March 18, 2003 02:00pm
Comedian Dick Smothers' Son Launches Porn Career
by: Steve Gorman
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, but the eldest son of veteran humorist Dick Smothers of the Smothers Brothers says his life's ambition is to become "The Orson Welles of porn."
Late last year, Dick Smothers Jr., 38, shocked his father by embarking on a career path that so far has included acting in several porn films, developing a Web-based X-rated game show and launching an adult entertainment Web site.
In fact, the younger Smothers, a self-professed exhibitionist who says he has "An incredibly overactive libido," made his porno film debut as the star of an adult movie titled "Bad Influence," playing the Dustin Hoffman-inspired role in an X-rated send-up to "The Graduate."
Since then, he said, he has done sexual performances in three other films and dialogue-only roles in three others...
[Read this story at Reuters.com linked in the box to the right.]