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Star Wars Actor Jimmy Smits Filmography
  This is the Star Wars actor Jimmy Smits filmography page, with pictures, video clips and dvd covers of movies TV shows and cameo appearances that he has acted in.
  Press on each title for a link to the plot summary, a thumbnail picture of that role, and links to pictures, videos, or DVD covers for that role also.
 
                    
Miami Vice (1984) (TV) - As Eddie Rivera
Plot Summary
- Miami Vice is about Sonny Crockett (Don Johnson), an undercover detective in the Miami Police Department and his partner Ricardo Tubbs (Philip Michael Thomas) as they infiltrate Miami's crime syndicates. Its all money, glitz, glamour and uses 80's rock and pop for the soundtracks.


Miami Vice
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Rockabye (1986) (TV) - As 2nd Policeman
Plot Summary
- A distraught mother (Valerie Bertinelli) and a tabloid reporter (Rachel Ticotin) search for the woman's son, who was kidnapped by a black market baby ring..

Spenser: For Hire (1986) (TV Series) - As Hector Valdes
Plot Summary
- Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode. Using his years of experience, his natural talents for observation and reasoning, and the occasional bit of help from his friend Hawk, Spenser never fails to crack the case.
- In the episode "In a Safe Place"

Running Scared (1986) - As Julio Gonzales
Plot Summary
- Danny Costanzo (Billy Crystal) and Ray Hughes (Gregory Hines) are two Chicago cops that are due to retire and their boss is upset with them, so the two are given a holiday from their beat in Chicago and travel to the sunny shores of Key West where they set out to nail the city's biggest criminal in this lightning-paced comic thriller.
- Julio Gonzales is a fast-rising drug kingpin. In an effort to bring down Gonzales, Danny and Ray unintentionally blow the lid off a long-running undercover operation which has been trying to crack Gonzales's drug ring.


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Hotshot (1987) - As Stars Team Member
Plot Summary
- The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.

The Believers (1987) - As Tom Lopez
Plot Summary
- After the death of his wife, police psychiatrist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) moves to New York. There he has to help in the investigation of the murder of two youths, who seem to have been immolated during a cult ritual. Jamison believes it's been Voodoo and, ignoring the warnings of his housekeeper, enters the scenery and soon gets under their influence. They try to get him to sacrifice his own son.


The Believers
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The Highwayman (1987) (TV) aka Terror on the Blacktop - As Bo Ziker
Plot Summary
- A government agent in a supertruck named "Stealth" that is loaded with ultra-high-tech weapons and a helicopter travels the highways, fighting evil.

 

Stamp of a Killer (1987) (TV) aka Dangerous Affection - As Richard Braden
Plot Summary
- In this made-for-TV crime drama a cop pursues a homicidal maniac.

 

Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988) (TV) - As Victor Sifuentes
Plot Summary
- This film combines live action/original animation and library animation. Mickey steals a magic hat from a Sorcerer and is put under a spell by the angry magi so that no one will recognize him until he finds his own magic within. While Mickey is on his quest, network news teams around the country desperately try to find the famous, beloved mouse who has mysteriously disappeared. On his quest, Mickey goes into the "Cheers" bar, meets up with the characters from "Family Ties", and winds up on Disneyland's Main Street the night before his Birthday celebration is to take place. It is there that he finds he has all the magic inside him that he will ever need. The spell is broken and the Birthday bash commences as the whole World celebrates the beloved Mickey Mouse.

 

Glitz (1988) (TV) - As Vincent Marra
Plot Summary
- Vincent Marra is a Miami cop on medical leave in Puerto Rico, where he's being stalked by a sex offender he testified against. Vincent's girlfriend leaves him for a job as a "hostess" in an Atlantic City casino, then turns up dead. In Puerto Rico, a cabbie is also found dead. It's up to Vincent to travel to Atlantic City to see if there is a connection.

 

Pee-wee's Playhouse (1989) (TV) - As an authorized Conky repairman
Plot Summary
- Pee-wee Herman, created by Paul Reubens, was the star of this kiddie show. It featured Chairry the Chair, Globey the Globe, a bunch of talking flowers, disembodied genie heads, talking animals, and a malfunctioning robot among others.
- In "Conky's Breakdown", Pee-wee's robot, Conky 2000, breaks down and when ee-wee tries to fix it, Conky winds up in a million pieces!
- The authorized Conky repairman is called in to fix the broken robot. Miss Yvonne is in love with him.


Pee-wee's Playhouse
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Old Gringo (1989) - As General Tomas Arroyo
Plot Summary
- When school teacher Harriet Winslow (Jane Fonda) goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo (Jimmy Smits) & his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce (Gregory Peck) also in Mexico, befriends Gen. Arroyo & meets Harriet. Bierce is a famous writer, who knowing that he is dying, wishes to keep his identity secret so he can determine his own fate. Though he likes Arroyo, Bierce tries to provoke the General's anger whenever possible in an attempt to get himself killed, thus avoiding suffering through his illness. Winslow is intrigued by both Bierce and Arroyo, and the men are in turn attracted to her. She becomes romantically involved with Arroyo. When Winslow learns of Bierce's true identity (a writer whose work she has loved and respected for years), she is single mindedly determined to fulfill his dying wish.


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Vital Signs (1990) - As Dr. David Redding
Plot Summary
- Dr. David Redding guides seven student doctors through their third year of residency at Los Angeles Central's medical school. Through all the competitions and love affairs it eventually takes the wisdom of a dying cancer patient to make the medical students realize the important things in life.

 

Saturday Night Live (1990) (TV Series) - As the Host
Plot Summary
- A late-night comedy show featuring several short skits, parodies of television commercials, a live guest band, and a pop-cultural guest host each week. Many of the SNL players have spun off successful independent comedy and/or movie careers from here.

 

Cop Rock (1990) (TV Series) - As Victor Sifuentesn
Plot Summary
- In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol" and part "Sound of Music". After chasing down a criminal, the force would take to the street for an organized dance number, then haul the guy back to HQ. This may have been the only series to have been based on a broadway musical format.
- In "Potts Don't Fail Me Now"

 

Switch (1991) - As Walter Stone
Plot Summary
- Steve Brooks is a sexist and the prototype macho. Unfortunately one day he is killed by one of his girlfriends. In heaven, though, there is no place for men like him and he is sent back to earth in the body of a woman (Ellen Barkin) so that he can see how women are treated by men like the one he once was.


Switch
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Fires Within (1991) aka Little Havana - As Nestor
Plot Summary
- Released after years as a political prisoner, a Cuban rejoins his wife and daughter in Miami.

 

The Broken Cord (1992) (TV) - As David Norwell
Plot Summary
- David Norwell, an anthropology professor, wants to adopt a child even though he is single. He is finally given a Native American child who might be slightly different from other children. In fact, Adam, the child, soon starts showing signs of mental illness. Through the years, David tries to help his son overcome his disability but he finds it difficult when Adam won't help himself. It is later discovered that Adam was born from an alcoholic mother and is the cause of his problems.

 

L.A. Law (1986-1992) (TV) - As Victor Sifuentes in 107 episodes
Plot Summary
-This TV drama chronicled life in a large Los Angeles, California law firm, McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney & Kuzak. The plots dealt with the personal and professional activities of the partners, associates, and other staff of the law firm.

L.A. Law
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The Tommyknockers (1993) (TV) - As Jim 'Gard' Gardner
Plot Summary
- Author Bobbi Anderson becomes obssesed with an object she finds in the nearby woods of her small New England hometown and she uncovers an alien spaceship. It's not long before everyone in the town begins to fall under the influence of an evil force. Everyone seems to become telepathic over night, developing strange abilities to create new devices. The borders of the town also appear to be sealed off.
- Jim Gardener is Bobbi Anderson's friend and he helps find the spaceship. He's immune to the effects of the spaceship and only he can stop the transformation of the entire town.


The Tommyknockers
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Gross Misconduct (1993) aka Gross Indecency - As Justin Thorne
Plot Summary
- Justin Thorne is a liberal arts professor. One of his college students is Jennifer Carter. She seduces Justin, then accuses him of rape. But it turns out that she has an unusual relationship with her father.

 

NYPD Blue (1994-2004) (TV) - As Detective Bobby Simone in 91 episodes
Plot Summary
- This show is about life in a New York City Police unit. Two partners, Detectives Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) and John Kelley (David Caruso), who was later replaced by Bobby Simone, are the central characters and they have very different approaches to doing their job.
- Bobby Simone replaced John Kelley from near the start of the second season until the beginning of the sixth. Simone started a relationship with Diane Russell, another cop in the office. The couple kept it quiet up until they were married. Simone contracted a heart infection and he later died.


NYPD Blue
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The Cisco Kid (1994) (TV) - As Cisco Kid
Plot Summary
- This update of the 1950 western TV series changes Cisco and Pancho from wandering heroes of the old west to somewhat anti-"gringo" Mexican revolutionaries.

 

Solomon & Sheba (1995) (TV) - As King Solomon
Plot Summary
- Nikaule has become Queen Sheba. To protect the land of Sheba from the powerful Israel, she goes to see King Solomon. They are attracted to each other. After the failed attempt to assasinate Solomon, Jeroboam demands Solomon to execute Sheba as a spy.

 

My Family (1995) - As Jimmy
Plot Summary
- Traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs. Maria and Jose, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930's. They establish their family in East L.A., and their children Chucho, Paco, Memo, Irene, Toni, and Jimmy deal with youth culture and the L.A. police in the 50's. As the second generation become adults in the 60's, the focus shifts to Jimmy, his marriage to Isabel (a Salvadorian refugee), their son, and Jimmy's journey to becoming a responsible parent.

 

The Last Word (1995) - As an Actor named Martin
Plot Summary
- A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past. His best friend then drags him to L.A. with the intent of becoming movie men. But does real life and fiction really go together?
Marshal Law (1996) (TV) - As Jack Coleman
Plot Summary
- In the hills not far from Los Angeles, a new, fresh, secure housing area has been built by former U.S. Marshal Jack Coleman (Jimmy Smits) and a friend. An escaped convict, Cougar (James LeGros) and a band of ten psychopaths invade this safe area after a violent earthquake. With aid of a pizza delivery boy, he must defend his family and his friends wife Lilly (Kristy Swanson), and declares Marshal Law.

 

Murder in Mind (1997) - As Peter Walker
Plot Summary
- The L.A. police find two bodies in a fancy house and suspect the wife of one victim. Dr. Ellis, a hypnotherapist, takes her back in time; with the police listening, a pattern of spousal abuse emerges. When each trance ends, however, the woman, Carolyn Walker, wonders if those repressed memories are true. Dr. Ellis guides her through her trial, testifies himself, and continues treatment after the verdict is in. Carolyn's memory and well-being get worse after the trial, not better. She misses some therapy sessions, and Dr. Ellis comes to see her at home. Snatches of memory come and go. Can he help her remember what really happened?

 

Lesser Prophets (1997) - As Mike
Plot Summary
- The police have three bookies under surveillance, but they escape and set up shop elsewhere. By chance, one of the police finds them; instead of turning them in, he demands money that his brother, now a suicide, had lost to them. An odd guy named Leon, not entirely compus mentus, knows one of the bookies, brings them a tip on a sure thing, and they bet the farm. Meanwhile, Leon has befriended a kid in the next apartment whose mom is abused by her husband, who himself is carrying on some mysterious thievery. The cop, the bookies, the thief, his wife, and Leon's mistakes and good heart all come together in an ending with murder and money.

 

The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) - As Geronimo
Plot Summary
- This is about the supposed murder of Izzy Goldkiss (Tim Roth). FBI Agent Skinner (Mel Gibson) is sent into investigate the crime, and when he reaches the hotel, he comes across many of the forgotten types of people living in the city. There's a Native American artist, a 'fifth' Beetle, and the neighborhood whore, while Tom-Tom (Jeremy Davies) is the center of the story. Agent Skinner has a few days to find out who the killer is, while the residents try to sell off paintings.
- Geronimo is a self proclaimed Native American artist.


The Million Dollar Hotel
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Price of Glory (2000) - As Arturo Ortega
Plot Summary
- An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions.


Price of Glory
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Bless The Child (2000) - As Agent John Travis
Plot Summary
- In this supernatural thriller, Maggie O’Connor (Kim Basinger) is a nurse at a busy New York hospital and she is placed in charge of an autistic newborn child named Cody. Six years later the little girl is kidnapped and it turrns out that she manifests extraordinary powers that the forces of evil have long waited to have. The child may be in the hands of Satanists who, in accordance with Biblical prophecy, believe the little girl may be mankind's last line of defense against ultimate evil.
- FBI agent John Travis is an expert in ritual homicide and occult-related crime, who investigates the abducted child case.


Bless The Child
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Lackawanna Blues (2005) (TV) - As Ruben Santiago Sr.
Plot Summary
- Based on the true story of Ruben Santiago Jr. and his relationship with his guardian Rachel Crosby, set in 1950's and 1960's Lackawanna, New York. After the separation of his parents, young Ruben, a part-black, part-Hispanic child, is sent to live in a small-scale boarding house run by Rachel "Nanny" Crosby. Ruben grows up with soul and blues music and meets various characters that Nanny takes into her household like a disturbed person, a one-armed handyma, a hairdresser, a war veteran, an ex-convict, and many others.


Lackawanna Blues
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The West Wing (2004-2006) (TV) - As Congressman Matthew Santos in 35 episodes
Plot Summary
- It's about presidential politics of a fictional presidental administration. The characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart while the politics that they discuss touch on everyday life. The show is currently in transition between the administration of President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet (Martin Sheen) and an unknown prospect.
- Matthew Santos' initial appearance is as a Democratic U.S. Representative from Houston, Texas. Santos was narrowly elected President of the United States after defeating Vinick.


The West Wing
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) - As Daniel Avila
Plot Summary
- Explores Austen's adage that general incivility is at love's essence. Sylvia's husband dumps her for another woman, so Bernadette and Jocelyn organize a book club to distract her. They recruit Sylvia's daughter Allegra; Prudie, a young teacher whose marriage may be on the rocks; and Grigg, a sci-fi fan who joins out of attraction to Jocelyn. The six read and discuss one Austen novel per month. Jocelyn tries to interest Grigg in Sylvia; Allegra falls in love with a woman she meets skydiving; Prudie contemplates an affair with a student; Sylvia's ex keeps popping up. In the discussions, characters reveal themselves in their comments.


Jane Austen Book Club
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Cane (2007) (TV Series) - As Alex Vega in 13 episodes
Plot Summary
- A Latino family works together to operate a rum business.

 

Dexter (2008) (TV Series) - As Miguel Prado in 12 episodes as of Jan 2009
Plot Summary
- During the day, Dexter Morgan is a jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department's crime lab, but his meticulously crafted life masks his true nature. In reality Dexter is a disciplined and murderous psychopath (a self-admitted "monster"), and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial killers he tracks down during the day. Based on the novels (Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Dearly Devoted Dexter and Dexter in the Dark) by Jeff Lindsay.

 

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