MAX CASELLA (Eddie) played Benny Fazio for five seasons of HBO's "The Sopranos" and the character of Leo D'Alessio in "Boardwalk Empire." He was most recently seen on screen starring opposite Brad Pitt in Andrew Dominik's KILLING THEM SOFTLY, and will soon be seen in Spike Lee's OLDBOY, the Coen Brothers' INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS and Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD.

Casella played the part of Timon in the original cast of the Tony award-winning musical "The Lion King," for which he received a Theatre World award for Outstanding Broadway Debut and a Drama Desk nomination. He recently appeared on Broadway in "Relatively Speaking," a collection of three one-act comedies directed by John Turturro, in which Casella appreared in Ethan Coen's "Talking Cure" and Woody Allen's "Honeymoon Hotel." Casella also appeared in Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens" at The New York Public Theater.

Casella has often collaborated on stage with writer/director/actor John Turturro: in 2008 he played Clov to Turturro's Hamm in a critically acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" at BAM as well as co-adapting Italo Calvino's "Fiabe Italiane" with Turturro, which toured Italy in 2010. He also has a role in Turturro's upcoming film FADING GIGOLO.

Casella first became widely known to audiences with his portrayal of Vinnie Delpino on the hit series "Doogie Howser, M.D."