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


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.[1][2][3]

External links


  1. Entertainment Weekly: Stars Who Dated Their On-Screen Relatives (slide 16) by Shirley Li. September 30, 2015.
  2. Mental Floss: 16 Out-of-this-World Facts About Roswell by Roger Cormier. May 14, 2017.
  3. 10 Celebrity Couples Who Fell in Love After Playing Onscreen Siblings. June 18, 2016. / Is There a TV Costar Curse? 33 Couples That Couldn't Make It Work. February 8, 2017.
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