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Merv Smith (II) (1933–2018)

Merv Smith was born on March 11, 1933 in Piopio, New Zealand. He was an actor, known for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), Buzzy Bee and Friends (2009) and This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy (2016). He died on September 24, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. See full bio »

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Lucy Grandpa Fred


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 2009-2013 Buzzy Bee and Friends (TV Series)
Driver Don
- Homework (2013) ... Driver Don (credit only)
- Favourites (2013) ... Driver Don (voice)
- The Arrival (2013) ... Driver Don (voice)
- Shadow Dragon (2013) ... Driver Don (voice)
- Tip Top Topping (2013) ... Driver Don (voice)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Tosser Grubb (uncredited)
 2008 Aphrodite's Farm (Short)
Narrator / Photographer
 2003 Lucy (TV Movie)
Grandpa Fred
 2001-2002 Mercy Peak (TV Series)
Marco / Morris / Morrie Sackville
- Stand by Your Man (2002) ... Marco
- More Things in Heaven and Earth (2001) ... Morris
- Instinct ... Morrie Sackville
 2001 Her Majesty
New Zealand Newsreel Announcer (voice)
 2001 No One Can Hear You
Jack Foster
 1999 Buzz & Poppy (TV Series)
 1999 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Colin Butley
- Episode #8.200 (1999) ... Colin Butley
- Episode #8.198 (1999) ... Colin Butley
- Episode #8.197 (1999) ... Colin Butley
 1996 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Head Villager
- A Fistful of Dinars (1996) ... Head Villager
 1995 High Tide (TV Series)
- Regarding Joey (1995) ... Sorenson
 1985 The Adventures of Terry Teo (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Gateman
 1980 Nutcase
Radio Announcer
 1978 Died in the Wool (TV Movie)
Percy Gould
 1977 The Mackenzie Affair (TV Mini Series)
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 2002 Angela D'Audney: A Tribute (TV Movie documentary)
Self - NZBS Announcer

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5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Smith was a passionate railway and railway modelling enthusiast. He wrote a book about model railways entitled "Little Trains of Thought", which was published in 1977. See more »

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