Paul L. Smith (1936–2012)

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Paul L. Smith was born on June 24, 1936 in Everett, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Maverick (1994), Popeye (1980) and Dune (1984). He was previously married to Eve. He died on April 25, 2012 in Ra'anana, Israel. See full bio »


(age 75) in Ra'anana, Israel

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Known For

Maverick The Archduke
Popeye Bluto
Dune The Beast Rabban
Red Sonja Falkon


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 1999 D.R.E.A.M. Team (TV Movie)
Vladimir Corzon (as Paul Smith)
 1994 Maverick
The Archduke
 1992 Desert Kickboxer
 1991 Eye of the Widow
 1990 Crossing the Line
Joe Kapinski
 1990 Caged Fury
Head Guard (as Paul Smith)
 1989 Crazy Camera (as Paul Smith)
 1989 The Hired Gun
Wounded Man
 1989 You're Famous
Paul (as Paul Smith)
 1989 Ten Little Indians
Mr. Rodgers
 1989 Sonny Boy
 1988 Death Chase
Steele (as Paul Smith)
 1987 Terminal Entry
Stewart (as Paul Smith)
 1987 Outlaw Force
Inspector Wainright
 1987 Gor
 1986 Haunted Honeymoon
Dr. Paul Abbot
 1985 Texas Godfather
Duval (as Paul Smith)
 1985 Red Sonja
Falkon (as Paul Smith)
 1985 The Protector
Mr. Booar (uncredited)
 1985 Crimewave
Faron Crush
 1984 Operation Shtreimel
Saul the Priest
 1984 Dune
The Beast Rabban (as Paul Smith)
 1984 Jungle Warriors
Cesar Santiago
 1983 Sadat (TV Mini Series)
King Farouk
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... King Farouk (as Paul Smith)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... King Farouk (as Paul Smith)
 1982 Pieces
Willard (as Paul Smith)
 1982 When I Am King
Sir Blackstone Hardtack
 1981 The Salamander
The Surgeon (as Paul Smith)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini Series)
- Part IV (1981) ... Gideon
- Part III (1981) ... Gideon
- Part II (1981) ... Gideon
- Part I (1981) ... Gideon
 1980 Popeye
 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 Frisco Kid
Person on Philadelphia dock (uncredited)
 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)
- Disaster Squad (1978) ... Announcer (as Paul Smith)
 1978 Midnight Express
Hamidou (as Paul Smith)
 1977 Return of the Tiger
Paul the Westerner (as Paul Smith)
 1976 21 Hours at Munich (TV Movie)
Gutfreund (as Paul Smith)
 1976 Diamond Pedlars
Simone / Toby (as Paul Smith)
 1975 Conspiracy of Terror (TV Movie)
Pound Supervisor (as Paul Smith)
 1975 We Are No Angels
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 Carambola
Clem (as Paul Smith)
 1974 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini Series)
 1973 They Call Me Shmil
Shmiel (as Paul Smith)
 1973 Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
Peter (as Paul Smith)
 1971 Fishke Goes to War
Shmil (as Paul Smith)
 1970 Madron
Gabe Price (uncredited)
 1970 Alle hatten sich abgewandt (TV Movie)
Feister (as Paul Smith)
 1965 Homicide (TV Series)
Dudley Stark
- Dead on Two (1965) ... Dudley Stark
 1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
- The Eve of St. Elmo (1963) ... Sven (as P. L. Smith)
 1960 Exodus
Peretz Geffner - Jewish Prisoner (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

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


6' 4" (1.93 m)


Eve  (his death)

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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.


Became an Israeli citizen in 2006, adopting the Hebrew name Adam Eden. See more »


Often plays imposing, menacing villains See more »

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