August 1, 1988 (35)
Max Carver is an American actor, widely recognized for his breakout role in the popular TV series, “Desperate Housewives,” where he portrayed Preston Scavo. Engaging and versatile, Carver has gone on to construct a richly varied body of work, demonstrating a capacity for both dramatic and comedic performances.
Following his initial success on “Desperate Housewives,” Carver became a familiar face on television, particularly within the fantasy genre. He starred alongside his twin brother, Charlie Carver, in the MTV series “Teen Wolf,” embodying the character of Aiden, a supernatural creature with a complex character arc. His performance captivated audiences and set the stage for further opportunities in the film and TV industry. He further expanded his artistic range in HBO’s “The Leftovers,” where he played Adam Frost.
Throughout his career, Carver has collaborated with a multitude of notable industry figures. These include his work with Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross on “Desperate Housewives,” and his role alongside Dylan O’Brien and Tyler Posey in “Teen Wolf.” Collaborating with other actors such as Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, and Christopher Eccleston in “The Leftovers” also served to deepen his craft. Additionally, he has worked with Tom Hardy in the feature film “Inception,” and shared the screen with Daniel Sharman, Crystal Reed, and Holland Roden in various projects.
As a testament to his growing influence in the industry, Carver has been the recipient of a number of awards and distinctions. His performance in “Desperate Housewives” earned him a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Additionally, his work on “Teen Wolf” was recognized with an MTV Fandom Award for Best Ensemble Cast.