Who Is Max Gail? Net Worth Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Wiki

Max Gail

Max Gail is a well-known American actor who has appeared in a variety of roles in film, television, and theater. His popularity stemmed from his role as Detective Stan ‘Wojo’ Wojciehowicz in the sitcom Barney Miller, which aired from 1975 to 1982.

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Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Max Gail
Real Name/Full Name: Maxwell Trowbridge Gail Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 79 years old
Birth Date: 5 April 1943
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83m
Weight: 75 kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): Willie Bier (died. 1986) Nan (m. 1989-2000)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (India, Maxwell & Grace)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Chris Kaul since 2007)
Is Max Gail Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: $15,000 Monthly
Net Worth in 2022: $8 Million

Max Gail Biography

Max Gail was born in the United States on April 5, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan. He is the son of a businessman named Maxwell Trowbridge Gail and his mother, Mary Elizabeth (nee Scanlon). He also has a twin sister named Mary Gail, with whom he was raised during his childhood in Grosse Ile, Michigan.

Gail studied at Williams College but later became a tutor before becoming an actor at the University of Liggett School.

Max Gail Age, Height, Weight

Max Gail was born on April 5, 1943, and is 79 years old as of  2022. His height is 1.83m, and he weighs 75 kg.

Max Gail age
Max Gail age

Max Gail’s Wife, Children

Gail’s first marriage took place in 1983 when he married his wife, Willie Bier. His first wife, however, died of cancer in 1986.

The death of his wife inspired him to become the narrator of the 1988 alternative medicine film documentary Hoxsey: When Healing Becomes a Crime. Together with his first wife, Willie Bier, they had a daughter named India Gail.

Following the death of his first wife, Max Gail married his second wife, Nan, with whom he had two children, Grace Gail and Maxwell Gail. Despite this, they divorced in the year 2000. Following that, Max Gail has been in a relationship with Chris Kaul since 2007.


Max Gail’s career began in the early 1970s, when he appeared in a play called One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which was performed at the Little Fox Theatre.

Because he was having success in his acting career, he began auditioning for on-screen roles as well, and in 1971, he was featured in a film called The Organization, as well as other appearances in the same year.

His popularity stemmed primarily from his appearance in the sitcom Barney Miller as Det. Stan ‘wojo’ Wojciehowicz. From 1975 to 1982, this sitcom was on the air. His other best feature film role was in D.C. Cab in 1983, where he played Harold, the D.C. Cab taxi company.

Following that, he directed several episodes of Barney Miller as Maxwell Gail. Max appeared on Broadway in the monodrama The Babe in 1984.

He appeared as an investigative reporter in other TV shows such as Whiz Kids in 1983, leading some to believe he was in the military. Later, he appeared in the short-lived Normal Life in 1990 and the TV series Sons & Daughters in 2006. In addition, he has made several guest appearances on various TV shows throughout his career.

Max Gail Achievements and Awards

Max Gail has acted for a long time and has had a lot of success in his career, which has led to him being awarded and nominated for several awards for his contribution through his acting skills. The following are some of the honors bestowed upon Max Gail.

Max Gail’s Net Worth in 2023

Max Gail’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million as of March 2023. This stems from the fortunes he has amassed during his acting career. He has never declared his retirement from the film industry, despite being one of the industry’s oldest actors. He is thought to earn a monthly salary of $15,000.

Despite being one of the oldest actors in Hollywood, Max Gail has not announced his retirement from the industry. As a result, he is expected to continue to shine in the industry and do what he does best. His career has always been on the move, as he pursued his acting passion.