Smollett is an English and Scots surname, originally meaning small head.


  • Tobias Smollett ( 1721 – 1771) Scottish author
  • Jussie Smollett (born 1983) American actor and photographer
  • Jurnee Smollett (born 1986) American actress

Fictional persons:

  • Alexander Smollett, the captain of the Hispaniola in the novel Treasure Island

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Other articles related to "smollett":

Jurnee Smollett - Early Life and Career
... Smollett was born in New York City, the daughter of Janet, a humanitarian and civil rights activist, and Joel Smollett ... Smollett's parents separated in 1997, later finalizing that six-year separation with divorce in 2003 ... Smollett co-starred in the last two seasons of Friday Night Lights ...
Captain Alexander Smollett
... Captain Alexander Smollett is the captain of the schooner Hispaniola in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island ... of Silver and the stubbornness of Smollett ... Indeed, Smollett admits that he has goaded Silver on purpose, reasoning that battle is probably inevitable and might as well be fought sooner rather ...
The Critical Review
... The Critical Review was first edited by Tobias Smollett from 1756 to 1763, and was contributed to by Samuel Johnson, David Hume, John Hunter, and Oliver Goldsmith ... The Critical Review in 1756 with Tobias Smollett as its first editor, and mainly contained book reviews ... Sir Charles Knowles in The Critical Review, Tobias Smollett was sentenced to a fine of £100 and three months in King's Bench Prison ...
The Adventures Of Ferdinand Count Fathom
... The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom is a novel by Tobias Smollett first published in 1753 ... It was Smollett's third novel and met with less success than his two previous more picaresque tales ... The son of an equally disreputable mother, Smollett himself comments that "Fathom justifies the proverb, 'What's bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh" ...

Famous quotes containing the word smollett:

    The capital is become an overgrown monster; which like a dropsical head, will in time leave the body and extremities without nourishment and support.
    —Tobias Smollett (1721–1771)