(written from a Production point of view)
Max Valentine is an actor who appeared as a member of Zobral's species in the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episode "Desert Crossing". He received no credit for this appearance but was identified through the call sheets for the episode. Valentine had his hair test with the hair department and travel day on Monday 11 March 2002 and filmed his scenes on Tuesday 12 March 2002 on location at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area and on Thursday 14 March 2002 at Paramount Stage 8. 
Valentine was born in Russia and attended the Moscow State University between 1987 and 1992 and graduated with degrees in Economics and Oriental Studies (Japanese). Following his move to Los Angeles, California, he trained acting at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio and under coaches Louis Anthony Russo, Ramona Richards, and Carolyne Barry.
Valentine worked as an actor on television series such as Providence (1999, with Concetta Tomei and Patrick Fabian), Just Shoot Me! (2003), Charmed (2003, with Brian Oerly, Damion Poitier, and directed by James L. Conway), Angel (2004, with Dennis Christopher, Leland Crooke, David Figlioli, and Mark Colson), Reno 911! (2005, with Lisa LoCicero and Kristina Hayes), Las Vegas, and Gilmore Girls (2006).
His feature film work includes the history drama The Patriot (2000, with Rene Auberjonois and Leon Rippy), the horror comedy Hood of Horror (2006, with Tucker Smallwood, Jason Alexander, Chuck Hicks, Jimmy Ortega, and Dustin Meier), the fantasy sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007, with Lee Arenberg, Vanessa Branch, Henry T. Yamada, Tommy Germanovich, Mark Casimir Dyniewicz, and Brian Patterson), and the television western Avenging Angel (2007, with Lorin McCraley and Van Epperson).
Further acting roles include episodes of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009, with guest Seth MacFarlane), America's Most Wanted (2010), I'm in the Band (2010), True Blood (2011, with Kristin Bauer van Straten, Stephanie Erb, Dendrie Taylor, Damion Poitier, and Brandon Molale), Kroll Show (2013, with Clement von Franckenstein), and Conan (2013).