Ebbe Roe Smith

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Ebbe Roe Smith
Born (1949-06-25) June 25, 1949 (age 71)
OccupationActor, screenwriter
FamilySam Smith (son) Hayes Smith III (son)

Ebbe Roe Smith (born June 25, 1949) is an American actor and screenwriter[1], perhaps best known as the writer of the film Falling Down.[2]

As an actor, Smith is known for such films and television series as Outrageous Fortune, The Big Easy, Fatal Beauty and Murphy Brown.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1980 Brubaker Pavitch
1980 Resurrection Hank Peterson
1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can Chet
1982 Pandemonium Pete
1983 Deal of the Century Bob
1985 My Man Adam Eddy
1986 The Big Easy Ed Dodge
1987 Outrageous Fortune Russian #2
1987 Fatal Beauty Marty
1987 Big Bad Mama II Lucas Stroud
1988 Tapeheads Mr. G.
1989 Fletch Lives Jim Bob
1989 Turner & Hooch Harley McCabe
1992 Roadside Prophets Journalist
1993 Falling Down Guy on Freeway
1994 Floundering Dougie
1997 Mad City Bartholomew


  1. ^ Murphy, Ryan (February 21, 1993). "MOVIES : 'Falling Down' Writer Has Seen the Future: It's L.A." The Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ Canby, Vincent (February 26, 1993). "Falling Down (1993) Review/Film; Urban Horrors, All Too Familiar". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Ebbe Roe Smith". The New York Times.

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