Charles Martin Smith

Biography: Charles Martin Smith, son of film cartoonist and animator Frank Smith VI, was born on Friday, October 30, 1953 in Van Nuys, California. While portraying Sancho Panza in his high school's production of Man of La Mancha, he was discovered by a talent agent, and appeared in his first role as Ronnie on The Brady Bunch the next year. His first highly notable role was in George Lucas' American Graffiti (1973), which was nominated for five Academy Awards. Charles graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a bachelors' degree in Theater.

Other popular movies he starred in included Never Cry Wolf (1983) and Starman (1984). In 1986 he began his career as a director with the horror film about a rock-and-roll singer's spirit, Trick or Treat. After that, he continued to act and direct, most notably appearing in The Untouchables (1987) and directing the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a show which would become incredibly successful, running for seven seasons
Charles Martin Smith, son of film cartoonist and animator Frank Smith VI, was born on Friday, October 30, 1953 in Van Nuys, California. While portraying Sancho Panza in his high school's production of Man of La Mancha, he was discovered by a talent agent, and appeared in his first role as Ronnie on The Brady Bunch the next year. His first highly notable role was in George Lucas' American Graffiti (1973), which was nominated for five Academy Awards. Charles graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a bachelors' degree in Theater.

Other popular movies he starred in included Never Cry Wolf (1983) and Starman (1984). In 1986 he began his career as a director with the horror film about a rock-and-roll singer's spirit, Trick or Treat. After that, he continued to act and direct, most notably appearing in The Untouchables (1987) and directing the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a show which would become incredibly successful, running for seven seasons and spawning an almost equally successful spin-off. In 2003 he wrote and directed The Snow Walker, a movie about two people stranded in the 1953 Canadian Arctic. The Snow Walker was nominated for five awards, one of which it won.

Currently, Charles Martin Smith lives in Vancouver, Canada part time, still maintaining a home in Los Angeles, California. He continues to act, most recently starring in the television show Drive and the movie Jack and Jill vs. the World (2007), which is in post-production.
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Charles Martin Smith's Scores

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Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 79 The Untouchables
Lowest Metascore: 49 Lucky You
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
6 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
58 Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12, 2014 Director / Writer / Written By 5.3
64 Dolphin Tale Sep 23, 2011 Director / Writer 6.9
tbd Jack and Jill vs. the World Apr 11, 2008 Carlin 6.7
49 Lucky You May 4, 2007 Roy Durucher 6.4
56 The Hot Spot Oct 12, 1990 Lon Gulick 7.6
79 The Untouchables Jun 3, 1987 Agent Oscar Wallace 8.7
71 Starman Dec 14, 1984 Mark Shermin 8.4