Max Martini Biography

Birthday: 1969-12-11
Place of Birth: Kingston, New York USA
Height: 6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: Born Maximilian Carlo Martini in Woodstock, New York, Martini is a citizen of not only the United States, but also of Canada and Italy. His parents were involved in the arts and instilled in him an appreciation for all things creative. After moving around a bit as a child, he made his way back to New York City and began to study acting. Starting out at the Neighborhood Playhouse he did the majority of his training with 'Michael Howard' in Manhattan. He then took a break from acting to focus on his early love of fine art, attending the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan and receiving a BFA in painting and sculpture. After completing college, Martini began to work steadily in both film and television projects. His film roles were sharing the screen with Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in Saving Private Ryan (1998) as "Cpl Fred Henderson", Ryan's commanding officer who helped "Captain Miller" (Hanks) and his men in the brutal final shootout of the film; & also had roles in some smaller independent films, working with Calista Flockhart in Pictures of Baby Jane Doe (1995), Chris Penn and Jeffrey Wright in Cement (2000) and in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival favorite, Backroads (2003). He also took on a lead role in the Steven Spielberg Emmy-nominated 20 hour mini-series "Taken" (2002) and has a recurring role with Kiefer Sutherland as "Agent Steve Goodrich" on Fox's Emmy-nominated 2nd season of "24" (2001). Other television work includes series regular roles on John Sacret Young's "Level 9" (2000), Chris Carter's "Harsh Realm" (1999) and recurring roles on "Breaking News" (2002), and the award-winning Canadian series, "Da Vinci's Inquest" (1998). He has also co-starred in several TV movies including Morgan Freeman's Mutiny (1999) (TV) and Francis Ford Coppola's Another Day (2001) (TV). He also made many memorable guest-star turns on popular series. Martini is active in the theatre, having co-founded "Theatre North Collaborative" in New York City, a theatre company of American and Canadian actors dedicated solely to producing new works from both sides of the border. Max has recently been filming CBS's "The Unit" (2006), created by David Mamet and produced by Shawn Ryan of "The Shield" (2002). He has also written a film, Desert Son (1999), which he co-directed with his younger brother, Christopher Martini and was costume-designed by his sister Michelle Martini. Martini, his wife Kim Restell and their two boys spend their time between their home in Los Angeles and their horse ranch out of town. IMDb Mini Biography By: Adela Munro Mini Biography Max Martini's latest starring role will be in Guillermo del Toro's 'Pacific Rim'(2013). He can also be found in the recently completed Luc Besson produced 'Colombiana' (2011) starring Zoe Saldana. He also acted in Alan Ball's pilot 'All Signs of Death' for HBO. This being a complete departure from his last series; CBS's 'The Unit'(2006), created by David Mamet and produced by Shawn Ryan of 'The Shield' (2002), of which Martini did four seasons. He starred in 'Redbelt' (2008), written and directed by David Mamet in 2008 and he will be headlining the WWII feature entitled 'No Better Place to Die'(2012), scheduled to begin principle photography late 2011. After starting out at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, Martini eventually finished his training with the esteemed acting coach Michael Howard. During his studies, he co-founded New York-based "Theater North Collaborative". TNC is a theater company comprised of American and Canadian actors, playwrights and directors dedicated to producing new works from both sides of the border. He then took a break from acting to focus on his early love of fine art, attending the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan where he received his BFA. After completing college, Martini began to work steadily in both film and television projects. His film roles include John Dahl's highly anticipated The Great Raid (2005) in which Martini co-starred with Joseph Fiennes. He was also seen opposite Jodie Foster in Robert Zemeckis' Contact (1997) and shared the screen with Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in Saving Private Ryan (1998). He has also had roles in various independent films, working with Calista Flockhart in Pictures of Baby Jane Doe (1995), Chris Penn and Jeffrey Wright in Cement (2000) and starred in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival fave, Backroads (2003).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Harsh Realm Waters 1999 - 2000 Action
Level 9 Jack Wiley 2000 - 2001
Silver Bells 2005 Drama
The Unit Mack Gerhardt 2006 Action
Revenge Frank Stevens 2011 - 2015 Drama
Americas Worst Tattoos Mercer 2012 Reality Tv
Crisis Koz 2014 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Pictures of Baby Jane Doe Charlie 1995 Drama, Romance
Contact 1997 Drama, Mystery, Sci Fi
Saving Private Ryan Cpl. Henderson 1998 0, 0, Romance
Cement 1999
Desert Son Vanni 1999
Backroads Larry 2003
Try to Remember 2004 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Great Raid 1st Sgt. Sid "Top" Wojo 2005 0, 0, Romance
Silver Bells 2005 Drama, Family
Redbelt 2008 0
Trooper Finn 2010 Drama, Romance
Hirokin: The Last Samurai Renault 2012 Sport, 0, 0
Captain Phillips SEAL Commander 2013 0, Game Show
Pacific Rim Herc Hansen 2013 Sport, 0
Sabotage Pyro 2014 Action, Crime, Drama
Revenge Frank Stevens 2015 Game Show
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Oz 2016 Action, Drama, Thriller