Playing Bottom in Julie Taymor's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, at Theater For A New Audience, Brooklyn, NY
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[explaining his process of getting into a character] You come in prepared and with a point of view, but mostly with an openness to play with your partners. You don't come in with a preconceived set plan. The worst thing that you can do is to have a plan and try to stick to it, cause other people will come and all of a sudden -- they've messed up your plan. When you're home alone and you're ...
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.