Greg Kinnear Bio, Age, Wiki, Family, Wife, Gay, Children, Height, Christian, Religion, Movies, Salary and Net Worth

Greg Kinnear (Gregory Buck Kinnear) is an American actor and television personality. He is best known for his roles in films such as As Good as It Gets

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Greg Kinnear (Gregory Buck Kinnear) is an American actor and television personality. He is best known for his roles in films such as As Good as It Gets and Heaven is for Real.

Greg Kinnear

Greg Kinnear Biography

He studied at the American Community Schools in Athens, where he first ventured into the role of talk show host with his radio show School Daze With Greg Kinnear. After moving to back to the United States for university education, Kinnear attended the University of Arizona, graduating in 1985 with a degree in broadcast journalism. While there, he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

He hosted a short-lived game show, College Mad House (September 5, 1988 to April 13, 1991), which was spun off from the kids’ show Fun House.

From 1991 to 1992, Kinnear became the creator, co-executive producer and host of Best of the Worst, which aired. The show was later canceled, after a hoax led by several students at The University of Texas at Austin, including Burnie Burns.

Kinnear has appeared in many popular films including; Nurse Betty, Robots, Stuck on You, The Last Song, As Good as It Gets, Heaven is for Real, We Were Soldiers, Little Miss Sunshine, Sabrina, You’ve Got Mail, Someone Like You, Invincible, Green Zone, and television roles, such as The Kennedys, Friends, Talk Soup, Modern Family and Rake.

Greg Kinnear Age 

He was born on June 17, 1963 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. 

Greg Kinnear Family

Kinnear is of Scots-Irish descent. He is the son to Suzanne (née Buck), a homemaker, and Edward Kinnear, a career diplomat who worked for the US State Department. He has two older brothers, James (born 1957) and Steven (born 1959). He grew up a “Foreign Service brat”, having moved around frequently, from Beirut to Athens.

Greg Kinnear Wife 

He is married to British glamour model Helen Labdon since May 1, 1999.

Greg Kinnear Gay

Greg Kinnear often alternated roles, often playing good guys like a righteous principal in The Gift or a gay painter in As Good as It Gets, to bad guys such as a sleazy college professor in Loser, a womanizer in Someone Like You as well as Sabrina and an egotistical soap opera star in Nurse Betty.

Greg Kinnear Children

Kinnear and Helen Labdon have three daughters: Lily Kathryn born on September 2003, Audrey Mae born June 2006 and Kate Grace born in 2009.

Greg Kinnear Height 

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches weighing 165 lb (75 kg).

Greg Kinnear Salary

His salary is estimated to be between $10k to $50k.

Greg Kinnear Net Worth

Kinnear has an estimated net worth of $20 million which he has earned through his acting career.

Greg Kinnear Christian | Is Greg Kinnear A Christian? | Greg Kinnear Religion

Kinnear plays the role of a preacher in director Randall Wallace’s movie, Heaven Is For Real. He plays Todd Burpo, pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial, Nebraska.

When in an interview, Kinnear was asked if he is a religious person and he said, “I wouldn’t call myself a deeply religious person. I really liked that the film didn’t get too distracted with the question of whether heaven is real. That is a theme in the movie, but it really gives the audience a front and center seat in watching how this family deals with these events. The fact that he’s a pastor, but not a holy man of the cloth as we’re so used to seeing in movies, and a volunteer firefighter and a wrestler and a father and a teacher, fascinated me. When his son tells him he went to heaven, Todd goes into this internal struggle about what it means. It sets up a lot more conflict than I would have imagined, given the title.”

Greg Kinnear Talk Soup

In 1991, he became the first host of Talk Soup, which he hosted until 1995. He later left the show for the NBC late-night talk show Later with Greg Kinnear (1994).

Greg Kinnear Movies And Tv Shows

Greg Kinnear Movies | Greg Kinnear Films | Greg Kinnear Movies List

Year

Title

Role

2019
 
Strange but True
Richard
The Red Sea Diving Resort
Walton Bowen
Frankie
Gary
2017
 
Brigsby Bear
Detective Vogel
Same Kind of Different as Me
Ron Hall
2016
Little Men
Brian Jardine
2014
 
Heaven Is for Real
Todd Burpo
Murder of a Cat
Al Ford
2013
 
Movie 43
Griffin Schraeder
The English Teacher
Dr. Richard Riker
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Gary Bragger
2012
Stuck in Love
Bill Borgens
2011
 
Thin Ice
Mickey Prohaska
That’s What I Am
Narrator
Salvation Boulevard
Carl Vanderveer
I Don’t Know How She Does It
Richard Reddy
2010
 
Green Zone
Clark Poundstone
The Last Song
Steve Miller
2008
 
Baby Mama
Rob Ackerman
Ghost Town
Frank Herlihy
Flash of Genius
Bob Kearns
2007
Feast of Love
Bradley Miller
2006
 
Fast Food Nation
Robert Anderson
Little Miss Sunshine
Richard Hoover
Invincible
Dick Vermeil
Unknown
Broken Nose
2005
 
The Matador
Danny Wright
Robots
Phineas T. Ratchet
Bad News Bears
Ray Bullock
2004
Godsend
Paul Duncan
2003
Stuck on You
Walter Tenor
2002
 
We Were Soldiers
Maj. Bruce “Snake” Crandall
Auto Focus
Bob Crane
2001
Someone like You
Ray Brown
2000
 
What Planet Are You From?
Perry Gordon
Nurse Betty
Dr. David Ravell / George McCord
Loser
Professor Edward Alcott
The Gift
Wayne Ragger
1999
Mystery Men
Captain Amazing / Lance Hunt
1998
You’ve Got Mail
Frank Navasky
1997
 
A Smile Like Yours
Danny Robertson
As Good as It Gets
Simon Bishop
1996
 
Dear God
Tom Turner
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
ATF Agent Bork
1995
Sabrina
David Larrabee
1994
Blankman
Talk Show Host
TBA
Misbehaviour
Bob Hope

Greg Kinnear Tv Shows | Greg Kinnear Tv Series

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2018
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Himself
Episode: “Kimmy Is… Little Girl, Big City!”
2018
House of Cards
Bill Shepherd
7 episodes
2017
Electric Dreams
Father
Episode: “Father Thing”
2016
Confirmation
Joe Biden
Television film
2016
BoJack Horseman
Greg Kinglear
Voice role; episode: “Start Spreading the News”
2015
Drunk History
Thaddeus Lowe
Episode: “New Jersey”
2014
Rake
Keegan Deane
Lead role
2012
Modern Family
Tad
Episode: “Me? Jealous?”
2011
The Kennedys
John F. Kennedy
Television miniseries
2003
Friends
Benjamin Hobart
Episode: “The One with Ross’s Grant”
2001
Dinner with Friends
Tom
Television film
2000
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
Prince Gavin
Episode: “The Frog Princess”
1998
The Larry Sanders Show
Greg Kinnear
Episode: “Flip”
1993
Based on an Untrue Story
Orlando Chang Stein
Television film
1991
L.A. Law
Reporter
Episode: “Spleen It to Me, Lucy”
1991
Best of the Worst
Himself
Host
1991–95
Talk Soup
Himself
Host
1991
Dillinger
Arizona Legislator
Television film
1990
Murder in Mississippi
News Reporter
Television film
1990
Mancuso, F.B.I.
Photographer
Episode: “Adamant Eve”
1989
Life Goes On
Corey
Episode: “Break a Leg, Mom”
1988
What Price Victory
Teacher’s Assistant
Television film

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