What is Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me about?

Anna Nicole Smith: You Don't Know Me. Cr: Netflix.
Anna Nicole Smith: You Don't Know Me. Cr: Netflix. /
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Anna Nicole Smith was a ’90s icon and one of the most talked about people during the era. Now she is at the center of a new documentary on Netflix titled Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me! The film will be released Tuesday, May 16, 2023, on Netflix.

Smith was an actress, television personality, and model. She gained fame and is most known for her modeling career following her Playboy magazine centerfold in 1992, then being the publication’s Playmate of the Year in 1993. Unfortunately, she died when she was 39 from an accidental drug overdose in February 2007.

So what can you expect to see in the doc? What is it all about? We’ve got the answer for you below.

What is Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me about?

Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me, directed by Ursula Macfarlane, will portray the model in an “unflinching and humanizing” way by examining the life, death, and secrets of the star, per the synopsis. The story about the blonde bombshell is told through never-before-seen footage, home videos, and interviews with people close to her who haven’t spoken up before.

Viewers will learn more about Vickie Lynn Hogan, aka Anna Nicole Smith. Yup, “Anna Nicole Smith” is actually just a stage name. Who was Vickie? How did she find the success that she did? We’ll find out soon! In the meantime, check out the full synopsis and trailer below:

"From director Ursula Macfarlane (Untouchable) and producer Alexandra Lacey comes an unflinching and humanizing examination of the life, death, and secrets of Vickie Lynn Hogan – better known as model and actress Anna Nicole Smith. From her first appearance in Playboy in 1992, Anna Nicole’s dizzying ascent was the very essence of the American dream, brought to a tragic halt with her untimely passing in 2007. With access to never-before-seen footage, home movies, and interviews with key figures who have not spoken out until now, ANNA NICOLE SMITH: YOU DON’T KNOW ME reveals new insights into the story of the quintessential blonde bombshell hardly anyone really knew."

What do you think about the documentary’s premise? Will you be watching the film? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me is streaming now on Netflix.

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