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Bubba Smith

Biography

Ex – NFL defensive end who played in THE OVERALL GAME of the Hundred years for Michigan Condition in 1966. He was chosen first general in the 1967 NFL Draft with the Baltimore Colts. He performed for his dad at Charlton-Pollard SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Beaumont, Tx. After soccer, he became an professional, playing the function of Moses Hightower in the initial six Law enforcement Academy films. He was raised in Beaumont along with his sibling Tody Smith. He and Magic Johnson both excelled in athletics at Michigan Condition University.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bubba Smith
Date Of Birth February 28, 1945
Died August 3, 2011, Baldwin Hills, South Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Orange, TX
Height 2.01 m
Weight 120 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Michigan State University
Nationality American
Parents Georgia Oreatha Curl Smith, Willie Ray Smith Sr.
Siblings Tody Smith, Willie Ray Smith Jr.
Awards SI's All-time College All-Stars, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album
Movies Police Academy, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, Black Moon Rising, Stroker Ace, The Silence of the Hams, Full Clip, Drifting School, Fist of Honor, The Wild Pair, Superdome, Joe Dancer: The Big Black Pill, The Naked Truth, Blood River, DaZe, Fighting Back: The Rocky Bleier Story, Escape From DS-3, Down 'n Dirty, Half-Nelson, My Samurai, Devil's Odds
TV Shows Blue Thunder, Open All Night, Storage Wars: Texas, Half Nelson, Semi-Tough
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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
DaZe: Vol. Too (sic) - NonSeNse 2016 Bubba
Blood River 2010 Harold
Full Clip 2006 Sleepy
The Coach 2004 Short Hulk Referee
Down 'n Dirty 2001 Det. Jerry Cale
The Flunky 2000 Bubba Smith
Police Academy: The Series 1998 TV Series Capt. Moses Hightower
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1997 TV Series Security Guard
Drifting School 1995 Peter Jackson
The Silence of the Hams 1994 Olaf
Daddy Dearest 1993 TV Series Cop #1
Family Matters 1993 TV Series Bones
Fist of Honor 1993 Detective Johnson
My Samurai 1992 Reverend George
The Naked Truth 1992 The Cop
MacGyver 1991 TV Series Bailey
Married with Children 1991 TV Series Spare Tire Dixon
Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 Bubba Smith
Stuck with Each Other 1989 TV Movie Augie
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege 1989 Hightower
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach 1988 Hightower
The Wild Pair 1987 Benny Avalon
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol 1987 Hightower
Police Academy 3: Back in Training 1986 Sgt. Hightower
Black Moon Rising 1986 Johnson
Half Nelson 1985 TV Series Kurt
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 1985 Hightower
Half Nelson 1985 TV Movie Beau
Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed 1985 TV Movie Bubba
The New Mike Hammer 1984 TV Series Buddy Lofton
Blue Thunder 1984 TV Series Lyman 'Bubba' Kelsey
Police Academy 1984 Moses Hightower
Stroker Ace 1983 Arnold
Hart to Hart 1983 TV Series Jimmy Joe Newton
Taxi 1982 TV Series Lucius Franklin
Open All Night 1981-1982 TV Series Robin
Escape from DS-3 1981 Mac
The Big Black Pill 1981 TV Movie Big Foot
Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier 1980 TV Movie Jacobs
Vega$ 1980 TV Series Peter Bridges
Eight Is Enough 1980 TV Series Ned Naughton
Semi-Tough 1980 TV Series Puddin
The White Shadow 1980 TV Series Strong Man
B.J. and the Bear 1980 TV Series Danny's Henchman
A Pleasure Doing Business 1979 Joe Marsh
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang 1979 TV Movie Luther
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo 1979 TV Series Rhino
Charlie's Angels 1979 TV Series Toby
Good Times 1978 TV Series Claude
Superdome 1978 TV Movie Moses Gordine
Wonder Woman 1978 TV Series Rojak
The Odd Couple 1973 TV Series Bubba Smith

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bubba Until It Hurts 1985 Video executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Police Academy: The Series 1998 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20th Annual Trumpet Awards 2012 TV Special in memory of
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Negermagasinet 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor
ESPN SportsCentury 2000-2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Hightower
Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Sergeant Moses Hightower
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Hightower
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Sergeant Moses Hightower
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Cadet Moses Hightower
Sports Geniuses 2000 TV Series Himself
Big Game XXVIII: Road Runner vs. Coyote 2000 TV Movie Himself - Sideline Announcer
Married with Children 1994 TV Series Himself
Coach 1992 TV Series Himself
Who's the Boss? 1991 TV Series Himself
1st & Ten: The Championship 1991 TV Series Himself
The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards 1989 TV Special Himself
Mr. Belvedere 1987 TV Series Himself
The New Hollywood Squares 1986 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Mary 1986 TV Series Himself
Battle of the Network Stars XVIII 1985 TV Special Himself - NBC Team Captain
Bubba Until It Hurts 1985 Video Himself
Just Men! 1983 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special 1981 TV Movie documentary Himself
1974 AFC Championship Game 1974 TV Special Himself - Oakland Raiders Defensive End
NFL Monday Night Football 1974 TV Series Himself - Oakland Raiders Defensive End
1971 AFC Championship Game 1972 TV Special Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End
The NFL on NBC 1970-1971 TV Series Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End
1971 NFL Pro Bowl 1971 TV Special Himself - AFC Defensive End
Super Bowl V 1971 TV Special Himself - Baltimore Colts Left Defensive End
1970 AFC Championship Game 1971 TV Movie Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End
The NFL on CBS 1970 TV Series Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End
The Merv Griffin Show 1970 TV Series Himself
Super Bowl III 1969 TV Special Himself - Baltimore Colts Left Defensive End
1968 NFL Championship Game 1968 TV Special Himself - Baltimore Colts Defensive End
The Ed Sullivan Show 1965 TV Series Himself - Football Player

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life 2014 TV Series Himself
The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Memorial Tribute
18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
Psychopathic: The Videos 2007 Video Himself (segment "Woo woo woo") (uncredited)
Negermagasinet 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective 2004 Video documentary short Hightower (uncredited)
Married with Children 1995 TV Series Spare Tire Dixon

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