Ken Swofford

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Ken Swofford
Ken Swofford
Portrays: General Maxwell
Date of Birth: January 02, 1932
Date of Death: November 1, 2018
Age at Death: 86
Nationality: USA USA
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Ken Swofford (born January 2, 1932) is an American actor who portrayed General Maxwell in the Original Series episode "Experiment in Terra".

Born in DuQuoin, Illinois[1], Swofford started his show business career in the early 1960s, quickly finding his niche as playing the "every man".[2]

Swofford's appearances in television, spanning from the 1960s to mid-1990s, include such well-known series as The Six Million Dollar Man, Gunsmoke, Mission Impossible, Adam-12 (with Galactica 1980 actor Kent McCord), The A-Team, Knight Rider and Max Headroom. In 1975, he was a semi-regular on Ellery Queen as newspaper columnist Frank Flannigan.

Swofford had problems with alcoholism, later narrating a video for Mothers Against Drunk Driving in 1983.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 IMDb biography on Ken Swofford (backup available on (in ). Retrieved on 24 October 2007.
  2. Ellery Queen Television Series Companion - Ken Swofford bio (backup available on (in ). Retrieved on 24 October 2007.