R.I.P., Bubba

"Police Academy" actor and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000007" title="NFL" href="/topic/sports/football/nfl-ORSPT000007.topic">NFL</a> star Bubba Smith, whose real name was Charles <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT006795" title="Aaron Smith" href="/topic/sports/aaron-smith-PESPT006795.topic">Aaron Smith</a> <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/08/bubba-smith-dead-nfl-police-academy.html" target="blank">, was found dead Wednesday</a>. He was 66.<br>
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The actor, who became known for his Miller Lite commercials and role as Moses Hightower in the "Police Academy" films, and won the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000004" title="Super Bowl" href="/topic/sports/football/super-bowl-EVSPR000004.topic">Super Bowl</a> in 1970 with the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000044" title="Indianapolis Colts" href="/topic/sports/football/indianapolis-colts-ORSPT000044.topic">Indianapolis Colts</a>, was found dead at his home in Baldwin Hills by his caretaker.<br>
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<i>Photo: Bubba Smith, right, and Tim Kazurinsky appear in a scene from "Police Academy 3: Back in Training."</i>
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"Police Academy" actor and NFL star Bubba Smith, whose real name was Charles Aaron Smith , was found dead Wednesday. He was 66.

The actor, who became known for his Miller Lite commercials and role as Moses Hightower in the "Police Academy" films, and won the Super Bowl in 1970 with the Indianapolis Colts, was found dead at his home in Baldwin Hills by his caretaker.

Photo: Bubba Smith, right, and Tim Kazurinsky appear in a scene from "Police Academy 3: Back in Training."

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