Where Are They Now - Friday, September 7, 2018
Another close race this week. The winner is 'Barney Miller' star Max Gail. From his list of credits he's got to be the hardest working man in show business. Let's see what accomplished actor has been working on lately.
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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--
See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":
Will Sampson: Played Chief Bromden in the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and Ten Bears in "The Outlaw Josey Wales", also appeared in the movie "Orca", he played Harlon Two Leaf on the TV series "Vega$"
Larry Storch: Co-starred in the TV series "F Troop", provided voices on many animated shows
Annette O'Toole: Played Lana Lang in the movie "Superman III", co-starred in the movies "48 Hours", "Cross My Heart" and "One on One"
(Answer at the bottom)
Learn More About Max Gail on Celebrity Nooz
April 5, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Maxwell Trowbridge Gail
CLAIM TO FAME:
Max Gail is an American actor who has appeared on stage, television, and in film, but he's best known for his role as Detective Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz on the sitcom Barney Miller.
Gail married Willie Bier in February of 1983. They were married until her death in 1986. They have a daughter, India. Gail then married Nan Harris in 1989. They have two children together, Maxwell and Grace.
Attended Williams College, and was later an instructor for the University Liggett School before becoming an actor.
as a B.A. in Economics and a Masters in International Finance.
Max runs his own production company, Full Circle, which has done documentaries on such things as Agent Orange, Native Americans, and nuclear issues.
Has a twin sister named Mary.
Before becoming an established actor, he taught school, played piano in bars, and was construction worker and a waiter.
His role as Detective Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz on the sitcom Barney Miller (1975-1982) earned him two consecutive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nominations.
WHERE IS HE NOW:
Max Gail currently has two projects in post-production, Jumping the Gun and The Last Full Measure.
2018 General Hospital (TV Series)...Mike Corbin
2017 September Morning...Delivery Don
2017 Abundant Acreage Available...Hans
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
- Catfish, Haunted House (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Cult, Perfect Body (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Falsely Accused, Sleep with Your Teacher, Little Person (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Curing Homosexuality, Mile High Club (2015) ... Forrest's Father
- Brawl, Blackmail, Gloryhole (2015) ... Forrest's Father
2015 Longmire (TV Series)...Thomas Hoyt
- Highway Robbery
2015 Underdog Kids...Charlie
2015 Mad Men (TV Series)...Floyd
- The Milk and Honey Route
2015 I'll See You in My Dreams...Carl
2014 Perception (TV Series)...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
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
- Gary Toughens Up Tom (2008) ... Jack
- Gary Gives Thanks (2008) ... Jack
2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)...Conrad Winmar
- Cradle to Grave
2009 Always and Forever (TV Movie)...Bill Anderson
2008 NCIS (TV Series)...Sam Loomis
- Murder 2.0
2008 Cold Case (TV Series)...Ray Lisi '08
- Shore Leave
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 Entourage (TV Series)...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
- Karaoke (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- Film Festival (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- BBQ Therapy (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- Bowling Night (2006) ... Wendal Halbert
- Anniversary 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
2003 Graduation Night...Mr. Quigley
2001 Mind Rage...Lou
2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)...Les
- Hotel Drew
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 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)...Frank Gorman
- A Prize Possession
2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)...Psychiatrist
- Shaken, Not Stirred
1999 Judgment Day (Video)...General William 'Bill' Meech
1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)...Carl
- Sleeping Dogs
1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)...Caleb Cline
- One Hundred and One Damnations
1998 Due South (TV Series)...Sheriff Wilson Welsh
- Dr. Longball
1998 Naturally Native...Mr. Carlson
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)...Grandpa / Grandpa (segment "The Tractor")
- The Tractor
- The Viewing/The Subway/Kid in the Closet/Justice is Served/The Tractor
1997 Gun (TV Series)...Dick Sproule
- The Hole
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 Frame by Frame
1996 Forest Warrior...Sherrif Ramsey
1996 Good Luck...Farmer John
1996 The Lazarus Man (TV Series)
- The Sheriff (1996)
1996 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)...Mr. Edwin James
- Deal with the Devil
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 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
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
1992 A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (TV Movie)...Mr. Jurgens
1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)...Mr. Bailey
- Doogie Doesn't Live Here Anymore
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
- Facial Attraction (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Birth of a Notion (1990) ... Max Harlow
- P.O.V. (1990) ... Max Harlow
- It's Only Rock 'N Roll (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Losing Isn't Everything (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Two Timin' (1990) ... Max Harlow
- Please Releash Me (1990) ... Max Harlow
- The Big Game (1990) ... Max Harlow
1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)...Stanley Holmes
- Dead Letter
1989 The Outside Woman (TV Movie)...Billy
1988 Judgement 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
1987 Tonight's the Night (TV Movie)...Sam Davies
1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series)...Duncan Moore
- Blue Man Down
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 The Other Lover (TV Movie)...Sal
1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)...Charlie
- In the Cards
1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series)...Harry Stover
- Harry and the Kids
1985 Letting Go (TV Movie)...Dr. Rudnick
1984 Insight (TV Series)...Custodian
- The Game Room
1983-1984 Whiz Kids (TV Series)...Llewellen Farley, Jr. / LLewellen Farley
All 18 episodes
1983 D.C. Cab...Harold
1975-1982 Barney Miller (TV Series)...Det. Stan 'Wojo' Wojciehowicz
All 170 episodes
1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie)...Ray Garvey
1980 The Aliens Are Coming (TV Movie)...Russ Garner
1980 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
1975 Foster and Laurie (TV Movie)...Doctor #1
1975 Night Moves...Stud (as Maxwell Gail Jr.)
1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)...Mark Richey
- Fatal Image
1974 Mr. and Mrs. Cop (TV Movie)...Albanel
1974 Shaft (TV Series)...Tony
- Cop Killer
1971-1972 Cannon (TV Series)...Eddie Abner / Marlon Blake
- The Rip Off (1972) ... Eddie Abner (as Max Gail Jr.)
- Fool's Gold (1971) ... Marlon Blake
1971 Dirty Harry...Tunnel Hoodlum (uncredited)
1971 The Organization...Rudy (as Maxwell Gail Jr.)
1971 Ironside (TV Series)...Patrolman
- The Priest Killer
To see Then & Now pictures of Maz Gail, visit: Celebrity Nooz
--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--
Will Sampson - DEAD (Surgical complications)
Born: 09/27/1933 Died: 06/03/1987
Larry Storch - ALIVE
Annette O'Toole - ALIVE
WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...
Rachael Bland, 40, Welsh journalist and presenter (BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC North West Tonight), breast cancer.
Dennis Green, 87, Australian Olympic sprint canoeist (1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972), cancer.
Beatriz Segall, 92, Brazilian actress (Vale Tudo), pneumonia.
Bhagwatikumar Sharma, 84, Indian Gujarati writer and journalist.
Marijan Beneš, 67, Bosnian boxer, European amateur champion (1973), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
Sydney Anicetus Charles, 92, Trinidadian-born Grenadian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Saint George's in Grenada (1974-2002).
Vladeta Jerotic, 94, Serbian psychiatrist and author.
Christopher Lawford, 63, American actor (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Thirteen Days, General Hospital), writer and political activist.
Lee Wang-pyo, 64, South Korean professional wrestler and martial artist, gallbladder cancer.
Roman Mayboroda (uk), 75, Ukrainian opera singer.
Ab McDonald, 82, Canadian ice hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues).
Gennadiy Melekhin (ru), 82, Russian theatre actor.
A. George Pradel, 80, American politician, Mayor of Naperville, Illinois (1995-2015).
Bernardo Salazar, 76, Spanish sport journalist.
Elisa Serna, 75, Spanish protest singer-songwriter.
Khaled Tlemceni (ar), 52, Egyptian actor and photographer, traffic collision.
Larry Wigge, 68, American sports journalist (The Sporting News).
Khalil Al-Qari (ar), 78, Pakistani Sheikh of the Imams of Haramayn.
José Hugo Celidônio (pt), 86, Brazilian chef and restaurateur.
Klaus Gerwien, 77, German footballer (Eintracht Braunschweig).
Ian Hampshire, 70, Australian football player (Geelong, Footscray) and manager (Footscray).
Jalaluddin Haqqani, 78-79, Afghan militant, founder of the Haqqani network.
Warren Jones, 74, American judge, Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court (2007-2017).
Ju Kyu-chang, 89, North Korean politician, director of nuclear and missile development, pancytopenia.
Paul Koech, 49, Kenyan long distance runner, half marathon world champion (1998).
Jacqueline Pearce, 74, British actress (Blake's 7, Dark Season, Doctor Who), lung cancer.
Gordon Phillips, 72, English football player (Hayes, Brentford) and manager (Staines Town), cancer.
Katyna Ranieri, 93, Italian singer and actress (Captain Phantom).
Pedro Villagra (es), 84, Chilean actor.
Elsa Bloise, 92, Argentine theatre actress.
Ida Eide, 30, Norwegian cross-country skier, heart attack.
Ian Lariba, 23, Filipino Olympic table tennis player (2016), acute myeloid leukemia.
Kawther Ramzi, 87, Egyptian actress, circulatory collapse.
Conway Savage, 58, Australian rock musician (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), brain tumour.
Giovanni Battista Urbani, 94, Italian politician, Mayor of Savona (1957-1958), Senator (1972-1987).
Claire Wineland, 21, American cystic fibrosis assistance advocate, stroke.
Fred Zamberletti, 86, American athletic trainer (Minnesota Vikings).
Aleksandr Aterman, Russian writer and journalist.
Kenneth Bowen (cy), 86, Welsh operatic tenor singer.
José Luis Dibildox Martínez, 75, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Tarahumara (1993-2003) and Tampico (since 2003).
Fernand Foisy (fr), 84, Canadian trade unionist and writer.
Nate Hatred, American professional wrestler (CZW), traffic collision.
Carl Pellonpaa, 87, American talk show host (Finland Calling).
Tarun Sagar, 51, Indian Jain monk, jaundice.
Margit Sandemo, 94, Norwegian-Swedish author (The Legend of the Ice People).
Jean Seitlinger, 93, French politician, lawyer and writer, Deputy (1956-1962, 1973-1997) and MEP (1979-1984).
Mykola Shytyuk, 64, Ukrainian historian, stabbed.
Saad Al-Silawi (ar), 55, Jordanian journalist, throat cancer.
Randy Weston, 92, American jazz pianist and composer.
Ehsan Yarshater, 98, Iranian scholar, director of the Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University.
Sviatoslav Yshakov, 96, Russian actor (Mother, The Dust of Time).
Susan Brown, 86, American actress (General Hospital, Santa Barbara, As the World Turns), complications from Alzheimer's disease.
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, 96, Italian population geneticist.
Mario Facco, 72, Italian football player (Lazio, Avellino) and manager (Frosinone).
Peter Hatendi, 91, Zimbabwean Anglican prelate, Bishop of Harare and Mashonaland (1979-1995), heart and lung disease.
Gloria Jean, 92, American singer and actress (The Under-Pup, Pardon My Rhythm, Manhattan Angel), heart failure.
Ian Jones, 86, Australian author and television producer.
Jan Kalous (cs), 39, Czech actor and dubbing artist, suicide by hanging.
Hans Keil, 74, Samoan politician, cancer.
Wolfgang Klausewitz, 96, German ichthyologist and marine biologist.
Amanda Kyle Williams, 61, American crime novelist, cancer.
Anita Lindman, 86, Swedish television announcer and producer (Anita och Televinken).
Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett, 70, British environmentalist and politician.
Stanley Morgan, 88, English novelist and actor (The Return of Mr. Moto).
Elmar Pieroth, 83, German politician, member of the Bundestag (1969-1981).
Hussein Abdel Razek (ar), 82, Egyptian politician and journalist.
Jeb Rosebrook, 83, American screenwriter (Junior Bonner, Miracle on 34th Street, The Black Hole).
Carole Shelley, 79, British actress (Wicked, The Elephant Man, Robin Hood), Tony winner (1979), cancer.
Philip Short, 58, Irish chess player.
Alice Yotopoulos-Marangopoulos, 101, Greek criminologist and women's rights activist, President of the International Alliance of Women (1989-1996).
Alexander Zakharchenko, 42, Ukrainian separatist leader, President and Prime Minister of the Donetsk People's Republic (since 2014), bombing.