Max Grodénchik is best known for his portrayal of Rom on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine over the course of 37 episodes. Before getting the role of Rom, he auditioned for the role of Rom’s brother, Quark. He wrote and performed Rom’s Song and performed the song The Lady is a Tramp in the Deep Space Nineepisode “The Siege of AR-558”.
Grodénchik was born in Queens, New York. He made his first on-screen appearances as Michael Grodénchik in the ’80’s. In the ’90’s, he made guest appearances in the television series Civil Wars Tales from the Crypt, Sliders, and The Drew Carey Show. Grodénchik appeared in the three time Academy Award nominated Barton Fink (1991), the comic adaptation The Rocketeer (1991), the comedy Sister Act (1992), Ron Howard’s two-time Academy Award winning Apollo 13 (1995), and in the leading role in the horror film Rumpelstiltskin (1996). Among the television series he guest starred in are ER, Crossing Jordan, Six Feet Under, and Hustle (2007).