Hal Williams

Lowest Rated: 29% The Rookie (1990)
Birthday: Dec 14, 1938
Birthplace: Not Available
Moved to LA from his native Ohio in 1968; worked for the California Youth Authority while trying to break into show business. First TV guest role was in a 1970 episode of That Girl. Had a recurring role on Sanford and Son as Officer "Smitty" Smith. Reprised his role of Sgt. L.C. Ross from Private Benjamin in the 1981-83 CBS sitcom version of the film. Costarred with Marla Gibbs in 227 on-stage in Los Angeles before it became an NBC series in 1985. Set up a scholarship fund for minority students studying TV communications in memory of his son Mark, who died in a camping accident in 1977. With 227 costar Gibbs, was honored at the Giving Back Corporation's spring 2010 Celebrity Roast & Toast.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
86% Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Actor $70.6K 2016
No Score Yet Snow 2: Brain Freeze Henry Mays 2008
No Score Yet Generation Gap Mac 2008
42% Guess Who Howard Jones $68M 2005
No Score Yet The Cherokee Kid Actor 1996
No Score Yet The West Side Waltz Jonno 1995
No Score Yet Percy and Thunder Jiti Kalumbi 1993
29% The Rookie Powell 1990
No Score Yet Love Ya Tomorrow Actor 1990
No Score Yet The Escape Artist Cop at Mayor's office 1982
No Score Yet Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige Actor 1981
81% Private Benjamin Sgt. L.C. Ross 1980
No Score Yet On the Nickel Paul 1980
86% Hardcore Big Dick Blaque 1979
No Score Yet Sidekicks Max 1974

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet 227
1985-1990
Lester
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
22% Moonlight
2007-2008
Det. Bobby Desmond
  • 2007
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • 1994
No Score Yet Night Court
1984-1992
Reedy
  • 1991
No Score Yet Magnum, P.I.
1980-1988
Dave
  • 1988
No Score Yet Hill Street Blues
1981-1987
  • 1986
No Score Yet Dukes of Hazzard
1979-1985
Jonas Jones
  • 1984
No Score Yet The Jeffersons
1975-1985
Kent
  • 1984
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Waltons
1972-1981
Hartley Harley Foster Harley
  • 1980
  • 1978
  • 1976
  • 1973
No Score Yet Good Times
1974-1979
Tom Frank Mitchell Willie Washington
  • 1978
  • 1977
  • 1975
  • 1974
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
Dr. Kody Carmichael
  • 1977
No Score Yet Sanford and Son
1972-1977
Off. `Smitty' Smith Off. Smith Off. Smith (`Smitty')
  • 1976
  • 1974
  • 1973
  • 1972
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
Widge
  • 1975
No Score Yet Kung Fu
1972-1975
Caleb
  • 1975
  • 1973

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