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Smith Akin (born June 1, 1963) is a Canadian actor and comedian.

Bio

Smith was born Morgan Smith Kloppers in Pretoria, South Africa and came to Canada at the age of 3 with his family. In an earlier part of his stand-up routine, he claimed his father moved the family to Canada "because the racist government rules made things sad for us."

Career

When Smith began his career in 1975 as a young actor, he adopted the stage name Smith Akin as another ACTRA Montreal member was using the name "Morgan Kloppers". He made his debut in a 1975 film based off The Swiss Family Robinson which was filmed in Nova Scotia with a bilingual Quebecois cast.

Voice Acting

Smith made his voice acting debut in 1983 with un-credited roles in the Canadian-Japanese co-production The Boxcar Children.

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