Max Records

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Max Records
Born Maxwell Records
(1997-06-18) June 18, 1997 (age 18)
Portland, Oregon, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Parent(s) Sean Records
Jenny Records
Relatives Sam Records

Max Records is an American actor. He is most notable for his roles as Max in Where the Wild Things Are, and Slater Pedulla in The Sitter. He has also appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show.

Personal life[edit]

Records was born in Portland, Oregon to Sean Records, a photographer, and Jenny, a Librarian. He went to Metropolitan Learning Center (Portland, Oregon) in Portland for most of his KX12 Career. He has a younger brother named Sam.


Records first became famous for the main role in Where the Wild Things Are (film)when he was hired personally by Spike Jonze. Records's father, who is a photographer, was asked to send the company information of actors fitting a certain description, Max happened to fit it so his information was also provided.

Before being cast in Where the Wild Things Are, Records starred in a music video for Death Cab for Cutie.

After Where the Wild Things Are, his most notable roles are Young Stephen in The Brothers Bloom, and Slater Pedula in The Sitter.

He is co-starring with Christopher Lloyd as John Wayne Cleaver in I Am Not a Serial Killer (film).[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Where the Wild Things Are (film) Max Won Young Artist Award, Nominated for multiple other awards.
2009 The Brothers Bloom Young Stephen
2010 The Vampire Attack Boy in Cemetery Short
2011 BlinkyTM Alex Neville Short
2011 The Sitter Slater Pedula
2016 I Am Not a Serial Killer (film) John Wayne Cleaver

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2009 Where the Wild Things Are (video game) Max


  1. ^ "Max Records". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-01-15.