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Max Adler is an American actor best known for his role as Dave Karofsky in the hit musical comedy-drama series Glee.

Biography[]

Adler was born on January 17, 1986, to Lisa and Doug Adler. While Adler was born at Queens, New York City, New York, his family would later move to Fountain Hills, Arizona, and Scottsdale, Arizona, where he would later grow up. After graduating from the Horizon High School, Adler would later move to Los Angeles, California, to start a career in acting. Adler got his first on-screen role in 2006, when he was first cast as Thompson in the comedic short film Curt's Brain. Adler got his first major recurring role in 2009, when he portrayed bully and closeted homosexual Dave Karofsky in the hit musical comedy-drama series Glee. Since then, Adler has appeared in TV shows and movies such as Café Society, Bones, Switched at Birth, The Binding, L.A. Noire, Detention of the Dead, Last Resort, Sully, The Night Shift, and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Adler portrayed James "Jimmy" Mackenzie, the Assistant Chief and a suspect in an attempted homicide until his eventual death, in the Season Thirteen episode "Full-Tilt Boogie".

Filmography[]

  • Criminal Minds - "Full-Tilt Boogie" (2018) TV episode - Assistant Chief Jimmy Mackenzie
  • The Young and the Restless - 7 episodes (2017) - Jesse Smith
  • The Night Shift (2017) - Corporal Steven Mason
  • Switched at Birth - 21 episodes (2014-2017) - Miles 'Tank' Conroy
  • Bones (2017) - Randy Stringer
  • Rizzoli & Isles (2016) - Steve Browning
  • Sully (2016) - Jimmy Stefanik
  • The Binding (2016) - David
  • Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (2016) - Tommy Hench
  • Café Society (2016) - Walt (uncredited)
  • The Midnight Man (2016) - Simmons
  • Saugatuck Cures (2015) - Drew Callaghan
  • Glee - 29 episodes (2009-2015) - Dave Karofsky
  • The Big Bang Theory (2015) - Zombie
  • Blue Bloods (2015) - Andy Fisher
  • 23 Blast (2014) - Cameron Marshall
  • Believe Me (2014) - Baker
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2013) - Kyle Banks
  • Love and Honor (2013) - Burns
  • Last Resort (2012) - Stern
  • Detention of the Dead (2012) - Jimmy
  • Sweet Old World (2012) - Groom #3
  • Wolf Town (2011) - Ben
  • L.A. Noire (2011) - Frank Norris (voice)
  • The Defenders (2010) - Robert Church
  • Valley Peaks - 3 episodes (2009) - Anderson Lord Guthrie
  • Cold Case (2009) - Rookie '94 (uncredited)
  • Demons (2007) - Guy #2
  • Viva Laughlin (2007) - Chuck
  • Ghost Whisperer (2006) - Craig
  • The Deported Trailor: The Spoof Trailor of the Departed (2006) - Captain Qeeninz
  • What About Brian (2006) - Frat Guy #1
  • Curt's Brain (2006) - Thompson

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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