Comedic actor who has starred in such films as Zoolander, Wedding Crashers, Meet the Parents and the Night at the Museum films. He also co-wrote the films Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Bottle Rocket with director Wes Anderson.
He went to the New Mexico Military Institute and pursued an English degree at the University of Texas.
He voiced lead character Lightning McQueen in the 2006 Pixar film Cars.
He dated actress and model Kate Hudson from 2006 to 2009. In 2011 he and his then-girlfriend, Jade Duell, had a son named Robert. In 2014 he and Caroline Lindqvist had a son together named Finn. His brothers Luke and Andrew are also actors.