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Paul Smith

Biography

Paul Smith was an excellent pianist with technique on the amount of an Oscar Peterson, but a musician who hardly ever really dedicated himself to jazz. After playing in early stages with Johnny Richards in 1941 and spending a few years within the armed service, he caused Les Paul (1946-1947) and Tommy Dorsey (1947-1949) before shifting to LA and learning to be a studio room musician. Smith documented frequently both along with his trios so when a soloist. Furthermore to documenting with Dizzy Gillespie, Anita O’Day, Friend DeFranco, Louie Bellson, Steve Allen, Louie Bellson, and Stan Kenton (amongst others), he toured with Ella Fitzgerald on / off during 1956-1978. Smith passed away in Torrance, California on June 29, 2013 at age 91.

Quick Facts


Full Name Paul Smith
Profession Fashion Designer, Businessperson
Nationality British
Spouse Pauline Denyer
Parents Harold Smith, Irene Smith
Siblings Callum Smith
Music Groups Maxïmo Park, The Badlees
Music Songs Books From Boxes, Apply Some Pressure, Our Velocity, Girls Who Play Guitars, Going Missing, The Coast Is Always Changing, I Want You to Stay, Graffiti, The Undercurrents, Karaoke Plays, Leave This Island, Get High, What Equals Love?, What Did We Do to You to Deserve This?, Angeline Is Coming Home, Brain Cells, Midnight on the Hill, Postcard of a Painting, Hips and Lips, Russian Literature, Kiss You Better, I'm Not Here Anymore, The Kids Are Sick Again, Lydia, the Ink Will Never Dry, Fear of Falling, Reluctant Love, Write This Down, The Unshockable, By the Monument, Let’s Get Clinical, Give, Get, Take, Questing, Not Coasting
Albums Forever, Pirate Sails, Back to Who I Am, He Throws Stones At Cats, Soli Deo, Marsh Monsters, Back the Funk, This Is Bat Country, Castle Dracula, Shine Like Diamonds, Blowball, Intensive Care, Goose Lake, Asian Fantasias by David Loeb, No Frills, Gremlin Alley, Bogies, On Broadway, Liquid Sounds, Minotaur, Walt Disney Presents The Original Music from the Sound Track of his True-Life Adventure Film "Secrets of Life", By the Fireside, Cool And Sparkling, For a Change, Paul Smith At Home, Ghost Choir, Our Lady Of Lourdes, Delicate Jazz, Essential Jazz Magic, Live & Learn, A Letter From L.A., The Ros Sound Of Music (Remastered), Top Mega Hits, Busy As A Bee, Hits To Have A Night Out, I Love Jazz, Dark City Nights, Sheer Off, Delicious Dishes, Man At His Leisure, Boundless Glee, Hit It, Art Collection, City Or Country, Cloud Covered, Leisure Time, Love Caught, Lets Have A Drink, Eternal Youth, Put Out To Sea, Flight To Mars
Movies Popeye, Midnight Express, Red Sonja, Dune, Maverick, Caged Fury, Haunted Honeymoon, The In-Laws, Crimewave, The Diamond Peddlers, Pieces, 21 Hours at Munich, Convoy Buddies, We Are No Angels, Jungle Warriors, Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket, Return of the Tiger, Masada, Desert Kickboxer, The Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus, Carambola!, Gor, Ten Little Indians, Terminal Entry, Disaster on the Coastliner, Eye of the Widow, The Salamander, Sadat, Silence = Death, Sonny Boy, Madron, D.R.E.A.M. Team, Outlaw Force, Sno-Line, Jacko Vehayatzaniot, Crossing The Line, Chase, Desert Hawk, Death Chase
TV Shows The Doris Day Show


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
D.R.E.A.M. Team 1999 TV Movie Vladimir Corzon (as Paul Smith)
Maverick 1994 The Archduke
Desert Kickboxer 1992 Santos
Eye of the Widow 1991 Elko
Caged Fury 1990 Head Guard (as Paul Smith)
Crossing the Line 1990 Joe Kapinski
The Hired Gun 1989 Wounded Man
You're Famous 1989 Paul (as Paul Smith)
Ten Little Indians 1989 Mr. Rodgers
Sonny Boy 1989 Slue
Ochlim Lokshim 1989 as Paul Smith
Death Chase 1988 Steele (as Paul Smith)
Outlaw Force 1988 Inspector Wainright
Terminal Entry 1987 Stewart (as Paul Smith)
Gor 1987 Surbus
Haunted Honeymoon 1986 Dr. Paul Abbot
Texas Godfather 1986 Duval (as Paul Smith)
Red Sonja 1985 Falkon (as Paul Smith)
The Protector 1985 Mr. Booar (uncredited)
Crimewave 1985 Faron Crush
Dune 1984 The Beast Rabban (as Paul Smith)
Jungle Warriors 1984 Cesar Santiago
Mivtza Shtreimel 1984
Raiders in Action 1983 Saul the Priest
Sadat 1983 TV Series King Farouk
Pieces 1982 Willard (as Paul Smith)
When I Am King 1981 Sir Blackstone Hardtack
Masada 1981 TV Mini-Series Gideon
The Salamander 1981 The Surgeon (as Paul Smith)
Popeye 1980 Bluto
Going in Style 1979 Radio Announcer
Disaster on the Coastliner 1979 TV Movie Jim Waterman / Victor Prescott
Hawaii Five-O 1979 TV Series Andy Kamoku
The Frisco Kid 1979 Person on Philadelphia dock (uncredited)
The In-Laws 1979 Mo (as Paul Lawrence Smith)
Barney Miller 1979 TV Series Leon Stipanich
Wonder Woman 1979 TV Series Simon Rohan
CHiPs 1978 TV Series Announcer
Midnight Express 1978 Hamidou (as Paul Smith)
Da juan tao 1978 Paul the Westerner (as Paul Smith)
21 Hours at Munich 1976 TV Movie Gutfreund (as Paul Smith)
The Diamond Peddlers 1976 Simone / Toby (as Paul Smith)
Conspiracy of Terror 1975 TV Movie Pound Supervisor (as Paul Smith)
Noi non siamo angeli 1975 Raphael McDonald (as Paul Smith)
Convoy Buddies 1975 Butch (as Paul Smith)
Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket 1975 Len (as Paul Smith)
Emergency! 1974 TV Series Security Director
Moses the Lawgiver 1974 TV Mini-Series
Carambola 1974 Clem (as Paul Smith)
Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus 1973 Peter (as Paul Smith)
The Bull Buster 1973 Shmiel (as Paul Smith)
Jacko Vehayatzaniot 1972
Nahtche V'Hageneral 1972
Fishke Bemilu'im 1971 Shmil (as Paul Smith)
Madron 1970 Gabe Price (uncredited)
Alle hatten sich abgewandt 1970 TV Movie Der Feiste (as Paul Smith)
Homicide 1965 TV Series Dudley Stark
Have Gun - Will Travel 1963 TV Series Sven
Exodus 1960 Jewish Prisoner Peretz Geffner (uncredited)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jacko Vehayatzaniot 1972
Milhemet 20 HaShanim 1970 Documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caged Fury 1990 associate producer - as Paul Smith
Terminal Entry 1987 associate producer - as Paul Smith

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus 1973 production manager

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Popeye 1980 performer: "I'm Mean", "It's Not Easy Bein' Me" - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2014 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paul Smith: The Reddest Herring 2008 Video documentary Himself
Deleted 'Dune' 2006 Video documentary short The Beast Rabban (uncredited)
Family Feud 1982 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eric Falk: Sunshine-Judo Auf Ibiza 2014 Video documentary short Gutfreund (uncredited)

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