Steve Pink grew up in Chicago and went on to attend college at Berkeley, where he majored in peace and conflict studies. However, his true interest was in theater and film and he returned to Chicago, where he co-founded with John Cusack the theater company New Crime Productions. Under that aegis, he directed Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist and the American stage premiere of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He also produced a western entitled The Jack Bull for HBO. His screenwriting credits include Grosse Pointe Blank and High Fidelity.
After graduating college-and during his work with New Crime Productions- Pink worked as a social worker for the homeless mentally ill, where he initiated a theater program for the adult mentally ill. Accepted marks Pink's directorial debut.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
Steve Pink Facts
|Occupation||Director, Actor, Producer|
|Birthday||February 3, 1966 (57)|