Greg Kinnear Biography (1963-)

Born June 17, 1963, in Logansport, IN; son of Edward (a career diplomat) andSuzanne (a homemaker) Kinnear; married Helen Labdon (a writer), May 1, 1999;children: Lily. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Baker Winokur Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor W., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, writer
Birth Details
June 17, 1963
Logansport, Indiana, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Talk show host, Blankman, Columbia, 1994
  • David Larrabee, Sabrina, Paramount, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Voice of Agent Bork, Beavis and Butt-head Do America(animated), Paramount, 1996
  • Tom Turner, Dear God, Paramount, 1996
  • Danny Robertson, A Smile Like Yours, Paramount, 1997
  • Simon Bishop, As Good As It Gets (also known as Old Friends), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Frank Navasky, You've Got Mail, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Lance Hunt (Captain Amazing), Mystery Men, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Dr. David Ravell/George McCord, Nurse Betty (also known as Nurse Betty--Gefaehrliche Traeume), USA Films, 1999
  • Perry Gordon, What Planet Are You From?, Columbia, 2000
  • Professor Edward Alcott, The Loser, Columbia, 2000
  • Wayne Collins, The Gift, Paramount, 2000
  • Ray Brown, Someone Like You... (also known as Animal Attraction), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Major Bruce Crandall, We Were Soldiers (also known as Wir warenHelden), Paramount, 2002
  • Bob Crane, Auto Focus, Sony Pictures Classics, 2002
  • Walt, Stuck on You, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Paul Duncan, Godsend, Lions Gate Films, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, College Mad House (game show), syndicated, 1989-1990
  • Host, The Best of the Worst, Fox, 1991-1992
  • Host, Talk Soup, E! Entertainment Television, 1991-1995
  • Host, Later with Greg Kinnear (also known as Later), NBC, 1994-1996
  • Also host of The HBO International Report, E! Entertainment Television.
  • Movies
  • Teacher's assistant, What Price Victory? (also known as Hail Alma Mater and The Price of Victory), ABC, 1988
  • News reporter, Murder in Mississippi (also known as MississippiSummer), NBC, 1990
  • Arizona legislator, Dillinger (also known as The Last Days of John Dillinger), ABC, 1991
  • Orlando Chang Stein, Based on an Untrue Story, Fox, 1993
  • Tom, Dinner with Friends, HBO, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Corey, "Break a Leg, Mom," Life Goes On, ABC, 1989
  • Photographer, "Adamant Eve," Mancuso, FBI, 1990
  • First reporter, "Spleen It to Me, Lucy," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991
  • Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1995, 2000, 2001
  • Himself, "Flip," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1998
  • Guest host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1998
  • Guest, Festival Pass with Chris Gore, Starz!, 2002
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002, 2003
  • Guest, The View, 2002
  • Benjamin Hobart, "The One with Ross's Grant," Friends, NBC, 2003
  • Guest, V Graham Norton, 2003
  • Guest, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Specials
  • Host, Spring Break, Fox, 1993
  • NBC's New Year's Eve with "Friday Night," NBC, 1995
  • Interviewee, Canned Ham: Mystery Man, Comedy Central, 1999
  • Voice of Prince Gavin, The Frog Princess: An Animated Special from the"Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" Series, HBO, 2000
  • Interviewee, Canned Ham: Nurse Betty, Comedy Central, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • 1996 ShoWest Awards, TNT, 1996
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1998
  • Presenter, The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2000
  • Presenter, The 1st Annual Laureus Sports Awards, TNT, 2000
  • Presenter, The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2001
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • (With others; and cocreator) The Best of the Worst, Fox, 1991-1992
  • Talk Soup, E! Entertainment Television, 1991-1995
  • Later with Greg Kinnear (also known as Later), NBC, 1994-1996
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • The Gift: A Look Inside, 2001
  • Himself and Major Bruce Crandall, We Were Soldiers: Getting It Right, Paramount, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Series
  • Talk Soup, E! Entertainment Television, 1991-1995
  • Later with Greg Kinnear (also known as Later), NBC, 1994-1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Advocate, December 23, 1997, pp. 26-31
    • Biography, October, 2002, pp. 72-74, 98
    • Broadcasting & Cable, September 16, 1996, p. 39
    • Empire, Issue 80, 1996, p. 76
    • Entertainment Weekly, May 3, 1996, p. 8
    • Los Angeles Times, January 1, 2001
    • Movieline, October, 2002, pp. 74-75, 91
    • Parade, November 10, 2002, p. 22
    • People Weekly, January 8, 1996, p. 122; February 23, 1998, p. 136;June 24, 2002, p. 43
    • Premiere, September, 2002, p. 55
    • Time, January 8, 1996, p. 72
    • TV Guide, October 12, 2002, pp. 30-33
    • Us Weekly, September 18, 2000, pp. 64-67

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