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Greg Kinnear


Greg Kinnear was born on June 17, 1963, in Logansport, Indiana, USA to Edward Kinnear, a career diplomat with the US State Department, and Suzanne (Buck) Kinnear, a homemaker. Greg has two brothers--James, vice president-investments at Wachovia Securities in Arizona who was born in 1957, and Steve, a business manager with the Billy Graham Training ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Movie 43
Griffin Schraeder (segment "The Pitch")
 2012 Modern Family (TV Series)
Tad
- Me? Jealous? (2012) ... Tad
 2011 That's What I Am
Narrator (uncredited)
 2008/I Ghost Town
Frank
 2008 Baby Mama
Rob
 2005 Robots
Ratchet (voice)
 2001 Dinner with Friends (TV Movie)
Tom
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Prince Gavin
- The Frog Princess (2000) ... Prince Gavin (voice)
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Greg Kinnear
- Flip (1998) ... Greg Kinnear
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Danny Robertson
 1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
ATF Agent Bork (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Blankman
Talk Show Host
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Reporter #1
- Spleen It to Me, Lucy (1991) ... Reporter #1
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
Arizona Legislator
 1990 Mancuso, FBI (TV Series)
Photographer
- Adamant Eve (1990) ... Photographer
 1990 Murder in Mississippi (TV Movie)
News reporter
 1989 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Corey
- Break a Leg, Mom (1989) ... Corey
 1988 What Price Victory (TV Movie)
Teacher's Assistant
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Other Works:

1995: TV commercials for Eagle Talon cars. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on undertaking the role of lawyer "Keegan Deane Joye" in Rake (2014)] I don't know that I'd necessarily want him to represent me in a court of law. I don't mean that as an indictment of the guy, because - without it seeming kitschy, without him being a lawyer 'with a heart of gold' - there are a lot of episodes where he learns nothing. He makes sizable mistakes, and he recognizes that. It's one ... See more »

Trivia:

"Kinnear" is used as a verb meaning to surreptitiously photograph someone and was coined by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (a.k.a., The Yarn Harlot, www.yarnharlot.ca/blog); published in an article in the New York Times, "All We Are Saying" (December 23, 2007). See more »

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