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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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"They'd say, 'Explain this again: If you finish this degree, you'll be able to teach high-school drama?'" -- Former "NYPD Blue" on his parents' reaction after he told them he wanted to be an actor - USA Weekend (August 1999)
Turned down the offer to play a character named Flinn on NYPD Blue
(1993). The character in question was later renamed Detective John Kelly, played by David Caruso
. Ironically, after Caruso's departure from the series in 1994, Smits accepted the role of Detective Bobby Simone (Detective Kelly's successor).
Often plays likeable, noble characters