Stephanie Szostak, a natural talent with an international appeal, is a French-American actress on her way to becoming one of Hollywood's most enchanting leading ladies.
Szostak stars opposite Matt Passmore in USA Network's "Satisfaction," which is a provocative drama from Sean Jablonski ("Nip/Tuck," "Suits") that explores a modern marriage at its core. The series premiered to critical buzz on July 17, 2014 and was subsequently renewed for a second season, which will premiere in summer 2015.
Most recently, Szostak appeared in the Ricky Blitt-directed independent comedy "Hit by Lightning" alongside Jon Cryer and Will Sasso, and co-stared opposite Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges in "R.I.P.D," which was released by Universal Pictures.
Szostak appeared in Marvel's "Iron Man 3," which was released on May 3, 2013 by Disney and also starred Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Guy Pearce. The film brought in $174 million domestically in its opening weekend and has since passed the 1 billion mark globally. Also in 2013, Szostak appeared in Ross Krauss' "Gimme Shelter" with Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser and Rosario Dawson.
In 2011, Szostak played Matt Damon's late-wife in the Fox comedy-drama from Cameron Crowe titled "We Bought a Zoo," and in 2010 Szostak starred as the female lead opposite Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell and Zach Galifianakis in "Dinner for Schmucks," the American adaptation of the 1998 French comedy "Le Dîner de Cons." Directed by Jay Roach ("Meet the Parents" and "Austin Powers" franchises), the comedy was released by Paramount Pictures on July 30, 2010.
In 2006, Szostak rivaled Meryl Streep's 'Miranda Priestly' as French Vogue Editor, 'Jacqueline Follet' in David Frankel's beloved take on Lauren Weisberger's novel of the same name, "The Devil Wears Prada. " The film received critical acclaim and garnered an AFI Award for 'Movie of the Year,' a Golden Globe nomination in the category of 'Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical' and was named one of the Top Ten Films of the year by the National Board of Review, among others.
Additional projects include the French film, "Une aventure New Yorkaise" ("A New York Thing") alongside actor Jonathan Zaccai, "The Rebound" directed by Bart Freundlich and starring Catherine Zeta Jones, Italian comedy "Four Single Fathers, Motherhood" starring Uma Thurman, "The Good Heart" with Brian Cox, and Jeff Winner's independent film "Satellite," for which Szostak received a Best Actress award at the BendFilm Festival. Other television credits include the acclaimed HBO series "The Sopranos" and the hit NBC series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." Szostak has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the College of William & Mary and is an avid golfer. She currently lives outside of New York City with her family.
Name: Stephanie Szostak
Known for: Iron Man 3