Zoe Swicord Kazan is an American actress, screenwriter, and playwright. Kazan made her acting debut in Swordswallowers and Thin Men and later appeared in films such as The Savages, Revolutionary Road and It's Complicated. She starred in happythankyoumoreplease, Meek's Cutoff and Ruby Sparks, for which she wrote the screenplay. In 2014, she starred in the film What If and the HBO mini-series Olive Kitteridge, for which she received an Emmy nomination.\nKazan has also had an extensive career on stage. She has acted in several Broadway productions. She is also a playwright.