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Austin Pendleton


Miami Vice Character
March 27, 1940
Warren, Ohio, U.S.
Years active

Austin Pendleton (born March 27, 1940) is an American actor, who appeared in the show Miami Vice as Max Rogo, assistant to Charlie Glide (played by Ned Eisenberg), and also killed Tim Davis (played by Clayton Rohner) in the episode "Yankee Dollar".


Pendleton was born in Warren, Ohio. After graduating from Yale University, Pendleton began appearing on stage in the plays Fiddler On The Roof, The Diary of Anne Frank, and The Last Sweet Days of Isaac. He made his film debut in 1968's Petulia, followed by other movie appearances in Skidoo, Catch-22 (with Bob Balaban), What's Up, Doc?, The Thief Who Came to Dinner (with Gregory Sierra), The Muppet Movie (another "Max" role), Starting Over (with Jay O. Sanders), Simon (with Keith Szarabajka), My Man Adam (with Charlie Barnett & Veronica Cartwright), Off Beat (with John Turturro, Penn Jillette, Cleavant Derricks, and Julie Bovasso), Short Circuit, Hello Again (with Tony Sirico), My Cousin Vinny (with Bruce McGill), Mr. Nanny (with Afa Anoai & David Johansen), Searching For Bobby Fischer (with Laurence Fishburne, Dan Hedaya, and Anthony Heald), Guarding Tess (with James Lally), Home For The Holidays (with David Strathairn), Sgt. Bilko (with Chris Rock), A Beautiful Mind, Uptown Girls, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (with Sylvia Miles), Finding Dory (with Ed O'Neill), King Rat (with Burt Young), and his most recent movie appearance, 2019's The Sound of Silence.

His first TV role was in Love, American Style, followed by Good Times, St. Elsewhere, The Equalizer (episodes with Thomas G. Waites, Matthew Cowles, Keith Szarabajka, Tom Signorelli, Al Shannon & Joe Morton), The Cosby Mysteries (with Lynn Whitfield & Rita Moreno), eleven episodes of Homicide: Life On The Street (with Richard Belzer & Giancarlo Esposito), eleven episodes of Oz (with Terry Kinney & Rita Moreno), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (with Vincent D'Onofrio), Person of Interest (with Larry Pine and Sherman Howard), and his most recent TV appearance, in a 2018 episode of Alex, Inc. Pendleton currently teaches acting at the HB Studio and directing at The New School, both in Greenwich Village.