Who is Forrie J. Smith?
Forrie J. Smith is an American actor, stuntman and producer, probably best known to the world as Lloyd Pierce in the TV series “Yellowstone” (2018-2023), among several other notable performances he has made so far in his career has had.
Forrie J. Smith Wiki: Age, Youth, and Education
Forrie J. Smith was born on March 9, 1959 in Helena, Montana, USA. Forrie has not disclosed the names of his parents, but his father is known to be a Canadian Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee. Unfortunately, there is no information about his mother and whether he has siblings or not.
His educational background is also a mystery, but he is believed to have completed a local high school. He became interested in rodeo during his childhood and continued it into a professional career.
Show business career
Forrie made his acting debut in 1987 with a minor role in the TV western film “Desperado”, starring Alex McArthur, David Warner and Yaphet Kotto, directed by Virgil W. Vogel, about a cowboy trying to bring cattle into town and his money. However, things go wrong for him when he gets involved in a feud between the city boss and his girlfriend’s father.
Four years later, Forrie made a one-time appearance in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV romantic western series “The Young Riders,” which depicts the adventures of the riders of the Pony Express, starring Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, and Ty Miller. .
In 1992, he played Pete in four episodes of the short-lived TV western comedy series “Lucky Luke”, starring Terence Hill, Arsenio ‘Sonny’ Trinidad and Neil Summers.
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The same year, he had a minor role in the horror thriller comedy film “The Vagrant” starring Bill Paxton, Michael Ironside and Marshall Bell, directed by Chris Walas.
He then appeared in the 1993 biopic “Tombstone”, about a cop who wants to retire and live in Tombstone, Arizona, but his wishes are interfered with by the outlaws he’s had to deal with throughout his career, starring Sam Elliott, Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, written by Kevin Jarre and directed by George P. Cosmatos.
Forrie continued to appear regularly in Westerns throughout the 1990s; in 1994 in “Gunsmoke: One Man’s Justice”, starring James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner and Amy Stock, directed by Jerry Jameson, about a teenage boy who wants to avenge his mother’s murder, but his attempt is stopped by a pensioner Marshal Dillon.
In the same year, Forrie starred in the western action movie “Blind Justice”, starring Armand Assante, Elisabeth Shue and Robert Davi, while in 1995 he was Jesse James in an episode of the TV series “Legend”.
In 1996, he portrayed Blonde Knight in the TV mystery western series “The Lazarus Man” and the same year he appeared in the television movie “Ruby Jean and Joe” about an unlikely friendship between an elderly rodeo rider and a young hitchhiker.
He ended the 1990s with the role of Armendariz in the award-winning action-horror-crime film “Perdita Durango”, about a psychotic criminal couple who kidnap a teenage couple, starring Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem and Harley Cross.
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Forrie kicked off the new millennium with the role of Deputy Landers in the western drama “South of Heaven, West of Hell” starring Billy Bob Thornton, Luke Askew and Dwight Yoakam.
Five years later, he appeared in the Academy Award-nominated adventure comedy-drama film ‘Transamerica’, starring Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers and Fionnula Flanagan, about a transgender woman who finds out she has a son who is now a teenager, written and directed by Duncan Tucker.
In 2006, he appeared in the action-horror-thriller film “Seven Mummies”, starring Matt Schulze, Cerina Vincent and Billy Wirth, about six convicts who escape from prison but are imminently dead in the Arizona desert.
After this performance, Forrie left show business to focus on other interests. He returned in 2017 with a one-off appearance in the TV crime drama series ‘Better Call Saul’, a spin-off of the series ‘Breaking Bad’.
In the same year, he was Animal Farm Manager in Ron Shelton’s comedy crime movie “Just Getting Started”, starring Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo.
In 2018, Forrie secured the role of his career when he was cast as Lloyd Pierce in the TV neo-western drama series “Yellowstone”. The series follows a family who owns a farm in Montana and tries to fight others who encroach on their land.
Forrie’s character, Lloyd Pierce, is a senior ranch hand and has long worked with the patriarch of the family. So far, he has appeared in 43 episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated series, making him a Hollywood star.
He is currently working on several projects, including the western movie “Dead Man’s Hand”, in which he will star with Cole Hauser and Stephen Dorff. The film is currently in post-production and has no premiere date yet.
In addition to his work as an actor, Forrie has worked as a stuntman on several projects. He did stunts in the movie “Rambo III” in 1988, four years later he did stunts in “Aces: Iron Eagle III”, and in 1993 he was seen in the movie “Posse”.
To speak further about his career as a stuntman, he was an animal hunter in the movie “Los Locos” in 1997 while he performed stunts in “Seven Mummies” in 2006.
According to sources, Forrie J. Smith’s net worth is estimated at $6 million, as of early 2023.
Personal life, marriage, wife, children
Forrie doesn’t like to talk about his personal life; however, some details are available. According to sources, he is married to Cheryl Richardson, with whom he has a son Forrest Smith.
Appearance and body measurements
Forrie J. Smith has dark brown eyes and salt and pepper hair. He is 1.85 m tall, while his weight and other vital statistics are currently unknown. However, he has maintained an athletic figure despite being in his sixties.