Paul Smith (born 1968 in Sydney) is a former Australian actor, most known for his role as the original Simon in the television sitcom Hey Dad...!, and as Steve in the children's series The Henderson Kids.
He got his start in acting during his first year of high school when a production company was holding a film audition for children in the area.
He appeared in over 15 Australian television shows and movies from the 1980s until the early 1990s.<!-- note that this Paul Smith is not the one credited for the 1978 file Storm Boy, see Storm Boy -->
Smith later moved to Western Australia and became a greyhound trainer.
In May 2007 Smith pleaded guilty to providing false evidence at a stewards' inquiry regarding attending two race meetings with a disqualified person and racing a greyhound that was supposed to be kennelled. As a result he was fined $AU1000 and disqualified from greyhound racing for a six-month period from May to November 2007.Paul was also involved in Tasmanian Fibreglass Pools (2003). He was forced to leave Tasmania with numerous debts and upset customers.