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Max Wagner (28 November 190116 November 1975; age 73) was an actor who appeared as a homeless man in the Star Trek: The Original Series first season episode "The City on the Edge of Forever". He filmed his scenes on Monday 6 February 1967 at Desilu Stage 11. He received no credit for this appearance.

A highly prolific bit actor and background actor, Wagner appeared in over four hundred film and television projects, ranging from the early-1920s to the mid-1970s. His credits include The Twilight Zone, The Wild Wild West, Bonanza, Kung Fu, Columbo, Gunsmoke, and The Rockford Files. His last work was the pilot episode of Starsky and Hutch, starring David Soul.

In 1927, Wagner was a lead witness in the well-publicized manslaughter trials of actor (and his roommate) Paul Kelly and actress/screenwriter Dorothy Mackaye.

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