skip navigation
Overview for Max Wright
Max Wright

Max Wright


TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Simon ... Dueling Banjos. Woody Allen. The Muppet Show. Johnny Carson. Jersey Boys. If you... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Last Embrace ... Roy Scheider (JAWS) stars in this twisting tale of murder and mystery skillfully... more info $7.95was $11.99 Buy Now

The Stand ... Originally aired as a television mini-series, this all-star filmization of... more info $13.56was $16.99 Buy Now

Tales from the... This 30-minute horror/fantasy anthology series follows in the vein of the... more info $17.95was $22.98 Buy Now

Taxi: The... This collection features every episode in the fourth season of the hit show,... more info $14.95was $22.98 Buy Now

In Fashion ... Full of chance meetings, mistaken identities, little deceits, and big lies, this... more info $17.95was $24.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 2, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: Cast ... actor


Prolific character player of TV and some films best known as the high-strung father of a suburban family that shelters an irascible alien visitor in their home on the hit sitcom "ALF" (NBC, 1986-90). With his light hair, slight build, spectacles and lined, worried-looking face, Wright seems born to play nervous accountants, as he did well in "Trick or Treat" (syndicated, 1983), the pilot for "Tales From the Darkside." As nervous station manager Karl Shub, he had to deal with the outrageous on- and off-air antics of "Buffalo Bill" (NBC, 1983-84), Dabney Coleman's churlish TV personality. On "Misfits of Science" (NBC, 1985-86), Wright was the director of an institute that studied the extraordinary powers of the teen protagonists while uneasily tolerating their amateur crime fighting activities. He demonstrated a capability for expressing a darker side as the Nazi Dr. Mengele in the acclaimed TV-movie "Playing for Time" (CBS, 1980). Wright has also appeared in small character roles in a variety of features including "All That Jazz" (1979), "Reds" (1981) and "The Shadow" (1994).

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute