Max Brown is an English actor. In 2001, he debuted as Danny Hartston in the television series Grange Hill. He next starred as Mark Russell in Crossroads. He gained wider recognition for his role as Kristian Hargreaves in Hollyoaks. He later starred as Sam Grey in the TV drama Mistresses and played the part of Edward Seymour in The Tudors. During this period, he also had performances in the films Turistas, True True Lie, and Daylight Robbery. In the 2010s, he starred as Dimitri LevendIs in the BBC One series Spooks. He then ventured into US television, starring as Evan Marks in the CBS series Beauty & the Beast. From 2016 to 2018, he played King Robert in The Royals. Afterwards, he starred as Richard Ellis in the 2019 film Downton Abbey.