Scott E. Cohen (born December 19, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Wolf in the 2000 NBC miniseries The 10th Kingdom, his performance as detective Steve Thomas in Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, his recurring role as Lorelai Gilmore's love interest Max Medina on the WB series Gilmore Girls, and his role as Josh in the indie romantic flick Kissing Jessica Stein.
Cohen was born in The Bronx, New York City, the son of Leatrice, a teacher, and Jack Cohen, a jazz musician.
In 1990, Cohen was offered a breakthrough role in Adrian Lyne's Jacob's Ladder. In the video game Ripper, he portrays protagonist Jake Quinlan. He appeared in the movie Gia with Angelina Jolie, as a parole officer in the Showtime original series Street Time with Rob Morrow, had a recurring role as Det. Harry Denby in the seventh season of NYPD Blue, and was featured in the 2005 NBC series Law & Order: Trial by Jury as Det. Chris Ravell.