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Zoe Kazan

1983-09-09 Los Angeles, California, USA

Image of Zoe Kazan


Zoe Swicord Kazan (born September 9, 1983) is an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter. She made her acting debut in Swordswallowers and Thin Men (2003) and later appeared in films such as The Savages (2007), Revolutionary Road (2008), and It's Complicated (2009). She starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please. (2010), Meek's Cutoff (2010), Ruby Sparks (2012), and What If (2013). In 2014 she appeared in the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge, for which she received an Emmy nomination. She portrayed Emily Gardner in the film The Big Sick (2017), and in 2018 appeared in the Coen Brothers film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs in the episode "The Gal Who Got Rattled". She has appeared in several Broadway productions. She also wrote Ruby Sparks and co-wrote Wildlife (2018) with her partner, Paul Dano (who directed Wildlife and co-starred with Kazan in Ruby Sparks). In 2020, she co-starred in the HBO miniseries The Plot Against America.


She Said Jodi Kantor 2022-11-17
Cryptozoo Magdalene (voice) 2021-08-20
The Kindness of Strangers Clara 2019-12-12
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Alice Longabaugh (segment "The Gal Who Got Rattled") 2018-11-09
The Big Sick Emily Gardner 2017-03-30
My Blind Brother Francie 2016-09-19
The Monster Kathy 2016-11-11
Our Brand Is Crisis LeBlanc 2015-09-11
The Pretty One Laurel / Audrey 2014-02-07
Showing Up Self 2014-02-25
In Your Eyes Rebecca Porter 2014-04-20
Some Girl(s) Reggie 2013-06-28
What If Chantry 2013-09-07
Ruby Sparks Ruby 2012-07-25
Meek's Cutoff Millie Gately 2011-04-08
Happythankyoumoreplease Mary Catherine 2011-03-04
The Exploding Girl Ivy 2010-03-12
It's Complicated Gabby Adler 2009-12-23
I Hate Valentine's Day Tammy Greenwood 2009-06-27
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Grace Lee 2009-07-07
August Gal Employee 2008-05-16
Revolutionary Road Maureen Grube 2008-12-19
Me and Orson Welles Gretta Alder 2008-09-05
In the Valley of Elah Angie 2007-09-14
The Savages Student 2007-01-19
Fracture Mona 2007-04-19
Swordswallowers and Thin Men Samantha 2003-09-26
Seven Friends: George Miller’s Justice League Self