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Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

Posted on: August 3, 2011 6:15 pm
Edited on: August 4, 2011 6:47 am
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Bubba Smith, a two-time Pro Bowler who was one of the stars in the Police Academy movies, was found dead at his home Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Officials tell the paper they believe Smith, 66, died of natural causes.

Smith played for the Colts, Raiders and Oilers from 1967-76, and he made the Pro Bowl in 1970 and 1971 as a defensive end.

But today, he’s probably better remembered for playing Lt. Moses Hightower in the Police Academy movies, as seen below.



Either that or as a spokesman for Miller Lite beer.



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SorryMs Jackson
Since: Jun 21, 2011
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:39 pm
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Since: Jun 28, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:37 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

RIP Bubba...



Since: Sep 12, 2010
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:35 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

a little young to have watched him play.. But man was he funny in Police Academy!.. RIP and thoughts and prayers for your family Bubba



Since: Dec 24, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:30 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

Screw the movies and beer commercials. Bubba was one helluva DE, one who played with intensity and class. That's what I'll remember him for.



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:27 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

Wowww ... what sad news! I had the luck to be at a party with him severalyears ago. This man was/is very intelligent and freaking hilarious. 66 years old how sad. Rest in knowing you did real good in life man and may that bring you eternal peace.



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:25 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

BIG UP/RIP BUBBA.....



Since: Mar 16, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:18 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

Always sad to see a class act player/person die. Bubba Smith was a solid player and an extremely fun character in the Police Academy movies. Always love the scene in Police Academy when he learns how to drive with Steve Guttenberg and he completely doesn't hit the brakes and just runs into a parked car because Mahoney never told him to hit the brakes. R.I.P. Bubba.



Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:10 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

What an awesome man the world now misses.



Since: Mar 10, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:07 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

"naturally causes"??????

I believe its called natural causes.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 7:03 pm
 

Pro Bowler, actor Bubba Smith dies at 66

Even though he was a sparty , he was a great player and class act and I always enjoyed watching him .


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