RIP: he put the Bubba in Bubba

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RIP: he put the Bubba in Bubba

Post  Old Mack on Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:21 am

In America Bubba is a slang name for anyone that is BIG and bad !

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL star (6ft 7in) Bubba Smith, who went from feared defensive end on the field to endearing giant in his successful second career as an actor, died Wednesday. He was 66. Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter said Smith was found dead at his Baldwin Hills home. Winter said he didn't know the circumstances or cause of death. Police spokesman Richard French added the death does not appear to be suspicious.

As an actor his most memorable role was playing Moses Hightower, the soft-spoken officer in the "Police Academy" series. He also appeared in such television series as "Good Times," "Charlie's Angels," and "Half Nelson," and was a regular in the ground-breaking Miller Lite commercials featuring retired players.

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Re: RIP: he put the Bubba in Bubba

Post  pinhedz on Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:22 am

Wiki says he was 6'7" and weighed 265.

Sometimes very big people die suddenly for no apparent reason.
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