Michael W. Smith (I)

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Michael W. Smith was born in Kenova, West Virginia. His dad worked in an oil refinery and his mom was a caterer and church secretary. His two passions growing up were baseball and music. He became a Christian at the age of 10 and after graduation, moved to Nashville. Unable to get a record deal, Smitty turned to drugs and alcohol for a short time ... See full bio »

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Minari Soundtrack
90 Minutes in Heaven Cliff McArdle
Only Once Soundtrack


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  Roll with It (post-production)
Redneck Karaoke Singer
 2022 Washington's Armor
Lt Colonel James Innes (Volumes 2 and 3)
 2022 Pardoned by Grace
Pastor Dave
 2021 Grand Ole Opry (TV Series)
 2020 We Three Kings
Charles Fay (Adult)
 2018 Beautifully Broken
Pastor Henry
 2017 Saving Faith
 2016/I The Passion (TV Movie)
 2015 90 Minutes in Heaven
Cliff McArdle
 2013 Revealing Jesus: A Live Worship Experience (Video)
Michael W. Smith
 2006 The Second Chance
Ethan Jenkins
 1994 Secret Adventures: Shrug (Video short)
Billy Holden
 1982 Amy Grant: Don't Run Away (Music Video)
Michael W. Smith
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Go West Young Man" (Reunion Records) (BSP) See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Whitaker Smith


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Deborah Davis  (5 children)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Life is short. It's like a flower. I want to live life to the fullest. I love being alive. I love getting up every day. I love being out here and raising my kids. But if it's not God-centered, it's all in vain. See more »


He and his wife Debbie were engaged in 3 1/2 weeks. See more »


Slightly raspy singing voice. See more »



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