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Max Gail


Max Gail was born on April 5, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Maxwell Trowbridge Gail. He is an actor and director, known for Barney Miller (1974), 42 (2013) and D.C. Cab (1983). He has been married to Nan Harris since 1989. They have two children. He was previously married to Willie Beir. See full bio »

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 2014 In Memory (Short) (pre-production)
David Sawyer
 2014 Underdogs (post-production)
Charlie Walker
 2013 The Frontier (completed)
Sean
 2014/IV Dark House
Scott
 2013 42
Burt Shotton
 2012-2013 Psych (TV Series)
Jerry Carp
 2013 Legit (TV Series)
Judge
- Justice (2013) ... Judge
 2011 JumpRopeSprint
Uncle Charlie
 2011 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Gerald Essex
- Bangers in the House (2011) ... Gerald Essex
 2010 Beautysleep Symphony
The Voyeur
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Conrad Winmar
- Cradle to Grave (2009) ... Conrad Winmar
 2009 Act Your Age
Andrew
 2009 Always and Forever (TV Movie)
Bill Anderson
 2008 NCIS (TV Series)
Sam Loomis
- Murder 2.0 (2008) ... Sam Loomis
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Ray Lisi '08
- Shore Leave (2008) ... Ray Lisi '08
 2008 Life (TV Series)
Dr. Jackson Bridger
- Everything... All the Time (2008) ... Dr. Jackson Bridger
 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
Max Gail
- Malibooty (2007) ... Max Gail
 2007 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Merle
- Episode #1.10499 (2007) ... Merle
- Episode #1.10498 (2007) ... Merle
- Episode #1.10497 (2007) ... Merle
- Episode #1.10494 (2007) ... Merle
- Episode #1.10493 (2007) ... Merle
 2006 The Legend of Tillamook's Gold
Grandpa Kimbell
 2005 Dangerous Perceptions
David Storm
 2004 Bloodlines
Robert
 2004 Mind Rage
Lou
 2003 Graduation Night
Mr. Quigley
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Les
- Hotel Drew (2001) ... Les
 2001 Facing the Enemy
Thomas Galloway
 2001 The Perfect Wife (TV Movie)
Ted Vance
 2000 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series)
Mr. York
- A Pearl of Great Value (2000) ... Mr. York
 2000 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Frank Gorman
- A Prize Possession (2000) ... Frank Gorman
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- Shaken, Not Stirred (2000) ... Psychiatrist
 1999 Judgment Day (Video)
General William 'Bill' Meech
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Caleb Cline
- Viagra-Vated Assault (1998) ... Caleb Cline
 1998 Due South (TV Series)
Sheriff Wilson Welsh
- Dr. Longball (1998) ... Sheriff Wilson Welsh (as Max Gail Jr.)
 1998 Naturally Native
Mr. Carlson
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
- Sleeping Dogs (1998)
 1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Grandpa / Grandpa (segment "The Tractor")
- The Tractor (1997) ... Grandpa
- The Viewing/The Subway/Kid in the Closet/Justice is Served/The Tractor (1997) ... Grandpa (segment "The Tractor")
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Dick Sproule
- The Hole (1997) ... Dick Sproule
 1997 Not in This Town (TV Movie)
Wayne Inman (as Max Gail Jr.)
 1997 The Inheritance (TV Movie)
Arliss Johnson
 1997 Tell Me No Secrets (TV Movie)
Art Koster
 1996 Forest Warrior
Sherrif Ramsey
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
- The Sheriff (1996)
 1996 Good Luck
Farmer John
 1996 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Mr. Edwin James
- Deal with the Devil (1996) ... Mr. Edwin James
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Dan Lundy
- Whitewater: Part 2 (1995) ... Dan Lundy
- Whitewater: Part 1 (1995) ... Dan Lundy
 1995 Renegade (TV Series)
Charles B. Douglas / D.B. Cooper
- The Ballad of D.B. Cooper (1995) ... Charles B. Douglas / D.B. Cooper
 1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge (TV Movie)
Professor Ray Morello (as Maxwell Gail)
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Officer Carl Keegan
- No, No, Godot (1995) ... Officer Carl Keegan
 1994 Mortal Fear (TV Movie)
Det. Michael Curran
 1994 Deadly Target
Captain Peters
 1994 Pontiac Moon
Jerome Bellamy
 1994 Sodbusters (TV Movie)
Tom Partridge
 1994 Ride with the Wind (TV Movie)
Jack Hayes
 1994 Dangerous Touch
Jasper Stone
 1993 The Switch (TV Movie)
Judge Johnson
 1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (TV Movie)
Mr. Jurgens
 1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Bailey
- Doogie Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1992) ... Mr. Bailey
 1992 Somebody's Daughter (TV Movie)
Harry
 1992 Street Crimes
Flannigan
 1991 Our Shining Moment (TV Movie)
John McGuire Jr.
 1990 Normal Life (TV Series)
Max Harlow
- Critique (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Transition (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Freefall (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Prom? (1990) ... Max Harlow
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Stanley Holmes
- Dead Letter (1989) ... Stanley Holmes
 1989 The Outside Woman (TV Movie)
Billy
 1988 Judgement in Berlin
Judah Best
 1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Lt. Chet Webber
- The Investigation: Part 2 (1988) ... Lt. Chet Webber
- The Investigation: Part 1 (1988) ... Lt. Chet Webber
 1988 Man Against the Mob (TV Movie)
Rusty Kitchens
 1987 Spies (TV Series)
Harry
- Baby (1987) ... Harry
 1987 Tonight's the Night (TV Movie)
Sam Davies
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Duncan Moore
- Blue Man Down (1987) ... Duncan Moore
 1987 Home (TV Movie)
Will Costigan
 1986 Where Are the Children?
Clay Eldridge
 1986 Can You Feel Me Dancing? (TV Movie)
Mel Nichols
 1986 Killer in the Mirror (TV Movie)
Jim Armbruster
 1986 Intimate Strangers (TV Movie)
Sol Kramer
 1985 The Grand Baby (TV Movie)
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Barney Tinker
- Billboard Barney (1985) ... Barney Tinker
 1985 The Other Lover (TV Movie)
Sal
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Charlie
- In the Cards (1985) ... Charlie
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Harry Stover
- Harry and the Kids (1985) ... Harry Stover
 1985 Letting Go (TV Movie)
Dr. Rudnick
 1984 Heartbreakers
King
 1984 Insight (TV Series)
Custodian
- The Game Room (1984) ... Custodian
 1983 D.C. Cab
Harold
 1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie)
Ray Garvey
 1980 The Aliens Are Coming (TV Movie)
Russ Garner
 1980 Cardiac Arrest
Leigh Gregory (as Maxwell Gail)
 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
Andrew Spencer
 1978 Pearl (TV Mini-Series)
1st Sgt. Walder
 1978 Desperate Women (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Spangler
 1978 Like Mom, Like Me (TV Movie)
Henry Millen
 1977 Curse of the Black Widow (TV Movie)
Ragsdale
 1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Donald S. 'Don' Wilton
- Dead or Alive (1976) ... Donald S. 'Don' Wilton
 1975 Foster and Laurie (TV Movie)
Doctor #1
 1975 Night Moves
Stud (as Maxwell Gail Jr.)
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
- Fatal Damage (1974)
 1974 Mr. and Mrs. Cop (TV Movie)
Albanel
 1974 Shaft (TV Series)
Tony
- Cop Killer (1974) ... Tony
 1971-1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Eddie Abner / Marlon Blake
- The Rip Off (1972) ... Eddie Abner (as Max Gail Jr.)
- Fool's Gold (1971) ... Marlon Blake
 1971 Dirty Harry
Tunnel Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1971 The Organization
Rudy (as Maxwell Gail Jr.)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Patrolman
- The Priest Killer (1971) ... Patrolman (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Maxwell Gail Jr. | Max Gail Jr. | Maxwell Gail

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

You can point to any item in the Sears catalog and somebody wants to sleep with it.

Trivia:

Max runs his own production company, Full Circle, which has done documentaries on such things as Agent Orange, Native Americans, and nuclear issues. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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