Steve Howey (born July 12, 1977 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Van Montgomery in the television series Reba. He has guest-starred on ER, The Drew Carey Show, Any Day Now and Twins. His films include Supercross, DOA: Dead or Alive, and Bride Wars.
Born Steve Michael Robert Howey in San Antonio, Texas, Howey spent several years of his early childhood living on boats with his parents. They eventually settled in a Los Angeles suburb where he attended junior high and most of high school. After moving to Denver to complete his senior year, he earned a basketball scholarship to a junior college in Colorado. He began to lose interest in basketball in his second year and turned, instead, to drama, joining his father's (acting coach Bill Howey) acting class. In 2001 Howey got the role of Van Montgomery in the WB turned CW sitcom Reba, which he starred in until 2007. Reba marked his first series starring role.
Howey has previously guest-starred on shows including ER (1994) and The Drew Carey Show (1995). He also starred in and produced the independent film Class (1998), which was written and directed by his father and was accepted into the Denver International Film Festival. In 2005 he starred in the action film Supercross as K.C. Carlyle, a striving MX racer that faces struggles with his brother, friends and family. He is also in Reba McEntire's music video "Every Other Weekend" with Reba costar Joanna Garcia.