New Evolution: Max Dennison From ‘Hocus Pocus’ – Remember Him?!


A familiar face from the Halloween classic film “Hocus Pocus” is none other than American actor Omri Katz, who took on the role of Max Dennison at just 17 years old. In the 1993 film, Max Dennison, a stubborn and brave teenager, unwittingly brings the Sanderson sisters back from the dead.

Key Takeaway

Omri Katz made a lasting impression as Max Dennison in “Hocus Pocus” and brought the character to life alongside the talented cast of Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, and Kathy Najimy. The movie’s memorable line about the black flame candle continues to resonate with fans.

Journey of Omri Katz

Omri Katz shared the big screen with renowned actresses Sarah Jessica Parker, who played one of the three Sanderson sisters, Sarah. Bette Midler played the eldest and wisest sister, Winifred, while Kathy Najimy portrayed the most caring sister, Mary Sanderson.

A Witchy Prophecy

One of the most memorable lines from the movie comes when Max Dennison discovers the legend of the black flame candle, which states, “Legend says that on a full moon, it will raise the spirits when lit by a virgin on Halloween night.”