Kurtwood Smith

Highest Rated: 95% True Believer (1989)
Birthday: Jul 3, 1943
Birthplace: New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA
Character actor Kurtwood Smith was educated at Stanford University, then worked briefly as a drama teacher before distinguished himself on the San Francisco theatrical circuit. Making his first fleeting film appearance in Roadie, Smith toiled away in quiet, mild-manner roles until finding his niche in oily villainy as the drug lord in Robocop (1987). The actor was at his all-time nastiest as Mr. Perry, the ultra-judgmental father who drives his sensitive son (Robert Sean Leonard) to suicide in Dead Poet's Society (1989). More character roles followed over the next decade until Smith found fame as Red, the comedically tough dad in the sitcom That '70s Show.He continued to work steadily into the next decade tackling parts in film as diverse as the comedy Teddy Bears' Picnic, the drama Girl, Interrupted, and Cedar Rapids, where he played an ethically compromised real estate salesman.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
28% Amityville: The Awakening Dr. Milton 2017
40% El Camino Christmas Sheriff Bob Fuller 2017
No Score Yet Patriot Actor 2015
67% Turbo Actor $81.2M 2013
60% Hitchcock Geoffrey Shurlock $6.1M 2012
86% Cedar Rapids Orrin Helgeson $6.9M 2011
50% Green Lantern: First Flight Kanjar Ro 2009
No Score Yet Entry Level Nick 2007
No Score Yet Hard Scrambled Benno 2006
No Score Yet The Trouble with Dee Dee William Rutherford 2005
No Score Yet Evil Remains Professor 2004
0% Teddy Bears' Picnic Sec. of Transportation William Easter 2002
54% Girl, Interrupted Dr. Crumble 1999
No Score Yet A Bright Shining Lie Westmoreland 1998
45% Deep Impact Otis Hefter 1998
No Score Yet Safety Patrol (Disney's Safety Patrol) Principal Trump 1998
59% Prefontaine Curtis Cunningham 1997
No Score Yet Shelter Tom Cantrell 1997
80% Citizen Ruth Norm Stoney 1996
65% A Time to Kill Stup Sisson 1996
53% Broken Arrow Secretary of Defense Baird 1996
88% To Die For Earl Stone 1995
69% Last of the Dogmen Sheriff Deegan 1995
37% Under Siege 2: Dark Territory General Stanley Cooper 1995
No Score Yet While Justice Sleeps Leonard Rosenglass 1994
No Score Yet Dead On Sight Julian Thompson 1994
40% Fortress Prison Director Poe 1993
18% Boxing Helena Alan 1993
55% Heart and Souls Jeffrey Patterson 1993
25% The Crush Cliff Forrester 1993
48% Shadows and Fog Vogel's Follower 1992
81% Star Trek VI - The Undiscovered Country Federation President 1991
No Score Yet Company Business Jaffe 1991
12% Oscar Lieutenant Toomey 1991
82% Quick Change Russ Crane/Lombino 1990
No Score Yet Heart of Dixie Professor Flournoy 1989
84% Dead Poets Society Mr. Perry 1989
No Score Yet The Nightmare Years Actor 1989
95% True Believer Robert Reynard 1989
39% Rambo III Griggs 1988
No Score Yet 2 Idiots in Hollywood Defense Attorney 1988
89% RoboCop Clarence J. Boddicker 1987
No Score Yet The Christmas Gift Jake Richards 1986
No Score Yet The Delos Adventure Arthur McNeil 1986
No Score Yet The Midnight Hour Actor 1985
No Score Yet Deadly Messages Lieutenant Burton 1985
No Score Yet Flashpoint Carson 1984
No Score Yet Going Berserk Clarence 1983
No Score Yet Zoot Suit Sgt. Smith 1981

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Perpetual Grace LTD
2019
Uncle Dave
  • 2019
90% Patriot
2015
Mr. Claret
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2015
86% Marvel's Agent Carter
2015-2016
Vernon Masters
  • 2016
  • 2015
75% Maron
2013-2016
  • 2015
53% Resurrection
2014-2015
Harold Garland Henry Langston
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2014
76% Body of Proof
2011-2013
Earl Brown
  • 2013
54% Wedding Band
2012-2013
Hank
  • 2012
47% CHAOS
2011
H.J. Higgins
  • 2011
No Score Yet Love Bites
2011
Ed Strathmore
  • 2011
No Score Yet Children's Hospital
2010-2016
Ben Hayflick
  • 2010
No Score Yet Neighbors From Hell
2010
Voice
  • 2010
87% 24
2001-2014
Blaine Mayer Senator Blaine Mayer Senator Mayer
  • 2009
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
Agent Edward Cooper
  • 2009
  • 2008
91% House
2004-2012
Dr. Obyedkov
  • 2007
92% Psych
2006-2014
Captain Connors
  • 2007
No Score Yet Robot Chicken
2005-2018
Voice
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet That '70s Show
1998-2006
Red Red Forman
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet Malcolm in the Middle
2000-2006
Principal Block
  • 2004
95% Justice League
2004
Voice
  • 2001
No Score Yet UC: Undercover
2001-2002
William Murphy
  • 2001
77% Star Trek: Voyager
1995-2001
Annorax
  • 1997
90% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
1993-1999
Thrax
  • 1996
74% The X-Files
1993-2018
Agt. Bill Patterson
  • 1996
No Score Yet Newhart
1982-1990
Chet
  • 1986
No Score Yet The A-Team
1983-1987
Carson
  • 1984
No Score Yet Regular Show
2010-2017

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