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.