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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Dec 11, 1969 (54 years old)
6 ft (1.85 m)
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter
United States of America
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What is Max Martini's Net Worth and Salary?

Max Martini is an actor, writer, and director who has a net worth of $4 million. Max Martini is best known for his role as Master Sergeant Mack Gerhardt in the television action drama series "The Unit." He has also appeared in such series as "Level 9," "Revenge," "Crisis," "The Order," and "Bosch: Legacy." On the big screen, Martini's credits include "Contact," "Saving Private Ryan," "Redbelt," "Pacific Rim," and "Sgt. Will Gardner," which he also wrote and directed.

Early Life and Education

Max Martini was born on December 11, 1969 in Woodstock, New York to private investigator Patricia and sculptor Raffaele. His father emigrated from Italy. Martini has two siblings, both of whom also went on to work in the entertainment industry: Christopher, who became an actor and producer, and Michelle, who became a costume designer. Also in the industry was Martini's stepfather, actor and director Stuart Margolin.

Martini was educated at St. Michaels University School in Victoria, Canada. After that, he moved to New York City, where he studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse and Michael Howard Studios. Martini subsequently attended the School of Visual Arts, from which he earned his BFA.

Film Career

In 1984, Martini made his film debut in the crime drama "The Glitter Dome," directed by his stepfather Stuart Margolin. He didn't act much on screen in the years after that. Martini returned to film in the late 90s with roles in the science-fiction film "Contact," the war film "Saving Private Ryan," and the crime thriller "Cement." Commencing the new millennium, he appeared in the independent drama "Backroads." Martini later appeared in the war film "The Great Raid" and the martial arts film "Redbelt," written and directed by David Mamet. In 2011, he played an FBI special agent in the action thriller "Colombiana," starring Zoe SaldaƱa. Martini next appeared in two 2013 films: Guillermo del Toro's science-fiction monster film "Pacific Rim," in which he played Herc Hansen, and Paul Greengrass's action thriller "Captain Phillips," in which he played the US Navy SEAL commander. He appeared in another action thriller in 2014, "Sabotage," playing DEA agent Pyro Roberts.

In 2015, Martini acted in the adaptation of the erotic romantic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," playing the bodyguard of Jamie Dornan's titular character. He later reprised his role in the sequels "Fifty Shades Darker" and "Fifty Shades Freed." In 2016, Martini starred in the military science-fiction thriller "Spectral" and the biographical military thriller "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." He went on to have supporting roles in the biopic "Bigger" and the horror film "Eli." In 2019, Martini made his feature film directorial debut with "Sgt. Will Gardner," which he also wrote and starred in. The film focuses on a disabled Iraq War veteran suffering from a traumatic brain injury. After that, Martini appeared in "What the Night Can Do." He subsequently played the deadbeat father of the main character in George Clooney's "The Tender Bar," based on the memoir by J. R. Moehringer.

Max Martini

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Television Career

Martini began acting on television in the late 90s with guest roles on "Walker, Texas Ranger" and "Nash Bridges." He had his first substantial role on the small screen from 1998 to 2002, playing the recurring role of Danny Leany in the Canadian series "Da Vinci's Inquest." Also during that time, he starred in two short-lived science-fiction series, "Harsh Realm" and "Level 9," and starred in the television film "Another Day." In 2002, Martini appeared in the science-fiction miniseries "Taken," and in 2003 had guest roles on "24" and "CSI: Miami." He went on to appear in the television film "Try to Remember" in 2004. Martini subsequently appeared in episodes of "Without a Trace" and "Numb3rs." In 2006, he began his biggest television role yet, starring as Master Sergeant Mack Gerhardt in David Mamet's action drama series "The Unit." The CBS show ran for four seasons until 2009.

After "The Unit," Martini had a three-episode arc on the crime drama "Lie to Me." He also appeared in episodes of "Dark Blue," "White Collar," "Hawaii Five-0," "Castle," "Flashpoint," and "Rizzoli & Isles." From 2011 to 2012, Martini played the recurring role of Frank Stevens in the first season of the ABC series "Revenge." His next major role came in 2014, when he starred in the NBC action thriller series "Crisis." However, the show was canceled midway through its first season. Martin subsequently starred as the titular character in the pilot episode of the Western series "Edge," which was ultimately not picked up. He went on to land recurring roles on "Training Day" and "NCIS: Los Angeles." In 2019, Martini had two main roles: in the first season of the Netflix horror series "The Order" and the second season of the anthology action horror series "The Purge." A few years later, he played the recurring role of Detective Don Ellis in the second season of Amazon's "Bosch: Legacy."

Personal Life

In 1997, Martini married Canadian actress Kim Restell. Together, they have two children named Leo and Sean.

Real Estate

In November 2006 Max and Kim paid $1.56 million for a home in LA's Toluca Lake neighborhood. They listed this home for sale in 2015 for $1.85 million.

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