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Hal Williams

Lowest Rated:   29% The Rookie (1990)
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Moved to LA from his native Ohio in 1968; worked for the California Youth Authority while trying to break into show business. First TV guest role was in a 1970 episode of That Girl. Had a recurring role on Sanford and Son as Officer "Smitty" Smith. Reprised his role of Sgt. L.C. Ross from Private Benjamin in the 1981-83 CBS sitcom version of the film. Costarred with Marla Gibbs in 227 on-stage in Los Angeles before it became an NBC series in 1985. Set up a scholarship fund for minority students studying TV communications in memory of his son Mark, who died in a camping accident in 1977. With 227 costar Gibbs, was honored at the Giving Back Corporation's spring 2010 Celebrity Roast & Toast.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
86% Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
  • Actor
$70.6k 2016
No Score Yet Snow 2: Brain Freeze
  • Henry Mays
2008
No Score Yet Generation Gap
  • Mac
2008
42% Guess Who
  • Howard Jones
$68M 2005
No Score Yet The Cherokee Kid
  • Actor
1996
No Score Yet The West Side Waltz
  • Jonno
1995
No Score Yet Percy and Thunder
  • Jiti Kalumbi
1993
29% The Rookie
  • Powell
1990
No Score Yet Love Ya Tomorrow
  • Actor
1990
80% The Escape Artist
  • Cop at Mayor's office
1982
No Score Yet Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige
  • Actor
1981
82% Private Benjamin
  • Sgt. L.C. Ross
1980
No Score Yet On the Nickel
  • Paul
1980
76% Hardcore
  • Big Dick Blaque
1979
No Score Yet Sidekicks
  • Max
1974

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
100% A Black Lady Sketch Show
2019
  • Lester Jenkins
  • 2019
No Score Yet 227
1985-1990
  • Lester
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
22% Moonlight
2007-2008
  • Det. Bobby Desmond
  • 2007
No Score Yet Suddenly Susan
1996-2000
  • Jim
  • 1997
  • 1996
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • Actor
  • 1994
No Score Yet Night Court
1984-1992
  • Reedy
  • 1991
No Score Yet Magnum, P.I.
1980-1988
  • Dave
  • 1988
  • 1981
No Score Yet Hill Street Blues
1981-1987
  • Actor
  • 1986
No Score Yet Dukes of Hazzard
1979-1985
  • Jonas Jones
  • 1984
  • 1983
No Score Yet The Jeffersons
1975-1985
  • Kent
  • 1984
  • 1977
No Score Yet The Waltons
1972-1981
  • Hartley Harley Foster Harley
  • 1980
  • 1978
  • 1976
  • 1973
No Score Yet Good Times
1974-1979
  • Tom Frank Mitchell Willie Washington
  • 1978
  • 1977
  • 1975
  • 1974
No Score Yet Quincy, M.E.
1976-1983
  • Dr. Kody Carmichael
  • 1977
No Score Yet Sanford and Son
1972-1977
  • Off. `Smitty' Smith Off. Smith Off. Smith (`Smitty')
  • 1976
  • 1975
  • 1974
  • 1973
  • 1972
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
  • Widge
  • 1975
No Score Yet Kung Fu
1972-1975
  • Caleb
  • 1975
  • 1973
  • 1972
22% The Sinbad Show
1994
  • Rudy Bryan

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