith began a lengthy legal battle over a share of his estate; her case, Marshall v. Marshall, reached the U.S. Supreme Court on a question of federal jurisdiction and again on a question of bankruptcy court authority (now called Stern v. Marshall). Smith died on February 8, 2007 in a Hollywood, Florida hotel room as a result of an overdose of prescription drugs. Within the final six months of her life, Smith was the focus of a renewed press coverage surrounding the death of her son, Daniel and the paternity and custody battle over her newborn daughter,

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Anna Nicole Smith Movie -- Accused of Being Crappy Car Renters

Anna Nicole Smith Movie
Accused of Being Crappy ... Car Renters?

The folks at Lifetime did a bad thing ... they rented a car for their Anna Nicole Smith flick, but returned it all dinged up -- so says the owner threatening to sue over the damage ... all… READ MORE >

Anna Nicole Smith's Estate FINALLY Cashes In On Millionaire Dead Husband

Anna Nicole's Estate
FINALLY Cashes In On Millionaire Dead Husband

The legal battle has raged for more than a decade ... but Anna Nicole Smith's estate may finally see a piece of the Playboy legend's millionaire dead husband ... possibly as much as $49… READ MORE >

- 574 days ago
Acquittal of Howard K. Stern In Anna Nicole Smith Case OVERTURNED

Anna Nicole Smith Case
Howard K. Stern Acquittal OVERTURNED

Howard K. Stern has just lost BIG in the never-ending Anna Nicole Smith case, because a court has just ruled the 2 convictions that the trial judge threw out can be reinstated.Stern was charged… READ MORE >

- 798 days ago
Anna Nicole Smith Story -- The Roles of a Lifetime

Anna Nicole Smith Story
The Roles of a Lifetime

Anna Nicole Smith's life was surrounded by a huge cast of characters ... and now Lifetime is actually trying to cast those characters for an upcoming movie ... and TMZ has obtained the casting… READ MORE >

- 852 days ago
Anna Nicole Smith Doctor Khristine Eroshevich -- Medical License Suspended

Anna Nicole Smith
Doc's License YANKED ... for 90 Days

One of Anna Nicole Smith's doctors is losing her medical license -- temporarily -- over her conviction for writing prescriptions for Anna under false names.According to court documents, Dr.… READ MORE >

- 997 days ago
Anna Nicole Smith -- Mansion for Sale

Anna Nicole Smith
L.A. MANSION FOR SALE

The L.A. home where Anna Nicole Smith shot her wacky reality show is officially on the market ... and it can be yours for a cool $1.75 mil. TMZ has learned ... the people in charge of Anna's… READ MORE >

- 1242 days ago
Anna Nicole Opera Hits a Low Note

Anna Nicole Opera Hits a Low Note

Almost four years to the day she died, the life of Anna Nicole Smith has become the subject of a new controversial opera simply called "Anna Nicole" -- and yes ... the fat lady is singing. Check… READ MORE >

- 1406 days ago
'Anna Nicole' Opera -- The Fat Lady May Sue

'Anna Nicole' Opera -- The Fat Lady May Sue

Larry Birkhead says Anna Nicole Smith's Estate is threatening legal action over the opera titled "Anna Nicole" ... TMZ has learned.The opera --- playing now at the Royal Opera House in London --… READ MORE >

- 1407 days ago
California Governor: Who Cares If I Ruined Lives

California Governor: Who Cares If I Ruined Lives

After a judge just ruled there was no basis to convict Howard K. Stern of anything in connection with Anna Nicole Smith's drug abuse, freshly re-minted California Governor Jerry Brown -- who went… READ MORE >

- 1448 days ago
Howard K. Stern Walks in Anna Nicole Case

Howard K. Stern Walks in Anna Nicole Case

In a shocking slap in the face to the L.A. County District Attorney, the judge in the Howard K. Stern drug conspiracy trial just threw out the jury verdict -- making Stern a free and innocent man.… READ MORE >

- 1449 days ago

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