August 21, 1999 |
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Maxim Knight (born August 21, 1999) is an American child actor who started acting at the age of eight. He is probably most known for appearing as Matt Mason in the TNT science fiction series Falling Skies.
Knight started acting in films at the age of eight. His first role was in All for Melissa in 2007 as Little Jared. He has also appeared in shorts including Gator Armstrong Plays with Dolls, Al’s Beef, How My Dad Killed Dracula, and Number One Dad. He guest starred in his first role, The Cleaner (TV series) in 2009 as Aidan Kearn. He also starred in such television shows as Criminal Minds, Brothers & Sisters, Special Agent Oso and Sofia the First as Prince Desmond.
In 2011, he joined the cast of TNT's new sci-fi series from Steven Spielberg titled Falling Skies starring in a recurring role as Tom Mason's son Matt Mason. He has appeared in a total of 21 episodes.
At the age of seven, Knight booked his first feature film, starring opposite Melissa Leo, Nick Cannon, Rosanna Arquette & Chris "Ludacris" Bridges in Ball Don't Lie. Maxim portrayed Sticky a young boy who is witness to his mother's suicide and has to face and ultimately triumph over life's challenges and unfair circumstances. Maxim has 15 film credits to date.
Awards and nominations
|Young Artist Award||2008||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actor||Nominated||Our First Christmas|
|2012||Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor||Won||Falling Skies|
|Best Performance in a TV Show - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13||Nominated||CSI: Miami|
|2013||Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor||Nominated||Falling Skies|
|2007||All for Melissa||Little Jared||Film|
|2008||Gator Armstrong Plays with Dolls||Little Brother||Short film|
|Ball Don't Lie||Sticky||Film|
|Al’s Beef||The Boy||Short film|
|How My Dad Killed Dracula||Todd||Short film|
|Number One Dad||Short film|
|Frank TV||Goblin Trick-or-Treater||1 episode|
|Our First Christmas||Jacob||TV movie|
|Family Dinner||Ryan O’Connell||Video short|
|The Cleaner||Aidan Kern||1 episode|
|Three Rivers||Dylan Campbell||1 episode|
|Brothers & Sisters||Seth||1 episode|
|2010||Criminal Minds||Carter||1 episode|
|2010-2011||Special Agent Oso||Henry/Alexander/Kevin/Thomas/Gavin||5 episodes|
|2011||Funny or Die Presents||Connor||1 episode|
|It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Benjamin||1 episode|
|Wilfred||Andy Stevenson||1 episode|
|2011–present||Falling Skies||Matt Mason||Main cast|
|2012||Fish Hooks||Tetra Captain||1 episode|
|2012||Golden Christmas 3||Richie||TV movie|
|2012||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Prince Zandar||TV movie|
|2013-present||Sofia the First||Prince Desmond||2 Episodes|
- Maxim Knight at the Internet Movie Database
- TVGuide Celebrity
- Maxim Knight Talks TNT "Falling Skies"
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