Breckin Meyer

Breckin Meyer

Breckin Meyer was born on May 7, 1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was raised in Los Angeles, where he went to elementary school with Drew Barrymore and to high school with Alicia Silverstone and Branden Williams.It was Drew Barrymore who introduced Breckin to her agent. He started off doing commercials and TV, before making his big screen debut in 1991 with Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare.Breckin is probably best known for his role as Travis Birkenstock in the hit comedy Clueless, which also starred other hot young talent like Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy Sisto, Donald Faison and Brittany Murphy.After that, roles in movies like The Craft and Prefontaine followed. In 1998, he starred in the indie pic Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 with Ethan Embry and Peter Facinelli. Both actors would later star in Can't Hardly Wait, a comedy which was co-written and directed by Deborah Kaplan, Breckin's wife. Breckin appeared in an uncredited cameo as the lead singer of the band at the party.In 1998, he also appeared in 54 with Ryan Phillippe who is one of Breckin's best friends in real life. Breckin played Salma Hayek's husband. He followed that movie up with the critically acclaimed Go, which was directed by Doug Liman and featured an ensemble cast that included Sarah Polley, Katie Holmes and Timothy Olyphant.Breckin scored a big hit in 2000 with the comedy Road Trip alongside Seann William Scott and Amy Smart. The following year, he made cameo appearance in his wife's latest film Josie & the Pussycats.He was later reunited with Amy Smart in Rat Race, and he appeared as Meg Ryan's brother in Kate & Leopold.Breckin was most recently seen as Jon in Garfield. Next up is Herbie: Fully Loaded with Lindsay Lohan. Source:
I was 11 and always watched TV and cartoons and I would always kind of point at the cartoons and say, "I want to do that." And a friend of mine got me an interview with their agent and that was it. I just kind of started pretending for a job. That was it. I pretended for a living.More Breckin Meyer quotes [04/14/2006 12:04:00]
For awhile, I got stupid about only wanting a leading-man role, but I have no illusions. I know I'm not Brad Pitt.More Breckin Meyer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think reading is important for a variety of things. I mean, first of all, it's a way to get information and find out what's going on in the world. But also, it helps your imagination.More Breckin Meyer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's a scene at the end of the movie where I tell her, 'You know you've got to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge,More Breckin Meyer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it can be fun to be single and date-like when you don't want a relationship. Or when you've just gotten out of a relationship, and, after get over the initial shock, your thinking, Hey, it's kind of cool being single.More Breckin Meyer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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