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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. 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 ofTommy Tune-directed version of "Bye Bye Birdie". Back in New York, he played oppositeEthan Hawkein "Sophistry" at Playwright's Horizon, whereBen Stillernoticed him and cast him and Hawke inReality Bites(1994).

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Cast Credits

George & Tammy (2022)
Starring as George Richey (6 episodes)
The White Lotus (2021)
Starring as Mark Mossbacher (6 episodes)
The Good Lord Bird (2020)
Guest starring as Chase (2 episodes)
The Healing Powers of Dude (2020)
Starring as Dude
The Righteous Gemstones (2019)
Guest starring as Peter Montgomery (7 episodes)
Valley of the Boom (2019)
Starring as Michael Fenne
The Crossing (2018)
Starring as Sheriff Jude Ellis (11 episodes)
Live with Kelly and Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Steve Zahn
Mad Dogs (2015)
Starring as Cobi Franklin (10 episodes)
  • Episode 1x10: Needles (Jan 22, 2016)
  • Episode 1x09: Seahorse (Jan 22, 2016)
  • Episode 1x08: Broodstock (Jan 22, 2016)
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Mind Games (2014)
Starring as Clark Edwards (13 episodes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)
Guest starring as Steve Zahn
Treme (2010)
Starring as Davis Rogan
Modern Family (2009)
Guest starring as Ronnie (4 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Steve Zahn
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as Jack Monk, Jr.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999)
Guest starring as Steve Zahn
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Duncan Sullivan
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