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Greg Kinnear – MovieActors.com

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Kinnear in BAD NEWS BEARS.

About Greg Kinnear (1941 – )

Greg Kinnear was born on June 17th, 1963, in Logansport, Indiana , to a U.S. State Department diplomat and a homemaker. Greg has two brothers; James and Steve.

As a result of his father's employment, Greg grew up abroad; including Lebanon, where they lived through the war. Greg also lived in Greece, where he went to high school and learned to speak Greek. Greg returned to the U.S. and graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson in 1985, with a degree in broadcast journalism.

Greg worked for a while in Los Angeles as an on-location reporter. Then Greg started in television acting with bit parts in LA Law; (1986) and LIFE GOES ON; (1989). Kinnear then created, executive produced and hosted BEST OF THE WORST; (1991). He was the star of LATER WITH GREG KINNEAR, in 1994.

Greg Kinnear was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of the gay neighbor artist and confidant of Helen Hunt, in AS GOOD AS IT GETS in 1997, with Jack Nicholson.

Greg Kinnear's film roles include: Frank Navasky in Nora Ephron's 1998 movie, YOU'VE GOT MAIL, with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan; Major Bruce "Snake" Crandall in WE WERE SOLDIERS with Mel Gibson; and the loser dad, Richard Hoover, in LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE; (2006).

Kinnear has been married to Helen Labdon since 1999. They have 3 children: KAtie Grace, Audry May, and Lily Katharine.

On his success, Kinnear commented, "Setting goals can blind you to opportunities. You might be trying to get to point C; when opportunity B comes, you don't even look at it because you're going straight to C. I've never had a clear road map. When things come along, I benefit."

Greg Kinnear's notable movie credits include...

SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME (2016)
MURDER OF A CAT (2014)
HeaVEN IS FOR REAL (2014)
THE ENGLISH TEACHER (2013)
STUCK IN LOVE (2012)
I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT (2011)
THIN ICE (2011)
SALVATION BOULVARD (2011)
THE LAST SONG (2010)
GREEN ZONE (2008)
FLASH OF GENIUS (2008)
GHOST TOWN (2008)
FEAST OF LOVE (2007)
BABY MAMA (2008)
UNKNOWN (2006)
INVINCIBLE (2006)
FAST FOOD NATION (2006)
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE (2006)
BAD NEWS BEARS (2005)
ROBOTS (2005)
THE MATADOR (2005)
GODSEND (2004)
STUCK ON YOU (2003)
AUTO FOCUS (2002)
THE GIFT (2000)
MYSTERY MEN (1999)
YOU'VE GOT MAIL (1998)
DEAR GOD (1996)
SABRINA (1995)

Greg Kinnear's television credits include...

RAKE (TV SERIES 2014)
THE KENNEDYS (TV Mini Series 2011)
FRIENDS (TV series 2003)
DINNER WITH FREINDS (TV Movie 2001)
HAPPILY EVER AFTER:FAIRY TALES FOR EVERY CHILD (TV SERIES)
DILLINGER (TV MOVIE 1991)
MURDER IN MISSISIPPI (TV Movie 1991)
L.A. LAW (TV SERIES 1991)
WHAT PRICE VICTORY (TV MOVIE 1988)


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Kinnear in BAD NEWS BEARS (2005).