Kurtwood Smith is a well-established and talented American actor who has been in the entertainment industry for four decades. He is mainly famous for starring on FOX sitcom “That ’70s Show” for years reaching 200 episodes in it. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Kurtwood Smith in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Kurtwood Larson Smith birthplace is New Lisbon city in Juneau County in Wisconsin, United States, and he was born on July 3, 1943, so he’s now over 70 years old. There’s not much to mention about his family or parents just that their names are George Smith and Mabel Annette Lund, and that his mother named him after a singer she likes named Kurt.
Kurtwood Smith wasn’t grown in his hometown; he probably grew up in California. He has a bachelor of arts degree from the San Jose State University and a master of fine arts from the Stanford University.
Kurtwood Smith is a two times married and one time divorced man. His first marriage was to Cecilia Souza from 1964-1974. Kurtwood and Cecilia are the parents of 1 son and one daughter, Shannon Smith who is now a radio personality and actress Laurel Garner who is still in her early career days. In 1988, Kurtwood Smith became married to actress Joan Pirkle, and they are still together in these days.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Kurtwood Smith began working on screen after a few performances of plays on theatres which were successful. One of his 80s successful movies is the cyberpunk action “RoboCop” for which he received positive reviews. His most important career work of all time is probably FOX sitcom “That ’70s Show”.
For the awards, Kurtwood Smith has a few awards wins and nominations. The awards he won include a total of 2 Behind the Voice Actors Awards and an Independent Spirit Award. He was nominated for another Behind the Voice Actors Award and for an Online Film & Television Association Award. He also won theatre awards such as the Drama-Logue Awards.
Kurtwood Smith 2018-2019 acting roles so far including more of the comedy series “The Ranch” and a comedy film titled “Business Ethics” which stars Larenz Tate, Sarah Carter and others but there’s not much information about the film.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actor Kurtwood Smith has an estimated net worth of somewhere near $13 million. His millions came from the work he does as an actor in films and series. Kurtwood Smith salary per episode of “That ’70s Show” is not known and not confirmed but he probably earned a lot for it because he has starred in 200 episodes of it.
Kurtwood Smith is one of the most recognized American actors. He now has 148 credits as an actor in films and series including the voice-over roles as well as the upcoming ones. Kurtwood Smith has been living with his wife Joan Pirkle, and they seem happy together.