Mostly Credited As: Kurtwood Smith Birth Name: Kurtwood Larson Smith Date Of Birth: July 03, 1943 (Age 71) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: New Lisbon, Wisconsin Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Kurtwood was born in Wisconsin and raised in Northern California. He studied drama at the College of San Mateo and San Jose State, later earning a drama fellowship for Stanford's M.F.A. program. He worked steadily at the California Actors Theatre in Los Gatos during the 1970s, and moved to Los Angeles in '79 in order to tackle film and television roles. He promptly found success being cast in several television episodes as well as feature films.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Joan. Kurtwood played Red Forman on That '70s Show that ended May 18th 2006.
Has played three different characters in Star Trek Attended Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California Smith's mother was a fan of a country singer named Kurt (or Curt) in the early '40s. However, she thought "Kurt Smith" was too short a name, so she added "wood". His son, who goes by the stage name Dr. Sauce, hosted a radio show at Stanford University in the mid-to-late 1990s and played guitar in a band called The Vulcaneers. Presented actress Barbara Bain with the California Lottery's "Hero in Education" Award on "The Big Spin" show on December 18, 2004. Appeared in the movie "Dead Poets Society" Kurtwood's new role comes this year in July when he voices a character in the new series Squerrel Boy on Cartoon Network. Smith won three Drama-Logue Awards for his performances in "Billy Budd," "Idiot's Delight," and "Green Grow the Lilacs."