Zoe Kazan

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Zoe Swicord Kazan (born September 9, 1983) is an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter.wikipedia
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It's Complicated (film)

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Kazan 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).
The film also features supporting performances by Lake Bell, Hunter Parrish, Zoe Kazan, John Krasinski, Mary Kay Place, Robert Curtis Brown and Rita Wilson, among others.

The Big Sick

She portrayed Emily Gardner in the film The Big Sick (2017), and in 2018 she appeared in the Coen brothers film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
It stars Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Adeel Akhtar, and Anupam Kher.

Ruby Sparks

She starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please. (2010), Meek's Cutoff (2010), Ruby Sparks (2012), and What If (2013).
Ruby Sparks is a 2012 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, and written by Zoe Kazan.

Happy. Thank You. More. Please.

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She starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please. (2010), Meek's Cutoff (2010), Ruby Sparks (2012), and What If (2013).
The film stars Radnor, Malin Åkerman, Kate Mara, Zoe Kazan, Michael Algieri, Pablo Schreiber, and Tony Hale, and it tells the story of a group of young New Yorkers, struggling to balance love, friendship, and their encroaching adulthoods.

Olive Kitteridge (miniseries)

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In 2014, she appeared in the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge, for which she received an Emmy nomination.
Set in Maine, the HBO miniseries features Frances McDormand as the title character, Richard Jenkins as Olive's loving husband Henry Kitteridge, Zoe Kazan as Denise Thibodeau, and Bill Murray as Jack Kennison.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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She portrayed Emily Gardner in the film The Big Sick (2017), and in 2018 she appeared in the Coen brothers film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
It stars Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, Harry Melling, Bill Heck, and Tom Waits, and features six vignettes that take place on the American frontier.

Wildlife (film)

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She also wrote Ruby Sparks and co-wrote Wildlife (2018) with her partner, Paul Dano, who directed the film.
Wildlife is a 2018 American drama film directed by Paul Dano and co-written by Dano and Zoe Kazan.

Revolutionary Road (film)

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Kazan 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). In the same year she had roles in August, Me and Orson Welles and Revolutionary Road.

Paul Dano

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She also wrote Ruby Sparks and co-wrote Wildlife (2018) with her partner, Paul Dano, who directed the film.
He co-wrote the screenplay with his partner Zoe Kazan.

Meek's Cutoff (film)

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She starred in Happy. Thank You. More. Please. (2010), Meek's Cutoff (2010), Ruby Sparks (2012), and What If (2013).

Nicholas Kazan

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Kazan was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord.
Their daughters are actresses Zoe Kazan and Maya Kazan.

Windward School

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Kazan was educated at the private Wildwood School, Windward School, and also at the Marlborough School, located in Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

In the Valley of Elah

She next appeared in the films Fracture and In the Valley of Elah.

Fracture (2007 film)

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She next appeared in the films Fracture and In the Valley of Elah.

The New Group

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In the fall of the same year, she returned to the stage in a The New Group production of 100 Saints You Should Know and Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, directed by Ethan Hawke.
Danny Hoch, Holly Hunter, Marin Ireland, Judith Ivey, Kristen Johnston, Zoe Kazan, Ayub Khan-Din, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mike Leigh, Kenneth Lonergan, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Madigan, Jena Malone, Derek McLane, Laurie Metcalf, Pat Metheny, Megan Mullally, Kunal Nayyar, Alessandro Nivola, Cynthia Nixon, Brian F. O'Byrne, Nick Offerman, Tonya Pinkins, Bill Pullman, Sam Rockwell, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Mark Ruffalo, Anabella Sciorra, Chloë Sevigny, Cara Seymour, Wallace Shawn, Betty Shamieh, Jonathan Marc Sherman, Lili Taylor, Sam Trammell, Frank Whaley, Dianne Wiest, and Michelle Williams.

Me and Orson Welles

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In the same year she had roles in August, Me and Orson Welles and Revolutionary Road.

Robin Swicord

Kazan was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord.
Their daughters are actresses Zoe Kazan and Maya Kazan.

Marlborough School (Los Angeles)

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Kazan was educated at the private Wildwood School, Windward School, and also at the Marlborough School, located in Hancock Park, Los Angeles.

The Exploding Girl

She also played a main role in the movies I Hate Valentine's Day and The Exploding Girl, which were both released in 2009.
The Exploding Girl is a 2009 American independent film written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray, starring Zoe Kazan and Mark Rendall.

The Seagull

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In the fall, she appeared on stage as Masha in a Broadway revival of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull opposite Kristin Scott Thomas, Carey Mulligan, and Peter Sarsgaard.
The cast also included Peter Sarsgaard as Trigorin, Mackenzie Crook as Treplyov, Art Malik as Dorn, Carey Mulligan as Nina, Zoe Kazan as Masha, and Ann Dowd as Polina.

Molly Kazan

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Her paternal grandparents were film and theatre director Elia Kazan and playwright Molly Kazan (née Thacher).
Her granddaughter is actress Zoe Kazan.

Bored to Death

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On the small screen, Kazan then appeared in four episodes of HBO's Bored to Death as Nina, the love interest of a fictionalized Jonathan Ames played by Jason Schwartzman.

Manuscript Society

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She attended Yale University (also her grandfather's alma mater), where she was a member of the Manuscript Society, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre.

Jonathan Marc Sherman

In the fall of the same year, she returned to the stage in a The New Group production of 100 Saints You Should Know and Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, directed by Ethan Hawke.

Wildwood School

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Kazan was educated at the private Wildwood School, Windward School, and also at the Marlborough School, located in Hancock Park, Los Angeles.