Charles Maxwell

Charles Maxwell was a fixture of Western television shows throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He appeared in numerous guest-starring roles opposite A-list star Clint Eastwood on "Rawhide", which recounted the adventures of ... Read more »
Born: 12/28/1913

Filmography

Actor (3)

Star Trek 1966 - 1969 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brainstorm 1965 (Movie)

Patient (Actor)

The Search For Bridey Murphy 1956 (Movie)

Father Bernard (Actor)
Camera, Film, & Tape (2)

Supernature 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Photography

Zambezi Shark 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Photography

Biography

Charles Maxwell was a fixture of Western television shows throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He appeared in numerous guest-starring roles opposite A-list star Clint Eastwood on "Rawhide", which recounted the adventures of cowboys on a cattle drive. Maxwell also had several memorable turns, as a variety of characters, on the long-running Western "Gunsmoke", a popular show about Marshall Matt Dillon (played by James Arness) and his travails keeping the peace in Dodge City, which was a constant magnet for the most unruly frontier types. Maxwell's popularity in the Western genre even translated to his guest-starring role on an episode of the sci-fi series "Star Trek". In the episode, Maxwell played a replica of Virgil Earp (real-life older brother of famous 19th-century law enforcer Wyatt Earp) created by an alien race to face off against Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew in a simulation of the famous gunfight at the OK Corral.

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