Derk Cheetwood is an American singer and actor. He appears on the soap opera General Hospital on a recurring basis as bodyguard Max Giambetti, who works for mob boss Sonny Corinthos. He is the cousin of actor Tyler Christopher, and the older brother of actor Drew Cheetwood. He also had an appearance on the 1995 sitcom Brotherly Love in the episode "Witchcraft". In 2005, Cheetwood appeared the 17th episode of the first season of the ABC television series Desperate Housewives as a security guard. Derk is married to Cari Costner. Their first daughter was born in 2008and.