RIP Officer Moses Hightower.

Sad news. Actor and ex-American football player Bubba Smith, famous for his role as Officer Moses Hightower in the Police Academy movies has died aged 66.

Smith was apparently found dead at his home in California by police who have stated that they aren’t treating his death as suspicious. Before his acting career took off in 1984 the 6ft 7in star had been a prolific American football player for The Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and the Baltimore Colts.