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Biography

Max Casella was born in Washington D.C. to David Deitch, a fiercely political journalist and second-generation Jewish immigrant to The Bronx, and Doris Casella, a social worker and activist from Long Island and daughter to Italian fashion designer John Casella. His father's writing for The Boston Globe, among other publications, took their family of four to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where they lived through Max's high school years. Casella's acting career began with iconic roles; he filmed Disney's 'Newsies' while on set breaks from playing Vinnie Delpino on the series Doogie Howser, M.D., and has since added every category to his arsenal, from Broadway, Shakespeare and an Ethan Coen play on stage, festival hits to blockbusters in film, video game voicing, and many memorable characters in culturally-iconic period television shows. Most recently, Max starred in the Onur Tukel masked indie film 'Scenes From an Empty Church' made during quarantine, opposite Blake Lively and Jude Law in

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