Jimmy Smits

Jimmy Smits

UPDATED 05/08/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/08/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT

YOU ARE NOT WHAT YOU eat—at least Jimmy Smits isn't. "I'm really all right with the nonfat milk and fruit," he says. "So, it's a little bland."

Bland? Smits? This is NYPD Blue's Det. Bobby Simone, who makes fans forget that David Caruso ever walked the same homicide beat. And if the onscreen competition isn't so demanding—terminally rumpled Dennis Franz plays his partner—remember that Smits also cornered the testosterone market on L.A. Law. "He's just really sexy," says Steven Bochco, producer of both shows. "You hear that from an awful lot of women." Smits is taken, however; the divorced father of two has been living with actress Wanda De Jesus since 1985. For his part, he attributes his magnetism to nurture as much as nature. "I don't see it in the morning when I look in the mirror," he says. "It's amazing what a little hair and makeup on the set can do."

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters