Max Carver

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Max Carver
Max Carver by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Robert Maxwell Martensen
(1988-08-01) August 1, 1988 (age 25)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present
Relatives Charlie Carver (twin brother)

Max Carver (born Robert Maxwell Martensen [1] August 1, 1988) is an American actor best known for his role as Preston Scavo in the ABC television series Desperate Housewives [2] and was one of the stars of Teen Wolf on MTV along with his twin brother, Charlie Carver. Max and Charlie now both star on the new HBO series The Leftovers. Max and his identical twin brother Charlie have different birthdays; Charlie was born on July 31, and Max was born seven minutes later on August 1. Guest star on the hit Nickelodeon series, Victorious, playing the role of Evan.


Carver was born in San Francisco to parents Robert Martensen, a doctor and writer, and Anne Carver, a philanthropist and community activist. He made his acting debut with his twin brother, Charlie, in the hit ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. They played sons to Felicity Huffman and Doug Savant. Carver has also guest starred on other shows.

In 2012, Carver graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in English. He will make his film debut opposite Britt Robertson in the novel adaptation of Undiscovered Gyrl, written and directed by Allison Burnett; it is currently in post-production.

Currently, the Carver brothers appear as a pair of twin werewolves in Season 3 of MTV's Teen Wolf- Max plays the hot-headed Aiden. He resides in Los Angeles and is represented by Rebel Entertainment Partners and Sweeney Entertainment. Carver appeared in an in-depth interview and photo shoot in the October 2013 issue of Hero (magazine).[3] Max has been dating his Teen Wolf co-star Holland Roden.


Year Film Role Notes
2008–2012 Desperate Housewives Preston Scavo Nominated in 2008 – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2009 The Office Eric Episode: "Gossip"
2010 Cliffhanger Charlie Short
Good Luck Charlie Brad Episode: "Double Whammy"
2012 Haven's Point Kevin Short film
Best Friends Forever Corey Episode: "Single and Lovin' It"
Victorious Evan Smith Episode: "The Blonde Squad"
NTSF:SD:SUV:: Thad Episode: "16 Hop Street"
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Cadmon Lasky Web series
2013-2014 Teen Wolf Aiden Season 3, with his brother Charlie Carver
The Cheating Pact Jordan Lifetime movie
Undiscovered Gyrl Rory Post-production
Dean Slater: Resident Advisor Pissed off guy Post-production
2014 The Leftovers Adam Frost TV series; pre-production


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