Max Thieriot is an American actor best known for his starring role as edgy outsider Dylan Massett, Norma's son by her first marriage and half-brother to Norman who finds himself, by necessity, drifting back into the troubled lives of his mother and brother, in the horror drama television series Bates Motel.
Thieriot starred alongside Jennifer Lawrence in Relativity's independent thriller House at the End of the Street, directed by Mark Tonderai.
He also received outstanding reviews for his appearance in independent feature Disconnect opposite Alexander Skarsgard, Andrea Riseborough, Paula Patton and Jason Bateman, which premiered at both the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals.
Additionally Thieriot played Young Nowell in Yellow for Nick Cassavetes opposite Heather Wahlquist, David Morse, Lucy Puch, Melanie Griffiths and Sienna Miller.
In 2011, Thieriot starred as a young man dying of cystic fibrosis who embarks on a pan-American pilgrimage to Mexico to spread his lost friend's ashes in the independent film Foreverland, opposite Laurence Leboeuf.
Other screen credits include the Doug Liman film Jumper, Wes Craven's My Soul to Take, and Chloe for Atom Egoyan opposite Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore and Amanda Seyfried.
Thieriot currently resides in Northern California.