When Maxwell was cast in Grease 2, he also earned a three-picture deal with Paramount Pictures. After Grease 2 flopped at the box office, his deal "evaporated" as well.
Maxwell's theater credits include:
- The Elephant Man
- The Inspector Calls
Maxwell appeared on the cover of Andy Warhol's Interview in March of 1982.
Maxwell voiced the role of James Bond in the 2002 video game, 007: Nightfire.
The character he played on Dynasty and The Colbys was suppose to be named Max but when he was cast in the role the name of the character was changed.
His stepfather kicked him out of the house at the age of 15 and had to make a living on his own.
His U.S. stepfather was a Paris Island Marine instructor.
Maxwell played Jim Brodie in Casualty.
There is an 18 year difference between Caulfield and his wife who was born in 1941 and Maxwell was born in 1959.
He initially made a name for himself by posing totally nude on stage in New York.
Started out as a Go Go dancer in clubs.
Maxwell likes football.
Step-father of Melissa Caulfield.
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors" of 1985 in John Willis` Screen World Vol 37.
His brother, musician Marcus Maclaine, was romantically linked to Hayley Mills, sister of Maxwell's wife Juliet Mills.
He is the stepfather of Sean Alquist.
Maxwells father in law was Sir John Mills.
Maxwell supports Chealsea FC.
Maxwell: (his advice to young actors) You've got to go to New York, don't mess around in Tinsel Town. Don't let them be judging you.
Maxwell: (on wife Juliet Mills) I could sail the seven seas and not find a woman with as much integrity and heart and passion.
Maxwell: Before Grease 2 came out I was being hailed as the next Richard Gere or John Travolta. But when Grease 2 flopped nobody would touch me. It felt like a bucket of cold water had been thrown in my face. It took me 10 years to get over Grease 2.