Lane Smith

Lane Smith, the character actor who played James Lingk in the 1984 Broadway production of Glengarry Glen Ross, and would later play editor Perry White in a "Superman" TV series, died June 13, 2005, in Los Angeles of complications from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease), Variety reported. He was 69 and was also known for playing Richard M. Nixon in the 1989 docudrama "The Final Days." He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the work, based on a book by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

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  • Born: Apr 29, 1936 in Memphis, TN, USA
  • Death: Jun 13, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA, USA