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Steven Weber

(1961 - )

Steven Weber is a Jewish American actor best known for his role on the television show Wings.

Weber (born March 4, 1961) was born in New York and eventually graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts  in 1979 and the State University of New York at Purchase.

An actor since childhood, Weber first appeared on television as a commercials actor while he was still in the third grade. After finishing college he became a member of the Mirror Repertory Company and appeared opposite legendary actress Geraldine Page in several productions before winning a role as Julianne Moore's ill-tempered and ill-fated boyfriend on the CBS daytime soap-opera As The World Turns from 1985 to 1986. He appeared in several motion pictures and TV mini-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. He also performed 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 also had a lead role in the 90's hit movie Single White Female.

Weber met his first wife Finn Carter on the set of As The World Turns while she was playing Sierra Esteban Montgomery. On July 9, 1995, he married his second wife 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).

Sources: Wikipedia, IMDB