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Max Elliott Slade

Max Slade was born into a family of actors on July 4th, 1980. He scored his first acting role at the age of eight, as the child version of Steve Martin's character, Gil Buckman, in director Ron Howard's hit comedy Parenthood (1989). The following year, he took a role in the short-lived Parenthood (1990) TV series (alongside young Leonardo DiCaprio... See full bio »

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3 Ninjas
3 Ninjas Colt
Parenthood Young Gil
3 Ninjas Kick Back
3 Ninjas Kick Back Jeffrey 'Colt' Douglas
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Jay Lovell


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 2008 Frost/Nixon
Camera Operator (Smith crew) (uncredited)
 1996 The Sweeper (Video)
Young Mark
 1995/I Apollo 13
Jay Lovell
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up
Colt (as Max Elliot Slade)
 1994 3 Ninjas Kick Back
Jeffrey 'Colt' Douglas
 1992 3 Ninjas
 1991 To the Moon, Alice (Short)
 1990-1991 Parenthood (TV Series)
Kevin Buckman
- Fun for Kids (1991) ... Kevin Buckman
- Gil vs. the Deck (1990) ... Kevin Buckman
- Take My Parents, Please (1990) ... Kevin Buckman
- Small Surprises (1990) ... Kevin Buckman
 1989 Parenthood
Young Gil

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Max Elliot Slade


6' (1.83 m)

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He provided the guitar tracks for the song No Way Back on his father John Currie Slade's album Boomer Town (2006). See more »

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