Max was born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He started a professional career in radio, commercial and theatre in his teens. Before moving to New York City, he attended drama school in London where he also made appearances on BBC UK and the West End Stage. He has produced for the stage, the web and most recently for film. His first film Chaser (2013), premiered in late 2012 and screened globally amassing a great deal of press. Max has received various awards, most notably for his stage work. He resides in New York City.