Max Casella

Max Casella

Highest Rated: 100% A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)

Lowest Rated: 0% Christmas Eve (2015)

Birthday: Jun 06, 1967

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

As an actor who worked successfully on screen since the earliest days of his adulthood, actor Max Casella was equally well known for the roles he took on early in his career, like that of Vinnie on "Doogie Howser, M.D." (ABC, 1989-1993) and Racetrack Higgins in the big screen musical "Newsies" (1992), as he is for the roles he played later in life, like Leo D'Alessio on the period series "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO, 2010-2014). Born in Washington D.C. and raised in the Boston area, Casella was encouraged to participate in school plays and local professional theater by his drama teacher. He was inspired to travel to New York after graduating to pursue acting full time, and soon landed his first TV role on an episode of "The Equalizer" (CBS, 1985-1989). Soon, the "Doogie Howser" role followed, making Casella a very familiar face to audiences all over America. In 1997. he branched into Broadway, originating the role of Timon in the musical "The Lion King." Still more roles would follow, including turns in "Boardwalk Empire" and in the acclaimed Coen brothers film "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2013) and the Woody Allen film "Blue Jasmine" (2013). In 2016, Casella joined the cast of the short-lived HBO series "Vinyl" (HBO, 2016) and co-starred in Ben Affleck's Prohibition-set crime drama "Live By Night" (2016), based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.


Highest Rated Movies



28% 44% The Rhythm Section Leon Giler (Character) $4.9M 2020
80% 77% Late Night Burditt (Character) $15.5M 2019
98% 78% Night Comes On Mark (Character) - 2018
32% 42% Wonder Wheel Ryan (Character) $1.2M 2017
87% 60% Jackie Jack Valenti (Character) $14M 2016
32% 29% Wild Card Osgood (Character) - 2015
63% 61% Applesauce Les (Character) - 2015
0% 53% Christmas Eve Randy (Character) $82K 2015
100% 67% A Midsummer Night's Dream Nick Bottom (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon Tyler (Character) - 2013
91% 77% Blue Jasmine Eddie (Character) $33.4M 2013
27% 23% The Last of Robin Hood Stanley Kubrick (Character) $269.6K 2013
92% 74% Inside Llewyn Davis Poppy Corsicatto (Character) $13.2M 2013
39% 37% Oldboy James Prestley (Character) $2.2M 2013
73% 44% Killing Them Softly Caprio (Character) $14.9M 2012
5% 58% Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Canetti (Character) $37.9M 2011
No Score Yet 45% Somewhere Tonight Fred (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Confession Unknown (Character) - 2011
89% 62% Passion Soldier/Jailor/Lover (Character) $258.2K 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scaring the Fish Dennis (Character) - 2009
67% 71% Revolutionary Road Ed Small (Character) $22.9M 2008
52% 38% Leatherheads Mack Steiner (Character) $31.2M 2008
64% 48% Dinosaur Zini (Voice) $137.7M 2000
17% 45% The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Tip (Voice) - 2000
No Score Yet 71% Freak Talks About Sex Freak's High School Friend (Character) - 1999
69% 62% Analyze This Nicky Shivers (Character) $106.8M 1999
50% 30% Trial and Error Dr. Brown, Psychiatrist (Character) $13.6M 1997
31% 47% Sgt. Bilko Spc. Dino Paparelli (Character) $30.1M 1996
92% 88% Ed Wood Paul Marco (Character) $5.9M 1994
39% 88% Newsies Racetrack Higgins (Character) $2.7M 1992


No Score Yet No Score Yet FREE HBO: Vinyl Julius "Julie" Silver (Character) 2020
91% 84% The Blacklist Henry Morris (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 74% Shades of Blue Capt. Daniel Pines (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Night Of Edgar (Character) 2016
74% 74% Vinyl Julius "Julie" Silver (Character) 2016
No Score Yet 73% Hawaii Five-0 Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 78% Medium Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
92% 98% The Sopranos Benny Fazio (Guest Star) 2006-2007 2004 2001-2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet 100% Hey Arnold! Unknown (Guest Voice) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doogie Howser, M.D. Vinnie Delpino (Character) 1989-1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kate & Allie Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1988


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