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Steve Zahn


Steve Zahn was born in Marshall, Minnesota, to Zelda, who worked at a YMCA, and Carleton Edward Zahn, a Lutheran pastor. His father is of German and Swedish descent and his mother is of German ancestry. Zahn's 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. ... See full bio »

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Sahara
Sahara Al Giordino
(2005)
That Thing You Do!
That Thing You Do! Lenny Haise
(1996)
A Perfect Getaway
(2009)

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 2018 The Crossing (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jude Ellis / Jude
- Episode #1.11 (2018) ... Jude
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Jude Ellis
- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... Jude Ellis
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... Jude Ellis
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Jude Ellis
 2017 Lean on Pete
Silver
 2016 Captain Fantastic
Dave
 2015-2016 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Cobi
- Needles (2016) ... Cobi
- Seahorse (2016) ... Cobi
- Broodstock (2016) ... Cobi
- Ice Cream (2016) ... Cobi
- Leslie (2016) ... Cobi
 2015 The Ridiculous 6
Clem
 2015 The Good Dinosaur
Thunderclap (voice)
 2014-2015 Modern Family (TV Series)
Ronnie
- Knock 'Em Down (2015) ... Ronnie
- The Big Guns (2015) ... Ronnie
- Halloween 3: AwesomeLand (2014) ... Ronnie
- Won't You Be Our Neighbor (2014) ... Ronnie
 2014 Mind Games (TV Series)
Clark Edwards
- Balloon Boy (2014) ... Clark Edwards
- As God Is My Witness (2014) ... Clark Edwards
- Embodied Cognition (2014) ... Clark Edwards
- N.D.E. (2014) ... Clark Edwards
- The Sweet Science (2014) ... Clark Edwards
 2010-2013 Treme (TV Series)
Davis McAlary
- ... To Miss New Orleans (2013) ... Davis McAlary
- Sunset on Louisianne (2013) ... Davis McAlary
- Dippermouth Blues (2013) ... Davis McAlary
- This City (2013) ... Davis McAlary
- Yes We Can Can (2013) ... Davis McAlary
 2013 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series)
Terry McFist
- Fart-Topia (2013) ... Terry McFist (voice)
 2013 Knights of Badassdom
Eric
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club
Tucker
 2013 Escape from Planet Earth
Hawk (voice)
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Frank Heffley
 2008-2012 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Swampy
- Delivery of Destiny/Let's Bounce (2012) ... Swampy (voice)
 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Frank Heffley
 2009 Calvin Marshall
Coach Little
 2009 A Perfect Getaway
Cliff
 2009/I Night Train
Pete
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Jack Monk, Jr.
- Mr. Monk's Other Brother (2009) ... Jack Monk, Jr.
 2008 Management
Mike
 2008 Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby
Sandy Pig (voice)
 2008 Strange Wilderness
Peter
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning
Mac
 2008 The Great Buck Howard
Kenny
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Gus McCrae
 2006 Rescue Dawn
Duane
 2006 Bandidas
Quentin
 2005 Chicken Little
Runt of the Litter (voice)
 2005 Chicken Little (Video Game)
Runt of the Litter (voice)
 2005 Sahara
Al Giordino
 2004 Speak
Mr. Freeman
 2004 Employee of the Month
Jack
 2003 Shattered Glass
Adam Penenberg
 2003 Daddy Day Care
Marvin
 2003 National Security
Hank Rafferty
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Monty (voice)
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys
Ray Hasek
 2001 Chelsea Walls
Ross
 2001 Wolf Lake (TV Series)
Fletch
- Meat the Parents (2001) ... Fletch (uncredited)
 2001 Joy Ride
Fuller
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2
Archie (voice)
 2001 Saving Silverman
Wayne
 2000 Chain of Fools
Kresk
 2000 Hamlet
Rosencrantz
 1999 Stuart Little
Monty (voice)
 1999 Freak Talks About Sex
Freak
 1999 Forces of Nature
Alan
 1999 Happy, Texas
Wayne
 1998 You've Got Mail
George Pappas
 1998 Safe Men
Eddie
 1998 Out of Sight
Glenn Michaels
 1998 The Object of My Affection
Frank Hanson
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Elliott See
- Can We Do This? (1998) ... Elliott See
 1997 Liberty! The American Revolution (TV Mini-Series)
American Sergeant
- The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 (1997) ... American Sergeant
- The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 (1997) ... American Sergeant
- Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 (1997) ... American Sergeant
- Blows Must Decide: 1774-1776 (1997) ... American Sergeant
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Tucker (segment "The 5:24")
 1996 SubUrbia
Buff
 1996 That Thing You Do!
Lenny Haise
 1996 Race the Sun
Hans Kooiman
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Duncan
- The One with Phoebe's Husband (1995) ... Duncan
 1995 Picture Windows (TV Series)
Crook
- Armed Response (1995) ... Crook
 1995 Crimson Tide
William Barnes
 1994 Normandy: The Great Crusade (TV Movie)
Bill Preston (voice)
 1994 Reality Bites
Sammy Gray
 1993 South Beach (TV Series)
Lane Bailey
- Pirates of the Caribbean (1993) ... Lane Bailey
 1992 Rain Without Thunder
Jeremy Tanner
 1991 First Love, Fatal Love (TV Movie)
 1990 All My Children (TV Series)
Spence
- Episode #1.5303 (1990) ... Spence (uncredited)
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Played in Sarah with Matthew Mcconaughey

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Height:

5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
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I love Safe Men (1998). 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. It was then that I decided I had to be in it. I told [writer-director] John Hamburg, "I gotta be in it. You gotta hire me, you gotta hire me. It's the funniest thing I've ever read". It was just fun to do. Sam [Sam Rockwell] and I have ... See more »

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Scorpio

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