Lenore was born in Sydney (Balmain) on October 25th, 1958. She has a younger sister and a younger brother. At first she decided in favour of studies of the eco- nomy news. However, with 17 years she decided on a play course at the "Sydney Ensemble Studios". After 2½ years she immediately got a role in the series "The restless years" as Diane Archer in 1977. She played this role of 1978 until March 1980. Others roles followed, guest roles and she played also at the theatre.
She would "The Flying Doctors" engaged for the role of the nurse Kate Wellings in the series in 1984. At that time she just was in London and worked as a wait- ress there. The role of nurse Kate played Lenore Smith until end of the series 1991. Lenore got some prizes, 1987 The Penguin Award for Commendation, 1988 as the best actress and 1990 a Nomination for the Silver Logie Award. She got the Silver Tulip Award into the Netherlands for her role in the series "The Flying Doctors" in 1992. Lenore came to a benefit event in Bielefeld/Germany together with Lewis Fitz-Gerald, the first pilot in the series "The Flying Doctors", in March 1995.
Lenore was married three times. First with Gary Sweet, who could be seen as a guest in the episode "Dad´s little bloke" ("Geheimnis um Mikey") or in the series "Big Sky" and "Police Rescue". According to that the marriage followed with the actor Matt Kay, who played in the episode "Rally to the cause", ("Die London- Sydney Rallye") a guest role too. A partnership without marriage certificate with Christopher Stollery, the last pilot in the series "The Flying Doctors", was of short duration. In 1997 Lenore ventured the step once again and married the Australian actor Warren Jones on October 19th.
Lenore is like her husband Warren a fan of a good meal and also to cook passionately. She presented a lifestyle show on Australian television over the meal in 1997. She attached special importance to healthy meal and cheeses. In her leisure time she reads with pleasure, does needlework and sews. She says that one must often wait at the set and the time whiles her away with embroideries.
A leading part Lenore Smith had 1997 in the series " Spellbinder: Land of the Dragon Lord", which it with Peter O' Brien, the pilot and Emma's husband in the series "The Flying Doctors", as Vicky Morgan, together. The shooting were done in China and lasted for three months.
Lenore was with her husband Warren with the piece "The Perfectionist" in 1998 on theatre tour, why she had the guest role at "All Saints" let buzz. 2001 stood Lenore as Reggie's Mother in several episodes as a reporter in front of the camera of the film "Outriders" and into "The man who sued god" too. Also in the series "Farscape" she had 2002 than a role as Darinta Larell in the episode "Into the lions". 2010 Lenore is again on stage in “Brooklyn Boy” at the Ensemble Theatre in Sydney.