Danny Masterson portrays Steve Hyde, Eric's cool and serious friend who pretends to be tough, but inside is a good guy on "THAT '70s SHOW". This half-hour, hip situation comedy produced by Carsey-Werner airs Tuesdays from 8:00 - 8:30 PM ET/PT on FOX.
Born and raised in New York, Masterson is already an industry veteran at the age of 22. He began his career in entertainment when he was four and has since established himself as one of the industry's emerging young talents, having performed in a number of challenging roles in both feature films and television series.
Beginning his career as a child model, Masterson gradually moved into commercials, appearing in over 100 by the age of 16. It was then that his family decided to move to Los Angeles. Shortly thereafter, he secured his first motion picture role in the popular sequel "Beethoven's 2nd." He then went on to co-star with Matthew Modine, Paul Reiser and Randy Quaid in the comedy "Bye Bye Love." In 1997, Masterson worked alongside John Travolta and Nicolas Cage, portraying the outrageous boyfriend of Travolta's daughter in John Woo's summer blockbuster "Face/Off."
Masterson is also no stranger to television, having been a series regular for the last two seasons of "Cybill," playing Christine Baranski's son and Alicia Witt's love interest. His additional television credits include regular roles on "Extreme" and "Joe's Life," as well as recurring roles on "Party of Five," "Roseanne" and "NYPD Blue."
Masterson also has guest-starred on the series "Sliders," "American Gothic," "Empty Nest," "Jake and the Fat Man" and "The Tracy Ullman Show," as well as the miniseries "Murderous Passion" and the movie-of-the-week "The Morning After."
His film credits include, Richard Rodriguez's thriller, "The Faculty" opposite Josh Hartnett and Elijah Wood. In addition, Masterson has starred in numerous independent films, including "Dirt Merchant," with Anthony Michael Hall and David Faustino, and "Too Pure," which were both screened at this year's Cannes Film Festival. He has also starred in "Happy Birthday Billy Gale," "Family Values," and "Lunchtime Special."
Masterson wrapped production on several projects this summer including, the Wes Craven horror film, "Dracula 2000" opposite Jonny Lee Miller, Jennifer Esposito and Christopher Plummer as well as starring in the independent, "Sex and a Girl" with Genevieve Bujold and Soleil Moon Frye. Danny also completed a part in VHI's original movie, "Back in Black" due out this Fall. Masterson currently lives in Los Angeles.