Max Wright

Max Wright

Original Name George Edward Maxwell Wright
Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 26 Jun 2019 (aged 75)
Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 200547902 · View Source
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Actor. He was best known to television viewers as the beleaguered father 'Willie Tanner' on the NBC sitcom "ALF" from 1986 to 1990. Born George Edward Maxwell Wright, he started acting on the theatrical stage, both on and off-Broadway before making his television debut in 1974 on the television series "Great Performances." Besides "ALF," he went on to appear in numerous television series during his career such as "WKRP in Cincinnati," "Buffalo Bill," "Cheers," "Misfits of Science," "Murphy Brown," "Friends," and "Norm." In 1979, he made his "big screen" debut in the film "Last Embrace" and later appeared in such films as "All That Jazz" (1979), "Simon" (1980), "Reds" (1981), "The Sting II" (1983), "Soul Man" (1986), and "Grumpier Old Men" (1995). He passed away after a battle with lymphoma.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 26 Jun 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 200547902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Wright (2 Aug 1943–26 Jun 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 200547902, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.