Weber studied at the High School of the Performing Arts in New York and graduated from New York State University. The actor worked a series of menial jobs during his days as a struggling thespian. Jobs such as singing waiter, custodian and elevator operator. This was until earning his break on TV in a presentation of one of Mark Twain's stories. Quickly making his film denut in the popular comedy The Flamingo Kid he got a running role on the soap opera As the World Turns just a year later. On that set he met first wife Finn Carter a co-star. Steven stayed put for a year then went on to gain recognition in more offbeat and/or prestigious productions on film and primetime TV.