Max Gail


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Max Gail was born on April 5, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Maxwell Trowbridge Gail. He is an actor and director, known for 42 (2013), Barney Miller (1975) and General Hospital (1963). He married Nan Harris in 1989. They separated in 2000 and have two children. He was previously married to Willie Beir until her death and they had one child. He... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Known For

42 Burt Shotton
(2013)
Barney Miller Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
(1975-1982)
General Hospital Mike Corbin
(2018-2021)
Quantum Leap George Sanders
(1993)

Filmography

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 2022 Magnum P.I. (TV Series)
Bob Braddock
- Remember Me Tomorrow (2022) ... Bob Braddock
 2022 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Ellis Turner
- All the Things That Could Have Been (2022) ... Ellis Turner
 2018-2021 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mike Corbin
- Episode #1.14940 (2021) ... Mike Corbin
- Episode #1.14937 (2021) ... Mike Corbin
- Episode #1.14930 (2021) ... Mike Corbin
- Episode #1.14927 (2021) ... Mike Corbin
- Episode #1.14918 (2021) ... Mike Corbin
 2021 Blackout (Podcast Series)
Local #1 / Frank Lomis / Pawn G-6
- Bonus: Vale (2021) ... Local #1
- Chores (2021) ... Frank Lomis
- Safe (2021) ... Pawn G-6
 2021 Viral Vignettes (TV Series)
Rick
- The Marshall Plan (2021) ... Rick
 2020 All Together Now
Mr. Linder
 2020 Jumping the Gun
Uncle Charlie
 2019 Quest (TV Mini Series)
David Storm
- Strong & Vulnerable (2019) ... David Storm
- Out Of The Pool (2019) ... David Storm
- The Beginning (2019) ... David Storm
- A Warning (2019) ... David Storm
- A Happy Ending (2019) ... David Storm
 2019 Gates of Darkness
Doctor
 2019 The Last Full Measure
Haley
 2018 The Cool Kids (TV Series)
Robert
- Sid Comes Out (2018) ... Robert
 2017 DriverX
Danny
 2017 September Morning
Delivery Don
 2017 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Bill Walker
- Ka pa'ani nui (2017) ... Bill Walker
 2017/I The Hero
Gary Babcock
 2016 Scorpion (TV Series)
Bruce
- More Civil War (2016) ... Bruce
- Civil War (2016) ... Bruce
 2016/III This Moment (Short)
Irving
 2016 Don't Tell Kim
Uncle Charlie
 2016 Recovery Road (TV Series)
Mort
- My Loose Thread (2016) ... Mort
 2015/II In Memory (Short)
David Sawyer
 2015 Review (TV Series)
Forrest's Father
- Conspiracy Theory (2015) ... Forrest's Father (credit only)
- Happiness, Pillow Fight, Imaginary Friend (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Murder, Magic 8 Ball, Procrastination (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Buried Alive, 6 Star Review, Public Speaking (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- William Tell, Grant a Wish, Rowboat (2015) ... Forrest's Father
 2015 Longmire (TV Series)
Thomas Hoyt
- Highway Robbery (2015) ... Thomas Hoyt
 2015 Underdog Kids
Charlie
 2015 Mad Men (TV Series)
Floyd
- The Milk and Honey Route (2015) ... Floyd
 2014 Perception (TV Series)
John O'Hare
- Shiver (2014) ... John O'Hare
 2014 The Frontier
Sean
 2014/IV Dark House
Scott
 2013 42
Burt Shotton
 2012-2013 Psych (TV Series)
Jerry Carp
- Santabarbaratown 2 (2013) ... Jerry Carp
- Santabarbaratown (2012) ... 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
 2011 Act Your Age
Andrew
 2010 Beautysleep Symphony
The Voyeur
 2008-2009 Gary Unmarried (TV Series)
Jack
- Gary Apologizes (2009) ... Jack
- Gary and His Half Brother (2009) ... Jack
- Gary and the Trophy (2009) ... Jack
- Gary's Ex-Brother-In-Law (2009) ... Jack
- Gary and Dennis' Sister (2009) ... Jack
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Conrad Winmar
- Cradle to Grave (2009) ... Conrad Winmar
 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 Dexter (TV Series)
Banana Boat Tour Guide
- It's Alive! (2007) ... Banana Boat Tour Guide
 2007 Entourage (TV Series)
Max Gail
- Malibooty (2007) ... Max Gail
 2006-2007 Sons & Daughters (TV Series)
Wendal Halbert
- Paige Returns (2007) ... Wendal Halbert
- The Homecoming (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- House Party (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- Hospital Visit (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- Surprise Party (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
 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
 2003 Graduation Night
Mr. Quigley
 2001 Mind Rage
Lou
 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
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Carl
- Sleeping Dogs (1998) ... Carl
 1998 Judgment Day (Video)
General William 'Bill' Meech
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Caleb Cline
- Viagra-Vated Assault (1998) ... Caleb Cline
- One Hundred and One Damnations (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
 1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Grandpa Buck Randall / Grandpa Buck Randall (segment "The Tractor")
- The Tractor (1997) ... Grandpa Buck Randall (as Max Gail Jr.)
- The Viewing/The Subway/Kid in the Closet/Justice is Served/The Tractor (1997) ... Grandpa Buck Randall (segment "The Tractor") (as Max Gail Jr.)
 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 Good Luck
Farmer John
 1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
The Sheriff
- The Sheriff (1996) ... The Sheriff
 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
- The Ballad of D.B. Cooper (1995) ... Charles B. Douglas
 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
 1993 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
George Sanders
- Liberation - October 16, 1968 (1993) ... George Sanders
 1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (TV Movie)
Harold 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 209 Hamilton Drive (TV Movie)
 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
- And Baby Makes... (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Prom? (1990) ... Max Harlow
 1989 Indian Time (TV Movie)
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Stanley Holmes
- Dead Letter (1989) ... Stanley Holmes
 1989 The Outside Woman (TV Movie)
Billy
 1988 Judgment 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 Home (TV Movie)
Will Costigan
 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
 1986 Can You Feel Me Dancing? (TV Movie)
Mel Nichols
 1986 Where Are the Children?
Clay Eldridge
 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)
Man
- The Game Room (1984) ... Man
 1983-1984 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Llewellen Farley, Jr. / LLewellen Farley
- May I Take Your Order Please? (1984) ... Llewellen Farley, Jr.
- Altaira (1984) ... Llewellen Farley, Jr.
- Father's Day (1984) ... Llewellen Farley, Jr.
- The Sufi Project (1984) ... Llewellen Farley, Jr.
- The Lollypop Gang Strikes Back (1984) ... Llewellen Farley, Jr.
 1983 D.C. Cab
Harold
 1975-1982 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
- Landmark: Part 3 (1982) ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
- Landmark: Part 2 (1982) ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
- Landmark: Part 1 (1982) ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
- Bones (1982) ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
- Altercation (1982) ... Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
 1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie)
Ray Garvey
 1980 The Aliens Are Coming (TV Movie)
Russ Garner
 1979 Cardiac Arrest
Leigh Gregory (as Maxwell Gail)
 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
Andrew Spencer
 1978 Pearl (TV Mini Series)
1st Sgt. Walder
- Part 3 (1978) ... 1st Sgt. Walder
- Part 2 (1978) ... 1st Sgt. Walder
- Part 1 (1978) ... 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 Wilton
- Dead or Alive (1976) ... Donald Wilton
 1975 Foster & Laurie (TV Movie)
Doctor #1 (uncredited)
 1975 Night Moves
Stud (as Maxwell Gail Jr.)
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
Mark Richie
- Fatal Image (1974) ... Mark Richie
 1974 Mr. and Mrs. Cop (TV Movie)
Albanel
 1974 Shaft (TV Series)
Tony
- Cop Killer (1974) ... Tony
 1971-1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Eddie Abner / Marion Blake
- The Rip-Off (1972) ... Eddie Abner (as Max Gail Jr.)
- Fool's Gold (1971) ... Marion 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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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Nan Harris  (separated)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Gail, India | See more »

Parents:

Gail, Mary Elizabeth | Gail, Maxwell Trowbridge
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Personal Quote:

[on why he built his Malibu Point home with circles, arches, and no straight lines] The circle is really the central metaphor of spirituality. See more »

Trivia:

Gail's performance of the song "Summer Wind" on a 2018 Nurses' Ball episode of General Hospital (1963) (Episode #1.14085, 21 May 2018) was reminiscent of the 1966 Frank Sinatra release of the song, including Sinatra's signature wool fedora. See more »

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