Kurtwood Smith

1943 - Today

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Kurtwood Larson Smith (born July 3, 1943) is an American television and film actor. He is known for playing Clarence Boddicker in RoboCop (1987), Robert Griggs in Rambo III (1988), and Red Forman in That '70s Show (1998–2006), as well as for his many appearances in science fiction films and television programs (Lou Grant, Star Trek, The X-Files). He also starred in the seventh season of 24. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurtwood Smith has received more than 3,993,020 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Kurtwood Smith is the 1,372nd most popular actor (down from 1,159th in 2019), the 2,456th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,137th in 2019) and the 675th most popular American Actor.

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  • 30

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  • 3.98

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Among actors, Kurtwood Smith ranks 1,372 out of 10,030Before him are Katheryn Winnick, Paul Lukas, Brent Spiner, Jean-Gaspard Deburau, Solomon Mikhoels, and Robert Downey Sr.. After him are Jack Hawkins, Peter Lawford, Momoko Kōchi, Edward Mulhare, Will Ferrell, and Akim Tamiroff.

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Among people born in 1943, Kurtwood Smith ranks 148Before him are Beba Lončar, Conchata Ferrell, Roberto Boninsegna, Lin Shaye, Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, and Jan de Bont. After him are James Levine, Mohammed Badie, Björn Waldegård, Paul Michael Glaser, Dušan Ivković, and Köbi Kuhn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kurtwood Smith ranks 2,456 out of 15,968Before him are Brent Spiner (1949), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Alex North (1910), Kathy Reichs (1948), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), and Robert Downey Sr. (1936). After him are Ben Webster (1909), James Heckman (1944), Bill Viola (1951), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), James Levine (1943), and William H. Seward (1801).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kurtwood Smith ranks 675Before him are Donald O'Connor (1925), Abe Vigoda (1921), Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), Brent Spiner (1949), and Robert Downey Sr. (1936). After him are Will Ferrell (1967), Fred Ward (1942), George Chakiris (1934), Pauley Perrette (1969), Peter Graves (1926), and Al Lettieri (1928).

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