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Steven Strait Biography

By

Lynn Collins and Richard Chavez

Lynn Collins and Steven Strait at the premiere of 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine.'

© Richard Chavez

Personal Details:

Strait was born and raised in Greenwich Village, New York.

His Musical Interests:

Steven Strait is the lyricist and lead singer for the band Tribe.

Birth Date:

March 23, 1986

A Bit of Family Trivia:

You shouldn't challenge Steven Strait's mother to a fight. She's a practitioner of karate.

Significant Other:

Steven Strait married actress Lynn Collins (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) in 2008.

Steven Strait's Acting Career:

Strait was first interested in sports before turning his attention to acting. Strait worked in modeling and commercials from his early teen years, and at 14 studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory. Strait landed a guest appearance on the TV series Third Watch and from that he obtained an agent, graduated high school, and headed to LA.

Strait's first feature film role was in the Disney superhero movie Sky High which starred Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston. Strait played the rebellious 'Warren Peace', a high school kid with the ability to shoot fire from his hands.

Next, Strait joined pop star/aspiring actress Ashlee Simpson (Jessica's younger sister) in the romantic movie, Undiscovered. Strait showed off his vocal talents as a rock star looking for fame in that film and then turned to the horror genre for his next role. Strait increased his fanbase with his starring role in The Covenant in which he played high school student with supernatural powers. Additional credits include the lead role in Roland Emmerich's big budget historical epic 10,000 BC, a bit part in Stop-Loss, a starring role in City Island, and Sleeping with the Fishes for writer/director Nicole Gomez-Fisher.

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