Greg Kinnear life and biography

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Greg Kinnear biography

Date of birth : 1963-06-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Logansport, Indiana, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-31
Credited as : Actor, tv personality, Academy Award

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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 Kinnear was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in As Good as It Gets.

Kinnear was born in Logansport, Indiana, the son of Suzanne, a homemaker, and Edward Kinnear, a career diplomat who worked for the U.S. State Department.

He has two brothers, James and Steven. As a child, the Kinnear family moved around frequently, from Beirut to Athens, part of a group sometimes referred to as the "Foreign Service Brats". While a student at the American Community Schools in Athens, Greg Kinnear first ventured into the role of talk show host with his radio show "School Daze With Greg Kinnear". 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. At Arizona, Greg was a brother of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.

Filmography:

2010 : Green Zone ; The Last Song ;
2011 : The Convincer ; New Year's Eve ; Salvation Boulevard ; I Don't Know How ; She Does It

Television:

2003 : Friends
2011 : The Kennedys

Awards and nominations:

Blockbuster Entertainment Award
1999: Won, "Favorite Supporting Actor in a Comedy/Romance" You've Got Mail
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
1996: Won, Most Promising Actor Sabrina
Daytime Emmy Awards
1995: Won, "Outstanding Special Class Program" "Talk Soup" (shared w/producers)
Golden Apple Awards
1996: Won, "Male Discovery of the Year"
National Board of Review Awards
1997: Won, "Best Supporting Actor" As Good as It Gets
The last song Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
2006: Won, "Best Ensemble Cast" Little Miss Sunshine (shared w/castmembers)

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