Max: Actors & Characters
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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"|
|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|
|Val McLane||Blipvert Eyewitness|
|Amanda Pays||Theora Jones|
|W. Morgan Sheppard||Blank Reg|
|Elizabeth Richardson||Ms. Formby|
|Howard Samuels||Patrick (reporter)|
|Paul Spurrier||Bryce Lynch|
|Roger Tebb||Helipad reporter|
Major Roles, ABC Series
Name links here are to MaxWiki pages.
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||Episodes||Notes & Other Roles|
|Rosalind Chao||Angela Barry|
|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|