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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 12 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Little Miss Sunshine
Little Miss Sunshine Richard Hoover
(2006)
As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets Simon Bishop
(1997)
You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail Frank Navasky
(1998)
Stuck in Love
Stuck in Love Bill Borgens
(2012)

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 2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (TV Series)
Father
- Father Thing ... Father
 2016 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Greg Kinglear
- Start Spreading the News (2016) ... Greg Kinglear (voice)
 2016 Confirmation (TV Movie)
Joe Biden
 2016 Little Men
Brian Jardine
 2015 Drunk History (TV Series)
Thaddeus Lowe
- New Jersey (2015) ... Thaddeus Lowe
 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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I'm pretty sure my getting cast in Sabrina (1995) was some sort of paperwork misshoveling over at Paramount. I know that, originally, Sydney Pollack was saying. "Who the hell is Greg Kinnear?" but some women said he should check me out, and he did. When they called me about meeting Sydney Pollack for Sabrina, I assumed it was a crank call. But he was great at putting me at ease. When he found out... 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 »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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