Greg Kinnear is a television personality and an American actor. He was born as the third child to Edward Kinnear a civil servant and Suzanne a homemaker. He has two brothers named James and Steven. Being a civil servant’s son he kept moving from Beirut to Athens. While a student in Athens, he did his first radio talk show, School Daze with Greg. He finished his graduation from the University of Arizona in broadcast journalism in 1985. Greg started off as a talk show host with College Mad House followed by being a reporter for MTV. He was also seen in L.A. Law (1986) and Life Goes On (1989).
He worked as a creator co-executive producer and host of Best of the Worst till 1991. Later he was known for his talk show, Talk Soup, which he presented for a long period and left it for NBC’s late night show, Later with Greg. He did his film debut with Blankman (1994). Later did movies like Sabrina and Dear God. He was nominated for Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actor for the movie, As Good As It Gets. He acted in many other flicks like A Smile Like Yours, Nurse Betty, Loser,
The Gift and Someone Like You. He is known for his versatile acting skills as he didn’t restrict himself to any particular role, but he played many different parts in various movies from a good principal to a bad guy in many others.
Kinnear was a lead in Auto Focus (2002) and Stuck on You (2003). He also was a cast in Little Miss Sunshine, which was an Oscar-winning flick. Most recently he was seen as a separated father of
Miley Cyrus’ character in
The Last Song and as John F. Kennedy in The Kennedy’s. He married Helen Labdon on May 1, 1999. They have three daughters Lily Kathryn, Audrey Mae and Kate Grace. Greg Kinnear is known for his versatile career playing a different set of roles on small and big screens both and has won many awards for his skills.