Maxim Knight is an American teen actor, best known for his role in the TNT drama Falling Skies.
Maxim portrays Tom Mason's 8-year-old son, who has been forced by circumstances to face the kind of loss and upheaval no child should ever have to confront. Matt desperately wishes for everything to go back to normal and struggles to understand why he can’t have all the things his brothers had when they were his age, like a birthday party or a new skateboard.
Maxim earned a Young Artist Award for his performance in the first season.
Maxim was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of five.
At the age of 12, Maxim already has over 60 film, television, commercial and voice over credits. At 7, Maxim booked his first feature film, starring opposite Melissa Leo, Nick Cannon, Rosanna Arquette & Chris “Ludacris” Bridges in “Ball Don’t Lie.”