Bill Smitrovich

Actor, Director, Acting instructor
Bill Smitrovich is tall, somewhat brawny, and looks like the average working guy--just the part he played in the ABC series "Life Goes On" (1989-93), which followed an American family trying to make ends meet and make a ... Read more »
Born: 05/15/1947 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Actor (85)

Two and a Half Men 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Black Widow 2014 (Movie)

Stan - Head of Security (Actor)

Intelligence 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rake 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Ship 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The November Man 2014 (Movie)

Hanley (Actor)

Californication 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: New York 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Harry's Law 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

How to Be a Gentleman 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ted 2012 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

The Event 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Rum Diary 2011 (Movie)

Mr. Zimburger (Actor)

Castle 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Lullaby 2009 (Movie)

Fake Simon (Actor)

Boston Legal 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Desperate Housewives 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Eagle Eye 2008 (Movie)

Admiral Thompson (Actor)

Eli Stone 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Flash of Genius 2008 (Movie)

Judge Michael Franks (Actor)

Iron Man 2008 (Movie)

General Gabriel (Actor)

Seven Pounds 2008 (Movie)

George Ristuccia (Actor)

Without A Trace 2004, 2006 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brothers & Sisters 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Contract 2007 (Movie)

Wainwright (Actor)

Law & Order 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Nine 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

24 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fat Actress 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heaven's Fall 2005 (Movie)

George Chamlee (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2001, 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Numb3rs 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

LAX 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Practice 2001 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Reagans (Showtime) 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Batman Beyond 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Nero Wolfe 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Robbery Homicide Division 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Far East 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1994 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nash Bridges 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fail Safe 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Kiss Toledo Goodbye 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Thirteen Days 2000 (Movie)

General Maxwell Taylor (Actor)

Dean Koontz's "Mr. Murder" 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Fantasy Island 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 60s 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Around the Fire 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Air Force One 1997 (Movie)

General Northwood (Actor)

Millennium 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 (Movie)

Jim Kitchens (Actor)

Independence Day 1996 (Movie)

Captain Watson (Actor)

The Phantom 1996 (Movie)

Uncle Dave (Actor)

The Trigger Effect 1996 (Movie)

Steph (Actor)

Bodily Harm 1995 (Movie)

Lt Darryl Stewart (Actor)

Nick of Time 1995 (Movie)

Officer Trust (Actor)

Texas Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Gregory K 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC Fall Preview 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Crazy People 1990 (Movie)

Bruce (Actor)

Her Alibi 1989 (Movie)

Farrell (Actor)

Miami Vice 1984 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Renegades 1989 (Movie)

Finch (Actor)

A Killing Affair 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

Crime Story 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Band of the Hand 1986 (Movie)

Chavez (Actor)

Manhunter 1986 (Movie)

Lloyd Bowman (Actor)

Maria's Lovers 1985 (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Silver Bullet 1985 (Movie)

Andy Fairton (Actor)

Splash 1984 (Movie)

Ralph Bauer (Actor)

Johnny Garage 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Without a Trace 1983 (Movie)

Policeman (Actor)

Born Beautiful (TV Show)

Actor

Children of the Dark (TV Show)

Actor

Futuresport (TV Show)

Actor

Mrs. Harris (TV Show)

Actor

Muggable Mary: Street Cop (TV Show)

Actor

The Day the Women Got Even (TV Show)

Actor

While I Was Gone (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Bill Smitrovich is tall, somewhat brawny, and looks like the average working guy--just the part he played in the ABC series "Life Goes On" (1989-93), which followed an American family trying to make ends meet and make a better life for themselves. Smitrovich's character, Drew Thacher, went from the assembly line to owning his own restaurant, only to see it burn to the ground.

Relationships

Shaw Smitrovich

Wife

Maya Smitrovich

Daughter
named for Maya Angelou born c. 1991

Alexander Smitrovich

Son
born c. 1987

EDUCATION

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport , Connecticut 1972

Smith College

Northampton , Massachusetts 1976
attended on scholarship

Milestones

2001

Played recurring role of District Attorney Kenneth Walsh on ABC's "The Practice"

2000

Had featured role in the historical drama "Thirteen Days"

2000

Appeared as Inspector Cramer on A&E's "Nero Wolfe"

1993

Starred in TV-movie "Gregory K"

1989

Returned to the New York stage in "Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune"

1984

Had key role in TV-movie pilot of "Miami Vice"

1983

Made film debut with small role in "Without a Trace"

1980

Made first TV pilot, "The Day the Women Got Even"

1978

Made New York theatre debut in No Theatre Company production of "The Elephant Man"

Was understudy for Spoleto Festival production of "The American Clock", then starred in Broadway production

Taught acting at the University of Massachusetts

Returned to series TV in "Millennium" (Fox)

Co-starred on "Crime Story"

Played Lennie in a Stamford, CT, production of "Of Mice and Men"

Starred on "Life Goes On" (ABC)

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