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Find sources: "Kurtwood Smith" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (Source: en.wikipedia.org Kurtwood Larson Smith (born July 3, 1943) is an American television and film actor. He is known for playing Clarence Boddicker in RoboCop (1987), Robert Griggs in Rambo 3 (1988), and Red Forman in That '70s Show (1998–2006), as well as for his many appearances in science fiction films and television programs (Lou Grant, Star Trek, The X-Files). He also starred in the seventh season of 24. He voiced Gene on Regular Show (2012–2017), Leslie Claret on Patriot (2015–2018), and Old Man Peterson on The Ranch (2017–2020). (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

Smith was born in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, the son of Mabel Annette Lund (née Larson) and George Smith. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Smith's mother was a fan of a country singer named Kurt (or Curt) in the early 1940s. However, she thought "Kurt Smith" was too short a name, so she added "wood" ("she just tacked it on to the end", he said); Smith has said that he is likely the only Kurtwood. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

On stage, Smith won three Drama-Logue Awards for his performances in Billy Budd, Idiot's Delight, and Green Grow the Lilacs. In his film career, he portrayed Clarence Boddicker in Paul Verhoeven's science fiction action movie RoboCop and the father role as Red Forman on the Fox sitcom That '70s Show, which ran from 1998 to 2006. After That '70s Show ended, Smith played Senator Blaine Mayer in the seventh season of the action thriller 24, and portrayed Dick Clayton in the CBS series Worst Week. He enjoyed a recurring role as a rogue FBI agent in Seasons 3–5 of the NBC (later CBS) series Medium, appearing in later episodes as a ghost after his character's death. He played the main character Henry Langston in the ABC sci-fi/drama Resurrection which ran for two seasons (2014–15). Currently, he is a regular on the Amazon original dramedy series Patriot. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

He also has an extensive voice acting résumé, appearing in computer games such as Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel, and FreeSpace 2, and on a number of animated series. He played a recurring role on the claymation series Gary & Mike as the vengeful Officer Dick and voiced the dinosaurian military commander character General Galapagos in the Savage Steve Holland produced Fox animated series Terrible Thunderlizards. He played the voice of Bob Johnson on Squirrel Boy and provided the voice of Kanjar Ro in Green Lantern: First Flight and starred as the sheriff in Last of the Dogmen. Smith appeared on the Netflix show The Ranch as Mr. Peterson, a farmer dying of brain cancer. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Smith married Cecilia Souza in 1964. The couple divorced in 1974. Smith then married Joan Pirkle, who appeared with him in Robocop, in 1988. She played the secretary of Ronny Cox's character, Dick Jones. Smith has one daughter, Laurel Garner, and one son, Shannon Smith. Smith lives in Lafayette, California. (Source: en.wikipedia.org ^ According to an interview with Smith on Caroline Rhea's syndicated television show (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

Smith, Kurtwood (November 11, 2017). "Veterans Day at my father's grave in the Netherlands American Cemetery near Margraten. Though I never knew him I always remember him!pic.twitter.com/KZuOF5B64Y". Twitter.com. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Kurtwood Smith was born on July 3, 1943 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA as Kurtwood Larson Smith. He is an actor and producer, known for Broken Arrow (1996), RoboCop (1987) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He has been married to Joan Pirkle since November 5, 1988. He was previously married to Cecilia Souza. (Source:www.amazon.com))

Kurtwood Smith (born 3 July 1943; age 78) is an actor who has played four different roles on Star Trek, spanning a movie and four episodes. He first appeared as the Federation President in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and later played Thrax in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fifth season episode "Things Past". He shared scenes with Rene Auberjonois in both of these productions. In 1997, he played the role of Annorax in the Star Trek: Voyager fourth season episodes "Year of Hell" and "Year of Hell, Part II". For "Year of Hell", Smith filmed his scenes on Friday 15 August 1997 on Paramount Stage 9 and for "Year of Hell, Part II" between Friday 22 August 1997 and Tuesday 26 August 1997 on Paramount Stage 9 and 16. His uniform from this episode was later sold off on the It's A Wrap! sale and auction on eBay. [1] (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)Kurtwood Smith was born on July 3, 1943 in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA as Kurtwood Larson Smith. He is an actor and producer, known for Broken Arrow (1996), RoboCop (1987) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He has been married to Joan Pirkle since November 5, 1988. He was previously married to Cecilia Souza. (Source: www.amazon.com)

Kurtwood Larson Smith was born in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, but he and his family had moved to California by the late 1950s. Smith attended California's Canoga Park High School, where he was senior class president, and studied theater at the College of San Mateo and San Jose State University. He ultimately earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Drama from Stanford University. Smith has said in interviews that his mother named him Kurtwood because she felt Kurt Smith was too short a name. Smith has said he believes he is the only Kurtwood. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com Smith is perhaps best known for his role as Red Forman in the situation comedy television series That '70s Show. He is also known for his role as gang leader Clarence Boddicker in the 1987 science fiction film RoboCop (with Peter Weller, Ronny Cox, and Miguel Ferrer). Acting professionally since the late 1970s, Smith has appeared in over a hundred films and television shows and at least fourteen stage productions. (Source:memory-alpha.fandom.com))

Smith's earliest confirmed feature film work was a small role in the 1980 musical comedy Roadie, which also featured Hamilton Camp. The following year, he appeared in the musical Zoot Suit, along with John Anderson, Mike Gomez, Ed Peck, Tony Plana, and Smith's Voyager co-star, Robert Beltran. Smith's first significant film role came in the 1984 action thriller Flashpoint, in which he worked with Kevin Conway and Miguel Ferrer. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com Smith married Cecilia Souza in 1964. They had two children together, a son and a daughter, before divorcing in 1974. In 1988, he married actress Joan Pirkle, whom he met on the set of RoboCop. (Source:memory-alpha.fandom.com))

Smith and Ferrer again worked together a few years later when both were cast in the 1987 blockbuster RoboCop. In this film, Smith played Clarence Boddicker, the gang leader who kills the central character, police officer Alex Murphy, played by Peter Weller. Ferrer's character then reconstructs Murphy into the cyborg "RoboCop". Ray Wise played one of Boddicker's gang members, while Ronny Cox played the executive who turned out to be employing and protecting Smith's character. Robert DoQui also appears in the film as Murphy's boss and shares a scene with Smith. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)

Smith was the third male lead in the 1991 comic thriller Company Business, which was written and directed by Nicholas Meyer. This film led to Meyer casting Smith as the Federation President in Star Trek VI. Company Business also starred Terry O'Quinn and, like Star Trek VI, it was produced by Steven-Charles Jaffe and edited by Ronald Roose. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com Following the success of RoboCop, Smith landed a supporting role in another action film, Rambo III. This was followed by major supporting roles in the 1989 films True Believer (with Joel Polis and Richard Fancy) and Dead Poets Society. In the latter film, Smith played a father who disapproves of his son's wish to become an actor, leading his son to commit suicide. Norman Lloyd also appeared in the film, playing the headmaster of the school Smith's son was attending. (Source:memory-alpha.fandom.com mSmith was one of the many Star Trek alumni to appear in Woody Allen's Shadow and Fog; his co-stars in this film included Robert Joy, Kenneth Mars, Richard Riehle, Camille Saviola, Wallace Shawn, and David Ogden Stiers. Smith then starred in the 1993 science fiction film Fortress, playing the lead villain, Prison Director Poe. Clifton Collins, Jr., Jeffrey Combs, and Tom Towles had roles in this film, as well. (Source:emory-alpha.fandom.com)))

In the 1993 thriller The Crush, Smith and Gwynyth Walsh played the parents of the central character. Smith's subsequent film credits included To Die For (1995), Citizen Ruth (1996, with David Graf and Kenneth Mars), Broken Arrow (1996, with Casey Biggs, Bob Gunton, James MacDonald, Vyto Ruginis and Christian Slater), A Time to Kill (1996, with Ashley Judd), Deep Impact (1998, with Ellen Bry, James Cromwell, Denise Crosby, Mark Moses, Tucker Smallwood, and Concetta Tomei), and Girl, Interrupted (starring Whoopi Goldberg and Winona Ryder). (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)

Smith was the voice of Kanjar Ro in the animated 2009 direct-to-DVD movie Green Lantern: First Flight. This film also featured the voices of Olivia d'Abo, Larry Drake, Victor Garber, David L. Lander, John Larroquette, Richard McGonagle, William Schallert, and Malachi Throne. (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com Since 2000, Smith's film credits have consisted of shorts and independent productions. In 2006, he was the recipient of the Independent Spirit Award at the 2006 Garden State Film Festival for his lead performance in the drama Hard Scrambled. Thomas Kopache had a supporting role in this film. (Source:memory-alpha.fandom.com mIn 2010, Smith acted in his first major feature film in ten years, the comedy Cedar Rapids. TNG guest star Stephen Root also had a supporting role in this film. (Source:emory-alpha.fandom.com)))

Smith made his television debut in an episode of the soap opera parody series Soap in 1980. He has since appeared on such television programs as The A-Team (starring Dwight Schultz, with Lance LeGault), Picket Fences (with Sam Anderson and William Newman), 3rd Rock from the Sun (with Courtney Peldon), and Malcolm in the Middle (with Hallie Todd and the aforementioned Kenneth Mars). (Source: memory-alpha.fandom.com)

If patience is a virtue, then Dick Clayton rates supreme. Worst Week's (Mondays 9:30 pm/ET, CBS) steely, gruff dad — a personality Kurtwood Smith has already honed to perfection on That '70s Show — has seen his patience tested week in and week out as witness to some of the most cringe-worthy blunders by his accident-prone, soon-to-be son-in-law Sam (Kyle Bornheimer). With a wedding a week away, things are just bound to get — well — worse, but also better in a way for hard-luck Sam as time goes on. Smith chatted with TVGuide.com about this week's episode, featuring Fred Willard and Connie Ray as Sam's parental unit, if he's an intimidating father himself and why you shouldn't watch 24 (at least not live). TVGuide.com: We finally meet Sam's parents this week. What kind of parents are they?Smith: They're pretty ... (Source: www.tvguide.com)

Kurtwood Smith latest movies include Amityville: The Awakening. Check out list of all Kurtwood Smith movies along with trailers, songs, reviews and much more. (Source: m.timesofindia.com Kurtwood Smith latest movies include Amityville: The Awakening. Check out list of all Kurtwood Smith movies along with trailers, songs, reviews and much more. (Source:m.timesofindia.com))

Supporting actor Kurtwood Smith initially gained recognition as cold-blooded killer Clarence Boddicker in the sci-fi action movie "RoboCop" (1988), although it was for his portrayals of gruff, no-nonsense fathers - most notably "Red" Foreman on "That '70s Show" (Fox, 1998-2006) - that Smith would be best known for. After earning acclaim on the theater stages of California for a number of years, Smith gradually began to break into film and television with minor roles in features such as "Zoot Suit" (1981) and "Staying Alive" (1983), as well as the miniseries "North & South: Book II" (ABC, 1986). Audiences sat up and took notice, however, with his deliciously evil turn as the sociopathic Boddicker in "RoboCop" - a role that provided Smith with some of the best lines of dialogue in the movie. He convincingly played stern patriarchs in the films "Dead Poets Society" (1989) and "To Die For" (1995), effectively laying the groundwork for the other major role of his career. Smith struck just the right balance as the hard-as-nails dad with the heart-of-gold on the period sitcom "That '70s Show" (Fox, 1998-2006), opposite young rising stars Topher Grace, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. Post "'70s Show" Smith worked steadily in efforts like the comedy feature "Cedar Rapids" (2011), remaining one of the more sought after, dexterous character actors in the industry. (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)

Kurtwood Smith is an American actor, famous for playing Red Forman, the dad, in the hit sitcom ‘That ’70s Show’. In fact, the role is so synonymous with the actor, that his Twitter bio defines him as “Dad from ‘That’ show”. Besides that, the actor has had an illustrious career, including winning three ‘Drama-Logue Awards’, two ‘Behind the Voice Actors Awards’, and an ‘Independent Spirit Award’ at the ‘Garden Street Film Festival’. Smith is equally famous for portraying Clarence Boddicker in the movie ‘RoboCop’. Some of his best movies include, ‘Citizen Ruth’, ‘Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country’, and ‘Regular Show: The Movie’. Not being limited to movies, Kurtwood Smith has achieved even more success when it comes to appearing on TV. ‘24’, ‘The Ranch’, ‘Agent Carter’, and ‘Patriot’ are some of his best-known TV shows. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com)

Like many other actors, Kurtwood Smith started his career on stage. He has the distinction of winning three ‘Drama-Logue Awards’ for his outstanding acting, in on-stage productions of ‘Billy Budd’, ‘Idiot’s Delight’, and ‘Green Grow the Lilacs’. In 1980 he made his movie debut with ‘Roadie’ where he had a minor role as a security guard. The same year he also made his TV debut with roles in the series’ ‘Soap’ and ‘Me and Maxx’. He followed this pattern for working simultaneously on TV and in movies successfully, throughout his career. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com)

Kutwood Smith continued on a successful trajectory with roles in TV shows like ‘Stingray’ and the ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ nominated miniseries ‘North and South’ in 1986. In 1987, he landed his first major role as Clarence Boddicker in the sci-fi classic movie ‘RoboCop’. He followed that up with appearances in blockbusters like ‘Rambo III’ (1988) and the ‘Academy Award’ winning ‘Dead Poets Society’ (1989). (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com He continued auditioning for roles and in the next few years established himself as an actor with movies like ‘Going Berserk’ (1983) and ‘Flashpoint’ (1984), etc. It was his relative ease of playing both the bad guy in movies and also comedic characters, which slowly garnered the attention of the industry. Simultaneously, he continued his TV journey with, ‘Lou Grant’ (1980 – 1981) and ‘Renegades’ (1983). In the next years, Kurtwood Smith was cast in series, such as ‘The A-Team’, and movies like ‘Stir Crazy’ and ‘Deadly Messages’. (Source:www.thefamouspeople.com))

Consequently, in the next few years, Smith continued building on his movie legacy with roles in movies like ‘Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country’ (1991), ‘The Crush’ (1993), and ‘Heart and Souls’ (1993). He also made several TV appearances both as an actor and voice actor in shows like ‘The Famous Teddy Z’ (1990) and ‘Eek! The Cat’ (1993 – 1996). In 1996, he made his return to the sci-fi universe with amazing performances in ‘The X Files’, ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’, ‘Men in Black: The Series’, and ‘Star Trek: Voyager’. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com)

He also lent his voice to ‘Batman Beyond’ (2001) and ‘Robot Chicken’ (2005). Kurtwood Smith simultaneously continued his successful run in movies, with roles in ‘Broken Arrow’ (1996), ‘Deep Impact’ (1998), and ‘Girl, Interrupted’ (1999), to name a few. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com Needless to say, by 1998 Kurtwood Smith was a name to be reckoned with, in Hollywood. In 1998, he landed the role of Red Forman in the cult-classic sitcom ‘That ’70s Show’ (1998 – 2006). It made him a sitcom star. In the next few years, Smith was seen more in TV shows like ‘3rd Rock From The Sun’ (1999), ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ (2002), and ‘Malcolm In The Middle’ (2004). (Source:www.thefamouspeople.com))

Kurtwood Larson Smith was born on July 3, 1943, in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA, to George Smith and Mabel Annette Lund – Larson. Smith graduated from ‘Canoga Park High School’, California in 1961 and then studied B.A. in ‘San José State University’ from 1965. In 1969, he went on to study MFA from Stanford University. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com In 2011, he appeared in the critical hit ‘Cedar Rapids’ and followed that up with ‘Hitchcock’ (2012). In 2015, he voice acted the role of Gene in the animated ‘Regular Show: The Movie’. He won twice at the 2016 ‘Behind the Voice Actors Awards’ for his performance. Smith has also won critical acclaim for his performances on TV shows like ‘Resurrection’ (2014 – 2015), ‘Patriot’ (2015 – present), ‘Pig Goat Banana Ranch’ (2016 – present), and ‘The Ranch’ (2017- 2018). (Source:www.thefamouspeople.com))

Smith was married to Cecilia Souza from 1964 to 1974. He then married his current wife, Joan Prickle, on November 5, 1988. He has a daughter, Lauren Garber (born August 30, 1971) and a son Shannon Smith. (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com

Kurtwood Larson Smith (born July 3, 1943) is an American actor best known for his roles in RoboCop (1987) as Clarence Boddicker and on That '70s Show as Red Forman. To animation fans, he's also known as the voice of General Galapagos on The Terrible Thunderlizards and Agent Bennett on The Zeta Project. As most of the aforementioned roles suggest, he frequently plays Jerkasses and villains. (Source: tvtropes.org)Describe Kurtwood Smith, before I put my foot in your ass. (Source:tvtropes.org))

Hostility on the Set: Along with director Paul Verhoeven and co-star Miguel Ferrer (Bob Morton), Smith wasn't too happy with Peter Weller's attempt at Method Acting during the first few weeks RoboCop (1987) by insisting he be called "Murphy" or "Robo" on set, depending on the scene. Smith chose to just ignore Weller during the first few weeks, whereas Verhoeven found it silly and told Weller he couldn't bring himself to do it and and Ferrer actively defied it and called Weller by his real name, anyway. (Source: tvtropes.org)

Romance on the Set: Dick Jones's secretary with whom Clarence Boddicker flirts in RoboCop? Joan Pirkle, Smith's wife. (Source: tvtropes.org Playing Against Type: The Federation President, Henry Langston, Jim Gordon, and Shyir Rev in Green Lantern: The Animated Series were generally much nicer people than most of the other characters he's played. The latter three are also much better fathers that Red Forman and especially Mr. Perry. Hell, Jim Gordon and Shyir Rev are the polar opposite of both of Smith's most well-known characters, as in addition to being better fathers than Red, Shyir Rev and James Gordon are cops (Rev being a member of the Green Lantern Corps. and Gordon, of course, being one of the most famous cops in fiction and had a trope named after him), whereas Clarence Boddicker is a Cop Killer. (Source:tvtropes.org))

Enforced Method Acting: That said, regarding said spitting blood bit, Smith and director Paul Verhoeven were the only ones who knew Smith was going to do that. Robert DoQui, who played Reed, and the other actors were in the dark and Reed even utters "Shit!" as a reaction. (Source: tvtropes.org Throw It In: Smith was pretty fond on improvising in RoboCop (1987), including the scene Boddicker trying to outtough Sal. The part of Boddicker spitting blood onto Sgt. Reed's paperwork after Robo brings him in was also his idea. (Source:tvtropes.org))

An interview with J.P. Donleavy; The art of watching and writing about documentaries; More details about Ebertfest released; Kurtwood Smith on his acting career; A defense of 300: Rise of an Empire. (Source: www.rogerebert.com Most of us know Kurtwood Smith as Red Foreman, the hard-headed, no-nonsense father on "That '70s Show." Although he was formerly best known for his role as ruthless scumbag Clarence Boddicker in the 1987 classic Robocop, Smith became a household name with his eight years as Red. This iconic character cemented his place in TV history after the countless times he's threatened to stick his foot in the rear end of his son, Eric Foreman (Topher Grace), or one of his dim-witted friends. Eight seasons later, and "That '70s Show" was called off, but Smith and most of the cast would continue acting in one way or another. (Source:www.looper.com))

Fans had to pay close attention to where Smith went following the end of "That '70s Show." The Wisconsin native has his fair share of screen time, but has seen more action as a voice actor. Some of his roles may surprise you, but that hasn't stopped him from staying busy like any other Hollywood actor. (Source: www.looper.com)

When "That '70s Show" ended in 2006, most of the actors continued on to other roles. Luckily for Smith, "That '70s Show" wasn't his only job at the time. While he was working on that set, he also contributed to "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy" as Grim's dad. This two-episode stint with Cartoon Network ended up being more beneficial than initially thought. Following that role, he would spend the rest of 2006 providing voices for "Handy Mandy" and "Codename: Kids Next Door," for one episode of each, and "Squirrel Boy" for 16 episodes, according to IMDB. (Source: www.looper.com)

Kurtwood was able to transition smoothly following his gig on Cartoon Network, eventually landing a handful of serious roles related to crime. In the second half of the '00s, he played F.B.I. Agent Edwards Cooper in "Medium," followed by Senator Blaine Mayer in "24." Smith would return to this serious format in 2011 when he played H.J. Higgins in "Chaos." This acting style would carry on further down his career but in more sporadic occurrences, primarily because of his desire to remain a voice actor. (Source: www.looper.com)

You might also recognize him for voicing Lieutenant James Gordon from "Beware of Batman," vending machine park manager Gene from "Regular Show," or Stan Chilson, Frank Murphy's father-in-law in "F is for Family," according to IMDB. Most recently, Smith voiced Clar from "Star Trek: Lower Decks" for one episode. In total, he has been credited on 30 roles as a voice actor across 23 titles, according to Behind the Voice Actors. Smth continues to work as a voice actor, recently announced as a cast member for the upcoming "Ultra City Smiths," according to The Hollywood Reporter. (Source: www.looper.com Smith would go on to find his niche and become a voice actor for several different shows. These may come as a surprise for those who don't carefully read the credits, but he's mainly been a voice actor following "That '70s Show." One of his biggest roles is the voice of the always angry General Nathan in "Rick and Morty." (Source:www.looper.com))

You might also recognize him for voicing Lieutenant James Gordon from "Beware of Batman," vending machine park manager Gene from "Regular Show," or Stan Chilson, Frank Murphy's father-in-law in "F is for Family," according to IMDB. Most recently, Smith voiced Clar from "Star Trek: Lower Decks" for one episode. In total, he has been credited on 30 roles as a voice actor across 23 titles, according to Behind the Voice Actors. Smth continues to work as a voice actor, recently announced as a cast member for the upcoming "Ultra City Smiths," according to The Hollywood Reporter. (Source: www.looper.com)

Smith was able to reunite with a few of his "That '70s Show" cast members on a couple of different occasions. First was with Danny Masterson and Ashton Kutcher, who respectively played Steven Hyde and Michael Kelso in the sitcom. The three would join again for two seasons of "The Ranch," with Smith as Sam Peterson, a dying farmer who lives next to the other two characters. This role would satisfy "That '70s Show" fans as his character is reminiscent of Red Foreman. (Source: www.looper.com)

Interestingly enough, Smith wasn't the only "That '70s Show" star to make a surprise appearance on the show. Wilmer Valderrama (Fez) and Debra Jo Rupp (Kitty Foreman) would both make appearances in the first four seasons, creating a heart-warming reunion that fans will never forget. IMDB points out Debra Jo Rupp appears in three seasons of the show, doubling the number of episodes of Smith. (Source: www.looper.com This wasn't the last time Smith and Jo Rupp would work together. She moved on from television acting following the conclusion of "That '70s Show" and partially returned to theatre, where she continues to regularly appear today. This decision has led to a reunion with Smith last year for a virtual reading of "Three Viewings," directed by Juliana Boyd, according to Barrington Stage Company. This relationship was one of Smith's most cherished, which he related to the A.V. Club in 2014, regarding his time on "That '70s Show." (Source:www.looper.com))

"It was just a pleasure doing that show. I mean, even if we had a day or two here and there that wasn't fun for whatever particular reason, by and large, it was just a pleasure. I loved working with all those folks," Smith said. "Working on those scenes in the house — especially Debra Jo and I — it was a particularly special time. For it to go on that long, eight years, and to have a character that meant as much to me as he did personally...well, that was special." (Source: www.looper.com Kurtwood Smith is still working as hard as anyone in Hollywood. He's mainly sticking with television for the moment, where he has remained a fixture for the last 15 years. The last feature films Smith appeared in was "Amityville: The Awakening" and "El Camino Christmas," both released in 2017. (Source:www.looper.com))

Away from the film industry, Smith enjoys time with his wife, Joan Pirkle, to whom he's been married for 33 years after both appearing in "Robocop," according to her Biography. The two live in California with two children, Laurel Garner and Shannon Smith. He has yet to make any hints at retirement yet, but the Robocop actor is 77 years old. Next time you're watching an animated series and one of the characters asks if another is on dope, pay attention to the credits. Smith can always find a way to call back to his time as Red Foreman. (Source: www.looper.com)

 

 

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