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This is the entry page for the list of pages for actors who have played a role in any of the various Max Headroom productions, as well as a cross-reference to the character pages for those roles complex enough to warrant a page.

UK Telefilm Roles

Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays and W. Morgan Sheppard played the same roles in the original telefilm as they did in the ABC series. All other cast and some differing roles were as follows.

Name links here are to the MaxWiki page, if any, or to the actor's IMDb listing, if one exists.

Actor Role Notes & Other Roles
Michael Cule Exploding Blipvert Viewer Vogon guard, BBC "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Anthony Dutton Gorrister
Nickolas Grace Grosman The biggest-name actor, at the time, in the original telefilm.
Gregory Constantine Ben Cheviot
Matt Frewer Max Headroom and Edison Carter
Joane Hall Body Bank Receptionist
Gary Hope Gene Ashwell
Lloyd McGuire Edwards
Val McLane Blipvert Eyewitness
Hilton McRae Breugal
Amanda Pays Theora Jones
W. Morgan Sheppard Blank Reg
Elizabeth Richardson Ms. Formby
George Rossi Mahler
Howard Samuels Patrick (reporter)
Roger Sloman Murray
Paul Spurrier Bryce Lynch
Roger Tebb Helipad reporter
Hilary Tindall Dominique

Major Roles, ABC Series

Name links here are to MaxWiki pages.

Actor Role
Sharon Barr Lauren
George Coe Ben Cheviot
Matt Frewer Max Headroom and Edison Carter
Hank Garrett Ashwell
Virginia Kiser Miss Julia Formby
Amanda Pays Theora Jones
W. Morgan Sheppard Blank Reg
Jeffrey Tambor Murray
Concetta Tomei Blank Dominque
Chris Young Bryce Lynch
Lee Wilkof Edwards

Recurring Roles, ABC Series

Actors who appeared in four or more episodes or were otherwise significant roles.

Name links here are to Maxwiki pages.

Actor Role
Rosalind Chao Angela Barry
Rick Ducommon Mahler
Ricardo Gutiérrez Martinez
Andreas Katsulas Mr. Bartlett
Lisa Niemi Janie Crane
Charles Rocket Ned Grossberg

Minor Roles, ABC Series

Actors who played minor roles in the ABC series, usually in one episode.

Most are very minor or little-known actors, some with only a handful of credits and a few with only this one.

All actors in this category are listed in show credits, but some played roles as yet unidentified.

Name links, if any, are to the actor's IMDb listing. Role links to MaxWiki pages are included where the role was significant or shared with the original telefilm.

Actor Role Episode Notes & Other Roles
Billie Bird Florence (Body Bank receptionist) ABC.1.1, "Blipverts"
Tain Bodkin "Orbitthon" announcer ABC.1.2, "Rakers"
Bobby Brett Unknown ABC.1.2, "Rakers"
Brian Brophy Traker ABC.1.6, "Blanks"
Robert Dowdell Transplant Doctor ABC.1.3, "Body Banks" Chip Morton, "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"
John Durbin Dragul / City Prosecutor ABC.1.6, "Blanks"
Stephen Elliott Clive Thatcher (Network 66 Chairman) ABC.2.3, "Grossberg's Return" Scotty Demarest, "Dallas"
Tom Everett Unknown ABC.1.6, "Blanks"
John Fleck Ronald (Peller's assistant) ABC.1.6, "Blanks" Gecko, "Carnivále"; Del Varner, "Babylon 5"
J. Michael Flynn Lucian ABC.1.5, "War"
Jenny Gago Pancho ABC.1.3, "Body Banks" Detective Zapeda, "Alien Nation"
Elizabeth Gorcey Arrested Blank ABC.1.6, "Blanks" Wendy Jo, Footloose (1984)
James Haake Club Dancer ABC.1.3, "Body Banks" aka "Gypsy" Haake
Doug Hale Maitre D' ABC.1.2, "Rakers" Derek Mitchell, "Babylon 5"
John Hamelin Indian commentator* ABC.2.3, "Grossberg's Return"
Karen Hensel Network 66 board member ABC.2.3, "Grossberg's Return" Sister Catherine, Psycho III
Fred Holliday Game Show Host ABC.1.2, "Rakers" Ron Wyche, "Days of Our Lives"
Lorilyn Huckstep Winnie (Jones) ABC.1.2, "Rakers"
Rob Narita Asian Controller ABC.1.6, "Blanks"
Cynthia Stevenson TV Astrologer ABC.1.6, "Blanks"
* tentative role match, unconfirmed