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Who is Terry Smith? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Terry Smith   

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Stage Credits


Show

Role

Location

Director

Laramie Project

American Enterprise

Romeo and Juliet

Henry ‘Box’ Brown

A Christmas Carol

Voices of the Holodomor

Eubank

Romeo and Juliet
Tainted Justice

Bells Are Ringing

The Secret Garden

Question of Guilt

The Sunshine Boys

Priest, Detective

Eugene Debs

Lord Capulet

Sam/Mr. McKim

Joe

Congressman

Bank president

Friar Laurence
Frank Haynes

Sandor Prantz

Lt. Wright

Dr. Weinstein

Ben Silverman

Amherst

Elyria (LCCC)

Olmsted Falls

Cleveland (Karamu)

Lorain

Cleveland Public Theater

North Olmsted

Canal Fulton
Westlake

North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville
North Olmsted

Brunswick

Rebeka Frick

Skip Corris

Christina Haviland

Dominique Paramore

Andrew Lipian

Ellen Rooney

Jeff Cambpell

Frank Motz
Ron Newell

Joy Van Keuren

Sharon Godsey
Gregory Lavelle

Tom Treichel

Night at the Library

Sherlock Holmes

Cleveland Public Library

n/a

Proof

Robert

Strongsville

Ted Larsen

Freedom’s Light

Master/sailor

Sheffield Village

Rick Fortney

Fools

Dr. Zubritsky

Garfield Heights

Jay Imel

Arsenic and Old Lace

Gibbs/Witherspoon

Bay Village

Dave MacKeigan

R.U.R.

Dr. Gall

North Olmsted

Jim Volkert

Film Credits

 

Film

Role

Location

Director

 

Things You Left Behind

With This Ring

Bronze

Criminal Activities

Oak Facility

Helping Hand

Cleveland Clinic Video
Within Reach

How to Change the World Ghost Discovery

The Avengers
Student Body Count

Take Shelter

35th Clev Film Fest

Man with hammer

Talent Agent

Parent

FBI Agent

Jim (scientist)

Enraged diner

Uncle Chip

Wyatt, Swim Coach

Business Man

Jim

Husband outside Opera

Professor

Shocked diner
Lumberg

Cleveland

Cleveland

Cleveland

Cleveland

Granville (Denison U)

Canton

Cleveland

Cleveland (CSU)

Akron

Cleveland (VMCAD)

Cleveland

Cleveland (48HR)

Cleveland
Cleveland

Neil Weakland

Nzingha Steward

Bryan Buckley

Jackie Earle Haley

Ory Segev

Richard Lowery

Leigh George

Pieter Ritz

Ian Kline

Victoria Wilhelm

Joss Whedon

David Wester

Jeff Nichols
DJ Clement

 

Improv – Bela Dubby, Lakewood OH
Big Dog Theater (class, Cleveland Heights OH)

Standup – Slim and Jumbo’s, Garrettsville OH
Reddstone Café, Cleveland OH


Murder Mysteries (5) – Jovialities at Oberlin Inn; LCCC; North Ridgeville; Trumbull Country Club

Speeches – Delivered without notes at Parades, Kiwanis, VFW, etc.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr's Memorial Day Speech - Broadview Heights Memorial Day Parade, 2016
- Winston Churchill's White House Tree Lighting 1941 - American Nationalities Movement Christmas Luncheon, 2016
- Ronald Reagan's Brandenburg Gate (Tear Down This Wall) - American Nationalities Movement Dinner, 2017
- George Patton's Speech to the Third Army
- Liberty or Death (Henry), RFK's St. Patrick Day speech, Churchill 1941 Christmas Eve
- Tribute to the Dog (Public Animal Welfare Society, with Dick Goddard; and MediQuant fundraiser for Canine Companions)
- Declaration of Independence
- Colonel Joshua Chamberlain's speech to Maine Regiment
- Lou Gehrig's 'Luckiest Man' speech, Crushers' Stadium, Avon OH; League Park, Cleveland (twice for Bob Zimmer)
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's 'I Have a Dream' speech
- Gettysburg Address, Memorial Day Parade 2014-15, North Olmsted OH

- Complete List of speeches I give:

Speech

Minutes

Chronological Date

Background Summary

Patrick Henry

8

3/23/1775

Liberty or Death

Declaration of Independence

6

7/4/1776

Complete document, but with just 4 of 26 'usurpations'

Constitution Preamble

1

9/17/1787

George Washington

9

9/19/1796

Farewell Address, edited from 45 minutes to 9

Colonel Chamberlain

3

7/3/1863

Maine deserters at battle of Little Round Top

Gettysburg Address

3

11/19/1863

North Olmsted Memorial Day Parade, 2014

George Graham Vest

3

9/23/1870

Tribute To The Dog

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

5

5/30/1884

Memorial Day Speech, Keene NH

Emma Lazarus

1

3/17/1905

The New Colossus - Poem at Statue of Liberty

Rockefeller Quotes

2

2/1/1909

Spellman College

Dr. Hamilton Fisk Biggar

2

4/1/1919

Rockefeller's personal physician

Lou Gehrig

3

7/4/1939

"Luckiest Man" speech

Winston Churchill

4

10/1/1941

"Never Give In" speech to Harrow School

Winston Churchill

4

12/23/1941

White House Lighting Ceremony, Christmas Eve 1941

George Patton

15

5/1/1944

Speech to the third Army

John F. Kennedy

5

1/20/1961

Inaugural Speech, edited from 15 minutes to 5

Martin Luther King, Jr.

13

8/28/1963

"I Have a Dream"

Robert F Kennedy

5

3/17/1964

St Patrick's Day speech, about JFK, Irish heritage

Vince Lombardi

4

1/1/1967

Winning

Robert F Kennedy

5

4/4/1968

Indianapolis Speech, after MLK assassination

Richard Nixon

4

1/23/1973

End of Vietnam War broadcast

Muhammad Ali

2

9/1/1974

Press conference before Foreman fight

Ronald Reagan

4

6/10/1987

Brandenburg Gate, "Tear Down This Wall"

Eustace Conway

3

6/1/2003

Off the grid mountain man

David Bowie

2

9/2003

Interview regarding "Heroes" at Berlin Wall

Apollo 11 8                  6/1969    Narrative of July 20, 1969 Moon Landing.

Video credits:

https://youtu.be/xM4g9ZozWkE
- The Things You Couldn't Find - 48Hour Project - 7 minute movie competition (my part at 3:15)
Requirements - Prop: Hammer   Line: "It's not mine, I swear!"

https://youtu.be/maD6wlpS-0Q

- George Patton Speech to the Third Army

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj7ZbZkHCXw
- Gettysburg Address at North Olmsted Memorial Day Parade, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAchKr8VFLw
- Declaration of Independence

https://youtu.be/EasDniK_v_8
- Dr. Hamilton Fisk Biggar, from Plain Dealer 1919

https://youtu.be/-N16guqhoXY
- Robert F. Kennedy St. Patrick Day Speech, 1964

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBIhv3r7Qao
- Cleveland Clinic web, Insite - Uncle Chip in light-hearted educational video for grade school students; start at time 1:05

http://vimeo.com/27319684 - Lead role, Professor Dexter Taylor

- 7/2011 48-Hour Film Festival entry, total length 7 minutes

http://vimeo.com/34743001 (password is “FreeganBob” with F and B in caps)

- My parts at times: 6:40 and 10:20

- Daily (Feature movie is in post-production, “How To Change the World”)

http://youtu.be/1z0G3urjFUU

- @ :45, best part @ 01:45

- Advertising project for Cleveland International Film Festival

Excellence Within Reach – lead role as Men’s Swim Team coach. CSU student film.

Youtube – some are a couple years old
-
http://youtu.be/-6KHz9ZqjJo – ‘Smile’ with piano accomaniment
-
http://youtu.be/0R7WhCOiqWI - Everybody Loves Somebody with piano
-
http://youtu.be/53B0F4by6ig - Pedro’s message to LeBron, with wig
-
http://youtu.be/j8f_L0o_xj4 - Shakespeare memorized with piano accompaniment

- http://youtu.be/Wsj2jHlB75Q - Shakespeare, Montague from Romeo & Juliet



Movie spots:

Bronze - parent of child in gymnastics

Criminal Activities (with John Travolta) - FBI agent
Toy's House - policeman in police headquarters
The Avengers – chosen as extra based on photo primarily

Take Shelter – at luncheon, showing shocked reaction in Michael Shannon scene.
Cleveland, I Love You – diner at Triv’s Restaurant in Strongsville

http://www.ideastream.org/applause/entry/44992

- @ 4:14 and 7:12

- WOIO - PBS Interview of Martin Mull and Fred Willard, January 2012

- Intro to segment starts at 1:50, ends at 10:50


Piano gigs:
Gunselman's Tavern, Fairview Park OH
Grand Village, Twinsburg OH
Moss’ Restaurant, Elyria OH
Center Ridge Health Campus, North Ridgeville OH
Towne Center, Avon Lake OH
Hillbrook Club (wedding), Hunting Valley OH
Menorah Park, Beachwood OH
Hanna Restaurant, Cleveland OH
St. Mary of the Woods, Avon Lake OH
Arden Courts, Westlake OH
Music Festival, North Olmsted OH
Galleria, Galleria Lobby, Cleveland
Café Sausalito, Galleria, Cleveland
Olmsted Manor, North Olmsted
Homecoming Festival, North Olmsted
LaCentre (wedding, prom), Westlake
Holiday Inn, Westlake, OH

Other Info:

Hometown:    Elyria

High School:   Elyria High School

Day job:         Computer Programmer, MediQuant, Inc., Brecksville  OH

College:         Systems Analysis, Miami University

Interests:       Family time, the Arts, tennis