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Hal Smith Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Harold John 'Hal' Smith
Place Of Birth
Petoskey, USA
107 years old
Birth Date
August 24 1916

Hal Smith Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Massena Central High School
Net Worth
Current Partner
Louise C. Smith
Terry Jay Smith
Jay D. Smith, Emma Smith
Kathleen Smith, Bernadeen Smith, Glenford

About Hal Smith 

Hal Smith, born as Harold John Smith, is a well-known American actor.
Hal Smith's date of birth was August 24, 1916, and he passed away on January 28, 1994. Hal Smith worked on more than 300 movies and also appeared in television productions.
He is best known for the role of Otis Campbell in the show 'The Andy Griffith Show'. He is also a voice actor who gave the voice of Owl in the children's famous and most loved cartoon, 'Winnie the Pooh'. He gave his voice over in 'The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh', and 'The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh'. For the duration of 'The Andy Griffith Show', broadcast between 1960 and 1967, Hal Smith was best-known for his on-screen performance as Otis Campbell, the local alcoholic. Hal Smith was indeed the absolute opposite of his own personality in real life. Hal Smith never drank in his everyday life, as per his close pals Andy Griffith and Don Knotts.

Hal Smith Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Hal Smith’s net worth?

The major sources of his income were the voiceover roles and his acting in films. Hal Smith's expected net worth was $1 million.

How much did Hal Smith earn per year?

The per-year or annual income of Hal Smith is unknown and yet to be reviewed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Hal Smith?

The height of Hal Smith was 5 ft 11 in (180 cm).

How old was Hal Smith?

Hal Smith, who is also known to have served in the United States Air Force, was born on August 24, 1916. He passed away in Santa Monica, California, United States, on January 28, 1994. Hal Smith was 77 years old when he died.

Childhood And Education

Hal Smith was born as Harold John Smith in Petoskey, Michigan.
Hal Smith's date of birth is August 24, 1916. He was born to Jay D. Smith and Emma Smith. He had three siblings, and he was the third child. Kathleen and her younger sister Bernadeen were elder sisters of Hal Smith, while in 1918, the younger brother of Hal Smith, Glenford, was born. Glenford was also known by the nickname Glen. Massena Central High School is the school where Hal studied.
Until 1943, Hall Smith worked as a DJ, following the completion of his graduation, at the WIBX radio station in Utica, New York, United States. In the latter months of 1943, Smith was selected for the United States Army Air Forces. He was posted in the Philippines along with the Special Services Division of the Army.
While in Manila, Smith was promoted to associate manager of the enlisted men's club in the Far East Air Force head office. Being in this position, he was in charge of arranging and conducting performances for the soldiers' enjoyment. In a presentation called 'Strictly from Hunger', he used his personal performance abilities.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Hal Smith’s partner?

Hal Smith was a married man. He married to Louise C. Smith in 1936. It was in 1992 when Louise C. Smith died and in 1994 Hal Smith passed away. The couple is known to have had a son, Terry Jay Smith.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Hal Smith is best known for the following: 'Garfield in the Rough' for the role of Dicky Beaver; 'Letter to Loretta' for the role of Arnold Crump; 'The Hazing' of 1977, for the role of Ice Man; 'The Million Dollar Duck' of 1971 for the role of Courthouse Guard; 'The Three Stooges Meet Hercules' of 1962 for the role of King Theseus of Rhodes; 'The Miracle of the White Reindeer' of 1960, for the role of Santa Claus; 'The Odd Couple' for the role of Arthur O'Reilly, and many more. He is also known for his role in the 'Adventures of the Gummi Bears' for the role of Abbot Costello, 'The Andy Griffith Show' for the role of Otis Campbell, and 'Runway Ralph' for the role of Night Clerk.

What awards did Hal Smith win?

Hal Smith received the American Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Medal, as well as the Philippine Liberation Medal when he was discharged from the army in 1946 at the position of Sergeant.

Other Interesting Hal Smith Facts And Trivia

  • Hal Smith's father was a factory worker.
  • Hal Smith was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo.
  • Hal Smith worked at a radio station and even received the World War II Medal for serving in the army.
  • Don Pitts, the agent of Hal Smith, reported that Smith died in Santa Monica while listening to the radio.
  • In the sitcom 'The Brady Bunch', Hal Smith is known for the role of Santa Claus.
  • He voiced over for the character of John Avery Whittaker in 'Adventures in Odyssey'.
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