More Steve Zahn Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for National Security)Zahn is an established actor with an impressive roster of feature films to his credit. Most recently, Zahn starred in Penny Marshall's Riding in Cars with Boys opposite Drew Barrymore, Dennis Dugan's Saving Silverman opposite Jack Black, and John Dahl's thriller Joy Ride.
He has also given voice to such characters as Monty the Mouth in Stuart Little 2 and Bruno the Bear in Dr. Doolittle 2.
In 1999, he starred in the Miramax comedy Happy, Texas, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. His performance garnered him a Grand Jury Special Actor Award, as well as an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor. Zahn also received critical praise for his role in Steven Soderbergh's Out of Sight opposite George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez.
Zahn's additional film credits include Forces of Nature, Tom Hanks' That Thing You Do, Safe Men, You've Got Mail, The Object of My Affection, Reality Bites, and the feature adaptation of Eric Bogosian's play, subUrbia, reprising the role he created in the off-Broadway production. Upcoming for Zahn is Revolution Studios' comedy Daddy Day Care starring Eddie Murphy, and the drama Shattered Glass.
A native of Marshall, Minnesota, Zahn trained for two years at the prestigious American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts before moving to New York where he was cast in the national tour of Tommy Tune's Bye, Bye Birdie.
Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures for "National Security" (26-Jan-2003)