Earl Maynard held audiences on the edge of their seats in various heart-pounding, action-packed films during his career. Maynard's career beginnings include film roles in the action film "Mandingo" (1975) with James Mason and the Robert Shaw action flick "The Deep" (1977). Later, Maynard tackled roles in the David Carradine action movie "The Silent Flute" (1979), "Heaven on Earth" (1980-81) and the action picture "The Big Brawl" (1980) with Jackie Chan. He also appeared in "The Nude Bomb" (1980). Toward the end of his career, Maynard acted in "The Sword and the Sorcerer" (1982) with Lee Horsley.