Mel Smith - Rotten Tomatoes

Mel Smith

Highest Rated:   97% The Princess Bride (1987)
Lowest Rated:   20% High Heels and Lowlifes (2001)
Birthday:  
Birthplace:   Chiswick, London, England, UK
Attended Oxford University in England, UKAccording to Matthew Robinson on the "Doctor Who - Resurrection Of The Daleks" DVD, he was originally offered the part of Stein (subsequently played by Rodney Bewes).Original choice to direct Wayne's World (1992).Has confessed to never having watched his performance in The Princess Bride (1987) due to the painful experience involved in filming the role. His character required him to wear colored contact lenses and, unknown to Smith and the costume department at the time, he was actually allergic to the lens solution used. This meant that Smith was in constant pain and discomfort throughout filming, hence why he is so reluctant to relive the memory.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Christmas Angel
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet The Riddle
  • Actor
2007
43% National Lampoon's Blackball
  • Executive Producer
  • Director
2005
20% High Heels and Lowlifes
  • Director
2001
74% Twelfth Night
  • Sir Toby Belch
1998
42% Bean
  • Director
1997
24% Radioland Murders
  • Director
1994
50% Brain Donors
  • Rocco
1992
No Score Yet Father Christmas
  • Santa Claus
1991
89% The Tall Guy
  • Director
1990
No Score Yet The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
  • Mr. Grimshaw
1989
No Score Yet The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt
  • Inspector Flint
1989
97% The Princess Bride
  • The Albino
1987
No Score Yet Restless Natives
  • Pyle
1986
39% National Lampoon's European Vacation
  • Hotel Manager
1985
No Score Yet Morons from Outer Space
  • Bernard
  • Screenwriter
1985
No Score Yet Slayground
  • Terry Abbatt
1984
No Score Yet Bullshot
  • Crouch
1983
No Score Yet Babylon
  • Alan
1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
61% Dancing on the Edge
2013
  • Actor
No Score Yet Hustle
  • Benny Frazier

Quotes from Mel Smith's Characters