Lane Smith

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 73
Walter Lane Smith III was an American actor. His well-known roles included portraying collaborator entrepreneur Nathan Bates in the NBC television series V, Mayor Bates in the film Red Dawn, newspaper editor Perry White in the ABC series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Coach Jack Reilly in The Mighty Ducks, district attorney Jim Trotter... read more

Walter Lane Smith III was an American actor. His well-known roles included portraying collaborator entrepreneur Nathan Bates in the NBC television series V, Mayor Bates in the film Red Dawn, newspaper editor Perry White in the ABC series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Coach Jack Reilly in The Mighty Ducks, district attorney Jim Trotter III in My Cousin Vinny and American President Richard Nixon in The Final Days, for which he received a Golden Globe award nomination.

Birth Name

Walter Lane Smith

Born

Wednesday, 29 April 1936

Died

Monday, 13 June 2005

Actor Filmography

Out of Order Frank 2003
WW 3 John Sullivan 2001
DAG Agent Baxter 2000
The Legend of Bagger Vance Grantland Rice 2000
Judging Amy Mr. Radford 1999
Inherit the Wind Reverend Jeremiah Brown 1999
The Hi-Lo Country Steve Shaw 1998
Legacy Asa Winters 1998
Why Do Fools Fall in Love Ezra Grahme 1998
Getting Personal Dr. Maddie / Psychiatrist 1998
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Actor Filmography

Out of Order Frank 2003
WW 3 John Sullivan 2001
DAG Agent Baxter 2000
The Legend of Bagger Vance Grantland Rice 2000
Judging Amy Mr. Radford 1999
Inherit the Wind Reverend Jeremiah Brown 1999
The Hi-Lo Country Steve Shaw 1998
Legacy Asa Winters 1998
Why Do Fools Fall in Love Ezra Grahme 1998
Getting Personal Dr. Maddie / Psychiatrist 1998
From the Earth to the Moon Emmett Seaborn 1998
Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy Senator Silverthorne 1997
The Practice Judge H. Finkel 1997
King of the Hill Nate Hashaway, (voice), Charlie Fortner 1997
The War at Home Marjorie's Husband 1996
Clueless Dan Hafner 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Dweebs Colonel Whitmore 1995
The Spy Within Stephen Hahn 1995
The Outer Limits Dr. Malcolm Boussard 1995
The Scout Ron Wilson 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Perry White, Perry White / Lt. Moore 1993
Son in Law Walter Warner 1993
Walker, Texas Ranger Reverend Thornton Powers 1993
The Distinguished Gentleman Dick Dodge 1992
The Mighty Ducks Coach Reilly / Jack Reilly 1992
My Cousin Vinny Jim Trotter III 1992
False Arrest Martin Busey 1991
Good & Evil Harlan Shell 1991
Good Sports R.J. Rappaport 1991
Blind Vengeance Col. Blanchard 1990
Air America Senator Davenport 1990
Challenger Larry Mulloy 1990
The Final Days Richard Nixon 1989
Race for Glory Joe Gifford 1989
Night Game Witty / Whitty 1989
Murphy Brown Danger Duke Robinson 1988
In the Heat of the Night Sonny Mims 1988
Prison Sharpe / Warden Eaton Sharpe 1987
Weeds Claude 1987
Native Son Britton 1986
Kay O'Brien Doctor Robert Moffitt 1986
If Tomorrow Comes Warden Brannigan 1986
Dress Gray Col. King 1986
Terror at London Bridge Anson Whitfield 1985
Beverly Hills Cowgirl Blues Captain Max Rosenberg 1985
Amazing Stories Dr. Caruso 1985
The Twilight Zone Prof. Joseph Fitzgerald (segment "Profile in Silver") 1985
Hollywood Beat Wes Biddles 1985
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Robert Warren 1985
MacGruder and Loud Richard 1985
V Nathan Bates 1984
Places in the Heart Albert Denby 1984
Murder, She Wrote Pol. Chief Miles Underwood 1984
Red Dawn Mayor Bates 1984
Purple Hearts Cmdr. Markel 1984
Something About Amelia Officer Dealy 1984
Chiefs Hoss Spence 1983
V Nathan Bates 1983
Special Bulletin Morton Sanders 1983
Frances Dr. Symington 1983
The American Snitch Chuck Maxwell 1983
Chicago Story Miller 1982
Prime Suspect Tom Keating 1982
Dark Night of the Scarecrow Harless Hocker 1981
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. Smilin' Jack 1981
Prince of the City U.S. Marshal Tug Barnes / Tug Barnes 1981
Hill Street Blues Mike 1981
The Georgia Peaches Randolph Dukane 1980
Resurrection Don 1980
A Rumor of War Sgt. Willliam Holgren 1980
Honeysuckle Rose Brag--Cotton's Manager / Brag 1980
On the Nickel Preacher 1980
Gideon's Trumpet Fred Turner 1980
City in Fear Brian 1980
Disaster on the Coastliner John Carlson 1979
Hart to Hart Roy Hamlin 1979
Over the Edge Sloan 1979
On the Yard Blake 1978
Dallas Prosecutor Ward 1978
Having Babies Ken 1978
A Death in Canaan Bob Hartman 1978
Blue Collar Clarence Hill / Clarence Hill, Union Steward 1978
Lou Grant Dr. Lawrence 1977
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training Officer Mackie 1977
Between the Lines Roy Walsh 1977
The Displaced Person Mr. Shortley 1977
Network Robert McDonough 1976
Quincy M.E. Dr. Paul Flynn 1976
Rooster Cogburn Leroy 1975
Everybody Rides the Carousel Stage 1 1975
The Rockford Files CIA Agent Donnegan, Willett 1974
Man on a Swing Ted Ronan 1974
Kojak Clyde Regan 1973
Cops and Robbers Perpetrator 1973
The Last American Hero Rick Penny 1973
Maidstone 1970
Unholy Matrimony Partygoer 1966
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
1990 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
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