Bubba Smith Dies

Former NFL defensive star Bubba Smith, who found a successful second career as an actor, died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 66.

Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter said Smith was found dead at his Baldwin Hills home. Winter said he didn't know the circumstances or cause of death.

Bubba Smith, the former NFL defensive end and "Police Academy" actor, was found dead in his Los Angeles home Wednesday at the age of 66.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the Los Angeles County coroner, said he didn't know the cause or circumstances surrounding Smith's death, but that it appeared to be of natural causes.

Charles "Bubba" Smith, an NFL lineman who won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Colts and had a second career acting in several "Police Academy" films, has died. He was 66.