Born in western PA, Steve is the youngest of 3 children. At the age of 8 his family moved to Trenton, NJ and he got his first taste of live theatre on school trips into NYC. Upon graduating high school in Lancaster PA, Steve attended Temple University where he received his BA in Acting. After graduating, he performed in various regional theatre productions and moved to NYC. A desire for more training lead him to get his MFA at the Actors Studio Drama School where he studied with such notable teachers as Ellen Barkin, Ron Leibman, Paul Rudd, Arthur Storch and Barbara Portier.