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William Smith was an American actor, In a Hollywood career spanning more than 75 years.

William Smith appeared in almost three hundred featured films and television productions in a wide variety of character roles.

In the 1970s, his Fame grew to play the villain Falconetti in “Rich Man, Poor Man,” an early and extremely popular television miniseries.

William Smith is also known for films like “Any Which Way You Can (1980), Conan The Barbarian (1982), Rumble Fish (1983), and Red Dawn (1984)”.

William Smith Career

William Smith served in the United States Air Force. He also won the 91 kg (200 pound) world arm wrestling championship several times and also the United States Air Force weight lifting championship.

William Smith is a record holder for inverted curling of his own body weight. His signature arms were up to 19 1⁄2 inches. He had a 31-1 record as an amateur boxer.

William Smith was a Russian interceptor interrogator and he flew secret ferret missions over the Russian SFSR during the Korean War.

William Smith had clearance from both the CIA and the NSA and intended to enter a classified position with the US government.

While he was working on his doctoral studies, he obtained an acting contract with MGM.

Between the period from 1961 to 2014,

William Smith established himself as a prolific and deeply talented character actor with roles in a wide range of genres.

Recently, Smith appeared as a regular on the final season of the original “Hawaii Five-0” from 1979 to 1980 and on the western series “Wildside” in 1985. His last role was in the 2020 film “Irresistible,” written and directed by Jon Stewart.

In addition to his acting career, William Smith enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War in 1951 and was drafted into the National Security Agency due to his fluency in multiple languages.

According to a statement shared by his wife, William flew on secret missions over the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc countries.

William was also an accomplished athlete, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Bodybuilding and Fitness in 1995.

He was inducted into the Muscle Beach Venice Bodybuilding Hall of Fame in 2010 and became an honorary member of the Stuntmen’s Association with Motion Pictures 2000.

According to IMDb, Smith starred in several movies and television series from 1942 to 2020, including 1942’s “The Ghost of Frankenstein”.

The 6 foot 2 actors career saw him fight on screen with some of Hollywood’s toughest leading men, including Clint Eastwood, Rod Taylor, Richard Harris, Yul Brynner, and Nick Nolte.

William Smith married his wife Joanne Cervelli in 1989 and the couple has been married for 31 years.

William Smith is survived by his wife, his son William E. Smith III, and his daughter Sherri Anne Cervelli.

Joanne Cervelli  And William Smith  Age

Joanne Cervelli age is unknown while William Smith died at 88 years old.

Cause of William Smith Death

Joanne Cervelli confirmed William death in USA on Friday. But she did not reveal the cause of his death.

 

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