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Max Thayer

Max Thayer was born on June 18, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (1976), S.W.A.T. (2003) and No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987). See full bio »
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Known For

Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks
S.W.A.T. Desk Officer
No Retreat, No Surrender 2


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 2016 Brothers in Arms (post-production)
Bradley DuPont Sr.
  Bitchfight (announced)
Chuck O' Brien
  Gilt (post-production)
  Zulu Six (post-production)
Dr. Matthews
 2003 S.W.A.T.
Desk Officer
 2002 C.E.O.
Wilhelm Stremann
 2001 Pearl Harbor
Bit Part (uncredited)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Witness (uncredited)
 1998 Visions
 1996 Sworn to Justice
E.G. Whitman
 1995 Dominion
 1989 Phantom Soldiers
Daniel Custer
 1988 A Night at the Magic Castle
Rudy the bartender
 1987 No Retreat, No Surrender 2
Mac Jarvis
 1986 No Dead Heroes
William Sanders
 1986 Iron Eagle
Intelligence Officer
 1985 Deadringer
Frank / Dave
 1984 Talk Dirty to Me Part III
Fast Eddie (uncredited)
 1977 Planet of Dinosaurs
Mike (as Michael Thayer)
 1977 Hot Ice
Winford Farthington (as Michael Thayer)
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Michael Thayer

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[on drinking snake blood in No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)] At first I wasn't going to do it. Use some tomato juice or something to fake it. Then, through an interpreter, Corey Yuen explained what he wanted to do. Dolly-track from the snake to the table, no cuts. In the same spirit of performing a stunt I agreed to do it. If the audience can see that it is really you doing it then it adds to ... See more »


Drafted into the Army in 1966, served 3 years and came to Los Angeles, California USA in 1969 to try and break into movies. See more »

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