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Tucker Smith (I) (1936–1988)

Tucker Smith was born on April 24, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Thomas William Smith. He was an actor, known for West Side Story (1961), To Be or Not to Be (1983) and Hearts of the West (1975). He died on December 22, 1988 in Philadelphia. See full bio »

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Known For

West Side Story
To Be or Not to Be
To Be or Not to Be Klotski's Klown
Hearts of the West
Hearts of the West Noodle in Pith Helmet
At Long Last Love
At Long Last Love The Primitive Man Dancer


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 1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
- The Heart of Rock N' Roll (1985) ... Mayor (uncredited)
 1984-1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
- Laura's Struggle (1985)
- The Advocates (1984)
 1983 To Be or Not to Be
Klotski's Klown
 1975 Hearts of the West
Noodle in Pith Helmet
 1975 At Long Last Love
The Primitive Man Dancer
 1969 Hello, Dolly!
Dancer (uncredited)
 1967 The Producers
Lead Dancer (uncredited)
 1967 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Passerby / Dancing Executive (uncredited)
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Ralph Dale
- Feel of the Trigger (1962) ... Ralph Dale
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Turk Williams
- The Quarterback (1962) ... Turk Williams
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 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- H. Con-172 (2002) ... (performer: "Cool" - uncredited)
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary) (performer: "Cool")
 1961 West Side Story (performer: "Jet Song" (1957), "Quintet" (1957), "Cool" (1957) - uncredited)
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 1985 The Paper Chase (TV Series) (stand-in - 1 episode)
- The Day Kingsfield Missed Class (1985) ... (stand-in: John Houseman - uncredited)
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 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary)
Himself (clip from "West Side Story")

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Played the role of "Ice" on Broadway in "West Side Story". After his move to Hollywood, where he reprised the role in the film version (West Side Story (1961)) of the play, he joined the Screen Extras Guild and continued to work in film and TV as an extra until just before his death in 1988. He often worked as a stand-in--most notably for Bill Bixby on the series The Incredible Hulk (1978). See more »

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