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Dudley Smith (Character)
from L.A. Confidential (1997)

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L.A. Confidential -- A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.

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Dudley Smith is a veteran captain in the L.A.P.D.... See more »
Alternate Names:
Capt. Smith

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  1. L.A. Confidential (2003) (TV) Played by Tom Nowicki (as Capt. Smith)

  2. L.A. Confidential (1997) Played by James Cromwell

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From L.A. Confidential (1997)
Captain Dudley Smith: Edmund, you're a political animal. You have the eye for human weakness, but not the stomach.
Ed Exley: You're wrong, sir.
Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to plant corroborative evidence on a suspect you knew to be guilty, in order to ensure an indictment?
Ed Exley: Dudley, we've been over this.
Captain Dudley Smith: Yes or no, Edmund?
Ed Exley: No!
Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to beat a confession out of a suspect you knew to be guilty?
Ed Exley: No.
Captain Dudley Smith: Would you be willing to shoot a hardened criminal in the back, in order to offset the chance that some... lawyer...
Ed Exley: No.
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