Paul Maxwell

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Paul Maxwell (12 November 1921 - 19 December 1991) was a Canadian actor who worked mostly in British television and films, in which he was usually cast as an American. In terms of audience, his most notable role was probably Elsie Tanner's ex-GI bridegroom in her 1967 wedding on the long-running and widely popular soap opera, Coronation Street. He appeared in many of ITC's TV productions, such as Danger Man, and also contributed to series filmed by Gerry Anderson's production company Century 21, as these series featured many American roles. He voiced the leading character of Captain Steve Zodiac in Fireball XL5 and Captain Grey for the first 12 episodes of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons. He also played the "man with the Panama Hat" in the films Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and General Maxwell Taylor in A Bridge Too Far. His true passion was theatre, and he starred in the West End several times, with roles in Twelve Angry Men and the musical Promises, Promises. After the Second World War, Maxwell married Mary Lindsay. The couple had one daughter, named Lindsay.
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