Made his acting debut in the play "The Taming of the Shrew" in Toronto, Canada.
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I get cast frequently in aristocratic roles because I have a long nose and sound peculiar.
Born in County Galway, Ireland, the son of a schoolteacher, Maher emigrated to Canada in 1956 and first worked for an oil company. Becoming interested in the theatre, he studied acting at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. His first appearance on stage was in a Toronto production of "The Taming of the Shrew". He moved to New York after touring with the Canadian Players for three years.