Jason Behr is an American film and television actor who portrays Max Evans on the WB's sci-fi 1999 series Roswell. For this role, he was twice nominated for a Saturn Award.

Behr also portrayed Tripp in the second season of the CW's 2019 television series Roswell, New Mexico.[1]


His ancestry includes Swiss-German, German, Austrian, Irish, English, and Danish. Jason began acting at the age of five, appearing in a number of theatrical productions, commercials, voice overs and modeling. Jason continued to perform throughout his school years. At the age of nineteen, following his graduation from Richfield Senior High School, Jason moved out to Los Angeles. Shortly after his arrival, Jason began a series of guest roles on popular television shows such as Step by Step (1991), JAG (1995), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996), 7th Heaven (1996) and Dawson's Creek (1998).


  • Behr previously dated his Roswell co-star Katherine Heigl during filming, and rumors spread that they were engaged, but their relationship ended around 2001 or 2002.[2][3][4]

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