Steve was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. His passion for painting and drawing eventually led him to Arts and Engineering courses at university before being accepted into the prestigious Victorian College Of The Arts to study acting. He graduated winning the Irene Mitchell Award for Outstanding Achievement for his portrayal of Shakespeare's 'Pericles', in a production directed by George Ogilvie. The experience leaving a profound and lasting influence on the actor. Theatre roles quickly followed. Most notably in Christos Tsiolkas' 'Viewing Blue Poles', performed at the iconic Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney after a critically acclaimed Melbourne season. His first television role came as that of 'Paolo' in the 'The Secret Life of Us', which went on to become one of the most watched and successful Australian TV shows of all time. He was next cast by director Jonathan Liebesman in the horror film Darkness Falls. The Revolution Studios/Sony Pictures co- production was for both of them their first feature film and their first number one at the U.S box office. His interest however in smaller and more personal films led to his award winning performances in the critically acclaimed and internationally renowned short films 'Mona Lisa' and '296 Smith Street'. This commitment to independent filmaking and unique storytelling next brought him to the attention of director Spike Jonze for his adaptation of the children's classic 'Where The Wild Things Are'. Steve's recent credits include 'The Slap' for Matchbox Pictures and the upcoming 'I, Frankenstein' for Lakeshore Entertainment. Starring Aaron Eckhart 'I, Frankenstein' was written and directed by Stuart Beattie and is currently in post production with an expected 2013 release.