Forrie-J-Smith
Forrie J. Smith | Biography

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  • Full Name Forrie J. Smith
  • Occupation Actor, Cowboy, Stuntman
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Helena, Montana, USA
  • Birth Date 1959 (Exact birth date not disclosed)
Cast Of Paramount Network's TV Drama 'Yellowstone'

Forrie J. Smith | Biography

Performed stunts in the TV features such as 'Rambo,' 'Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992), Posse,' 'Lightning Jack'

Smith was wrangling for the movie 'Hell or High Water'when he was cast in 'Yellowstone.' He was in the enclosure then, handling the horses, befriending them, and engaging with them with his 50' rope when Taylor, the director of Yellowstone, approached him and suggested he'd get a part in it. He instantly agreed.


Forrie J. Smith is a real-life cowboy and actor most known for his portrayal as Lloyd Pierce in the TV series Yellowstone.

Who Is Forrie J. Smith?

Forrie J. Smith is an actor and stuntman. He is famous for playing the cowboy role of Lloyd in the TV series Yellowstone from 2018 to 2020. His additional TV credits, particularly film credentials, include The Vagrant (1992), Tombstone (1993), Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (1994), Blind Justice (1994), South of Heaven, West of Hell (2000), Transamerica (2005), Just Getting Started (2017), and others.

Early life & Family

Smith comes from an all-American family with roots in Montana. Smith was born and raised in Helena, Montana, in 1959. Smith grew up on his grandparents' ranch, located southwest of the city. 

As he grew, Smith mastered the ins and outs of ranching, rodeo, and horseback riding from his father and grandfather, both ranchers who excelled in rodeo, and his mother, a barrel racer. In fact, Smith began competing in rodeo when he was eight years old.

Career

Smith has worked in the film industry as a stuntman, actor, and occasional extra crew. His first acting role, according to IMDb, was in the 1987 film Desperado, where he portrayed Harley, Calvin's sidekick. Following that, he played cameo roles in the television series Young Riders in 1991, The Lazarus Man (2006), Better Call Saul in 2017, and Midnight, Texas in 2018. However, Smith rose to prominence as Lloyd Pierce in the TV series Yellowstone from 2018 to 2020. 

In addition, Smith performed stunts in the TV features Rambo III (1988), Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992), Posse (1993), Lightning Jack (1994), Los Locos (1997), and Seven Mummies (2006). Furthermore, he was an extra crew in the film 2 Guns (2013), Hell or High Water (2016), and The Kid (2019). He was hired as a wrangler in all these features.

'Yellowstone'

Smith was wrangling for the movie Hell or High Water when he was cast in Yellowstone. He was in the enclosure then, handling the horses, befriending them, and engaging with them with his 50' rope when Taylor, the director of Yellowstone, approached him and suggested he'd get a part in it. He instantly agreed.

Yellowstone has an exclusive representation of cowboys. Smith, who has a strong affection for horses, sees it as a gift, as per Smith's interview with Bridle & Bit Horse Magazine for its September 2020 issue.

Smith played Lloyd in 27 episodes of Yellowstone from 2018 to 2020. The show follows a rancher family in Montana as they fight to keep their land from being taken over by rivals.

Did You Know?

  • Smith enjoys caressing his pets and saddling his horses. 
  • He enjoys the atmosphere at his house and dislikes being interrupted when eating.

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