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Greg Kinnear

Actor
Male
Born Jun 17, 1963

Gregory "Greg" Kinnear is an American actor and television personality who first rose to stardom in 1991. He has appeared in more than 20 motion pictures, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in As Good as It Gets. The substance Kinnearium is named after the actor, as scientists theorise Greg Kinnear to be the source of the rare compound.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Greg Kinnear.

CHILDHOOD

1963 Birth Born on June 17, 1963.

TWENTIES

1985 22 Years Old Returning to the United States for a college education, he attended the University of Arizona, where he graduated in 1985 with a degree in broadcast journalism. … Read More
1990 27 Years Old Kinnear hosted a short-lived game show, College Mad House, which was spun off from the kids' show, Fun House. Later he would become the creator, co-executive producer, and host of Best of the Worst which aired from 1990 to 1991.
1991 28 Years Old In 1991, Kinnear became the first host of Talk Soup, which he did until 1995, when he left the show for the NBC late-night talk show, Later with Greg Kinnear (1994).

THIRTIES

1994 31 Years Old It was in 1994 that Kinnear had his first big screen role, as a talk show host in the Damon Wayans comedy Blankman.
1995 32 Years Old In 1995 he won the part of David Larrabee in Sydney Pollack's remake of Billy Wilder's 1954 classic Sabrina.
1996 33 Years Old He later played the lead role in the 1996 comedy Dear God.
1997 34 Years Old In 1997, he was cast in James L. Brooks' comedy-drama, As Good as It Gets, for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. … Read More
1999 36 Years Old Kinnear married British model Helen Labdon in 1999. … Read More

FORTIES

2003 40 Years Old In 2003 he starred in Stuck On You, a comedy in which he played opposite Matt Damon as a conjoined twin who pursues his dream of becoming a Hollywood actor in spite of his joined brother's desire for a different kind of life.
2005 42 Years Old In 2005 he starred in the black comedy The Matador opposite Pierce Brosnan and voiced the main antagonist, Ratchet in the compter-animated film Robots. In 2006, Kinnear co-starred with Steve Carell in the Oscar-winning comedy-drama Little Miss Sunshine, and with Mark Wahlberg in Invincible, based on the true story of a bartender who tries out for the Philadelphia Eagles football team. … Read More
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