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Maxwell Trowbridge "Max" Gail, Jr. (born 5 April 1943) is an American actor who has starred in stage, television, and film roles. He most notably portrayed the role of Detective Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz on the television sitcom Barney Miller.

Gail was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Mary Elizabeth (Scanlon) and Maxwell Trowbridge Gail, a businessman, and he was raised in Grosse Ile, Michigan. He was an instructor for the University Liggett School before becoming an actor. His acting debut came in 1970 for The Little Fox Theatre in San Francisco, California, playing Chief Bromden in the original stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. In 1973, he reprised this role in his New York stage debut.

He is best known for his television role as Det. Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz in the sitcom Barney Miller (1975). Gail's best known feature film role is in D.C. Cab (1983) as Harold, the owner of the D.C. Cab taxi company. He recenty had a lead role as Grandpa Jack in the film Tillamook Treasure

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