Max Martini

Biography

Date of Birth 11 December 1969, Kingston, New York, USA Height 6' 0¾" (1.85 m) Mini 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 'Jane Doe', 'Chris Penn' and 'Jeffrey Wright' in Cement (1999) and in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival favorite, Backroads (2000). 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 _"Unit, The" (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 is currently (2008) filming the fourth season of CBS's hit television series 'The Unit' created by David Mamet and produced by Shawn Ryan of 'The Shield'. This year he starred in 'Redbelt'(2008) also written and directed by David Mamet. He will soon be seen in Spike TV's upcoming movie 'Street Warrior' (2008) and headlining the WWII feature entitled 'No Better Place To Die' (2009). 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' in which Martini co-starred with Joeseph Fiennes. He was also seen opposite Jodie Foster in Robert Zemeckis' 'Contact' and shared the screen with Tom Hanks and Matt Damon in 'Saving Private Ryan'. He has also had roles in various independent films, working with Calista Flockhart in 'Jane Doe', Chris Penn and Jeffrey Wright in 'Cement' and in the 2000 Sundance Film Festival fave, 'Backroads'. Martini has worked steadily in television having had recurring roles on Fox's series '24', 'C.S.I. Miami' and the Steven Spielberg produced mini-series 'Taken'. Most recently he was seen on USA's series 'Burn Notice'(2008). He starred opposite Anne Heche in CBS's 'Silver Bells' and Lauren Holly in 'Caught In The Act'. Other television work includes series regular roles on John Sacret Young's 'Level 9', Chris Carter's 'Harsh Realm' and recurring roles on 'Breaking News', and the award-winning Canadian series, 'Da Vinci's Inquest'. He has also co-starred in several TV movies including Morgan Freeman's 'Mutiny' and Francis Ford Coppola's 'Another Day'. Martini also made many memorable guest-star turns on popular series, notably 'Numbers' and the Emmy nominated 'C.S.I.'. He has also written a film, 'Desert Son', which he co-directed with his younger brother, Christopher and was Costume Designed by his sister Michelle. Martini, his wife and their two boys spend their time between their home in Los Angeles and their horse ranch out of town. IMDb Mini Biography By: Joe Citizen Spouse Kim Restell (1997 - present) 2 children Trivia Step-son of Stuart Margolin He and Leslie Hope were at St. Michaels University School in Victoria, B.C. in 1981-1982; Max was in Grade 7, while Leslie was in Grade 12. They lived on the same campus and ate in the same dining hall, but Max attended classes on a different campus. Has a degree in fine arts from The School of Visual Arts in New York City. Is also an Italian citizen. His mother is Pat. Father of two boys named Leo Martini and Sean Carlo Martini, with Kim.

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Birth Name

Maximilian Carlo Martini

Birth Place

Woodstock, New York, USA

Birth Date

12/11/1969
Known For
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Mandrake

Sgt. McCall

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Street Warrior

Jack Campbell

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Try To Remember

Joe O'Conner

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Harsh Realm: The Complete Series

Lt. / ... (5 episodes, 1999-2000)

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SGT. Will Gardner

Will Gardner

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Mente Criminosa

Buck Colter

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Silver Bells

Rip

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Exit Strategy

Alex Harbour

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The Glitter Dome

Steven

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Paramedics

Wired Kid (as Max Dunne)

Starring In
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The Tender Bar

The Voice / Johnny Michaels

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The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre

Dr. Chu (voice) (uncredited)

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What the Night Can Do

Marty Cole

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SGT. Will Gardner

Will Gardner

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Eli

Paul

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Bigger

Jerry George

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Fifty Shades Freed

Jason Taylor

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My Little Pony: The Movie

Boyle (voice)

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Fifty Shades Darker

Jason Taylor

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Spectral

Capt. Sessions

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Mark 'Oz' Geist

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Jason Taylor

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Exit Strategy

Alex Harbour

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Sabotage

Tom 'Pyro' Roberts

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Captain Phillips

SEAL Commander

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Pacific Rim

Herc Hansen

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Hirokin: The Last Samurai

Renault

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Colombiana

Agent Robert Williams

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Mandrake

Sgt. McCall

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The WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event

Nick Taylor 1 episode, 2010

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Street Warrior

Jack Campbell

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Redbelt

Officer Joe Collins

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The Great Raid

1st Sgt. Sid "Top" Wojo

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Silver Bells

Rip

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Try To Remember

Joe O'Conner

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Mente Criminosa

Buck Colter

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Harsh Realm: The Complete Series

Lt. / ... (5 episodes, 1999-2000)

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Tail Lights Fade

Det. Pierce (uncredited)

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Saving Private Ryan

Corporal Henderson (as Maximilian Martini)

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Contact

Willie (as Maximilian Martini)

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Pictures of Baby Jane Doe

Charlie

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Paramedics

Wired Kid (as Max Dunne)

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The Glitter Dome

Steven

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