Max Wright

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Max Wright
Born
George Edward Maxwell Wright

(1943-08-02)August 2, 1943
DiedJune 26, 2019(2019-06-26) (aged 75)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active1974-2005
Known forWillie Tanner in ALF
Spouse(s)
Linda Wright
(m. 1965; her death 2017)
ChildrenBen Wright,
Daisy Wright

George Edward Maxwell "Max" Wright (August 2, 1943 – June 26, 2019) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Willie Tanner on the television comedy series ALF.

Wright was born on August 2, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan.[1] He was married to Linda Wright from 1965 until her death in 2017. They had two children, Ben and Daisy.

In January 2000, Wright was arrested for drunken driving in Los Angeles, California. Wright had another DUI arrest in 2003.[2]

In 1995, he was diagnosed with lymphoma. He was remission until the cancer returned in early 2019.[3] Wright died on June 26, 2019 at his home in Hermosa Beach, California from the disease at the age of 75.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Max Wright Biography (1943-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  2. "USA Today". USA Today. 2003-08-28. Retrieved 2012-12-15.
  3. "Biography for Max Wright". IMDb.com.
  4. Anderson, Natasha (June 26, 2019). "Report: 'Alf' star Max Wright passes away at 75". WJW. Cleveland: Tribune Broadcasting. Retrieved June 26, 2019.

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