Steve Zahn

(Steven James Zahn)

Steve Zahn
Steve Zahn
  • Born: November 13, 1967
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian









Steven James Zahn is an American actor and comedian. His films include Reality Bites (1994), That Thing You Do! (1996), Out of Sight (1998), Happy, Texas (1999), Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), Shattered Glass (2003), Sahara (2005), Rescue Dawn (2007), the first three Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies, Dallas Buyers Club (2013), and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).

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Film is a strange thing.
I don't care if you've just won an Oscar, you still have to campaign for parts.
I have raised beds, perennial beds, cut flower beds. I have an island on a pond that's just covered in peonies. I have an herb garden, tons of vegetables, raspberries. I have everything. I'm a green guy.
I just planted the family vegetables yesterday. You name it, I grow it. Families, Children & Parenting
I lived in Minnesota in a small town.
I love general history. That's all I read really. I don't read novels, I read history. I love it. I live in an area that's really rich in Civil War history. I live in Kentucky on a farm. A lot of revolution, a lot of military history I love. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;History ;War & Peace
I love 'Safe Men.' Now it's getting all this culty kind of - it just came out on DVD. That was awesome. I read that script, I never laughed so hard in my life. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love 'Shattered Glass.' It's one of my favorite movies. I think it's just brilliant. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I moved to New York to do theater, and I got cast in a play that was funny, and then I was the funny guy. I did a movie that was funny, and then I was the funny guy. Humor
I still really love acting. I find it really challenging. And I really love film; it's a lot of fun. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I'm a good dad; I spend a lot of time with my kids. Time ;Families, Children & Parenting
I'm always attracted to the vulnerable character more than I am the superhero.
I'm not a leading guy.
I'm theater trained.
It goes all the way back to 'Psycho.' Movies with twists like that are memorable because they're so simple. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I've had more people come up to me about 'Saving Silverman' than anything else. That and 'That Thing You Do!' But 'Saving Silverman' is the one I get most often. And I love that. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Let me tell you something, planes and kids... I've got a 3 and 1 year old, I don't wish that on anybody.
Most people laugh at situations rather than a tagline anyway.
PlayStation 3 is another form of meditation. Come on, when you're on set, all day? That's what I do in my trailer, I just play PlayStation 3.
You still really fight for good parts. It never stops. It's never a breeze. The people at the top of their game work as hard as the people at the bottom. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You work with stand-up comedians or you work with somebody in theater, you work with somebody from 'Star Search' or 'Survivor' or a kid, it constantly changes how you play with people. Work, Workers & The Labor Force