Steven Strait

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Steven Strait
Steven Strait at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.jpg
Strait at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of City Island
Born (1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 28)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor, model, singer
Years active 2001–present
Spouse(s) Lynn Collins (m. 2007)

Steven Strait (born March 23, 1986) is an American actor, fashion model, and rock singer.

Personal life[edit]

Strait was born and raised in Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, the son of Jean (née Viscione) and Richard Dyer Strait.[1] His ancestry is half English and half Italian.[2][3] He attended Village Community School, Xavier High School and took classes at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Strait married actress Lynn Collins on December 23, 2007.

Career[edit]

During his teen years, Strait modeled for several magazines, including L'uomo Vogue, Spoon magazine, Details, Surface, Hollister Co., and Pop magazine, and worked with photographers Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, and Ellen von Unwerth.[4] Weber featured Strait in his 2001 book, All-American: Short Stories.[citation needed]

Strait began taking acting lessons at the age of eleven. In the sixth grade, he began to take performing classes at the Village Community School. Although forced into it at first, he found a passion for acting after he performed live for the first time. He has worked at both the Stella Adler Acting Studio and the Black Nexxus Acting Studio in New York City.

In 2004, he moved to California to pursue a career in acting. After his first audition, he received an acting job, and in 2005, he appeared in his first film, Sky High, where he played a teenage superhero named Warren Peace.[5] He covered The Fixx's song "One Thing Leads to Another" for the film's soundtrack.

His next film starring role was in Undiscovered, about young singers and actors in the entertainment industry who want to become stars. In 2006 he starred as Caleb Danvers in the supernatural thriller film The Covenant, which opened on September 8, 2006.[6] Strait appeared opposite Camilla Belle in 10,000 BC, a film about prehistoric Earth, released in March 2008. He played a young mammoth hunter, D'Leh, as he travels through unknown lands on a quest to rescue his people from slavery.[7]

Strait appeared in the 2008 film Stop-Loss as Michael Colson. In 2009, he played Tony, the son of Andy Garcia's character, in the film City Island.[8]

In November 2010, he guest starred on the NBC series Chase as Jackson Cooper, a fugitive with a dark past who manipulates his teenage girlfriend with promises of freedom from her father and a life filled with romance and adventure.

From 2012 to 2013, Strait co-starred on the Starz series Magic City, which centered on Miami mobsters and other characters from Miami Beach in the late 1950s. Strait played the son of Jeffrey Dean Morgan's character, Ike Evans.[9]

In 2012, Strait played Freddy in the sci-fi thriller After. The story centered around two bus crash survivors who wake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town.[10][11]

Strait at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of City Island

Music[edit]

Steve has signed to Lakeshore Records and is scheduled to record and release a full-length solo album.[12] He also contributed seven songs to the Undiscovered soundtrack.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Sky High Warren Peace
2005 Undiscovered Luke Falcon
2006 Covenant, TheThe Covenant Caleb Danvers
2008 10,000 BC D'Leh
2008 Stop-Loss Michael Colson
2009 City Island Tony Nardella
2012 After Freddy
2013 Sleeping with the Fishes Dominic Sebastiani
2014 Hot Jones Post-production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Third Watch Teenage Bobby Episode: "Requiem for a Bantamweight"
2010 HMS Jonathan David Unsold CW pilot
2010 Chase Jackson Cooper Episode: "Crazy Love"
2012–2013 Magic City Steven "Stevie" Evans Main cast; 16 episodes
2014 Revenge Brooks 2 episodes

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