Paul L. Smith (1936–2012)

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Paul L. Smith was born on June 24, 1936 in Everett, Massachusetts, USA as Paul Lawrence Smith. He was an actor and director, known for Popeye (1980), Maverick (1994) and Dune (1984). He was 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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Popeye Bluto
Maverick The Archduke
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 Ochlim Lokshim (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)
 1988 Outlaw Force
Inspector Wainright
 1987 Terminal Entry
Stewart (as Paul Smith)
 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)
 1981 The Salamander
The Surgeon (as Paul Smith)
 1981 When I Am King
Sir Blackstone Hardtack
 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)
 1978 Return of the Tiger
Paul the Westerner (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 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 The Bull Buster
Shmiel (as Paul Smith)
 1973 Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus
Peter (as Paul Smith)
 1971 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)
 1965 Homicide (TV Series)
Dudley Stark
- Dead on Two (1965) ... Dudley Stark
 1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Sven - Manservant
- The Eve of St. Elmo (1963) ... Sven - Manservant (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)

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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.


Had a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. See more »


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