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Max Wright
Born George Edward Maxwell Wright
August 2, 1943(1943-08-02)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Died June 26, 2019(2019-06-26) (aged 75)
Hermosa Beach, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974-2005
Known for Willie Tanner in ALF
Spouse Linda Wright (m. 1965–2019) «start: (1965)–end+1: (2020)»"Marriage: Linda Wright to Max Wright" Location: (linkback:
Children Ben 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 his death. 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]


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