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Kurtwood Smith brings added life to his father role in 'Resurrection'

Kurtwood Smith brings added life to his father role in 'Resurrection'

Kurtwood Smith turned the image of the sitcom dad on its ear in the raucous Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" as Red Forman, the tough-nosed war vet father of Eric (Topher Grace).

Red was the antithesis of such sweater-clad warm-and-fuzzy TV dads as Ozzie Nelson on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" and Bill Cosby on "The Cosby Show." In fact, Red was more Tasmanian devil than teddy bear. He loved his power tools, drinking beer, hunting and fishing.

Red was known for his pungent put-downs of his son: "What are you going to put on your resume? Dumbass?"

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