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Strong featured Australian actor born in rural Victoria in December 1945 whom initially worked in a quarry, and then as a salesman. Got himself noticed by casting agents and started to appear in Australian TV commercials, print ads, local Australian TV shows such as "Homicide" and "Matlock Police". His first cinema appearance was a minor role in ... See full bio »
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 2015 3 Solitude (announced)
Joseph O'Sullivan
 2015 The Mob: A Woman's Revenge (announced)
Stephano Moretti
 2015 The Promise (pre-production)
Father Max
 2015 Shades of Vengeance (pre-production)
Chief (rumored)
 2015 Treasure Tales (pre-production)
Attached
 2014 Lucky Valentine (pre-production)
Jock McDougall
 2014/I Bird (filming)
Fred
 2014 Don't Wait Til Dawn (post-production)
Sheriff Carter
 2014 Jurassic City (post-production)
Agent LaFranco
 2014 Rum Runners (post-production)
Louie
 2014 Tom Hennessy (TV Movie) (post-production)
Manny 'Junior' Washington
 2014 The Sector (post-production)
Shamrock
 2014 Alien Hunger (completed)
Sheriff Thom Baker
 2013 Savior of none (completed)
Pauli
 2013 Throwback (completed)
Detective McNab
 2014 Relentless Justice
Jason Macendale
 2013 Black Asylum (Short)
Sheriff
 2013 Kickin' It (TV Series)
Grandpa McCrary
- Meet the McKrupnicks (2013) ... Grandpa McCrary
 2013 Like a Bat Outta Hell
Simson
 2013 Rise of the Dinosaurs
Agent Grimaldi
 2012 100,000 Zombie Heads
Lubashk
 2012 The Lackey
Mr. Dechlan
 2012 Darksiders II (Video Game)
Samael (voice)
 2010 Western X
The General
 2010 The Dead Undead
Raleigh
 2010 Drop Dead Gorgeous (Video)
 2010 World's End
Corvin
 2010 Darksiders (Video Game)
Samael (voice)
 2009 Silent Night, Zombie Night
Paul Irwin
 2009 The Butcher
1970's IRA Commander (as Vernon Maxwell)
 2009 The Dream of Alvareen (Video)
Octagon
 2009 Someone's Knocking at the Door
Dr. Tolstoy
 2009 Green Street Hooligans 2 (Video)
Tankersley Governor
 2008 Tru Loved
Coach Wesley
 2008 It's a Wonderful Death (Short)
Big Tony
 2008 Have Sword Will Travel (TV Movie)
Ruby Slayer
 2008 Hollywood Confidential
Lt. Stone
 2007 Revamped (Video)
Wes
 2007 Golden Axe: Beast Rider (Video Game) (voice)
 2006 Vagabond
Ivan
 2006 Blood Ranch (Video)
Shotgun
 2006 Saurian (TV Movie)
Alester Carvel
 2005 Ty 3: Night of the Quinkan (Video Game)
Ridge (voice)
 2005 Meet Me in Miami
Mr. Abbott
 2005 Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Ultimate Spider-Man (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Chastity
Trucker
 2003 Devil's Knight
Frank
 2003/I King of the Ants
Beckett
 2002 Jumper
Pauly Juliano
 2002 Curse of the Forty-Niner
Jeremiah Stone
 2002 The Killing Point (Video)
Benton
 2001 The Education of a Vampire
Captain Andrew Collins
 2001 Power Rangers Time Force (Video Game)
Ransik (voice)
 2001 The Man with No Eyes (Short)
Sab'han
 2001 Beneath Loch Ness
Constable
 2000 Starforce
Squad Leader
 2000 JAG (TV Series)
Toohey
- Boomerang: Part 2 (2000) ... Toohey (as Vernon G. Wells)
- Boomerang: Part 1 (2000) ... Toohey (as Vernon G. Wells)
 1999 This Is Harry Lehman (Short)
Brady
 1999 Wasteland Justice
Tarnak
 1998 Billy Frankenstein
Otto
 1997 Kick of Death
Paulie
 1997 Vulcan
Greg Mitchum
 1997 The Bad Pack
Biker
 1997 Conan (TV Series)
Morga
- The Heart of the Elephant: Part 2 (1997) ... Morga (credit only)
 1996 Hell's Paradox (Short)
Ghost Rider
 1996 Space Truckers
Mister Cutt
 1995 Hard Justice (Video)
Galaxy 500
 1994 2002: The Rape of Eden
Mercenary Soldier
 1994 Manosaurus
Professor Sorenson
 1994 Ultimatum
Gerard Richter
 1994 T-Force
Samuel Washington
 1994 Stranglehold
Gerald Richter
 1994 Dickwad (Short)
Biker from Hell
 1992 Fortress
Maddox
 1992 Sexual Response (TV Movie)
Philip
 1992 The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (TV Series)
The Shark Guy
- Top Secret (1992) ... The Shark Guy
 1990 Sheng zhan feng yun
Hannibal (as Vernon G. Wells)
 1990 Circuitry Man
Plughead
 1989 Circle of Fear
Allan Bainbridge
 1989 Enemy Unseen
Steiger (as Vernon G. Wells)
 1989 American Eagle
Johnny Burke
 1989 Nam Angels
Chard
 1985-1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Paul Donnay / Catlin
- Unfinished Business (1989) ... Paul Donnay (uncredited)
- The Heist (1985) ... Catlin
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
Nigel
- Private Eyes (1988) ... Nigel
 1988 The Gamble
 1988 Sunset
Australian Houseman
 1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Kincaide
- Adventures of Kangaroo Kincaide (1988) ... Kincaide (as Vernon G. Wells)
 1987 Last Man Standing
Roo Marcus
 1987 P.I. Private Investigations
Detective North
 1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Wilson
- Hills of Fire (1986) ... Wilson
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Sonny Zajak
- War Zone (1986) ... Sonny Zajak
 1986 Coming of Age
Chuck Proby (Donald)
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Croyden
- October the 32nd (1985) ... Croyden
 1985 Fortress (TV Movie)
Dabby Duck
 1985 Commando
Bennett
 1984 Special Squad (TV Series)
- Suzie's War (1984)
 1979 Prisoner: Cell Block H (TV Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.38 (1979) ... Policeman
 1974-1976 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Tommy Neale / Brian Murphy / Chilla Armstrong
- A Kit for Poky Skinner (1976) ... Tommy Neale
- Deep Water (1974) ... Brian Murphy
- A Cry of Vengeance (1974) ... Chilla Armstrong
 1975 Homicide (TV Series)
Const. Fred Mason / Mitchell
- The Gladstone Home for Wayward Girls (1975) ... Const. Fred Mason
- The Long Weekend (1975) ... Mitchell
 1975 Cash and Company (TV Series)
Trooper 9 / Trooper 6
- Joe Sent Me (1975) ... Trooper 9
- Golden Girl (1975) ... Trooper 6
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Alternate Names:

Vernon Maxwell | Vernon G. Wells

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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When you're working, you're high on the adrenalin of the whole process. When you stop, you get almost classic withdrawal symptoms -- nervousness, edginess, you can't sleep. Acting is an essence that actors adore. I guess I shouldn't equate it with drugs because I've never been into that experience, but that's I suppose it must be. I'm so scared in front of the camera, there is so much terror, I ... See more »

Trivia:

Refers to "Captain Bennett," his Commando (1985) character, as "Freddie Mercury on steroids." See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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