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Born: November 6, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Acted in a junior high school production of "Meet Me in St. Louis"
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Professional stage debut, "St. Joan" at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ
1985:
Feature acting debut, Joe Dante's "Explorers"
1989:
Returned to features with a well-received supporting role as the baby-faced Todd in Peter Weir's "Dead Poets Society"
1989:
Played Ted Danson's son and Jack Lemmon's grandson in "Dad," a film based on a William Wharton novel
1991:
Off-Broadway debut, New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Casanova"
1991:
Visited the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago during a cross-country drive with playwright-actor Jonathan Marc Sherman and actor Josh Hamilton; inspired to start a theater group
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Started a reading series in NYC with Sherman and Hamilton
1991:
Co-founded Malaparte, a nonprofit theater group; served as artistic director; "Dead Poets Society" co-star Robin Williams was among the notables providing funding; company included Robert Sean Leonard, Frank Whaley, Steve Zahn and Hamilton; eventually disbanded
1992:
Broadway debut, National Actors Theater production of Chekhov's "The Seagull"
1992:
Played a reluctant platoon leader in "A Midnight Clear"; also featured Steppenwolf's co-founder Gary Sinise and friend Frank Whaley; second film based on a Wharton novel
1993:
Wrote, directed and edited the short film "Straight to One"
1993:
Acted in Jonathan Marc Sherman's "Sophistry" at NYC's Playwrights Horizon
1994:
Co-starred in Ben Stiller's feature directorial debut "Reality Bites"; also helmed Lisa Loeb's music video "Stay," a featured single from the soundtrack; Steve Zahn also acted in film
1994:
Theatrical directorial debut, "Wild Dogs!"; officially opened the first full season of Malaparte
1995:
Acted opposite Julie Delpy in Richard Linklater's romantic cult classic "Before Sunrise"
1995:
Acted in the Steppenwolf Theater Company production of Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" in Chicago; project reunited him with Sinise who directed
1996:
Published first novel <i>The Hottest State</i>
1997:
Starred in the sci-fi thriller "Gattaca," written and directed by Andrew Niccol; co-starred with future wife Uma Thurman
1998:
Portrayed the Pip-like Finn in the contemporary remake of Dickens' "Great Expectations"
1998:
Appeared as Jess Newton, the charming drunken brother in Linklater's "The Newton Boys"
1999:
Played Ishmail, the one-armed journalist in love with a Japanese woman in "Snow Falling on Cedars"; adapted from David Guterson's 1994 novel about a doomed interracial romance
1999:
Cast in small role as a concerned guidance counselor in Frank Whaley's feature directorial debut "Joe the King"
1999:
Acted in Williamstown Theatre Festival staging of Tennessee Williams' "Camino Real"
2000:
Starred as Michael Almereyda's slacker "Hamlet"; Zahn played Rosencrantz
2001:
Again collaborated with Linklater on the digitally-shot "Tape," co-starring Robert Sean Leonard and Uma Thurman
2001:
Returned to the NYC stage as one of the stars of the Manhattan premiere of Sam Shepard's play "The Late Henry Moss"
2001:
Cast as a rookie cop teamed with an amoral partner (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor
2001:
Feature directorial debut, "Chelsea Walls," based the film on Dylan Thomas' 1954 radio drama "Under Milkwood"; co-starred wife Uma Thurman and friends Leonard, Whaley, and Zahn
2002:
Re-teamed with Whaley in "The Jimmy Show"; written and directed by Whaley
2003:
Guest starred on the ABC series "Alias" as a captured CIA agent whose allegiances may have shifted
2004:
Reunited with director Richard Linklater and Julie Delpy for "Before Sunset" once again portraying Jesse (Hawke) and Celine (Delpy) who are reunited nine years after they first met; also co-wrote screenplay; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay; received an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay
2005:
Portrayed an Interpol agent, chasing an arms dealer (Nicolas Cage) in Andrew Niccol's "Lord of War"
2006:
Cast as part of an ensemble in Linklater's "Fast Food Nation"
2006:
Cast in "The Coast of Utopia," playing Mikhail Bakunin; received a Tony Award nomination
2007:
Wrote and directed "The Hottest State," based on his novel of the same name; also co-starred (debuted at the 2006 Venice Film Festival)
2007:
Co-starred with Philip Seymour Hoffman in Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"
2008:
Acted with Mark Ruffalo in the crime drama "What Doesn't Kill You"
2010:
Cast as Edward Dalton, a vampire researcher in the sci-fi film "Daybreakers"
2010:
Re-teamed with Antoine Fuqua for "Brooklyn's Finest"
2012:
Co-starred with Kristin Scott Thomas in Parisian-set thriller "The Woman in the Fifth"
2012:
Starred in found-footage thriller "Sinister"
2013:
Starred in "Before Midnight," his third Linklater/Delpy collaboration
2013:
Featured in the horror hit "The Purge"

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