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Howard Smith (I) (1893–1968)

Howard Smith was born on August 12, 1893 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Kiss of Death (1947), Call Northside 777 (1948) and A Face in the Crowd (1957). He was married to Lillian Boardman. He died on January 10, 1968 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Kiss of Death
Kiss of Death Warden
Call Northside 777
Call Northside 777 K.L. Palmer
A Face in the Crowd
A Face in the Crowd J.B. Jeffries
I Bury the Living
I Bury the Living George Kraft


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 1967 Bewitched (TV Series)
C.L. Morton
- The Corn Is as High as a Guernsey's Eye (1967) ... C.L. Morton
 1966 Green Acres (TV Series)
Judge Clemens / Judge Murdock
- The Rains Came (1966) ... Judge Clemens
- What's in a Name? (1966) ... Judge Murdock
 1966 The John Forsythe Show (TV Series)
- If Food Be the Music of Love (1966) ... Oakes
 1961-1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Harvey Griffin / Mr. Griffin
- Hazel's Inquisitive Mind (1965) ... Harvey Griffin
- Mind Your Own Business (1964) ... Harvey Griffin
- Ain't That a Knee Slapper? (1964) ... Harvey Griffin
- Let's Get Away from It All (1964) ... Harvey Griffin
- All Mixed Up (1964) ... Harvey Griffin
 1964 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
T.J. Gittings
- He's All Yours (1964) ... T.J. Gittings
 1964 The Brass Bottle
Sen. Grindle
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Ed Turner
- Return to Dryrock (1963) ... Ed Turner
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Frank Warden
- The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962) ... Frank Warden
 1962 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
Gen. 'Hollerin' Halloran
- The Army Mule (1962) ... Gen. 'Hollerin' Halloran
 1960-1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Polk / Misrell
- Cavender Is Coming (1962) ... Polk
- A Stop at Willoughby (1960) ... Misrell
 1962 Bon Voyage!
Judge Henderson (as Howard I. Smith)
 1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
General Fulton
- Sergeant Kolchak Fades Away (1962) ... General Fulton
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
J. Horace Porter
- Masterpiece (1961) ... J. Horace Porter
 1960-1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
Horace Gibney
- Witness for the Persecution (1961) ... Horace Gibney
- The Aptitude Test (1961) ... Horace Gibney
- Peter Takes Stock (1961) ... Horace Gibney
- Horace Gets Into the Act (1961) ... Horace Gibney
- Peter Gets the Business (1960) ... Horace Gibney
 1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Martin Fairweather
- Detour (1961) ... Martin Fairweather
 1960 Naked City (TV Series)
Poker Dealer
- Debt of Honor (1960) ... Poker Dealer (uncredited)
 1960 The Right Man (TV Movie)
 1960 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Lionel Wilton
- Young Man's World (1960) ... Lionel Wilton
 1960 New Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Harold Martin
- The Trouble with Richard (1960) ... Harold Martin
 1960 Murder, Inc.
Albert Anastasia (as Howard I. Smith)
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
 1959 Face of Fire
Sheriff Nolan
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Stanton C. Barryvale
- Six People, No Music (1959) ... Stanton C. Barryvale
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series)
- The Big Top (1959) ... Johnston
 1958 Wind Across the Everglades
George Leggett (as Howard I. Smith)
 1958 I Bury the Living
George Kraft
 1958 No Time for Sergeants
Maj. Gen. Eugene Bush
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
T.J. Wilson / Uncle Bob
- Imp on a Cobweb Leash (1957) ... T.J. Wilson
- The Big Shooter (1957) ... Uncle Bob
 1957 Don't Go Near the Water
Adm. Junius Boatwright
 1957 A Face in the Crowd
J.B. Jeffries
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Holmes Mitchell
- Fate Travels East (1957) ... Holmes Mitchell
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
- The Case of the Forgotten Man (1957) ... Neeley
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Big Leap (1957) ... Hagney
 1957 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
Fullback's Father
- All American (1957) ... Fullback's Father
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
P.L. Nagle
- Sincerely, Willis Wade (1956) ... P.L. Nagle
 1956 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Cecil D. Chadwick
- Hollywood (1956) ... Cecil D. Chadwick
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Committee Chairman (uncredited)
 1954 First Love (TV Series)
Judge Kennedy
 1953-1954 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Mr.Masterson / Mr. Marshall
- Boxtop Kid (1954) ... Mr.Masterson
- Champagne and Caviar (1953) ... Mr. Marshall
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Grass Roots (1953)
 1953 The Caddy
Golf Official
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC
Maj. Gen. Prentiss (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Inch Ravel / Lt. Haines
- The Square Peg (1952) ... Inch Ravel
- No Tears for Hilda (1951) ... Lt. Haines
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series)
 1951-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Twist of Fate (1952)
- The Witness (1951)
 1952 The Carlson Legend (TV Movie)
 1951 Death of a Salesman
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
- The Woman's Page (1951)
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Jury Duty (1951)
 1951 The Web (TV Series)
 1951 The Great Merlini (TV Movie)
Davis Belmont
 1949-1950 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
H.L. Harrington
- I'm Still Alive (1950)
- What Makes Sammy Run? (1949) ... H.L. Harrington
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Cry Murder
Sen. Alden
 1949 The Aldrich Family (TV Series)
Mr. Brown
 1948 The Street with No Name
Commissioner Ralph Demory
 1948 State of the Union
Sam I. Parrish
 1947 Kiss of Death
 1946 Her Kind of Man
Bill Fellows
 1945 The Front Page (TV Movie)
 1938 Too Much Johnson
Joseph Johnson
 1918 Young America
Jack Doray (as Howard I. Smith)
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Balding, heavy-set American character actor, in Hollywood from the mid-1940's. Specialised in judges, police officers, corporate bigwigs and assorted choleric authoritarians. A frequent guest star on the sitcom Hazel (1961).

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