Soap fans know all about the regular characters on their shows, but it’s those ones that pop in occasionally that may remain a bit of a mystery. For instance, Max and Milo on GENERAL HOSPITAL. The Giambetti siblings are played by real-life brothers Drew Cheetwood and Derk Cheetwood. Drew, who plays Milo, just welcomed his third daughter into his family. And Derk, who plays Max, has three children of his own, two girls and a boy.
The sons of mob boss Maximus Giambetti, Max was first introduced back in 2002, and Milo made his debut in 2006. It’s been a while since either of them have been in a major storyline on GH, so let us fill you in on exactly who these two brothers are and their history in Port Charles!
Max began working as a bodyguard and driver for Sonny Corinthos and Jason Morgan, and fiercely protected their families, including Sony’s boys, Michael and Morgan. Max had a longtime crush on Carly, who he called Mrs. C, but he didn’t truly find love until he dated attorney Diane Miller. Unfortunately, after a few years, they split up. Max also guarded Sonny’s ex-wife, Brenda, and her son, Alec before they left Port Charles for Europe.
A little ditty ‘bout Max and Diane… (Photo Credit: Howard Wise/jpistudios.com)
In his dangerous line of work, Max has risked his life for Sonny more than once. During the Metro Court hostage crisis, Max was shot by Jerry Jacks, in 2013, he was accidentally shot by Morgan during a battle between the Corinthos and Jerome families, and in 2014, he was almost killed by Heather Webber!
Milo joined his brother in working for the Corinthos family, but developed a serious crush on Lulu Spencer. He asked out Sabrina Santiago, but she politely had to decline his invite to the Nurses Ball because she was going to go with Patrick Drake. But when Lulu needed someplace to hide, Max was happy to let her stay at his place. But when she started making out with him, Milo did the right thing and put on the brakes, reminding her that she’s married and should go back to Dante.
Milo always had Sonny’s back! (Photo Credit: Howard Wise/jpistudios.com)
After years working for Sonny, Milo quit to work as the head fitness director at Lucy and Laura’s relaunch of Deception. But when that never happened, he found himself scraping by and taking a job as a pizza delivery guy. Sonny offered Milo his job back, but he wanted to try living an honest life. He also dating nurse Epiphany Johnson for a time and became famous for performing at the Nurses Ball as “Magic Milo” doing a strip tease act with some other hunky Port Charles residents.
While Derk and Drew Cheetwood remain on recurring status with GH, their characters could show up at any time. And who knows — perhaps one day Max or Milo could find themselves in another romantic storyline instead of being shot at! Stay tuned to see what happens, and for more GH news, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!
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