Nov. 13th, 1967
Marshall, Minnesota, USA
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Career kicked off in his native Minnesota when he crashed the audition of a local stage production of "Biloxi Blues" and won the lead role. Next trained at American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA; then moved to New York City where he won a role touring for 13 months in national company of Tommy Tune-directed version of "Bye Bye Birdie". Back in New York, he played opposite Ethan Hawke in "Sophistry" at Playwright's Horizon, where Ben Stiller noticed him and cast him and Hawke in Reality Bites (1994).
- Conferred honorary PhD in Fine Arts from Northern Kentucky University 4 May 2007.
- He shot his entire role in Shattered Glass in three days during a five day break from filming Daddy Day Care.
- Met wife Robyn Peterman during a 13-month national touring company of "Bye Bye Birdie" in which they appeared together.
- Son Henry James Zahn (born April 3rd 2000) and Daughter Audrey Clair Zahn (born April 25th 2002).
- Is a Harvard graduate.
- Gained 20 pounds for _Employee of the Month (2004)_ (qv).
- He founded a theater company called Malaparte with 'Ethan Hawke' (qv), 'Robert Sean Leonard' (qv), and 'Frank Whaley' (qv).
- Graduated from Cooper High School, New Hope, Minnesota.