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K.L. Smith (1922–1981)

K.L. Smith was born on October 26, 1922 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA as Kenneth Lavelle Smith. He was an actor, known for Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Jungle Moon Men (1955) and Gun Fever (1958). He died on August 24, 1981 in San Diego County, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Air Force Sergeant
- Pilot (1972) ... Air Force Sergeant
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- The Recruiter (1971)
 1963-1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Quinlan / Vince / Bogen / ...
- Jump-Up (1971) ... Quinlan
- Big Tiny (1968) ... Vince
- The Good-Hearted Badman (1968) ... Bogen
- The Masquerade (1967) ... Tod Jamison
- The Mountain of the Sun (1963) ... Bartender
 1971 Incident in San Francisco (TV Movie)
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Klingon
- Elaan of Troyius (1968) ... Klingon
 1965-1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sheriff / Deets
- Five Sundowns to Sunup (1965) ... Deets
 1968 Hang 'Em High
Prisoner in Wagon (uncredited)
 1967-1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Swanson / Sheriff Bevan
- To Kill a Writer (1968) ... Swanson
- The Name Is Mannix (1967) ... Sheriff Bevan
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Blacksmith
- Big Jessie (1968) ... Blacksmith
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Rafael
- A Very Cool Hot Car (1967) ... Rafael
 1965-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Cabbie / Pete
- Dossier on a Diplomat (1967) ... Cabbie
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Guard #1
- Doomsday Minus One (1967) ... Guard #1
 1967 Gunfight in Abilene
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Tom Fox / Portrero Sheriff / Charlie Stamp / ...
- Finnegan (1966) ... Tom Fox
- The Legend of Midas Mantee (1966) ... Portrero Sheriff
- Meanwhile Back at the Reservation (1966) ... Charlie Stamp
- Pride of the Rangers (1965) ... Lundy Pryor
- Which Way Did They Go? (1965) ... Nate
 1959-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jackson / Man With Bottle / Doug Redfern / ...
- The Testing Post (1965) ... Jackson (uncredited)
- The Meeting (1965) ... Man With Bottle (uncredited)
- Incident of the Lost Idol (1961) ... Doug Redfern
- Incident at Sulphur Creek (1960) ... Chuck
- Incident West of Lano (1959) ... Dawson
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Dutton
- The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner (1965) ... Dutton
 1965 Gilligan's Island (TV Series)
Farrell's Accomplice
- Little Island, Big Gun (1965) ... Farrell's Accomplice
 1964 Roustabout
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Sanford
 1957-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Otis / 2nd Sentry / Lank Carr
- The Kate Crawley Story (1964) ... Otis
- The Sandra Cummings Story (1963) ... 2nd Sentry
- The Ruth Owens Story (1957) ... Lank Carr
 1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Sgt. Arpel
- O'Rourke (1964) ... Sgt. Arpel
 1956-1963 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Vern King / Pete / Jim / ...
- Easy Come (1963) ... Vern King
- False Front (1962) ... Pete
- Hanging Man (1958) ... Jim
- Sunday Supplement (1958) ... Karl
- No Indians (1956) ... Cran
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
1st G.I.
- Masquerade (1963) ... 1st G.I.
 1960-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Nitti's Guard / Jack McGurn / Art Tenney / ...
- The Speculator (1963) ... Nitti's Guard
- The Night They Shot Santa Claus (1962) ... Art Tenney
- Arsenal (1962) ... Javitt
- Testimony of Evil (1961) ... Murphy
 1960-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Morgan / Henchman / Mears
- Showdown at Oxbend (1962) ... Henchman
- One Way Ticket (1962) ... Morgan
- Trouble Street (1961) ... Mears
- Counterfeit Gun (1960) ... Morgan
 1960-1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Harry Jason / Barnes / Cowboy Starting Fight
- War Hero (1962) ... Harry Jason
- Dragon at the Door (1961) ... Barnes
- Queen of Diamonds (1960) ... Cowboy Starting Fight (uncredited)
 1959-1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Grandby / Jubal
- A Sure Thing (1962) ... Grandby
- The Baron of Broken Lance (1959) ... Jubal
 1958-1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Jess - Second Gunman / Hank - Henchman
- Tarot (1961) ... Jess - Second Gunman
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Ballard
- Killer in the House (1961) ... Ballard
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Ralph Malone
- Three for One (1961) ... Ralph Malone
 1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Guard
- Clanton and Cupid (1961) ... Guard (uncredited)
 1958-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Boone - Henchman / Tom / Chuck
- Bullwhacker's Bounty (1961) ... Boone - Henchman
- Cattle and Cane (1960) ... Tom
- Double Showdown (1958) ... Chuck
 1959-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Dave Dawson / Starke
- Diamond Flush (1961) ... Dave Dawson
- The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill (1959) ... Starke
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Plainclothesman
- Rendezvous (1960) ... Plainclothesman
 1960 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Hartman
- Billy's Baby (1960) ... Hartman
- Garrett and the Kid (1960) ... (credit only)
 1957-1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Al Tobey / Ralph Dade / Diamond
- The Fortune (1960) ... Al Tobey
- Whipsaw (1959) ... Ralph Dade
- Reward for a Gunslinger (1957) ... Diamond
 1957-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Ace Conway / Gerd Blake / Jim Marshoot / ...
- The Sunday Man (1960) ... Ace Conway
- Medal for Valor (1958) ... Gerd Blake
- Gift from a Gunman (1957) ... Jim Marshoot
- A Man to Look Up To (1957) ... Ray Mansen
 1960 Fury (TV Series)
- Private Eyes (1960)
 1960 Lassie (TV Series)
Phil Houston
- Judas Goat (1960) ... Phil Houston
 1959 The Rebel (TV Series)
Deputy Farrell
- The Vagrants (1959) ... Deputy Farrell
 1958-1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Gus Johnson / Wes / 1st Guard
- Charley Red Dog (1959) ... Gus Johnson
- Gold and Brimstone (1959) ... Wes
- The Hanging of Roy Carter (1958) ... 1st Guard
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Al
- The Positive Negative (1959) ... Al (uncredited)
 1959 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
- Intimidation (1959)
 1959 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)
Len
- A Rope Is for Hanging (1959) ... Len
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Outlaw Don
- The Hothead (1959) ... Outlaw Don
 1959 Battle of the Coral Sea
CPO Connors (uncredited)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Fuzz Walker / Moss
- The Hotel (1959) ... Fuzz Walker
- Client: Travers (1959) ... Moss (as K. L. Smith)
 1958-1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Tom O'Rough / Oscar
- Stocks and Blondes (1959) ... Tom O'Rough
- Just Around the Coroner (1958) ... Oscar
 1959 21 Beacon Street (TV Series)
Frankie
- The Payoff (1959) ... Frankie
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
- The Highgraders (1959)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Wes Hiller
- South of the Border (1959) ... Wes Hiller
 1959 Face of a Fugitive
Deputy at Rocks (uncredited)
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Game Warden Kurt Elkins
- Everglades Story (1959) ... Game Warden Kurt Elkins
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Corporal
- Joe Ironhat (1959) ... Corporal
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Gentry / Bailey
- The David Barrett Story (1958) ... Gentry (as Kenneth L. Smith)
- The Wally Bannister Story (1958) ... Bailey
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Slim Enfield
- Way of the West (1958) ... Slim Enfield
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Hedeman
- The Last Test (1958) ... Hedeman
 1958 Handle with Care
Mr. Rich (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Stagecoach Robber / Jake Porter
- The Newspaper (1958) ... Stagecoach Robber
- A Time to Kill (1957) ... Jake Porter
 1958 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Ed
- A Wreath for Charity Lloyd (1958) ... Ed
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jack
- Incident (1958) ... Jack
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Joe Raymond
- The Case of the Cautious Coquette (1958) ... Joe Raymond
 1958 Gun Fever
Jack
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Burl
- Indian Medicine (1957) ... Burl
 1957 Harbor Command (TV Series)
- Murder on Pier 7 (1957)
 1957 Jailhouse Rock
Worker (uncredited)
 1957 Under Fire
Private Barton (uncredited)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
- Hot Wire (1957)
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Scout
- Taps for a Hero (1957) ... Scout
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Code 'W' (1956)
 1956 Full of Life
Deliveryman (uncredited)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Hitchhiker
- Hot Cargo (1956) ... Hitchhiker
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Lindsay
- The Big Dry (1956) ... Lindsay
 1955 Oh... Rosalinda!!
Dancer
 1955 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Les James
- Uranium Pete (1955) ... Les James
 1955 Cell 2455 Death Row
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1955 Jungle Moon Men
Link (as Kenneth L. Smith)
 1955 Bad Day at Black Rock
Cafe Lounger (unconfirmed)
 1954 Pushover
Bank Guard (uncredited)
 1954 Them!
Trooper (uncredited)
 1954 The Command
Sgt. Maj. Jason (uncredited)
 1953 The Wild One
One of Chino's Boys (uncredited)

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