Birth Name: Lane Smith
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Smith made his film debut in the drama "The Last American Hero" (1973) and, throughout the 70s, went on to make regular screen appearances in small supporting roles. His credits include the mediocre Katharine Hepburn-John Wayne starring "Rooster Cogburn" (1975), Sidney Lumet and Paddy Chayefsky's edgy satirical drama "Network" (1976), and Paul Schrader's directing debut, "Blue Collar" (1978).Gradually, Smith began getting better roles and featured billing, showing up in the well-received teen drama "Over the Edge" (1979), Sidney Lumet's take on police corruption "The Prince of the City" (1981), and the biopic "Frances" (1982), where Smith played a doctor treating the mentally troubled screen...