Award winning actor Steven Anthony Lawrence joins Will Ferrell and Robert Duvall in Universal Picture's Kicking & Screaming directed by Jesse Dylan. Steven plays Mark, a precocious, wise cracking soccer player in the feature film.
You can also see Steven in theaters in Cheaper By The Dozen from 20th Century Fox. He recently received a 2004 Young Artist Award nomination for his role as Steve Martin's hysterically funny next door neighbor.
Director Shawn Levy said, "Steven Anthony Lawrence is a one-of-a-kind. When I cast him in a major supporting role in Cheaper by the Dozen, I knew he'd be good, but I didn't know just how good. A total professional with an adult-sized work ethic, Steven is a special performer. His look, his voice, his acting style—they're all unique and entertaining in a really individual way. I've seen Cheaper play for audiences many times and trust me: Audiences LOVE watching Steven. He's real, he's hilarious, he's just plain terrific."
Additional feature film credits include My Favorite Martian, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Bubble Boy and Steven relished giving the ‘Cat' (Mike Myers) a hard time in Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat.
Only 13 years old, Steven is already a show business veteran who is at ease playing both dramatic and comedic roles. Fans of all ages immediately recognize Steven as the pesky but lovable "Beans" in Disney Channel's EMMY® Award-nominated original comedy series, Even Stevens. Steven earned a 2003 Young Artists Award for Best Performance for his portrayal of the popular character. He was nominated in this same category in 2002. Steven reprised the role of "Beans" in the The Even Stevens Movie airing on Disney Channel and received a 2nd 2004 Young Artist Award nomination. His comedic talents are also evident in the television comedies he guest starred in that include: That's So Raven, Friends, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Married...With Children, MAD TV and 2 episodes of Frasier. Steven's work on Frasier earned him a 2003 Young Artist Award nomination. His dramatic skills were evident as he played diverse characters on the critically acclaimed drama ER and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Steven is the only young actor to have a fan club at Yale. The young thespian was delighted to learn that students at the Ivy League school started a Steven Anthony Lawrence Fan Club for him that has 65 members.
A favorite with ad agencies, Steven has filmed over 50 national commercials.
This talented young actor also enjoys bowling, stand-up comedy, playing video games, writing stories and entertaining American troops for the USO. He took first place in his school's science fair and excels in Art, English and Sign Language.