| James DePaiva|
| James Paul DePaiva|
October 8, 1957 (age 58) (1957-10-08) Livermore, California, United States
Kassie DePaiva (m. 1996), Misty Rowe (m. 1986–1995), Patti Hansen (m. 1981–1983)
Dreama Marie DePaiva, James Quentin
Rosemarie DePaiva, Ronald J. DePaiva
Kassie DePaiva, Misty Rowe, Ilene Kristen
James DePaiva Wikipedia
James Paul DePaiva (born October 8, 1957) is an American soap opera actor.
DePaiva is known for portraying Max Holden on the ABC Daytime soap opera One Life to Live from 1987 to 1990 and from 1991 to 2003. He made a brief return to the series in August 2007 for the 9,999th and 10,000th episodes.
After leaving the role of Max on OLTL he took up directing, helming installments of OLTL and As the World Turns.
DePaiva is the oldest of four children born to Ronald J. DePaiva and his wife Rosemarie.
His first marriage was to Patti Hansen in 1981, and they divorced in 1983. DePaiva's second marriage was to former Hee Haw actress Misty Rowe on June 4, 1986; they divorced in 1995. They had one daughter, Dreama Marie (born July 2, 1992).
While on One Life to Live, DePaiva's married his co-star Kassie Wesley on May 31, 1996. They have one son, James Quentin (J. Q.), born May 12, 1997. J. Q. is hearing impaired and had implants prior to age one. In late 2007, J. Q. appeared on All My Children on Erica Kane's television show at her request in hopes this would help her daughter Kendall deal with the hearing loss of her own son Spike.
DePaiva is a descendant of former US President Andrew Johnson.
Prior to starting his professional acting career, DePaiva spent several years as a musician. One of the bands he played with was Livewire, based out of Livermore, CA. DePaiva played bass.