- Steven Weber (actor)
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Juliette Hohnen Finn Carter(divorced)
Steven Weber (born
March 4, 1961) is an American actor.
Steven Robert Weber was born in
Briarwood, Queens, New York; his mother was a nightclubsinger and his father was a nightclub performer and manager of Borscht Beltcomedians. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/40/Steven-Weber.html Steven Weber Biography (1961-) ] ] Weber graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts(1979) and the State University of New York at Purchase.
Weber started appearing in
TV commercialswhile still in the third grade. After leaving college he became a member of the Mirror Repertory Company and appeared opposite legendary actress Geraldine Pagein several productions before winning a role as Julianne Moore's ill-tempered and ill-fated boyfriend on the CBSdaytime drama " As The World Turns" in 1985–1986. He appeared in several motion picturesand TVmini-series, such as " The Flamingo Kid," " Hamburger Hill," and the acclaimed " The Kennedys of Massachusetts" (as the young John F. Kennedy).
His most well-known role is as Brian Hackett, a skirt-chasing airplane pilot on the
sitcom"Wings" (in sharp contrast to his critically praised performance in the television mini-series version of Stephen King's "The Shining" playing the alcoholic, murderous Jack Torrance). Several years later, Weber starred in his own short-lived half-hour comedy " Cursed", joined the cast of ABC's " Once and Again" as the tortured artist Sam Blue, and starred the next year in the acclaimed show "The D.A." once again for ABC.
Weber first appeared on Broadway in
Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing" and in 2001-2002 took over for Matthew Broderickas Leo Bloomin the Broadway production of "The Producers". In 2005, he appeared alongside Kevin Spaceyin Londonat the Old Vic's production of " National Anthems". Weber also wrote and produced 2003's " Clubland", a Showtimemovie in which he and Alan Aldaplayed father and son talent agents in 1950s New York City (for which Alda was nominated for an Emmy). He recently appeared in another Stephen King adaptation, " You Know They Got a Hell of a Band" from the "Nightmares & Dreamscapes" mini-series. In 1996-1998, he played the voice of Charles Barkin in the All Dogs Go to Heaven TV series, and he appeared again as Charlie in the Christmas special, An All Dogs Christmas Carol.
In 2006, he rejoined former "Wings" costar
Tony Shalhoubin a guest role on "Monk". The same year, Weber played the role of network boss Jack Rudolphin the NBCseries " Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip".
In 2008 Weber starred in Alliance Group Entertainment's feature film "Farmhouse", where he played Samael, a mysterious
vineyardowner. Weber also guest starred on the drama series Brothers and Sisters as Graham Finch, a business specialist. He also guest-starred on Psychas Jack Spencer, Shawn Spencer's uncle and brother to Henry Spencer, Shawn's father. He will also be starring on Desperate Housewives in 2008.
Weber met his first wife (whom he has since divorced)
Finn Carteron the set of "As The World Turns" while she was playing Sierra Esteban Montgomery. On July 9, 1995, he married his second wife, interior decoratorand former Los AngelesBureau chief for MTV, Juliette Hohnen. Weber and Hohnen are the parents of two sons: Jack Alexander Hohnen-Weber (born January 5, 2001) and Alfie James (born February 25, 2003).
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* [http://www.stephenkingshortmovies.com/goto.php?interviews/Steven_Weber.php Stephen King Short Movies - Interview] (August 18, 2005)
* [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-weber Steven Weber's Huffington Post Blog]
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