The ‘Star Trek’ fame actor Kurtwood Smith has now turned 76 years this year. He was born on 3rd July 1943 in Wisconsin, US. As of reports in 2020, his net worth is $12 million. He is actively working in the acting industry since 1970. Besides acting he is also admired as a voice actor.
Kurtwood smith early life
Smith was born in New Lisbon City of Wisconsin, US. His name was given by his mother Mabel Annette after her favourite singer of 40’s Kurt. But he was raised in San Fernando, CA.
|Net worth||$12 million|
|Profession||Actor, Voice acting|
|Wife||Cecilia Souza, Joan Pirkle|
|Birthday||3rd July 1943|
Kurtwood smith career
Kurtwood Smith got his first break in the theaters like “Green Grow the Lilacs” and “Idiot Delight”. Then steadily he started appearing in the movies & series like “Murder in Texas”, “Lou Grant”, “Zoot Suit”. But he got his recognition and lifetime appreciation through movies like “RoboCop”, “Rambo III”.
But his role in the “That ‘70’s Show” TV series is unforgettable. It was aired in 1998 and was an exceptional hit of those times! After this, Smith has made a place in his everyone’s heart and that’s what an actor works for!
His career took the high road since then. Forth he constantly appeared in many hit TV series like “24- Season 7”, “Resurrection”, and “Patriot”. He has even given his voice backs in the animation series like “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” and” Beware the Batman”.
He had also appeared in the science fiction shows as “Star Trek” and “The X-Files”.
Kurtwood smith personal life
Smith has two kids- Laurel Garner and Shannon Smith and he was married twice. He divorced his first wife Cecilia Souza in 1974 and married an actress Joan Pirkle in 1988. Currently, he is married.
Kurtwood smith wife
Smith has married two times. He first married Cecilia Souza in 1964 and after 10 years they divorced in 1974. Cecilia is one of the successful Volleyball players. Then he married an actress Joan Pirkle who was a co-actor in the film “Robocop” in 1988. The same year on 5th November Joan married him! She has appeared in the TV movie series and short movies like “Gift”, “Citizen Ruth”, “Designing Women”, “Two Idiots in Hollywood”, and “The Best Times”. Joan’s 2020 net worth is reported as $1.2 million.
Also, Cecilia’s net worth as of 2020 is estimated at $1 to $5 million.
Kurtwood smith kids
Smith and Cecilia have two children- Laurel Garner daughter, and Shannon Smith son. Where Laurel seems to follow his father’s footsteps… she has been starred in the movie “Transformers” and she was also born on 30th of August 1971. On the other hand, Shannon is a famous Radio personality. Shannon is the elder child.
Kurtwood smith education
He completed his education from Canoga Park High School in 1961. He was quite good at his high school days. He was his class president in senior school. Then he did BA at San Jose State University in 1965 and Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) from Stanford University in 1969.
Kurtwood smith house and resident
Kurtwood Smith is currently living in Lafayette, California. He said, in his free time he enjoys scuba diving, basketball, and fishing.