Max Carver was born in San Francisco to parents Robert Martensen, a doctor and writer, and Anne Carver, a philanthropist and community activist. He made his acting debut with his twin brother, Charlie, in the ABC hit television series, 'Desperate Housewives.' They played sons to Felicity Huffman and Doug Savant. Carver has also guest starred on a number of shows, including NBC's 'The Office' and Nickelodeon's 'Victorious.'
In 2012, Carver graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in English. Earlier this year, Carver made his film debut opposite Britt Robertson and Michael Sheen in the adaptation of 'Ask Me Anything,' written and directed by Allison Burnett. It premiered at the Nashville Film Festival and will be released this fall.
Carver also recurred as a pair of twin Alpha werewolves in Season 3 of MTV's 'Teen Wolf.'