Steve Pink (born February 3, 1966) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. He is the director of the comedy films Accepted and Hot Tub Time Machine, and the co-writer of the films Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity.
Life and career
He is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, Columbia College Chicago, and University of California-Berkeley (graduating in 1989 with a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies), and a contemporary of John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, and D.V. DeVincentis. Together, Pink, Cusack and DeVincentis formed a production company, New Crime Productions, which produced both Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity.
In 2010, he directed Hot Tub Time Machine. He was also a producer on the 20th Century Fox release Knight and Day, starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. It has also been announced that Pink will direct the remake of 1984 cult classic The Toxic Avenger. Pink stated that "'The Toxic Avenger' is exactly what the country – wait, that's not big enough – what the world needs right now,".