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Greg Kinnear Biography

Birth Name:
Gregory Kinnear
Birth Place:
Logansport, Indiana, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Lived abroad in locales including Lebanon and Greece while his father was a diplomat for the U
  • S
  • State Department
  • Hosted a talk show, School Daze with Greg Kinnear, on Armed Forces Radio
  • Won a Daytime Emmy in 1994 as a producer of Talk Soup
  • Made his movie debut alongside Damon Wayans and Jason Alexander in Blankman (1994)
  • Received the Male Star of Tomorrow Award in 1996 from the National Association of Theater Owners
  • Starred in The Power of Duff opposite Jennifer Westfeldt at the Powerhouse Theatre at Vassar College in 2012
  • Appeared in a 2016 PSA for Stand Up To Cancer in support of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Awards

  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: nominated
  • 2007Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner
  • 1998Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1997Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1997National Board of Review-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 1995Chicago Film Critics Association-Most Promising Actor: winner

Relationships

  • James Kinnear -- Brother
  • Steve Kinnear -- Brother
  • Audrey Mae Kinnear -- Daughter
  • Kate Grace Kinnear -- Daughter
  • Lily Kathryn Kinnear -- Daughter
  • Edward Kinnear -- Father
  • Suzanne Kinnear -- Mother
  • Helen Labdon -- Wife