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Max Gold is a recurring character in Season 1 of Fargo (TV series). He is the lawyer for the Hess family.

Early Life

To be added.

Season 1

"The Crocodile's Dilemma"

Max is first seen talking with Gina Hess and her two sons about the murder of Sam Hess. Once Vern and Molly arrive to ask Gina a few questions, they also bring up Sam's possible connection to a crime syndicate in Fargo, North Dakota. Max protests this, saying they have no right to come into the house and tell the Hess family that Sam is a criminal.

"The Rooster Prince"

Max meets Numbers and Wrench at Hess & Sons Transport, where the two men ask Max what happened to Sam Hess. He tells them that he was murdered at a strip club, and assigns them to find the man that did it, saying Sam was his friend.

Episode Appearances

Season 1


  • Max is credited as "Bruce Gold" on IMDb.

Season 1 characters
Main Lorne MalvoMolly SolversonGus GrimlyLester Nygaard
Recurring Ben SchmidtBill BudgeBill OswaltBo MunkBurt CantonChaz NygaardDon Chumph
Gina HessGrady NumbersGreta GrimlyIda ThurmanJemma StaloneKitty NygaardKnudsen
Linda ParkLou SolversonMax GoldPearl NygaardStavros MilosVern Thurman
Wally SemenchkoWebb PepperWes Wrench
All characters