Zoe Kazan Biography
Zoe Kazan is an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter. She made her first appearance in acting in Swordswallowers and Thin Men (2003). She later appeared in films such as The Savages (2007), Revolutionary Road (2008) and It’s Complicated (2009).
Zoe starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please. (2010), Meek’s Cutoff (2010), Ruby Sparks (2012), and What If (2013). She appeared in the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge in 2014, for which she received an Emmy nomination . In 2017 Zoe portrayed Emily Gardner in the film The Big Sick (2017). She also appeared in the Coen brothers film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs in 2018.
She has acted in several Broadway productions. In 2018 she also wrote Ruby Sparks and co-wrote Wildlife (2018) with her partner, Paul Dano, who directed the film.
Zoe Kazan Age
Joe was born on September 9, 1983 in Los Angeles. She is 35 years old.
Zoe Kazan Family
Zoe was born in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. Zoe’s paternal grandparents were film and theatre director Elia Kazan and playwright Molly Kazan (née Thacher). Elia was an Anatolian Greek emigrant from Istanbul.
Zoe Kazan Education
Zoe attended the private Wildwood School, Windward School, and also she also went to the Marlborough School, located in Hancock Park, Los Angeles. Zoe went to Yale University (also her grandfather’s alma mater), where she was a member of the Manuscript Society, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre.
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Since 2007 Joe has been in a relationship with actor Paul Dano . The two have a daughter known as Alma Day, born in August 2018.
Zoe Kazan Movies | Zoe Kazan Films
2018 – Wildlife
2018 – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Alice Longabaugh
2017 – The Big Sick as Emily Gardner
2016 – My Blind Brother as Francie
2016- The Monster as Kathy
2015 – Our Brand Is Crisis as LeBlanc
2014 – In Your Eyes as Rebecca Porter
2013 – Some Girl(s) as Reggie
2013 – The Pretty One as Laurel/Audrey
2013 – What If as Chantry
2012 – Ruby Sparks as Ruby
2010 – Happy. Thank You. More. Please. as Mary Catherine
2010 – Meek’s Cutoff as Millie Gately
2009 – The Exploding Girl as Ivy
2009 – The Private Lives of Pippa Lee as Grace Lee
2009 – I Hate Valentine’s Day as Tammy Greenwood
2009 – It’s Complicated as Gabby Adler
2008 – August as Gal Employee
2008 – Me and Orson Welles as Gretta Adler
2008 – Revolutionary Road as Maureen Grube
2007 – The Savages as Student
2007 – Fracture as Mona
2007 – In the Valley of Elah as Angie
2003 – Swordswallowers and Thin Men as Samantha
Zoe Kazan TV Shows
2017–18 – The Deuce as Andrea Martino
2014 – Olive Kitteridge as Denise Thibodeau
2011 – Showing Up as Herself
2010 – Bored to Death as Nina
2008 – Speechless as Stood Up Girl #2
2008 – After Iraq as Herself
2007 – Medium as Izzy
Zoe Kazan Revolutionary Road
In 2008 Joe had role in Revolutionary Read. A romantic tragedy film directed by Sam Mendes. The film was written by Justin Haythe. It is based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Richard Yates. This is the second on-screen collaboration among Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, and Kathy Bates, all of whom previously co-starred in Titanic.
Zoe Kazan What If
The F Word (released in some countries as What If?) is a 2013 romantic comedy film. It was directed by Michael Dowse and written by Elan Mastai. The film is based on TJ Dawe and Michael Rinaldi’s play Toothpaste and Cigars. It stars Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis and Rafe Spall and follows a pair of best friends who begin to have feelings for each other.
Zoe Kazan Death
News of actress Zoe Kazan’s death spread quickly on February 2019 causing concern among fans across the world. However the report was now confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, is alive and well.
Zoe Kazan Ruby Sparks
Zoe wrote the screenplay,Ruby Sparks. This is a comedy-romance film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, and starring Kazan herself, along with Paul Dano, Chris Messina, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Deborah Ann Woll, and Steve Coogan.
Zoe Kazan Career
Most recently Zoe starred in Joel and Ethan Coen’s western anthology film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018). She appears in the vignette, “The Gal Who Got Rattled”. Many critics have called out her performance as one of the highlights of the film.
Wildlife was released in 2018, to great critical acclaim. Zoe co-wrote film with her partner Paul Dano, who also directed. It stars Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Zoe co-starred in the critically acclaimed independent film The Big Sick in 2017,alongside Kumail Nanjiani and Holly Hunter.
Her third play Trudy and Max in Love opened at the South Coast Repertory in 2014. Also in the same year, she starred in the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series.
Zoe’s play We Live Here which is about a dysfunctional family, received its world premiere production from October 12 to November 6, 2011, at the off-Broadway Manhattan Theater Club in New York City. Among the group cast was Amy Irving and the director was 2010 Obie Award winner Sam Gold.
Zoe’s next project, was Ruby Sparks for which she wrote the screenplay. It was a comedy-romance film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, and starring Kazan, along with Paul Dano, Chris Messina, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Deborah Ann Woll, and Steve Coogan.
Zoe had a main role in the comedy-drama Happy . Thank You. More. Please. as Mary Catherine, the cousin of Josh Radnor’s character in 2010. In the same year she also starred as Millie Gately alongside Paul Dano, playing her husband in Kelly Reichardt’s independent western drama Meek’s Cutoff. Zoe played Harper Pitt In the fall in Signature Theatre Company’s 20th anniversary production of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America. On the small screen, Zoe then appeared in four episodes of HBO’s Bored to Death as Nina, the love interest of a fictionalized Jonathan Ames played by Jason Schwartzman.
Zoe’s play We Live Here, about a dysfunctional family, received its world premiere production from October 12 to November 6, 2011, at the off-Broadway Manhattan Theater Club in New York City. Among the ensemble cast was Amy Irving and the director was 2010 Obie Award
Zoe’s film debut came in 2003 playing Samantha in Swordswallowers and Thin Men. She went on to play her first professional stage role in the 2006 off-Broadway revival of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon.
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