Max Casella

Max Casella

Age
49
Birthday
Jun. 6th, 1967
Born in
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height
174 cm

Max Casella's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Sopranos TV Show
The Sopranos
Doogie Howser, M.D. TV Show
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Vinyl TV Show
Vinyl
Cro TV Show
Cro
The Adventures of Hyperman TV Show
The Adventures of Hyperman
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Wild Card
2015 - A Midsummer Night's Dream
2014 - Fading Gigolo
2013 - Blue Jasmine
2013 - The Last of Robin Hood
2013 - Inside Llewyn Davis
2012 - Killing Them Softly
2011 - Passione
2011 - Passione
2011 - Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
2011 - Passione
2008 - Leatherheads
2008 - Revolutionary Road
2005 - The Notorious Bettie Page
2000 - Dinosaur
1999 - Analyze This
1997 - Trial and Error
1996 - Sgt. Bilko
1994 - Ed Wood
1992 - Newsies

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Leo D'Alessio
7
Joe Delicious
3
Eddie
2
Mike Sheridan
1
Joel Tiernan
1
Quinten McCracken
1
Additional Voices (Voiced)
1
Streak
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Casella was born in Washington, D.C., son of David Deitch (a newspaper columnist) and Doris Casella (a social worker). He is of half Italian and half Jewish descent. He grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he attended the same school as actors Traci Bingham and Matt Damon.

Casella played Vincent Delpino in the television series Doogie Howser, M.D. from 1989 to 1993 alongside Neil Patrick Harris. In 1992, Casella played Racetrack Higgins in the movie Newsies. The movie was based upon true events in the 1899 newsboys strike against Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst. In 1997, Casella played Timon in the original Broadway production of The Lion King; a performance for which he was awarded a Theatre World Award and received a Drama Desk Award nomination. In 2000-2001 he returned to Broadway as Marcellus Washburn in the revival of The Music Man.

Casella portrayed Pvt. Dino Paparelli in Sgt. Bilko. He joined the cast of the HBO series The Sopranos during its third season, playing the role of Benny Fazio. Casella portrayed Paul Marco in Tim Burton's biopic, Ed Wood. He is also in the 1999 mob movie Analyze This. In 2007, Casella plays Dick Howser in the ESPN mini-series The Bronx is Burning. He also starred in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea as a penguin named Tip who is searching for the chance to be a hero, in Disney's Dinosaur as a lemur named Zini, and in Cro, a 1993 cartoon that aired on ABC, as the title character. In 2008, Casella also appeared in the movie Leatherheads as Mack Steiner. He starred as one of the main characters in the 2009 film Scaring the Fish in which he played Dennis. He also has a role in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire as Leo D'Alessio.


TRIVIA:
  • Was in the original Broadway cast of "The Lion King" playing Timon. Won the Theatre World award for Outstanding Broadway Debut, as well as a Drama Desk nomination.
  • (December 2000) Co-Starring on Broadway in "The Music Man" as Marcellus Washburn.


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