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Bubba Smith (I) (1945–2011)


The athletically gifted 6' 7" Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith played defensive end / defensive tackle for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts (1967-1971), Oakland Raiders (1973-1974), and Houston Oilers (1975-1976). After the conclusion of his football career, Smith moved into a TV & film career, with initial guest appearances on prime time... See full bio »

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 2010 Blood River
Harold
 2006 Full Clip
Sleepy
 2004 The Coach (Short)
Hulk Referee
 2001 Down 'n Dirty
Det. Jerry Cale
 2000 The Flunky
Bubba Smith
 1998 Police Academy: The Series (TV Series)
Capt. Moses Hightower
- Dr. Hightower (1998) ... Capt. Moses Hightower
 1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Hilda and Zelda: the Teenage Years (1997) ... Security Guard
 1995 Drifting School
Peter Jackson
 1991-1994 Married with Children (TV Series)
Bubba Smith / Spare Tire Dixon
- Dud Bowl (1994) ... Bubba Smith
- All-Nite Security Dude (1991) ... Spare Tire Dixon
 1993 Daddy Dearest (TV Series)
Cop #1
- American We (1993) ... Cop #1
 1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Bones
- Money Out the Window (1993) ... Bones
 1993 Fist of Honor
Detective Johnson
 1992 My Samurai
Reverend George
 1992 The Naked Truth
The Cop
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Bailey
- Split Decision (1991) ... Bailey
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Bubba Smith
 1989 Stuck with Each Other (TV Movie)
Augie
 1987 The Wild Pair
Benny Avalon
 1986 Police Academy 3: Back in Training
Sgt. Hightower
 1986 Black Moon Rising
Johnson
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Series)
Kurt
- Malibu Colony (1985) ... Kurt
- The Beverly Hills Princess (1985) ... Kurt
- Nose Job (1985) ... Kurt
- Diplomatic Inmunity (1985) ... Kurt
- Uppers and Downers (1985) ... Kurt
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Movie)
Beau
 1985 Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie)
Bubba
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Buddy Lofton
- Bonecrunch (1984) ... Buddy Lofton
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
- The Island (1984) ... Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
- The Godchild (1984) ... Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
- The Long Flight (1984) ... Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
- Payload (1984) ... Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
- Clipped Wings (1984) ... Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
 1984 Police Academy
Moses Hightower
 1983 Stroker Ace
Arnold
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Jimmy Joe Newton
- Bahama Bound Harts (1983) ... Jimmy Joe Newton
 1982 Taxi (TV Series)
Lucius Franklin
- Tony's Comeback (1982) ... Lucius Franklin
 1981-1982 Open All Night (TV Series)
Robin
- Death of a Bag Lady (1982) ... Robin
- Edie's Girl (1982) ... Robin
- The Chicken Suit (1982) ... Robin
- A Visit from the Folks (1982) ... Robin
- Scam (1982) ... Robin
 1981 Escape from DS-3
Mac
 1981 The Big Black Pill (TV Movie)
Big Foot
 1980 Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (TV Movie)
Jacobs
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Peter Bridges
- A Deadly Victim (1980) ... Peter Bridges
 1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Ned Naughton
- Jeremy (1980) ... Ned Naughton
 1980 Semi-Tough (TV Series)
Puddin
- The First Hurrah (1980) ... Puddin
- That Catch (1980) ... Puddin
- One Bad Apple (1980) ... Puddin
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Strong Man
- The Hitter (1980) ... Strong Man
 1980 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Danny's Henchman
- The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful (1980) ... Danny's Henchman
 1979 A Pleasure Doing Business
Joe Marsh
 1979 The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie)
Luther
 1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Rhino
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Toby
- Counterfeit Angels (1979) ... Toby
 1978 Good Times (TV Series)
Claude
- The Witness (1978) ... Claude
- Florida's Homecoming: Part 4 (1978) ... Claude
- Florida's Homecoming: Part 3 (1978) ... Claude (uncredited)
- Florida's Homecoming: Part 2 (1978) ... Claude (uncredited)
 1978 Superdome (TV Movie)
Moses Gordine
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Rojak
- Light-fingered Lady (1978) ... Rojak
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Bubba Smith
- Take My Furniture, Please (1973) ... Bubba Smith
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Height:

6' 7" (2.01 m)
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Known for his Miller Lite Beer commercials - "I also like the easy opening cans.". See more »

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Star Sign:

Pisces

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