William Smith
William Smith
William Smith is an American actor who has appeared in almost 300 feature films and television productions. Smith began his acting career at the age of 8 in 1942. The physically imposing 6'2" actor is a lifelong bodybuilder and has the distinction of being the final Marlboro Man before the cigarette ads were discontinued on TV.
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Insomnia is leading cause of lost productivity - ww.mentalhealthy.co.uk
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Many people have difficulty in getting to sleep at night. Many people who are suffering from poor mental health find it difficult to get a good night's sleep. In the United States a study shows that this condition affects a huge number
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Studies into medication often mislead - ww.mentalhealthy.co.uk
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A new study warns that you should be careful what you read, even in peer-reviewed influential medical journals. Research findings are often presumed to be impartial but this study shakes that presumption
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#4 Wm. Smith Edges Cougars - CM Cougars
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The Misericordia University women's soccer team went toe-to-toe with the number-four team in nation in Thursday's season opener, but the Cougars came out on the short end of a hard-fought 1-0 loss to William Smith. The Herons tallied the only goal of
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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA v. DONAGHY - Leagle.com
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On December 19, 2007, Donaghy and two accomplices, Patricia Chewning and Jeremy Calhoun, conspired to rob Calhoun's 80-year old neighbor, William Smith, after Calhoun found out Smith kept cash in his home. Chewning knocked on Smith's door,
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Smith waives bond hearing in shooting death of mother - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
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Melvin William Smith, a man charged with shooting and killing a Frederick mother of four, has waived his opportunity for a bond hearing and will remain in jail until his trial, said Frederick County State's Attorney
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RI 'Survivor' winner won't get free lawyer - The Associated Press
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Judge William Smith on Thursday rejected 50-year-old Richard Hatch's request for a court-appointed attorney to help him fight the sentence handed down in March for violating the terms of his supervised release by failing to settle his tax bill
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Hobart and William Smith signaled as good investment by SmartMoney - Rochester Business Journal
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SmartMoney magazine has recognized Hobart and William Smith in Geneva as an exceptional investment in its ranking of "Colleges that Help Grads Get Top Salaries." In the full list of 50 colleges, Hobart and William Smith ranked No
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Police catch alleged murderer of Tranice Richardson - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
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Melvin William Smith, 27, was caught at an apartment in McKeesport, Pa. at 12:45 pm in a combined effort of Frederick City Police detectives, the City of McKeesport Police Department, the Maryland State Police Apprehension Team and the US Marshals
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Kevin Bliss of Warren charged with driving car into 2 houses on Main Street - MassLive.com
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By Lori Stabile, The Republican Photos by Lori Stabile / The RepublicanBeverly and William Smith, both 75, stand outside their home at 1231 Main St., Warren, which was damaged Tuesday night when Kevin Bliss, 29, of Warren, took out their living room
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William Smith, Inc. - Antiques and the Arts Online
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GOOD SUMMER COUNTRY AUCTION of Antiques and Accessories and Danish Modern A nice selection of country antiques and accessories from the Fales Estate Brandon VT along with others, to be sold unreserved under tents. Come join us for this event!
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Wall Street Access Expands With Addition of Daley, Myers and Smith - PR Newswire (press release)
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NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Access, a diversified financial services firm, today announced that Kevin Daley, Jeff Myers and William Smith have joined the Fixed Income and Institutional Sales teams
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Frederick police continue search for murder suspect - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
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Frederick Police Department Melvin William Smith, 27, of Frederick is wanted by Frederick police for the Friday fatal shooting of Tranice Richardson, 33, of Frederick, a mother of four. The Frederick man still wanted
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Murder warrant issued for Frederick man in woman's shooting death - The Herald-Mail
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The suspect has been identified as Melvin William Smith, 27, also known as “Rock,” according to a news release from the Frederick Police Department. Police said they consider Smith to be armed and extremely dangerous. He is described as 5 feet 8 inches
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Soil from Mercersburg's Smith House searched for artifacts - Chambersburg Public Opinion
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After the Justice William Smith House was taken down piece by piece, it now awaits reconstruction at its new site, divided among several piles of brick, stone, wood and soil. Supporters of preservation of the house say it is linked to the first settler
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Merrimack IT Engineer Gets Honor of First Question of Twitter Town Hall - Patch.com
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William Smith says he was shocked his question was chosen partly because of what he asked, partly because he's conservative. By Carolyn Dube | Email the author | 10:00am Calling it his "Tweet Heard 'Round the World," Merrimack resident and conservative
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of William Smith
    FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 51
    In 1985 Smith beat out some tough competition (including Sam Elliott) in the much sought after starring role of Brodie Hollister in Disney’s critically acclaimed mini-series "Wildside", created by writer-producer Tom Greene.
    More Details Hide Details The production garnered a great deal of publicity, both because it was one of the very first productions from the newly installed Disney team of Michael Eisner and Jeff Katzenberg, and because it was also the first western series on television in over ten years. It also starred Academy Award ® nominated Howard Rollins whose character of Bannister Sparks was one of the first times in a Western that an African American actor’s race had no direct correlation to their character. In addition it was one of the first major projects for a young Meg Ryan. It was also one of the first times that the usually "bad guy" Smith was cast to play a heroic "white hat" good guy.
  • FORTIES
  • 1983
    Age 49
    He also appeared in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders as a store clerk and in Rumble Fish as a police officer, both in 1983.
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  • 1982
    Age 48
    According to Thomas "Duke" Miller, a TV/movie/celebrity expert, Smith also had a role as a biker gang leader in an episode of the 1982-1986 TV show Knight Rider.
    More Details Hide Details He starred in films such as Grave of the Vampire, Invasion of the Bee Girls, and The Swinging Barmaids. Smith was also featured in several biker flicks, including Nam's Angels and C.C. and Company. In the latter, he starred as the menacing "Moon" opposite Joe Namath and Ann-Margret. Smith played Count Dracula in The Erotic Rites of Countess Dracula.
  • 1979
    Age 45
    In films, Smith played Clint Eastwood's bare-knuckle nemesis Jack Wilson in Any Which Way You Can, a drag racing legend in 1979's Fast Company, the main character's father in Conan the Barbarian, bad guy Matt Diggs in The Frisco Kid, a Russian commander in Red Dawn and a vindictive sergeant in Twilight's Last Gleaming.
    More Details Hide Details Smith appeared as heavy Terry Bartell in Darker than Amber in 1970. He also appeared in Hammer and Boss Nigger, two blaxploitation films also starring Fred Williamson.
    He also appeared in the 1979 miniseries The Rebels as John Waverly, and in an episode of The Dukes of Hazzard as Jason Steele, a bounty hunter hired by Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane to frame the Duke Boys into jail.
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  • 1976
    Age 42
    In the 1976 television miniseries, Rich Man, Poor Man, he portrayed Anthony Falconetti, nemesis of the Jordache family, and reprised the role in the sequel Rich Man, Poor Man Book II.
    More Details Hide Details He made an appearance in the Kolchak: The Night Stalker episode "The Energy Eater", as an Indian medicine man who advises Kolchak.
  • 1974
    Age 40
    Smith also made guest appearances in the 1974 pilot for The Rockford Files, "Backlash of the Hunter", I Dream of Jeannie, and two appearances - as different characters - in episodes of The A-Team (the first season's "Pros and Cons", and season four's "The A-Team Is Coming, The A-Team Is Coming").
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1972
    Age 38
    On Gunsmoke, Smith appears in a 1972 episode, "Hostage!"; his character beats and rapes Amanda Blake's character Miss Kitty Russell and shoots her twice in the back.
    More Details Hide Details Smith has been described as the "greatest bad-guy character actor of our time". Smith joined the cast of the final season of Hawaii Five-O as Detective James "Kimo" Carew, a new officer in the Five-O unit. He had previously appeared with Jack Lord in Lord's prior series Stoney Burke. Smith starred in one episode of Kung Fu, and as the Treybor, a ruthless warlord, in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode "Buck's Duel to the Death".
  • 1969
    Age 35
    Smith also played the outlaw turned temporary sheriff Hendry Brown in the 1969 episode "The Restless Man".
    More Details Hide Details In the story line, Brown takes the job of sheriff to tame a lawless town, begins to court a young woman, again played by Emily Banks, but returns to his deadly outlaw ways in search of thrills.
    Smith was cast as John Richard Parker, brother of Cynthia Ann Parker, both taken hostage in Texas by the Comanche, in the 1969 episode "The Understanding" of the syndicated television series Death Valley Days, which was hosted by Robert Taylor.
    More Details Hide Details In the story line, Parker contracts the plague, is left for dead by his fellow Comanche warriors, and is rescued by his future Mexican wife, Yolanda (Emily Banks).
  • 1967
    Age 33
    In 1967, Smith guest starred as Jude Bonner on Wayne Maunder's short-lived ABC military-western Custer.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1961
    Age 27
    He was a regular on the 1961 ABC television series The Asphalt Jungle, portraying police Sergeant Danny Keller.
    More Details Hide Details One of his earliest leading roles was as Joe Riley, a Texas Ranger on the NBC western series Laredo (1965–1967). Smith's character was good-natured with muscles of steel.
  • 1958
    Age 24
    Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Russian Studies from UCLA. He taught Russian at UCLA before abandoning his Ph.D. studies for a MGM contract and stunt doubling for the former Tarzan Lex Barker in the 1958 French film The Strange Awakening.
    More Details Hide Details He also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and the University of Munich while learning languages through the military. Smith is fluent in Russian, Serbo-Croatian, French and German. During the Korean War he was a Russian Intercept Interrogator and flew secret ferret missions over Russia. He had both CIA and NSA clearance and intended to enter a classified position with the U.S. government, but his marriage to a French actress meant the loss of security clearance..
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1942
    Age 8
    Born in Columbia, Missouri, Smith began his acting career at the age of eight in 1942; he entered films as a child actor in such films as The Ghost of Frankenstein, The Song of Bernadette and Meet Me in St. Louis.
    More Details Hide Details The physically imposing 6'2" actor is a lifelong bodybuilder and has the distinction of being the final Marlboro Man before cigarette advertising was discontinued on television. Smith served in the United States Air Force. He won the 200 pound (91 kg) arm-wrestling championship of the world multiple times and also won the United States Air Force weightlifting championship. Smith is a record holder for reverse-curling his own bodyweight. His trademark arms measured 18 and 1/2 inches. Smith held a 31-1 record as an amateur boxer and studied martial arts with kenpo instructor Ed Parker for several years. He also played semi-pro football in Germany and competed in motocross and downhill skiing events.
  • 1933
    Born
    Born on March 24, 1933.
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