Bubba Smith

Actor | * 02/28/1945 († 66, 08/03/2011) | Beaumont, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith (February 28, 1945 – August 3, 2011) was an American football defensive end and actor. He first came into prominence at Michigan State University, where he twice earned All-American honors on the Spartans football team. Smith had a major role in a 10–10 tie with Notre Dame in 1966 that was billed as "The Game of the Century." He is one of only six players to have his jersey number retired by the program. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988. The first selection of the 1967 NFL/AFL draft, Smith played nine years in the National Football League (NFL) with the Baltimore Colts (1967–1971), Oakland Raiders (1973–1974), and Houston Oilers (1975–1976). He was the Colts' starting left defensive end for five seasons, playing in Super Bowls III and V. He was named to two Pro Bowls and was a First-team All-Pro in 1971. He had tremendous quickness despite being 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) and 265 pounds (120 kg), a combination which usually earned him a double-team. During his acting career, Smith specialized in comedic roles in film, television, and television advertising. For about a decade following his retirement from football, he appeared in various commercials for Miller Lite. His best-known role was as Moses Hightower in the fi... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Crime | Drama

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Movies with Bubba Smith as Actor(26)

as Sleepy2004 Full Clip
as Det. Jerry Cale2001 Down 'n Dirty
as Peter Jackson1995 Drifting School
as Detective Johnson1993 Fist of Honor
as The Cop1992 The Naked Truth
as Benny Avalon1987 The Wild Pair
as Johnson1986 Black Moon Rising
as Moses Hightower1984 Police Academy
as Arnold1983 Stroker Ace
as MacKenzie 'Mac' Gynn1981 Escape from DS-3
as Moses Gordine1978 Superdome

TV Shows/Series with Bubba Smith as Actor(15)

as Security Guard1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
as  Kurt1985 Half Nelson
as Lyman Kelsey1984 Blue Thunder
as Robin1981 Open All Night
1978 Vega$
as Toby1976 Charlie's Angels
as Rojak1975 Wonder Woman
as himself1970 The Odd Couple

Movies with Bubba Smith as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer1985 Bubba Until It Hurts

Full Name: Bubba Smith
Born: Wednesday, 02/28 1945 (February) in Beaumont, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 08/03 2011 (August) in Los Angeles (aged: 66)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Michigan State University, Charlton-Pollard High School
Siblings: Tody Smith
Bubba Smith frequently works together with these people:
Paul Maslansky (8x, Crew)
Wink Roberts (8x, Cast)
David Graf (7x, Actor)
George Gaynes (7x, Actor)
Garry Marshall (7x, Actor)
Michael Winslow (7x, Actor)
Marion Ramsey (7x, Actress)
Pat Proft (6x, Crew)
Leslie Easterbrook (6x, Actress)
Dana Elcar (6x, Actor)
Robert Folk (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1914, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2023