William Smith

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Birth Place: Columbia, Missouri, USA
Birth Date: March 24, 1933
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Writer

William Smith Biography

Biker, bare-knuckle brawler, cowboy, Bee-Girl fighter, vampire hunter . . . William Smith has done it all. He was born on March 24, 1934, in Columbia, Missouri, on Rolling Acres, a Hereford cattle ranch. After losing everything to the dust bowl, the family moved to California. From 1942, when he was eight, through young adulthood, Bill appeared in many movies as an extra (uncredited). After high school, he joined the Air Force and served during the Korean War and flew secret ferret missions over Russia while in the NSA. He studied at the University of Munich, and Syracuse University. He graduated cum laude at UCLA. Bill would go on to become one of Hollywood's best-known character actors, with over 300 TV and movie credits. On TV he played in many westerns (did his own horseback riding), cop and sci-fi shows. He's best remembered for appearing in "Batman" (1966) as, appropriately, Adonis in the last episode. He was a series regular in "Hawaii Five-O" (1968), where he played Det. James "Kimo" Carew (the episode with Cathy Lee Crosby, "The Kahuna," drew particularly high ratings). On the big screen, Bill is legendary for biker flicks (he does his own motorcycle riding). His first biker flick, Run, Angel, Run! (1969), was shot in 13 days for under $100,000--and made $13 million! This was followed by Angels Die Hard (1970). These early, ground-breaking features defined the genre, and would be imitated endlessly (but never duplicated). In the early 1970s, Bill got into horror films--playing a vampire slayer in Grave of the Vampire (1972)--and science fiction, in the camp classic Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973), where he fought killer insect-women wearing sunglasses. Just about everybody's favorite William Smith movie, though, is Any Which Way You Can (1980), where as a bare-knuckle brawler he had a knock-down, drag-out fight with Clint Eastwood that wrecked about half the town. Tougher than Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill played his dad in Conan the Barbarian (1982), and was one of the few actors in the wildly popular, but critically lambasted, youth-oriented Red Dawn (1984) to receive any recognition from critics. He was in what could be called a textbook example of low-budget, campy sci-fi, Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988). Just about everybody who has ever worked with Bill speaks highly of him. He's educated, intelligent and energetic. A true legend in the business, Bill's acting career is still going strong in 2006, well into the 64th year of his career.

William Smith Movies / TV-Shows

The Boneyard Collection (2008)
Rapturious (2007)
Fall Guy: The John Stewart Story (2007)
Hell to Pay (2005)
Zombiegeddon (2003)
Body Shop (2002)
Justice League (2001)
The Elite (2001)
Broken Vessels (1998)
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
The Shooter (1997)
Uncle Sam (1996)
Rasputin (1996)
Nash Bridges (1996)
Big Sister 2000 (1995)
Maverick (1994)
Due South (1994)
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Return of the Roller Blade Seven (1993)
American Me (1992)
Cybernator (1991)
Spirit of the Eagle (1991)
Cartel (1990)
The Final Sanction (1990)
Instant Karma (1990)
Memorial Valley Massacre (1989)
B.O.R.N. (1989)
Jungle Assault (1989)
The Young Riders (1989)
Deadly Breed (1989)
Empire of Ash III (1989)
Evil Altar (1988)
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Platoon Leader (1988)
Maniac Cop (1988)
Hell on the Battleground (1988)
Bulletproof (1987)
Commando Squad (1987)
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
The Mean Season (1985)
The Twilight Zone (1985)
When Nature Calls (1985)
Red Dawn (1984)
Hunter (1984)
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Airwolf (1984)
The Master (1984)
The Outsiders (1983)
Rumble Fish (1983)
Hardcastle and McCormick (1983)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983)
The A-Team (1983)
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Knight Rider (1982)
T.J. Hooker (1982)
Matt Houston (1982)
The Fall Guy (1981)
Simon & Simon (1981)
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Fast Company (1979)
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Benson (1979)
Trapper John, M.D. (1979)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
The Rebels (1979)
B.J. and the Bear (1978)
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
Fantasy Island (1977)
CHiPs (1977)
Logan's Run (1977)
Hollywood Man (1976)
The Oregon Trail (1976)
Dr. Minx (1975)
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
The Swinging Barmaids (1975)
S.W.A.T. (1975)
Boss Nigger (1974)
Black Samson (1974)
The Rockford Files (1974)
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974)
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Police Woman (1974)
A Taste of Hell (1973)
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
The Last American Hero (1973)
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
Police Story (1973)
Hammer (1972)
Piranha (1972)
Grave of the Vampire (1972)
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
Kung Fu (1972)
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
The Manhunter (1972)
Summertree (1971)
Alias Smith and Jones (1971)
Columbo (1971)
C.C. & Company (1970)
The Losers (1970)
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Crowhaven Farm (1970)
Run, Angel, Run! (1969)
Backtrack! (1969)
The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Here Come the Brides (1968)
Mod Squad (1968)
Ironside (1967)
Batman (1966)
Mission: Impossible (1966)
I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Laredo (1965)
36 Hours (1964)
Daniel Boone (1964)
The Nutty Professor (1963)
The Virginian (1962)
Combat! (1962)
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962)
Atlantis: The Lost Continent (1961)
Never So Few (1959)
Girls Town (1959)
High School Confidential! (1958)
Perry Mason (1957)
Wagon Train (1957)
Gunsmoke (1955)
The Magical World of Disney (1954)
The Boy with Green Hair (1948)
Gilda (1946)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
Going My Way (1944)
The Song of Bernadette (1943)
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

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