Lane Smith

TV Actor

Birthday April 29, 1936

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Memphis, TN

DEATH DATE Jun 13, 2005 (69)

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Played the role of Perry White on the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Nathan Bates in NBC's V. He also appeared in the film My Cousin Vinny.

Before Fame

He attended The Leelanau School, a boarding school in Michigan, and was recognized in their Hall of Fame.


He played Mayor Bates in the film Red Dawn.

Family Life

He married Debbie Benedict in 2000 and had two children with her.

Associated With

He played Richard Nixon in The Final Days.