Jul 8, 2019
Steve Zahn (Reality Bites, Friends, That Thing You Do,
Sahara, Saving Silverman, Dallas Buyers Club,
Suburbia...) is so fun onscreen that he's kinda the best
thing about every movie he's in. Or at least every scene.
Steve was in town for the Brooklyn Film Festival, where his
short film, I'm No Holiday, written and directed by
his friend and fellow actor Rick Gomez, was screening.
So I met him in Williamsburg. We set up the voice recorder. And
later, a camera. (You can see him and me do a funny video with
random questions at YouTube.com/reallyfamous.) Here's the
You'll hear about:
- He laughs at which movies and TV shows I watched to "research"
- How Ben Stiller "discovered" him
- Reality Bites
- Shattered Glass
- Saving Silverman
- Theater acting
- Bonding with Ethan Hawke
- The 5 people he still keeps in touch with, which includes a few
phenomenal (and famous) actors
- The timeless magic of That Thing You Do
- Tom Hanks
- Face Deals (stay tuned!)
- The American Repertory Theater, aka The ART Institute at
- Self-tape, or doing auditions at home and uploading them to
- His wife, successful writer Robyn Peterman
- Social media, marketing and live tweeting
- Luck vs. hard work
- Being recognized
- The White House Correspondents' Dinner
- Being a farmer
- Being real
- The theater of politicians
- Beavis and Butthead
- Mike Judge
- Bradley Whitford
- It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
- Doctor Zhivago
- Bridge Too Far
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