Jack Maxwell, Travel Channel host, to visit Penn State Lehigh Valley

Jack Maxwell, professional actor and host of the Travel Channel series “Booze Traveler,” will speak at Penn State Lehigh Valley at 2 p.m. on Feb. 24, in room 135 at the campus in Center Valley. The event is free and open to the public. 

Maxwell will speak about his acting career and travels as the host of “Booze Traveler.” During the first season, he went to Armenia, Austria, Belize, Iceland, Japan, Lithuania, Mongolia and Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Spain and Turkey to explore different cultures through the various drinks consumed by the locals. In his travels, Maxwell makes friends, discusses religion and politics, and learns about the history and culture of the places he visits.

The actor grew up in projects in South Boston and shined shoes around local bars when he was a child to make money. He eventually moved to Los Angeles to begin his acting career and has appeared in several television shows including “Lost,” “24,” “Franklin and Bash,” and “Ugly Betty.” Maxwell also enjoys theatre and has had roles in “Lovers and Other Strangers,” “Meeting of Minds” and “Wild Solome” (with Al Pacino), to name a few. He is a member of the Actor’s Studio.

Media inquiries may be directed to Allison Goodin, 610-285-5067 or aag18@psu.edu.

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Last Updated February 17, 2015