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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Maury Sterling

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Maury Sterling

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Maury Sterling is an American icon and an actor that has made his name on the world platform of film, Netflix movies, youtube videos, and television shows. He has been in the spotlight for years and that is why we are featuring him here so you can learn more about him. Let us now look at 25 things you didn’t know about Maury Sterling.

Personal Details

Charles Maury Wallace Sterling, nicknamed Maury Sterling, is an American actor, born September 1, 1971, in Mill Valley (California). He is currently 49 years old and his zodiac sign is Virgo. He is best known for his role as Max Pietrovski in the Homeland television series, which aired from 2011 to 2020 on Showtime.

Charles Maury Wallace Sterling has made his name through stellar performances on various television series and movies. He is also well known for Beverly Hills Chihuahua and Smokin ‘Aces. He is married to Carrie Sterling who is also an actress.

Physical Attributes

Maury Sterling at the PaleyFEST LA 2015.

Maury Sterling has a medium built, but a small frame, and he is 5ft 6 inches in height. He is handsome and always seen with a wide smile. He has unruly hair, but something that is distinct in his features.

Quick Facts

  1. Maury Sterling began his acting career at a young age in local theaters
  2. He is still an active member and known as a founding member of Buffalo Nights Theater Company in Santa Monica, California
  3. He is skilled in Kung Fu
  4. Known for doing stunts in various movies
  5. He is an advocate for animal cruelty
  6. He participates in activism
  7. He was one of the cast members along with others in the Homeland season on television and also participated in “Yes to Life Foundation” charity auction, which aims to empower individuals living with cancer
  8. In addition to being an actor, he is also a producer
  9. He is known for starring in movies like Coherence, which debuted in 2013
  10. Alexis Boozer Sterling has been his wife since the 10th of May 2014
  11. He starred in movies like Batman
  12. He also had a supporting acting role in The Killing Joke in 2016
  13. He starred in the movie, “Outbreak” in 1995 where he played the role of a pilot with another stellar actor, Dustin Hoffman
  14. He was guest star as a pilot in the movie “Diagnosis Murder: Murder in the Air in 1997
  15. He has a son named Ford Bryant Sterling
  16. His grandfather is Wallace Sterling
  17. He earned the nomination of the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2014 for outstanding performance in a drama series
  18. He has been a guest actor on various television shows, which included Star Trek, ER, CSI, and Judging Amy
  19. He was a regular on television sitcoms like Alright Already. This only lasted for the 1997 to 1998 season
  20. He has made appearances in several films in a supporting role.
  21. The most prominent supporting role was in 2006 on “Smokin Aces,” an action film
  22. He played Lester Tremor, a psychotic brother on “Smokin’ Aces”
  23. Other actors in the film were Kevin Durand and Chris Pine who he played alongside
  24. In the film, “Smokin Aces,” Maury had to shave his head and his eyebrows to play the neo-Nazi role
  25. He played in a comedy film in 2008 known as “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” as Rafferty, who was a villain in the movie. Drew Barrymore did the voice-over of the Chihuahua in the movie.


Maury Sterling at the PaleyFEST LA 2015.

Maury Sterling is known for his extensive acting roles in a wide range of films, which included some very prominent and popular ones; some of which are listed below. He has been emmy nominated for a few of his films.

  • In 1995, he played in the film, “Alert.” Wolfgang Petersen was the producer
  • In 1996, he starred in “At Bulletproof.” This was produced by Ernest Dickerson
  • He played in a Middle East spy movie where there was a New York terrorist attack scene, storyline, and plot
  • In 1996, he starred in “Somebody is Waiting.” This was produced by Martin Donovan
  • In 1996, the film, “Full Moon Rising” was one in which Maury Sterling starred as Van Jaspers
  • He played a character in Linus Roache during the final season
  • In 1997, he was an actor in “Behind Enemy Lines” as Donny
  • In 2001, he was one of the actors in “Impostor” and acted as a communication technician
  • In 2002, he acted as Dennis Gerber in “Mission Escape”
  • In 2002, he was one of the actors in “March 1st” which was a short film
  • In 2003, he was one of the actors in “Frankie and Johnny are Married”
  • In 2004, he acted in a short film known as “The Old Man and the Studio”
  • In 2004, he acted in “Illusion” as Grant
  • In 2005, he played Hoss in “Dead Meat”
  • In 2005, he acted as Craig in “Come as You Are.”
  • In 2005, he acted a role as Corey in “Fractalus”
  • In 2005, he acted as Sam in “Short Fuse”
  • In 2006, he played the role of Lester Tremor in “First Prize:
  • In 2007, he played the role as John Doe in “The Frolic”
  • In 2007, he played the role as Moe in “Stars”
  • In 2007, he played the role as an agent in “Leo”
  • In 2008, he played Rafferty in “Beverly Hills Chihuahua
  • In 2009, he played Jason Harper in “Ambition to Meaning”
  • In 2010, he acted as Lester Tremor in ‘Bid 2″
  • In 2010, he played Gammons in “The All Risks Agency”
  • In 2011, he played JT McLaughlin in “God Rewards the Fearless”
  • In 2011, he played a soldier in “Kung Fu Panda 2”
  • In 2011, he played Joey Harris in the short film, “Live With It”
  • In 2011, he played an artist in “Felix the Painter”
  • In 2013, he acted in “The Dark Night Legacy”
  • In 2013, he played Kevin in the film “Coherence”
  • In 2014, he played Deputy Lyles in “Veronica Mars”

Television Career

Maury Sterling during the Homeland Season 8 premiere.

Maury Sterling also did a number of television shows and television series. The Homeland was the one that he was most known for. Others are listed below along with how many episodes he was involved with.

  • In 1995, he did one episode of “Funny Sheriff”
  • In 1996, he played Doug in one episode of “Townies”
  • In 1996, he played Eddie Hunter in one episode of “Incorrigible Cory”
  • In 1996, he played as Morgan in “Boston Common”
  • In 1996, he acted in one episode as Mark Waring in “Dark Skies”
  • In 1997, he played a role as Martin Kingston in one episode in “Diagnosis: Murder”
  • In 1997, he played one episode as a store clerk in “Columbo”
  • In 1997, he played in one episode as Donny Beaulieu in “Le Cameleon”
  • He played roles as Dante and Brody and as a Hollywood Reporter as well as President Keane
  • Through 1997 and 1998, he played in 21 episodes as Vaughn Learner in “Carol”
  • He played a policeman in 1998 in “The Twins Get Involved” and this was just one episode
  • In 1998, he played as Edward Williams in one episode in “Angels of Happiness”
  • In 1999, he played as Officer Simpkins in one episode in “JAG”
  • In 1999, he played in one episode as Harlowe in “Good Versus Evil”
  • In 1999, he played as Barney in “Angel” and it was one episode
  • He is also known as an executive producer in film

He had many other television episodes, finale, showtime series, tv shows, showtime drama, storyline, plot, premiere, science fiction, and video games that he performed in; too many to mention here.