Max Landstein is a Scottish-American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the comic foil in multiple episodes of The Monkees, most notably as "Mr. Zero" in "The Devil and Peter Tork". He began his career in Britain before moving to the United States in 1963. He also had a career in Paris in the mid-50s as emcee in cabarets and jazz clubs (Crazy Horse, Club Saint-Germain, etc.) -he played his own role later in Charade (1963)- and choregrapher for the French vocal group The Blue Stars of France.