Played the titular role in Shakespeare's "Othello" in a stage production of the play at the California Actor's Theater.
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I love playing villains. When you're a bad guy, you get to do many real nasty things. It's a lot of fun.
"Kurtwood" is his real first name. According to an interview with Smith on Caroline Rhea
's syndicated television show (April 8, 2003), his mother was a huge 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", said Smith. He noted that he is likely the only Kurtwood.
Often plays menacing, sinister villains