Eighteen-year-old Max Benitz portrays midshipman Peter Calamy in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. A finalist for a role in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Benitz was chosen for the role of Calamy after completing an improvisational interview with Weir, a second reading with other cast members, and was chosen for the role of Calamy later that day.
Benitz attended school in London, where he was born and raised. He has performed in school productions of As You Like It, Hamlet, The Pirates of Penzance and Me and My Girl.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Max Benitz Facts
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World|
|Tom Brown's Schooldays|