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Bubba Smith, Hightower in the Police Academy movie, dead 66

Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith (February 28, 1945 – August 3, 2011) was an American actor and former athlete. He was a professional football player in the 1960s and 1970s who became an actor in the late 1970s.  He was well known for his tremendous size at 6 ft 7 in (2 m).

He is perhaps best known for his role as Moses Hightower in the Police Academy movie series

Smith spent nine seasons in the NFL as a defensive end. He was the first overall selection in the 1967 NFL draft, chosen by the Baltimore Colts. The Colts won Super Bowl V at the end of the 1970 season, earning Smith his only Super Bowl ring.

Bubba Smith cause of death
Bubba Smith was found dead in his home on August 3, 2011, apparently of natural causes

Police Academy - Bubba Smith

RIP-talented athlete,

RIP-talented athlete, accomplished actor and gentle giant. You will be missed brother! Peace.

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