Lewis Smith

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Lewis Smith
Born Lewis C. Smith
(1956-08-01) August 1, 1956 (age 61)
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Website https://www.lewissmithacademy.com

Lewis Smith (born August 1, 1956) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He graduated from Lookout Valley High School in 1974.


Smith is best known for the role of Charles Main on the first and second part of North and South miniseries, He also played "Curly Bill" Brocious in the Kevin Costner film Wyatt Earp. Smith co-starred as Perfect Tommy in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension and as trigger-happy National Guardsman "Earl Stuckey" in Walter Hill's Southern Comfort (1981).

He appeared in the early sequences of Love Child playing Amy Madigan's hitch-hiking boyfriend. Smith starred as Bobby Fontana in 1985's The Heavenly Kid. In 1987, he played the title role in the failed television pilot The Man Who Fell to Earth which was based on the David Bowie film from the 1970s. Smith landed a starring role in the short-lived Fox comedy television series Karen's Song. He also co-starred with Sharon Stone and Miguel Ferrer in Badlands 2005, an unsold TV pilot-movie directed by Scottish-born George Miller (not to be confused with the other George Miller who directed the Mad Max movies). He appeared as Jinglebells Cody, a slave fight trainer, in Quentin Tarantino's 2012 film Django Unchained.

Lewis Smith founded The Actors Academy in Los Angeles, which prepares students to work in film and television.


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1981 Southern Comfort Stuckey
1982 I Ought to Be in Pictures Soldier
1982 Love Child Jesse Chaney
1983 Lone Star Ranger Ben McCollum TV pilot episode
1983 Kentucky Woman Spinner Limbaugh TV film
1983 The Final Terror Boone
1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Perfect Tommy
1985 The Heavenly Kid Bobby Fontana
1985 North and South Charles Main TV miniseries
1986 North and South: Book II Charles Main TV miniseries
1987 Karen's Song Steven Foreman 13 episodes
1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth John Dory TV film
1988 Badlands 2005 Marshal Garson MacBeth TV film
1989 The Fulfillment of Mary Gray Aaron TV film
1989–90 Beauty and the Beast Mark 4 episodes
1990 Booker David Saxton Episode: "Black Diamond Run"
1991 Diary of a Hitman Zidzyck
1992 Murder, She Wrote Louis Paloma Episode: "The Mole"
1993 In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco Robert Williams TV film
1994 Wyatt Earp Curly Bill Brocius
1994 Diagnosis: Murder Michael Davis Episode: "Lily"
1995 Texas Justice Dennis Church TV film
1995 Melrose Place Tom Riley 2 episodes
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Steven 2 episodes
1997 Toothless Young Hot Guy TV film
1999 Avalon: Beyond the Abyss Commander Frank Stein TV film
2001 Diagnosis: Murder James Sloan 2-part episodes: "Sins of the Father"
2003 Seventh Veil
2008 Our First Christmas Pastor Brown TV film
2009 CSI: Miami Robert Banyon Episode: "And They're Offed"
2009 Opium Levy Short film
2012 Django Unchained Jinglebells Cody
2013 The Violin Michael Cupertino Short film
2015 A Place in Hell John McInnes
2016 Misirlou Detective Marlowe
2016 My Buddy, the Actor The Acting Coach Short film

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