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John Smith

Actor
Male
Born Mar 6, 1931

John Smith was an American actor remembered in particular for his leading roles in two NBC western television series, Cimarron City and Laramie.

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CHILDHOOD

1931 Birth Born on March 6, 1931.

TEENAGE

1950 19 Years Old By 1950, he was working as a messenger for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and in 1952, the studio cast him as James Stewart's brother in Carbine Williams, although the part was uncredited. … Read More

TWENTIES

1955 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1955, Smith played the part of James Earp, older brother of Wyatt Earp in the film Wichita, starring Joel McCrea and Vera Miles. … Read More
In 1956, Smith had a small role as Caleb Cope in the film Friendly Persuasion, starring Gary Cooper.
1957 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1957, Smith starred with Fay Spain as a young prizefighter, Tommy Kelly, in the film, The Crooked Circle. … Read More
1958 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1958–1959 television season, Smith landed a starring role as the blacksmith/deputy sheriff Lane Temple on Cimarron City. … Read More
1959 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1959, he appeared as Irving Randall in the episode of "A Night with the Boys" of CBS's Alfred Hitchcock Presents. … Read More

THIRTIES

1964 33 Years Old In 1964, John Wayne asked director Henry Hathaway to cast Smith in the role of Steve McCabe in Wayne's film Circus World. … Read More
1966 35 Years Old In 1966, Smith guest-starred as Noble Vestry in the short-lived 1966 ABC comedy/western series The Rounders, starring Chill Wills. … Read More
1967 36 Years Old In 1967, Smith was cast as Ed Dow in three episodes of ABC's short-lived Hondo western series, starring Ralph Taeger. … Read More
1968 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1968 and 1970, he appeared in two episode of NBC's The Virginian, starring James Drury and Doug McClure. … Read More

FORTIES

1971 40 Years Old In 1971, he appeared as Dr. Carl Isenburg in the horror film, Legacy of Blood.
1972 41 Years Old In 1972, he guest starred on NBC's police drama Adam-12. … Read More
1974 43 Years Old His last television appearances came in 1974 and 1975, when he portrayed different physicians in two episodes of ABC's medical-drama Marcus Welby, M.D., starring Robert Young.
1975 44 Years Old And in 1975, he appeared on Angie Dickinson's NBC drama, Police Woman.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 64 Years Old Smith died on January 25, 1995 at the age of sixty-three of cirrhosis of the liver and heart problems. … Read More
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