Steve Howey (actor)
Steve Howey in 2011
|Born||Steve Michael Robert Howey
July 12, 1977
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sarah Shahi (2009–present)|
He is known for his role as Van Montgomery in the television series Reba. His roles also include the films Supercross, DOA: Dead or Alive, and Bride Wars. He is currently starring in the Showtime series Shameless, in the role of Kevin "Kev" Ball.
Howey has guest-starred on various TV shows including ER (1994) and The Drew Carey Show (1995). He also starred in and produced the independent film Class (1998), which was written and directed by his father and was accepted into the Denver International Film Festival.
In 2001, Howey got his first starring role in a series when he was cast as Van Montgomery in the show Reba. Howey stayed with the show until it ended in 2007. He also appeared in Reba McEntire's music video Every Other Weekend, with his Reba co-star Joanna García.
In 2005, he starred in the action film Supercross as K.C. Carlyle, an MX racer. Howey also played Weatherby in the movie DOA: Dead or Alive, alongside Jaime Pressly and Eric Roberts. In 2009, he starred in Bride Wars, with Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson (with whom he also starred in the 2011 movie Something Borrowed, once again as her love interest). Howey also starred as the titular character in the 2009 film, Stan Helsing. That same year, Howey also appeared in the web series CTRL playing Ben Piller. He has also appeared on the show Psych.
In summer 2010, Howey joined the cast of the Showtime dramedy Shameless, as Kevin Ball, a series regular. Season 2 premiered January 8, 2012, with Howey remaining a main cast member. Howey guest starred on New Girl as Jax, a professional football player who plays a love interest for Jess (Zooey Deschanel). The episode entitled “TinFinity”.
Howey is married to actress Sarah Shahi. The two became engaged in June 2007, while vacationing in Hawaii and married on February 7, 2009, in Las Vegas. On July 8, 2009, they had their first child, William Wolf Howey. Shahi gave birth during an at-home water birth. In January 2015, Shahi announced that she is pregnant with twins. On March 1, 2015, daughter Violet Moon and son Knox Blue were born via home birth.
|1999||Pacific Blue||Episode: "Silicon Valley of the Dolls"|
|2000||Get Real||Chris DeFalco||Episode: "Falling from Grace"|
|ER||Quarterback Elizey||Episode: "Homecoming"|
|The Drew Carey Show||Student||Episode: "Be Drew to Your School"|
|2001||Any Day Now||Troy||Episode: "Everyone Deserves to Be Loved"|
|2001–2007||Reba||Van Montgomery||126 episodes|
|2006||Twins||Zack||Episode: "Blast from the Past"|
|DOA: Dead or Alive||Weatherby|
|2007||The Beast||Ty Troop|
|2009||Bride Wars||Daniel Williams|
|Surviving Suburbia||Brock||Episode: "Three End Tables"|
|Ctrl||Ben Piller||10 episodes|
|State of Romance||Mike||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2010||Psych||Derek Walker||Episode: "Thrill Seekers and Hell Raisers"|
|2011–present||Shameless||Kevin "Kev" Ball||36 Episodes|
|2013||New Girl||Jax McTavish||Episode: "Tinfinity"|
|Sons of Anarchy||Hopper||2 Episodes|
|2014||In Your Eyes||Bo Soames|
|2014||Jennifer Falls||The old classmate||Episode: "The Virginity Thief"|
- Sources in article "DOA: Dead or Alive".
- Stan Helsing Takes It to the Streets!
- Ctrl (web series)
- "Steve Howey and Sarah Shahi Welcome Twins Violet Moon and Knox Blue". People.com. March 6, 2015. Retrieved March 7, 2015.
- Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Dec 30, 2008.