Script error Danny Smith is an executive producer, writer and voice actor on the American animated television series Family Guy. He has been with the show since its inception and throughout the years has contributed many episodes, such as "Holy Crap", "The Father, the Son, and the Holy Fonz", "Chitty Chitty Death Bang" and the Christmas themed episode, "A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas". He is the only Family Guy writer who hails from Rhode Island, (although Seth MacFarlane attended the Rhode Island School of Design) and was instrumental in the creation of the Griffins’ fictional home town of Quahog.
He is the voice of Ernie the Giant Chicken, Buzz Killington, The Evil Monkey, and Al Harrington of Al Harrington's Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm-Flailing Tubeman Emporium & Warehouse. In commentaries, he has stated that he recorded the fast-talking segments in one or two takes without any form of audio editing.
Smith acted in many RIC Theatre productions, including one where he nearly cut off the finger of a fellow actor during a swordfight on stage. He also wrote and illustrated a regular feature in the school's paper, The Anchor. This feature was called, Joe Flynn and His Dog Spot. One April Fool's self-parody of this feature was titled, Joe Flynn and His Dong Spots.
Smith succeeded current Today Show host Matt Lauer as the host of the Providence edition of PM Magazine in the early 1980s.
Smith's older brother Steve Smith is the frontman for a popular RI band, Steve Smith and the Nakeds (formerly, Naked Truth).
Smith has another brother who is a teacher and coach in the town of North ProvidenceTemplate:Where. Harold Smith is a member of the North Providence Sports Hall of Fame and has been teaching and coaching in the town for over 30 years.