‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’ Actor Max Casella

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on July 28, 2011

ho was the actor that would climb through the bedroom window to visit with Neil Patrick Harris on the TV series Doogie Howser, M.D.?
—Hilda Kilbourne, Bogalusa, La.

Max Casella played Doogie’s sidekick, Vinnie Delpino. Since the show ended in 1993, Casella, 44, has appeared in movies including Ed Wood, Sgt. Bilko, Analyze This and Leatherheads, and he recently completed the crime thriller Cogan’s Trade with Brad Pitt. He costarred as Benny Fazio on HBO’s The Sopranos and played Timon in the original Broadway cast of The Lion King. The actor, who lives with his wife and two children in New York City, also provides the voice of Daxter in the Jak and Daxter videogame series.