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Biker, bare-knuckle brawler, cowboy, Bee-Girl fighter, vampire hunter . . . William Smith has done it all. He was born on March 24, 1933, in Columbia, Missouri, on Rolling Acres, a Hereford cattle ranch. After losing everything to the dust bowl, the family moved to California. From 1942, when he was eight, through young adulthood, Bill appeared in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Any Which Way You Can
Any Which Way You Can Jack Wilson
(1980)
Rich Man, Poor Man
Rich Man, Poor Man Falconetti
(1976)
Laredo
Laredo Joe Riley
(1965-1967)
Red Dawn
Red Dawn Strelnikov
(1984)

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 2016 Szamuraj utja
 2014 Island of Witches
Vladislav Titov
 2014 Rock n' Roll Cops Lite
Rinaldi
 2012 Tiger Cage
Katulic
 2007 Rapturious
Sheriff
 2006 Inner Rage
Sam
 2004 Killer Story
Monty - 'The Wrap'
 2004 Y.M.I.
Cal
 2002 Body Shop
Sheriff Taggart
 2001/I The Elite
Colonel Shaw
 2000 Plastic Boy and the Jokers
Doctor Taylor
 1999 Wasteland Justice
Moon
 1998 Broken Vessels
Bo
 1997 Ground Zero
 1997 Interview with a Zombie
Zombie
 1997 Hollywood Cops
Rinaldi
 1996 Neon Signs
Clyde
 1995 Big Sister 2000
The Man
 1995 Judee Strange
Judee
 1995 Raw Energy
Sam Stompkins
 1995 Taken Alive
L.E.
 1994 Manosaurus
Sheriff Todd
 1993 Road to Revenge
Normad
 1992 A Mission to Kill
Boris Catuli
 1992 Dark Secrets
Robert
 1992 Feast
Det. George Bordelli
 1992 Legend of Skull Canyon
Conchos Charlie
 1992 Shadow of the Dragon
Eric Brunner
 1992 American Me
Deacon
 1991 Cybernator
Colonel Peck
 1991 Kiss and Be Killed
Det. Murdoch
 1991 Merchant of Evil
Victor Fortunetti
 1990 The Final Sanction
Maj. Galashkin
 1990 Chance
Captain Joe Wilkes
 1990 Cartel
Mason
 1989 Deadly Breed
Captain
 1989 East L.A. Warriors
Martelli
 1989 Memorial Valley Massacre
Gen. Mintz
 1989 Empire of Ash III
Lucas
 1988 B.O.R.N.
Dr. Farley
 1988 Nightmares of Nam
Boris Katunik
 1988 Bulletproof
Russian Major (as Bill Smith)
 1988 Hell Comes to Frogtown
Captain Devlin / Count Sodom
 1987 The Badd One
Badd
 1987 Moon in Scorpio
Burt
 1986 Eye of the Tiger
Blade
 1985 Fever Pitch
Panama Hat
 1985 When Nature Calls
The Husband ("Gena's Story" trailer) (as Bill Smith)
 1979 Seven
Drew Savano
 1979 The Frisco Kid
Matt Diggs
 1978 Blackjack
Andy Mayfield (as Bill Smith)
 1978 Blood & Guts
Dan O'Neil
 1976 Scorchy
Carl Henrich
 1976 Hollywood Man
Rafe Stoker
 1975 Dr. Minx
Gus Dolan
 1975 The Swinging Barmaids
Lt. Harry White
 1975 Boss Nigger
Jed Clayton
 1974 Win, Place or Steal
Tom
 1974 Black Samson
Johnny Nappa
 1974 Policewomen
Karate Instructor
 1973 The Deadly Trackers
Schoolboy
 1973 A Taste of Hell
Jack Lowell
 1973 The Last American Hero
Kyle Kingman (as William Smith II)
 1973 Sweet Jesus, Preacherman
Martelli
 1972 Runaway, Runaway
Frank
 1972 Piranha
Caribe
 1972 Hammer
Brenner
 1972 The Thing with Two Heads
Hysterical Condemned Man
 1971 Summertree
Draft Lawyer
 1970 Angels Die Hard
Tim
 1968 The Banditos
 1964 36 Hours
Guy (uncredited)
 1964 Mail Order Bride
Lank
 1961 Go Naked in the World
Boy (as Bill Smith)
 1959 The Gazebo
Actor (uncredited)
 1959 Never So Few
MP Officer #1 (uncredited)
 1959 Girls Town
Man (uncredited)
 1959 Ask Any Girl
Young Man (uncredited)
 1959 The Mating Game
Barney (as Bill Smith)
 1958 High School Confidential!
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1951 Saturday's Hero (uncredited)
 1948 The Boy with Green Hair
Boy (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Young Boy (uncredited)
 1946 Gilda
Man (uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Boy (uncredited)
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis
Little Boy (uncredited)
 1944 Going My Way
Choir Member (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein
Village Boy (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 24 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

William Smith II | Big Bill Smith | Bill Smith | William E. Smith

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Sammy [Sammy Davis Jr.] was really good friends with Peter Brown. Peter got married to a French girl, Yvette. He had this little ceremony in this church in Beverly Hills. Sammy . . . and Dean Martin were there. Dean Martin fell sound asleep just before Peter said "I do" [makes loud snoring noises]. But Dean Martin was one of the nicest guys I ever met in my life. See more »

Trivia:

Being a record-holder for reverse-curling his own body weight was a rumor. The correct weight he reverse-curled was 163 lbs. See more »

Trademark:

18 1/4 inch arms

Nickname:

Big Bill

Star Sign:

Aries

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