Ron Clinton Smith

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Hidden Figures (2016) | True Detective (2014) | Boy Erased (2018)
AKA 
R. Clinton Smith | Ronald Clinton Smith | Ron Smith
HEIGHT 
6' 2½" (1.89m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 42-65
GUILDS *
SAG
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Receding)
EYES *
Blue
WEIGHT *
235 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
VOICE TYPE *
Bass | Baritone
ATHLETICS *
Football | Tennis | Basketball | Swimming | Baseball  Less
ACCENTS *
Southern | Appalachian | Cajun
INSTRUMENTS *
Guitar
DANCE *
Club/Freestyle
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Industrial | Internet | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Stunts | Writing | Acting
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/ronclintonsmith
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Nashville PD Detective Dunigan / Officer Dunigan ( 2 episodes, 2012–2017 )  Less 2012–2017 2
  • Primary photo for RectifyRectify (TV Series) Senior Corrections Officer / Correctional Officer Johnson ( 3 episodes, 2013–2014 )  Less 2013–2014 3
    • Running with the Bull (Jun 19, 2014) Senior Corrections Officer  Less
    • Sexual Peeling (Apr 22, 2013) Correctional Officer Johnson (uncredited)  Less
    • Always There (Apr 22, 2013) Correctional Officer Johnson  Less
  • Primary photo for True DetectiveTrue Detective (TV Series) Sheriff Tate ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for ComaComa (TV Mini-series) Jefferson Guard Maguire ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 2
    • Part Two (Sep 4, 2012) Jefferson Guard Maguire  Less
    • Part One (Sep 3, 2012) Jefferson Guard Maguire  Less
  • Primary photo for Hornet's NestHornet's Nest (TV Movie) Officer Ludlow  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Game of Your LifeGame of Your Life (TV Movie) Cecil  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Level UpLevel Up (TV Movie) Coach Hawkins  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Lost ValentineThe Lost Valentine (TV Movie) Western Union Delivery Man  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead DivaDrop Dead Diva (TV Series) Richie Sagansky ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Do Over (Jul 26, 2009) Richie Sagansky  Less
  • Primary photo for Front of the ClassFront of the Class (TV Movie) Patrolman (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Army WivesArmy Wives (TV Series) Clerk ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Otis ( 2 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006 2
  • Primary photo for BlotterBlotter (TV Series) Gary 'The Breeze' Essex  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Warm SpringsWarm Springs (TV Movie) Eugene  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Rosa Parks StoryThe Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie) Mr. Lester  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SavannahSavannah (TV Series) Dave ( 17 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997 17
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  • Primary photo for In the Heat of the NightIn the Heat of the Night (TV Series) Worker #2 ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Time's Long Shadow (Mar 16, 1994) Worker #2 (as Ronald Clinton Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stay the NightStay the Night (TV Movie) Prison Guard (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Grass RootsGrass Roots (TV Movie) Arresting Cop  Less 1992
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Boy Erased * – Cameron's Dad/supporting Focus Features/Joel Edgerton
  • Logan Lucky * – Crew Chief Steven Soderbergh
  • Hidden Figures * – White Cop/supporting Fox 2000 Pictures/Theodore Melfi
  • Devil's Knot * – Desk Officer/supporting The Weinstein Co./Atom Egoyan
  • Jayne Mansfield's Car * – Deputy #1/supporting MGM/Billy Bob Thornton
  • Parental Guidance * – Umpire Clark/supporting 20th Century Fox/Andy Fickman
  • Lawless * – Bootlegger/supporting Benaroya Films/John Hillcoat
  • Mulberry * – Harlen Norman/lead Mulberry Films/R.H. Norman
  • Life As We Know It * – Contractor/supporting Warner Brothers/Jeff Berlanti
  • Lottery Ticket * – Officer Ark/supporting Warner Brothers/Erik White
  • The Joneses * – Policeman/supporting Echo Lake Prods./Derrick Borte
  • The Family That Preys * – Construction Foreman/supporting Lions Gate/Tyler Perry
  • Asylum * – Ivy's Father Hyde Park Prods./David R. Ellis
  • Hope and Redemption: The Lena Baker Story * – Cotton Foreman/supporting Laughing Crow Entertainment/Ralph Wilcox
  • Leatherheads * – Speakeasy Bouncer/supporting Universal/George Clooney
  • The MIst * – Mr. Mackey/supporting Paramount/Frank Darabont
  • Who's Your Caddy? * – Police Captain/supporting Ascendant Pictures/Don Michael Paul
  • We Are Marshall * – Coach Jim McNally/supporting Warner Brothers/McG
  • Broken Bridges * – Clyde/supporting Paramount/Steven Goldman
  • Delivery Boy Chronicles * – Redneck Trucker/supporting Roby Robinson/Stacey Childers
  • No Witness * – Jacoby Garnett/supporting Barnesology Pictures/Michael Valverde
  • Fate * – SWAT Commander/supporting Alpha Films/Ace Cruz
  • A Conspiracy * – Uniform Cop/supporting EBS Worldwide Entertainment/Rick Jordan
  • The Kudzu Christmas * – Julius EMT/supporting Kudzu Films/Fred Dresch
  • Juwanna Mann * – Airport Security/supporting Morgan Creek/Jesse Vaughan
  • Good Neighbor * – Brian/lead Stage&Frame/Todd Turner
  • The In Crowd * – Desk Guard/supporting Morgan Creek/Mary Lambert
  • Unshackled * – Railroad/lead Creative Media Services/Bart Patton
  • Wayward Son * – Vernon/lead Avenue Pictures/Randall Harris
  • Chill Factor * – Hemmings/supporting Morgan Creek/Hugh Johnson
  • Major League: Back To The Minors * – Tote Man #1/supporting Morgan Creek/John Warren
  • Eddie * – Locker Room Reporter/supporting Disney/Steve Rash
  • Tom and Huck * – Flatboatman/supporting Disney/Peter Hewitt
  • The War * – Ambulance Attendant/supporting Universal/John Avnet
  • The Firm * – Cotton Truck Driver/supporting Paramount/Sydney Pollack
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • True Detective (S1/Ep1) * – Sheriff Tate/supporting HBO/Cary Fukunaga
  • Rectify (S1-2) * – Senior Correctional Officer Johnson/recurring Sundance Ch/Ray McKinnon
  • Nashville (S1-2/S 5-8) * – Officer Dunigan/Nashville P.D Detective Dunigan ABC/Jeff Petrarca
  • Coma * – Jefferson Guard Maguire/supporting A&E/Mikael Soloman
  • Hornet's Nest * – Officer Ludlow/supporting TNT/Millicent Shelton
  • Game Of Your Life * – Cecil/lead NBC/John Kent Harrison
  • Level Up * – Coach Hawkins/supporting TBS/Peter Lauer
  • The Lost Valentine * – Western Union Man/supporting ABC/Hallmark/Darnell Martin
  • Drop Dead Diva * – Richie Sagansky/supporting ABC/Lifetime/Michael Lange
  • Front Of The Class * – Patrolman/supporting CBS/Hallmark/Peter Werner
  • Army Wives * – Clerk/supporting ABC/Lifetime
  • Meet The Browns * – Burly Man/supporting TBS/Tyler Perry
  • Warm Springs * – Eugene/supporting HBO/Joseph Sargent
  • One Tree Hill * – Otis/supporting Warner Bros./Les Butler
  • Blotter! * – Gary "The Breeze" Essex/lead TBS/David Sinrich
  • The Rosa Parks Story * – Mr. Lester/supporting ABC/Julie Dash
  • Savannah * – Dave/series regular WB/Spelling
  • In The Heat Of The Night * – Construction Worker/supporting NBC/Paul Chavez
  • Stay The Night * – Prison Guard/supporting NBC/Harry Winer
  • Grass Roots * – Arresting Cop/supporting NBC/Jerry London

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Florida State University * – English/Drama 1969 Tallahassee, Florida
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • North Fulton High School * – Choral/Vocal Training, Dr. Robert S. Lowrance 1969 Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Biography
  • * A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Ronald Clinton Smith was
    born on March 19, 1951, to Harry Raymond Smith, a former football player at Georgia Tech and P-51 fighter pilot in WW II and Korea, who died when Ron was fifteen, and Theresa Vina Gooch, a model and homemaker. Encouraged to sing at an early age, he studied voice in church and high school choirs, took up guitar and played in bands as a teenager. Following his father’s love of football, he played from age eight to twenty, including two years at Florida State, where his love for the game gave way to his love of writing and traveling. A few years later he discovered off the wall standup comedy with friend and inadvertent acting teacher, Col. Bruce Hampton, which led to theater work, and then to television and film acting. In the meantime he continued to write songs, poems, stories and screenplays,
    and in 2012 published the novel “Creature Storms,” based
    on his own script, spending 10 years on the novel. He balances writing with film acting. In 1987 he married artist and accountant, Kathryn Sue Marchant. They have two sons, Jeremiah Christian Smith and Sean Dillon Smith, both successful marketing entrepreneurs.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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