Max Thayer

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Max Thayer was born on June 18, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is known for S.W.A.T. (2003), Planet of Dinosaurs (1977) and The Retrievers (1982). See full bio »

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Known For

S.W.A.T. Desk Officer
The Retrievers Tom Cathral


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  Mister Harmac (TV Series short) (post-production)
Mr. Mister Harmac
- Mister Harmac and Mr. Mister Harmac ... Mr. Mister Harmac
 2021 Bounty Hunters (Short)
Marshall Pete
 2020 Discover Indie Film (TV Series short) (Delivery) Curly
- Delivery & Worthy (2020) ... (Delivery) Curly
 2019 Kill in the Blank (TV Series)
- The deep dive (2019) ... Ryan
 2019/III Delivery (Short)
 2018 Beautiful Dogs (Short)
Wade Otis
 2018/II Sonora (Short)
 2018 Frontera
Bradley DuPont Sr.
 2018 In the Middle of the River
 2017 Searching Skies (Short)
 2016/I Brothers in Arms (Short)
Bradley DuPont Sr.
 2015 Constellation 13 Wolves (Short)
 2015/II Gilt
 2014/II Picture Perfect (Short)
 2014 Monster Magnet: The Duke (Short)
General Lindsey A. Stoves
 2014 Jon Lajoie: Please Use This Song (Music Video)
 2014 Zulu Six
Dr. Matthews
 2006 Tyrants in Therapy (TV Series)
Uncle Sam
- The Patriot Show (2006) ... Uncle Sam
 2004 A Killing in Choctaw (Documentary)
Attorney Joe Thompson
 2004 The War of Gene (TV Series)
Prof. Rudy Steinbeck
 2003 S.W.A.T.
Desk Officer
 2002 C.E.O.
Wilhelm Stremann
 2002 American Gun
Martin's Grandfather
 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
 1991 Martial Law II: Undercover (Video)
Captain Banks
 1988 A Night at the Magic Castle
Rudy the bartender
 1987 Phantom Soldiers
Daniel Custer
 1987 No Retreat, No Surrender 2
Mac Jarvis
 1986 No Dead Heroes
William Sanders
 1986 Iron Eagle
Intelligence Officer
 1985 Deadringer
Frank / Dave
 1985 Perfect Fit (Video)
Fast Eddie (uncredited)
 1985 Dallas (TV Series)
- Shattered Dreams (1985)
 1984 Talk Dirty to Me Part III
Fast Eddie (uncredited)
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
 1982 Skeezer (TV Movie)
 1982 Benson (TV Series)
Captain Zamora
- What a Revoltin' Development (1982) ... Captain Zamora
 1982 The Retrievers
Tom Cathral
 1982 Maggie (TV Series)
- Alienation of Affection (1982) ... Policeman
 1977 Planet of Dinosaurs
Mike (as Michael Thayer)
 1977 Hot Ice
Winford Farthington (as Michael Thayer)
 1976 Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks
Cmdr. Adam Scott (as Michael Thayer)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Michael Thayer

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Personal Quote:

[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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