Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Max Gail was a teacher at the prestigious University Liggett School before becoming an actor. His acting debut came in 1970 at The Little Fox Theatre in San Francisco, California, playing Chief Bromden in the original stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo`s Nest. In 1973, he reprised this role in his New York stage debut. (The 1975 film version starring Jack Nicholson featured Will Sampson as The "Chief".
He is best known for his television role as Det. Stan "Wojo" Wojeciehowicz from the sitcom Barney Miller (1975). Gail`s best known feature film role is in D.C. Cab (1983) as Harold, the owner of the D.C. Cab taxi company. He recently had a lead role as Grandpa Jack in the film Tillamook Treasure.
In 1984, Gail was featured in the monodrama "The Babe", on Broadway. This stage play was filmed and later featured on PBS.
Gail has starred in other TV series, including Whiz Kids (1983) as "Llewellan Farley, Jr.", and in the short-lived Normal Life (1990). He currently appears on Sons & Daughters (2006).
Gail has made many guest appearances on TV shows, including Cannon, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, The Streets of San Francisco, and The Drew Carey Show.
Gail runs Full Circle, a production company which has done documentaries on such subjects as Agent Orange, Native Americans, and nuclear issues.
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Maxwell Trowbridge Gail Jr.
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Maxwell Trowbridge "Max" Gail, Jr. (born April 5, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in stage, television, and film roles. He most notably portrayed the role of Detective Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz on the television sitcom Barney Miller.
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