Kurtwood Smith is an actor from the United States of America, who is most famous for his role in “RoboCop” movie. He also gained popularity for his role in the “That ’70s Show” next to many TV series. Go on reading to know Kurtwood Smith’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Kurtwood Smith Early Life
Kurtwood Larson Smith was born on July 3, 1943, in New Lisbon city in Wisconsin, United States. His father’s name is George Smith, and his mother’s is Mabel Annette Lund. It’s most likely that Kurtwood Smith doesn’t have any related or not related siblings. There was a country music singer in the 40s called Kurt which his mother loved, and that’s from where he got his name.
Kurtwood Smith was grown and raised in San Fernando Valley in California and maybe a little bit of his child time at his hometown in Wisconsin. He completed his schooling from the Canoga Park High School. Kurtwood Smith graduated and earned a BA from the San Jose State University and then completed his Master of Fine Arts from the Stanford University.
For his personal life, Kurtwood Smith has experienced marriage, divorce, and children that we know of. He was first married to Cecilia Souza for around 10 years ending in 1974. Kurtwood Smith has been married to the actress Joan Pirkle since 1988. Kurtwood has 1 son, and 1 daughter from his first marriage to Cecilia, his daughter Laurel Garner appeared in a few series and in “Transformers” movie, and his son’s name is Shannon Smith.
Kurtwood Smith Career, Awards & Achievement
Kurtwood Smith first performed in theaters and plays such as “Green Grow the Lilacs” and “Idiot’s Delight.” His early movie and series appearances were in a drama movie titled “Murder in Texas,” drama series titled “Lou Grant” and another drama movie titled “Zoot Suit.” Kurtwood Smith began rising to prominence and gaining more attention after his role in the action movie “RoboCop.”
Kurtwood Smith also experienced success with the action-adventure movie “Rambo III.” He began his long-lasting role in “That ’70s Show” TV program in 1998, and it lasted for 8 years. Kurtwood Smith has made several TV series appearances such as in the action crime drama “24”, fantasy drama “Resurrection,” and one of his most recent ones is in the comedy-drama-thriller series “Patriot.”
Kurtwood Smith also did voice acting for numerous movies and TV series such as animated comedy “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” and the animated action adventure “Beware the Batman.”
He still doesn’t have any acting roles in movies or TV series that we know of in 2018 or the upcoming years.
Awards & Achievements
Actor Kurtwood Smith doesn’t have many award winnings and nominations to mention. He only won 2 Behind the Voice Actors Special DVD Voice Acting Awards for Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special Direct to DVD Title or Theatrical Short for his role in the animated comedy movie “Regular Show: The Movie” and the Independent Spirit Award at the Garden State Film Festival. Kurtwood Smith received 2 nominations, one for “Rick and Morty” and the other for “That ’70s Show”.
Net Worth of Kurtwood Smith
The actor Kurtwood Smith net worth is set to $12.5 million and is not expected to increase soon. He earned his millions and his wealth from his acting roles in TV series and movies. Kurtwood Smith has made many high grossing movies, and one of his early career ones is “RoboCop” which grossed over $53 million at the box office.
Kurtwood Smith is a talented American actor who currently has 149 acting and voice acting roles in both TV series and movies. He has made 200 episodes in “That ’70s Show” TV program making him one of the top actors who appeared in the program. Kurtwood Smith is now happily living with his wife, Joan Pirkle.