Max Showalter (1917–2000)

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Born in Kansas, Max Showalter picked up the "acting bug" as a toddler when mother used to take him to the local theater where she played the piano for silent movies. He acted in 92 shows at the Pasadena Playhouse between 1935 and '38, made his Broadway debut under the aegis of Oscar Hammerstein II in "Knights of Song" and acted for two years in ... See full bio »

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 1984 Sixteen Candles
 1984 Racing with the Moon
Mr. Arthur
 1982-1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jarvis Holden / Herman Baker
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Walter Gamble
- Wax Museum (1981) ... Walter Gamble
 1981 A Gun in the House (TV Movie)
Peter Schechter
 1980 The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series)
Gus Clyde
- Ask Gratis Gus (1980) ... Gus Clyde
- Punt, Pass and Kick (1980) ... Gus Clyde
- Texas Bob and The Consumer Ranch Gang (1980) ... Gus Clyde
- Puppy Love (1980) ... Gus Clyde
- Susan's Big Break (1980) ... Gus Clyde
 1979 10
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Milton Gold
- Requiem for the Living (1978) ... Dr. Milton Gold
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
- Valentine's Second Chance (1977) ... Dawson
 1977 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Dr. Morgan
- The Ironwood Experience (1977) ... Dr. Morgan
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
- A Long Way from Times Square (1975) ... Quinlan
 1975 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (TV Movie)
J.B. Biggley
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Attorney John Barron / John Barron
- Year of the Dragon: Part 2 (1975) ... Attorney John Barron
- Year of the Dragon: Part 1 (1975) ... John Barron
 1972 Bonnie's Kids
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
Carl Bingham
 1970 The Moonshine War
Mr. Worthman
 1969 A Talent for Loving
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Greg Fletcher
- The Chocolate Bar War (1969) ... Greg Fletcher
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
Howard Greene
 1965 Bewitched (TV Series)
Charles Barlow
- The Very Informal Dress (1965) ... Charles Barlow
 1958-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Charles Judd / Talbot Sparr / Clarence Henry / ...
- The Case of the Deadly Debt (1965) ... Charles Judd
- The Case of the Ugly Duckling (1964) ... Talbot Sparr
- The Case of the Lawful Lazarus (1963) ... Clarence Henry
- The Case of the Malicious Mariner (1961) ... Frank Logan (as Casey Adams)
- The Case of the Wandering Widow (1960) ... Burt Stokes (as Casey Adams)
 1964-1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Vinnie / Vinnie Meyers
- Lucy and Arthur Godfrey (1965) ... Vinnie
- Lucy Gets Amnesia (1964) ... Vinnie Meyers
 1965 How to Murder Your Wife
Tobey Rawlins
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl
 1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Dan Crawford
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie)
 1963-1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Mr. Barry / Mr. Blackpool / Mr. Starkey
- Hazel's Midas Touch (1964) ... Mr. Barry
- I've Been Singing All My Life (1963) ... Mr. Blackpool
- Hazel and the Stockholder's Meeting (1963) ... Mr. Starkey
 1962-1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Rulon Murphy / Ben Ballard
- Goodbye, Mr. Jersey (1964) ... Rulon Murphy
- The Glory Hunter (1962) ... Ben Ballard (as Casey Adams)
 1963 Move Over, Darling
Hotel Desk Clerk
 1963 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- Harry Today, Gone Tomorrow (1963) ... Frank
 1963 My Six Loves
B.J. Smith
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Tom Buchanan
- Run Softly, Oh Softly (1963) ... Tom Buchanan
 1962 Empire (TV Series)
Hobart Muncey
- The Earth Mover (1962) ... Hobart Muncey
 1962 Smog
Paul Prescott (as Casey Adams)
 1962 The Music Man
Salesman on the Train (uncredited)
 1962 Bon Voyage!
The Tight Suit (as Casey Adams)
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Payoff (1962) ... Ralston (as Casey Adams)
 1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Graham
- Names My Mother Called Me (1962) ... Dr. Charles Graham (as Casey Adams)
 1959-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Joe Malone / Will Henderson
- Ten Days in the Sun (1962) ... Joe Malone (as Casey Adams)
- No Man Can Tame Me (1959) ... Will Henderson (as Casey Adams)
 1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Ned Martin
- Anniversary Special (1962) ... Ned Martin (as Casey Adams)
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Grady Boyle
- The Debasers: Milton Bonner and Phillip Colerane (1962) ... Grady Boyle (as Casey Adams)
 1961 Summer and Smoke
Roger Doremus (as Casey Adams)
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Pat Riley
- It's a Good Life (1961) ... Pat Riley (as Casey Adams)
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Don Hinkley
- Journey Into Darkness (1961) ... Don Hinkley (as Casey Adams)
 1961 Claudelle Inglish
Young Parson (uncredited)
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
David Harkness
- The Guardian Angels (1961) ... David Harkness (as Casey Adams)
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Nick Parker (uncredited)
 1961 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Ralph Mason
- The Horse Trader (1961) ... Ralph Mason (as Casey Adams)
 1960 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Bill Henry
- Double Trouble (1960) ... Bill Henry (as Casey Adams)
 1960 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Meridith
- Foreman of the Jury (1960) ... Mr. Meridith (as Casey Adams)
 1960 Elmer Gantry
Deaf Man (uncredited)
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
- The Temple of the Swinging Doll (1959) ... Randy
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Ben Miles
- The Duelists (1959) ... Ben Miles (as Casey Adams)
 1959 It Happened to Jane
Selwyn Harris (as Casey Adams)
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Big Guy
- A Day of Small Miracles (1959) ... Big Guy (as Casey Adams)
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Paul Cameron
- Holiday for Hazel (1959) ... Paul Cameron (as Casey Adams)
 1958 Union Pacific (TV Series)
Ben Willets
- End of Track (1958) ... Ben Willets (as Casey Adams)
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Don Martin (as Casey Adams)
 1958 The Naked and the Dead
Col. Dalleson (as Casey Adams)
 1956-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Top Platter (1958) ... (as Casey Adams)
- Skylark (1956) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1957-1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Ward Cleaver
- It's a Small World (1957) ... Ward Cleaver (as Casey Adams)
 1958 The Female Animal
Charlie Grant (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal (TV Series)
- Alice Taylor Story (1957) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Barney Wales
- Mavis McCloud (1957) ... Barney Wales (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
- The Thief (1957) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1957 The Monster That Challenged the World
Dr. Tad Johns (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Blondie (TV Series)
- Blondie's Double (1957) ... Pete (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Designing Woman
Musical Director (uncredited)
 1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre
Phillip Scott (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Ward Cleaver
- It's a Small World (1957) ... Ward Cleaver (as Casey Adams)
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Capt. West
- Hawkeye's Homecoming (1957) ... Capt. West (as Casey Adams)
 1954-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Don Evers
- Carriage from Britain (1957) ... (as Casey Adams)
- Day of Good News (1954) ... Don Evers (as Casey Adams)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Orchestra Leader
- Passenger Incognito (1956) ... Orchestra Leader (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Bus Stop
Life Magazine Reporter (as Casey Adams)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series)
- It's Sunny Again (1956) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Deavers / Bannister
- The Singing Preacher (1956) ... Deavers (as Casey Adams)
- Lifeline (1956) ... Bannister (as Casey Adams)
- Through the Window (1956) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Indestructible Man
Police Lt. Dick Chasen (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- Cleopatra Collins (1956) ... Pete (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Lieutenant Sloane
- Web Feet (1956) ... Lieutenant Sloane (as Casey Adams)
 1956 Never Say Goodbye
Andy Leonard (as Casey Adams)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
- Yacht on the High Sea (1956) ... Barry (as Casey Adams)
 1955 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #8.3 (1955) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1954-1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Phil / Bill Garner / Neil / ...
- The Waiting Game (1955) ... Phil (as Casey Adams)
- Mink Coat (1955) ... Bill Garner (as Casey Adams)
- Decision (1955) ... Neil (as Casey Adams)
- Something About Love (1954) ... Rusty Graham (as Casey Adams)
 1955 The Return of Jack Slade
Billy Wilcox (as Casey Adams)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
- Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts (1955) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1955 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Carl Randall
- Secretaries Are People Too (1955) ... Carl Randall (as Casey Adams)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
- The Mayor Plays Cupid (1954) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Conrad Martin
- Circumstantial Evidence (1954) ... Conrad Martin
 1954 Naked Alibi
Det. Lt. Fred Parks (as Casey Adams)
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets
Dave Millson (as Casey Adams)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Wonderful Day for a Wedding (1954) ... (as Casey Adams)
 1954 Night People
Frederick S. Hobart (as Casey Adams)
 1953 Vicki
Larry Evans (as Casey Adams)
 1953 Dangerous Crossing
Jim Logan (as Casey Adams)
 1953 Destination Gobi
Walter Landers (as Casey Adams)
 1953 Niagara
Ray Cutler (as Casey Adams)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 My Wife's Best Friend
Pete Bentham (as Casey Adams)
 1952 What Price Glory
Lt. Moore (as Casey Adams)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart
Harry Guild
 1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Comet Pen Salesman
 1948 The Swift Show (TV Series)
Regular (1949)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Album: Wrote (as Casey Adams, w/William Howe) "My Square Laddie" by Reginald Gardiner. Comedy/Musical/Satire. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Casey Adams


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Was cast as Ward Cleaver in the original Leave It to Beaver (1957) pilot. It would be resubmitted later with Hugh Beaumont as Ward Cleaver. See more »

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