Maxwell Caulfield (born on November 23, 1959) is a Scottish-American actor, known for his roles in film, television and on stage.
Caulfield was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His American stepfather, a Marine instructor at Parris Island, kicked him out of the house at the age of 15. At 18 he moved to the U.S., and got his green card.
Caulfield made his acting debut off-Broadway in 1981 in the title role of Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr. Sloane as a drifter.
He made his Broadway debut in J. B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls opposite Sian Phillips. He also played opposite Jessica Tandy in Salonika. Caulfield is currently performing in the Charles Busch play Our Leading Lady, opposite Kate Mulgrew.
His first major movie role was as the geek turned hunk, Michael Carrington, in the musical film Grease 2 (1982) opposite Michelle Pfeiffer.
Caulfield's other appearances include:
Caulfield has also done voiceover work; he voiced the character of Alistair Smythe in Spider-Man: The Animated Series from
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Joe swallows his artistic...
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Maxwell Caulfield was born in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom