Dr. Spike Taylor (古代剣竜博士 Kenryu Kodai) is Max's father and is a paleontologist. He is a very good friend of Dr. Owen. In the DS Game and Arcade, he occasionally goes by the alter ego of DinoMan.
He is voiced by Naoya Uchida (Japanese) and David Wills (English).
- In Dinosaur King (TheBluesRockz Animal Style) he is Played By Seville.