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Paul L. Smith (1936–2012)


Paul L. Smith was born on June 24, 1936 in Everett, Massachusetts, USA as Paul Lawrence Smith. He was an actor and producer, known for Midnight Express (1978), Maverick (1994) and Dune (1984). He died on April 25, 2012 in Ra'anana, Israel. See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Ra'anana, Israel

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 1999 D.R.E.A.M. Team (TV Movie)
Vladimir Corzon (as Paul Smith)
 1992 Desert Kickboxer
Santos
 1991 Eye of the Widow
Elko
 1990 Caged Fury
Head Guard (as Paul Smith)
 1989 You're Famous
Paul (as Paul Smith)
 1989 Sonny Boy
Slue
 1988 Terminal Entry
Stewart (as Paul Smith)
 1988 Death Chase
Steele (as Paul Smith)
 1987 Gor
Surbus
 1986 Texas Godfather
Duval (as Paul Smith)
 1985 Red Sonja
Falkon (as Paul Smith)
 1985 The Protector
Mr. Booar (uncredited)
 1985 Crimewave
Faron Crush
 1984 Dune
The Beast Rabban (as Paul Smith)
 1984 Jungle Warriors
Cesar Santiago
 1983 Raiders in Action
Saul the Priest
 1983 Sadat (TV Movie)
King Farouk (as Paul Smith)
 1982 Pieces
Willard (as Paul Smith)
 1981 When I Am King
Sir Blackstone Hardtack
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series)
Gideon
- Part IV (1981) ... Gideon
- Part III (1981) ... Gideon
- Part II (1981) ... Gideon
- Part I (1981) ... Gideon
 1981 The Salamander
The Surgeon (as Paul Smith)
 1980 Popeye
Bluto
 1979 Return of the Tiger
Paul the Westerner (as Paul Smith)
 1979 Going in Style
Radio Announcer
 1979 Disaster on the Coastliner (TV Movie)
Jim Waterman / Victor Prescott
 1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Andy Kamoku
- A Lion in the Streets (1979) ... Andy Kamoku
 1979 The In-Laws
Mo (as Paul Lawrence Smith)
 1979 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Leon Stipanich
- Graveyard Shift (1979) ... Leon Stipanich (as Paul Lawrence Smith)
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Simon Rohan
- Spaced Out (1979) ... Simon Rohan (as Paul Lawrence Smith)
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Announcer
- Disaster Squad (1978) ... Announcer (as Paul Smith)
 1978 Midnight Express
Hamidou (as Paul Smith)
 1976 21 Hours at Munich (TV Movie)
Gutfreund (as Paul Smith)
 1976 The Diamond Peddlers
Simone / Toby (as Paul Smith)
 1975 Conspiracy of Terror (TV Movie)
Pound Supervisor (as Paul Smith)
 1975 The Bull Buster
Shmiel (as Paul Smith)
 1975 Noi non siamo angeli
Raphael McDonald (as Paul Smith)
 1975 Convoy Buddies
Butch (as Paul Smith)
 1975 Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket
Len (as Paul Smith)
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series)
Security Director
- The Bash (1974) ... Security Director (as Paul Smith)
 1974 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini-Series)
 1974 Carambola
Len (as Paul Smith)
 1973 Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
Peter (as Paul Smith)
 1972 Fishke Bemilu'im
Shmil (as Paul Smith)
 1970 His Name Was Madron
Gabe Price (uncredited)
 1970 Alle hatten sich abgewandt (TV Movie)
Der Feiste (as Paul Smith)
 1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Sven
- The Eve of St. Elmo (1963) ... Sven (as P. L. Smith)
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Alternate Names:

P. L. Smith | Paul Lawrence Smith | Paul Smith

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Do I like acting? Let me put it this way: they pay me to do it what if I was rich I would pay them to let me do.

Trivia:

Usually played heavies on screen. Was most notable as a sadistic prison warden in Midnight Express (1978) and as Bluto in Popeye (1980). See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and muscular frame See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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