The actor, 69, played PERRY WHITE in the hit TV series.
In a posting on Superman fansite KRYPTONSITE.COM, a family statement reads, "Thanks for your concern and good wishes and prayers. We are sorry to tell you that my uncle Lane Smith died earlier today (14JUN05), a blessed relief from his ALS. Thank you so much for your support."
Smith's other credits include roles in RED DAWN, AIR AMERICA and THE MIGHTY DUCKS.14/06/2005 21:41