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Bubba Smith (I) (1945–2011)

Actor | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Police Academy (1984) | Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) | Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
BORN 
Feb 28, 1945 (died Aug 3, 2011)
HEIGHT 
6' 7" (2.01m)

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Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for 20th Annual Trumpet Awards20th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Police Academy: The SeriesPolice Academy: The Series (TV Series) Capt. Moses Hightower (1 episode, 1998), Performer ("Y.M.C.A.") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Dr. Hightower (Feb 23, 1998) Capt. Moses Hightower, Performer ("Y.M.C.A.")  Less
  • Primary photo for Sabrina, the Teenage WitchSabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) Security Guard (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Bubba Smith / Spare Tire Dixon (2 episodes, 1991–1994)  Less 1991–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Daddy DearestDaddy Dearest (TV Series) Cop #1 (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Family MattersFamily Matters (TV Series) Bones (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for MacGyverMacGyver (TV Series) Bailey (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Stuck with Each OtherStuck with Each Other (TV Movie) Augie  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Half NelsonHalf Nelson (TV Series) Kurt (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for Half NelsonHalf Nelson (TV Movie) Beau  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: ExposedRodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie) Bubba  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Mike HammerMike Hammer (TV Series) Buddy Lofton (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Blue ThunderBlue Thunder (TV Series) Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey (11 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 11
    • The Island (Apr 16, 1984) Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey  Less
    • The Godchild (Mar 23, 1984) Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey  Less
    • The Long Flight (Mar 16, 1984) Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hart to HartHart to Hart (TV Series) Jimmy Joe Newton (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Robin (13 episodes, 1981–1982)  Less 1981–1982 13
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  • Primary photo for TaxiTaxi (TV Series) Lucius Franklin (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Big Black PillThe Big Black Pill (TV Movie) Big Foot  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky BleierFighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (TV Movie) Jacobs  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Vega$Vega$ (TV Series) Peter Bridges (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Eight Is EnoughEight Is Enough (TV Series) Ned Naughton (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • Jeremy (Nov 5, 1980) Ned Naughton  Less
  • Primary photo for Semi-ToughSemi-Tough (TV Series) Puddin (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 3
  • Primary photo for The White ShadowThe White Shadow (TV Series) Strong Man (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for B.J. and the BearB.J. and the Bear (TV Series) Danny's Henchman (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Last Ride of the Dalton GangThe Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (TV Movie) Luther  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Misadventures of Sheriff LoboThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) Rhino (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Charlie's AngelsCharlie's Angels (TV Series) Toby (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Good TimesGood Times (TV Series) Claude (4 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 4
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  • Primary photo for SuperdomeSuperdome (TV Movie) Moses Gordine  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Series) Rojak (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Bubba Smith (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
Self (26 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College FootballBreaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for NegermagasinetNegermagasinet (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ESPN SportsCenturyESPN SportsCentury (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2000–2005)  Less 2000–2005
  • Primary photo for Sports GeniusesSports Geniuses (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Big Game XXVIII: Road Runner vs. CoyoteBig Game XXVIII: Road Runner vs. Coyote (TV Movie) Himself - Sideline Announcer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for CoachCoach (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Who's the Boss?Who's the Boss? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for 1st & Ten1st & Ten (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (1 episode)  Less 1986–1989
  • Primary photo for Mr. BelvedereMr. Belvedere (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Battle of the Network Stars XVIIIBattle of the Network Stars XVIII (TV Special) Himself - NBC Team Captain  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Just Men!Just Men! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary SpecialThis Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for 1974 AFC Championship Game1974 AFC Championship Game (TV Special) Himself - Oakland Raiders Defensive End  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for NFL Monday Night FootballNFL Monday Night Football (TV Series) Himself - Oakland Raiders Defensive End (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for 1971 AFC Championship Game1971 AFC Championship Game (TV Special) Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The NFL on NBCThe NFL on NBC (TV Series) Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End (4 episodes, 1970–1971)  Less 1970–1971
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  • Primary photo for Super Bowl VSuper Bowl V (TV Special) Himself - Baltimore Colts Left Defensive End  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for 1970 AFC Championship Game1970 AFC Championship Game (TV Movie) Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The NFL on CBSThe NFL on CBS (TV Series) Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Super Bowl IIISuper Bowl III (TV Special) Himself - Baltimore Colts Left Defensive End  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for 1968 NFL Championship Game1968 NFL Championship Game (TV Special) Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Football Player (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
    • Episode #19.12 (Nov 28, 1965) Himself - Football Player  Less
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Football LifeA Football Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Orange British Academy Film AwardsThe Orange British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Psychopathic: The VideosPsychopathic: The Videos (Video) Himself (segment "Woo woo woo") (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for NegermagasinetNegermagasinet (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A RetrospectivePolice Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective (Video) Hightower (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Spare Tire Dixon (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • My Favorite Married... (Apr 30, 1995) Spare Tire Dixon (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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