Max Adler is an American actor. His acting career started in the mid-2000s, debuting in an episode of Ghost Whisperer. He next had a one-episode role in Viva Laughlin. His first notable role was as Dave Karofsky in the Fox series Glee, which he played recurrently from 2009-2015. In 2011, he made his film debut in Wolf Town. He later became further known for his role as Miles “Tank” Conroy in Switched at Birth. Following this, he played the role of Jesse Smith in The Young and the Restless. During this period, he also had performances in the films Detention of the Dead, Love and Honor, The Midnight Man, and Sully.