William Smith was an American actor, who played bikers, brawlers, cowboys, and no-nonsense tough guys in films and television shows including “Any Which Way You Can,” “Laredo,” “Rich Man, Poor Man” has died at the age 88 on Monday at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and he was hospital in Woodland Hills, his demise was confirmed by his wife Joanne Cervelli Smith, the cause for death is not known. Along with his wife of 31 years, Smith is survived by his two children Sherri Anne Cervelli and William E. Smith III.
Following the news of William Smith’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the legendary actor, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user said Sad news coming through that the great William Smith has passed away aged 88. Clint Eastwood fans will of course remember his outstanding performance as Jack Wilson in Any Which Way You Can (1980).” Another user tweeted “William Smith was lowkey a Best of the Worst MVP, co-starring in Get even, Cybernator, Action USA and was even the President of the United States with a tiny office and too many phones in Terror in Beverly Hills.” While another said “Lost two wonderful actors this week. The formidable William Smith & the scene-stealing Chick Vennera. A big part of my viewing growing up. RIP to them both and thanks for keeping us so entertained.”
What was William Smith Net Worth?
William Smith Net Worth
$5 Million to $7 Million USD
William Smith was born on William Smith in Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A, he was 88 years old at the time of his demise. He was an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Falconetti in the groundbreaking 1976 miniseries “Rich Man, Poor Man.” He entered films as a child actor in films like The Ghost of Frankenstein, Meet Me in St. Louis, and The Song of Bernadette. He made his appearance in three hundred films and television productions. He is known for films like Any Which Way You Can (1980), Conan The Barbarian (1982), and Red Dawn (1984), Rumble Fish (1983) as well as lead roles in several exploitation films during his 60’s and 70’s.
While he became a casting cult hit at biker films such as “Run, Angel, Run!,” “The Losers,” “Eye of the Tiger.” “Angels Die Hard,” “Chrome and Hot Leather,” “C.C. & Company,” and “Gentle Savage”. From 1965 to 1967 he played Texas Ranger Joe Riley in TV’s “Laredo”. On the silver screen, Smith also acted in popular films such as “Red Dawn,” in 1984, “Conan the Barbarian” in 1982. After 10 years he made movie history again when he squared off against Eastwood in “Any Which Way You Can.”
The estimated Net Worth of William Smith is between $5 Million to $7 Million USD.
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