Steve Zahn

Steve Zahn

Nov. 13th, 1967
Born in
Marshall, Minnesota, USA
171 cm

Steve Zahn's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Mind Games TV Show
Mind Games
Treme TV Show
Comanche Moon TV Show
Comanche Moon
Mad Dogs TV Show
Mad Dogs
South Beach (1993) TV Show
South Beach (1993)

Main Movie Roles

2015 - The Good Dinosaur
2014 - Knights of Badassdom
2013 - Escape from Planet Earth
2013 - Dallas Buyers Club
2012 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
2011 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
2010 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
2009 - A Perfect Getaway
2009 - Calvin Marshall
2008 - Strange Wilderness
2008 - Sunshine Cleaning
2008 - Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby
2008 - The Great Buck Howard
2006 - Bandidas
2005 - Chicken Little
2005 - Sahara
2004 - Employee of the Month
2004 - Speak
2003 - National Security
2003 - Daddy Day Care
2003 - Shattered Glass
2002 - Stuart Little 2
2001 - Riding in Cars with Boys
2001 - Saving Silverman
2001 - Dr. Dolittle 2
2001 - Joy Ride
2000 - Hamlet
2000 - Chain of Fools
1999 - Forces of Nature
1999 - Stuart Little
1998 - You've Got Mail
1998 - The Object of My Affection
1998 - Safe Men
1998 - Out of Sight
1996 - That Thing You Do!
1996 - Race the Sun
1995 - Crimson Tide
1994 - Reality Bites

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
American Sergeant
Nolen Marbrey (Voiced)
Swampy (Voiced)
Sammy Gray
[Complete List]


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).

  • 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.
  • In July of 2004, Zahn and his family moved from their rural farm in New Jersey to a horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky, his wife's hometown.
  • He spent nearly six weeks fighting for a role in Courage Under Fire up against Matt Damon, the day he found out Damon landed the film over him he was offered the part in That Thing You Do!.
  • Mother's name is Zelda Zahn.
  • Gained 20 pounds for _Employee of the Month (2004)_ (qv).
  • Was 'Tom Everett Scott' (qv)'s best man at his wedding.
  • Loves documentary films.

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