GREG KINNEAR (Justin Brooks) is an Academy Award nominee and
Emmy-winning actor who
continues to draw audiences and critical acclaim with diverse and interesting
roles in both television and film.
In 2006 Kinnear starred in Little Miss Sunshine, which was lauded by critics
nationwide and earned several
Academy Award nominations and Independent Spirit Award wins. Kinnear, Steve
Carell, Alan Arkin, Abigail
Breslin, Paul Dano and Toni Collette won the SAG Award for Outstanding
Performance by a Cast in a
Motion Picture. More recently, Kinnear appeared in Same Kind of Different as Me,
opposite Renee Zellweger,
and Brigsby Bear, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Kinnear recently played the title role in the dark comedy Phil. The film,
co-starring Emily Mortimer,
Luke Wilson and Jay Duplass, also marks his feature directorial debut. He also
appears in The Red Sea Diving
Resort, opposite Chris Evans and Ben Kingsley, and Ira Sachs' Frankie, with
Marisa Tomei and Isabelle
Huppert. Kinnear worked with Sachs on 2016's Little Men, co-starring Jennifer
The actor recently wrapped production on Misbehaviour, opposite Keira
Knightley, and Dreamland,
alongside Gary Oldman. Both films are set to be released in 2020. He is
currently in production on Lee
Daniels' pilot "Good People," for Amazon. Kinnear stars opposite Lisa Kudrow.
On the small screen Kinnear was last seen in the CBS All Access anthology
series "The Twilight
Zone," for Jordan Peele and Jason Blum; Amazon's series "Electric Dreams," based
on the work of Philip K.
Dick; the sixth season of Netflix's award-winning political drama "House of
Cards," opposite Robin Wright
and Diane Lane; and the Emmy-nominated HBO film "Confirmation," with Kerry
In 2012 Kinnear guest starred on the award-winning ABC hit series "Modern
Family" as Phil's (Ty
Burrell) inappropriate boss Tad. The performance earned him an Emmy nomination
for Outstanding Guest
Actor in a Comedy Series. His performance as John F. Kennedy in Jon Cassar's
"The Kennedys," co-starring
Katie Holmes and Barry Pepper, netted Emmy and SAG nominations. In 2014 Kinnear
starred in the U.S.
version of the popular Australian legal drama "Rake."
Kinnear made his feature film debut in Sydney Pollack's Sabrina, opposite
Harrison Ford and Julia
Ormond. His performance resulted in him being named NATO ShoWest's Star of
Tomorrow. In 1997
Kinnear starred alongside Jack Nicholson in James L. Brooks' Oscar-nominated
dramedy As Good as It Gets.
His performance not only garnered an Academy Award nomination but the National
Board of Review's Best
Supporting Actor honors. Next, he co-starred in Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail,
with Tom Hanks and Meg
The actor's additional film credits include Anchorman: The Legend Continues,
Heaven Is for Real, The
English Teacher, Stuck in Love, Thin Ice, I Don't Know How She Does It,
Salvation Boulevard, Auto Focus, Invincible, Fast
Food Nation, Green Zone, Ghost Town, Feast of Love, What Planet Are You From?,
Mystery Men, The Matador, Bad
News Bears, We Were Soldiers, Someone Like You, Stuck on You, The Gift, Unknown,
Nurse Betty and Baby Mama.
Kinnear grew up living around the world as his family followed his State
Department father to
disparate locales from Indiana to Washington, D.C., Lebanon and Greece. He
currently resides in Los
Angeles with his wife and three daughters.
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