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Steve Eastin

Steve Eastin

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    • June 22nd, 1948
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Steve Eastin (born June 22, 1948) is an American character actor. He has appeared in nearly 150 television and film roles throughout his decades long career. Eastin was born in Colorado, where he began to study acting at the young age of six at his local theater. He received his Actor Equity card at age 16 when he performed in two musicals choreographed by Micheal Bennet. Later, he attended the University of Northern Colorado where he appeared in several productions at the Little Theater of the Rockies, whose alumni include Nick Nolte. After college, Eastin received a fellowship to teach at the University of Arizona where he appeared in his first SAG role opposite Clint Eastwood in Joe Kidd. It was shortly after this when Eastin moved to Los Angeles to further pursue his acting career, enrolling in the Charles Conrad Studio upon arrival in 1974. While attending Charles' class, Eastin became interested in teaching acting as well. In 1991, he founded his own acting school, The Steve Eastin Studio. The studio believes in what Eastin refers to as "Choiceless Awareness", where the actors do not read into the script, nor prepare their "beats" or think about what or how they may read their lines. Instead, the actors are encouraged to be in the moment and let their natural, emotional power take over and thus tap into the vast collective unconscious all humans are capable of attuning themselves to. Eastin is best known for appearing in such films as Field of Dreams (1989), Con Air (1997) and A Man Apart (2003), where he developed a reputation as the tough guy with a heart of gold underneath. He played opposite Leonardo Dicaprio in two pivotal scenes in Catch Me if You Can (2002). Eastin has worked with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Brian De Palma, and Jason Reitman. Eastin is also known for his numerous television appearances throughout the years on such shows as Little House on the Prairie, CHiPS, T.J. Hooker, St. Elsewhere and L.A. Law. Description above from the Wikipedia article Steve Eastin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Filmography

Acting (36 Credits)

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2018Warning Shot
2013Watercolor Postcards as MorganWatch Free
2009Up in the Air as Samuels
2007Rails & Ties as N.B. Garcia
2006When a Stranger Calls as Detective Hines
2006The Black Dahlia as Detective
2005Crash Landing as Detective Cobb
2004Shallow Ground as Detective Russell
2003A Man Apart as Ty Frost
2003Matchstick Men as Mr. Schaffer
2002Catch Me If You Can as Paul Morgan
2000Agent Red as Captain Russert
1999Diplomatic Siege as Bates
1999Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me as Umpire
1999The '60s as Big Max
1997Sleeping with the Devil as Wes Dubrovich
1997Con Air as Guard Falzon
1996The Sweeper as Richard
1996Ed as Shark's Manager
1994The Scout as Clubhouse Manager
1994Wagons East as BartenderWatch Free
1993Robot Wars as Boles
1993The Hidden II
1993Blood In, Blood Out as Hollenbeck Captain
1993The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom as Bob Wilbur
1993Sliver as Det. Phillip
1990Nightmare on the 13th Floor as Hotel Doorman
1990By Dawn's Early Light as Smitty
1989Field of Dreams as Eddie Cicotte - P
1987The Hidden as Agent Stadt
1986The Deliberate Stranger
1985Gotcha! as CIA Agent
1985A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge as Policeman
1981Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker as Coach Tom Landers
1980A Change of Seasons as Lance
1972Joe Kidd as Rider (uncredited)

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