1997: Played Timon in "The Lion King" by Elton John
, Tim Rice
'Lebo M', Mark Mancina
, Jay Rifkin
, Julie Taymor
, Hans Zimmer
, Roger Allers
, Irene Mecchi
. (New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). Won Theatre World Award. Nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.
5' 7" (1.7 m)
| Deitch, David
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I think there's way too many superheroes movies. I don't like to be watching a show, say about hospitals, and people who do open heart surgery look like fashion models. I don't like that kind of artifice. Which is there not by accident. It's there because people must like looking at pretty people and not thinking about anything. When I go to the emergency room, nobody looks like that. Nobody ...
His father's ancestry is Jewish and his mother's is Italian. Max was raised by his mother, he was never that close to his father; so Max took her name, Casella, before he ever thought about having a career. His birth name is actually Max Deitch.
Chameleon-like ability to change his appearance with every role.