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Greg Kinnear, the American actor, nominated for an Academy Award in the film As Good as It Gets, after starting his career on Talk Soup.
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Greg Kinnear, the American actor, nominated for an Academy Award in the film As Good as It Gets, after starting his career on Talk Soup. Kinnear acted in various roles, from the quirky indepedent Little Miss Sunshine to the crass Farrelly Brothers' Stuck on You.
Actor and writer Greg Kinnear was born on June 17, 1963, in Logansport, Indiana. The son of a career diplomat, Kinnear graduated from the University of Arizona in 1986. He got his big break in Hollywood as the first host of E! Television's popular Talk Soup for which he won an Emmy Award in 1994.
In 1997, Kinnear was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in As Good as It Gets. His big-screen career has primarily consisted of supporting roles, including work in such films as Nurse Betty, Someone Like You and the animated movie Robots.
Kinnear married Helen Labdon in 1999. Their have a daughter, Lily.
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