Greg Kinnear

Mostly Credited As: Greg Kinnear
Birth Name: Gregory B. Kinnear
Date Of Birth: June 17, 1963 (Age 52)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Logansport, Indiana
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)

Greg Kinnear

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Confirmation (2016)As: Joe Biden
Rake (US) (2014)As: Keegan Deane
The Kennedys (2011)As: John F. Kennedy
The Best of the Worst (US) (1991)As: Himself (Host)
Talk Soup (1991)As: Himself (1991–1995)
Later with Bob Costas (1988)As: Host (1994-1996)
Episode Cast Credits 

Drunk History (2013) 
  New Jersey 03x01: (Sep/01/2015) As Thaddeus Lowe 

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  Rachael's Hanging With the Charming Greg Kinnear! He's Revealing the Worst Job He's Ever Had and Sharing His Easter Traditions! 08x138: (Apr/16/2014) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 61 63x61: (Apr/07/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Greg Kinnear, NeNe Leakes, Aloe Blacc 11x131: (Apr/07/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Greg Kinnear, Paul Potts, Kat Von D 05x17: (Sep/26/2007) As Himself 
  The cast of "Little Miss Sunshine" 04x85: (Jan/15/2007) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Tori Spelling 04x55: (Nov/17/2006) As Himself 

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Greg Kinnear, Shailene Woodley, Band of Skulls 01x19: (Mar/20/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Greg Kinnear, Emilia Clarke, Frank Castronovo, Frank Falcinelli 01x23: (Mar/19/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Matt Damon 11x14: (Jan/24/2013) As Himself (Comedy Segment) 
  Greg Kinnear, Marla Sokoloff, Sherrod Small 04x169: (Nov/16/2006) As Himself 

Modern Family (2009) 
  Me? Jealous? 03x14: (Feb/08/2012) As Tad, [Special Guest Stars]

Anderson Live (2011) 
  Sarah Jessica Parker & the Cast of I Don't Know How She Does It 01x04: (Sep/15/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Conan (2010) 
  Terra Chips at 30,000 Feet 01x70: (Mar/30/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Greg Kinnear, "American Idol" castoff Lacey Brown, Michael Buble, a Top Ten List presented by Harry Smith 17x114: (Mar/22/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Greg Kinnear, reptile expert Dr. Darrel Frost, Tapes 'n Tapes 13x184: (Jul/25/2006) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Julie Chen 12x176: (Jul/19/2005) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou, Ben Folds Five 05x64: (Dec/17/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Greg Kinnear, Ruth Jones 05x02: (Mar/12/2009) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Greg Kinnear, J.J. Abrams, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 16x15: (Oct/03/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Greg Kinnear, Bob Odenkirk, Tom Shales 11x45: (Dec/11/2003) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Billy Connolly, Mike Lupica 10x22: (Oct/16/2002) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Swimwear, Greg Kinnear 10x20: (Oct/03/2008) As Himself 
  Jimmy Smits, Greg Kinnear, Clean & Green 09x12: (Sep/25/2007) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 88 07x88: (Jan/04/2006) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Greg Kinnear, Mindy Kaling, Nikka Costa 17x13: (Oct/01/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Julie Scardina with Amazing Animals, Greg Kinnear, MercyMe 14x63: (Dec/21/2005) As Himself 
  Thanksgiving Show 12x49: (Nov/27/2003) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Greg Kinnear, Paul Morrissey, Raul Midon 03x156: (Sep/28/2007) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Hugh Hefner, Sammy Hagar 02x122: (Jul/27/2006) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear, Paula Poundstone, Ming Tsai 02x12: (Jan/17/2006) As Himself 

Best Week Ever (2004) 
  August 4th 04x26: (Aug/04/2006) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Greg Kinnear, guest co-host Robin Givens 09x142: (Jul/26/2006) As Himself 
  Season 6, Episode 35 06x35: (Oct/18/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 1, Episode 134 01x134: (Feb/12/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Greg Kinnear/Pilobolus 23x228: (Jul/20/2005) As Himself 
  Greg Kinnear/George Lopez/Tears For Fears 23x131: (Mar/07/2005) As Himself 

CMT Top 20 Countdown (2001) 
  July 14, 2005 01x11: (Jul/14/2005) As Himself 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Greg Kinnear 03x173: (May/05/2004) As Himself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Greg Kinnear, Dontrella Willis, The Rapture 02x136: (Dec/18/2003) As Himself 

V Graham Norton (2002) 
  Series 5, Show 34 05x34: (Dec/04/2003) As Himself 

Friends (1994) 
  The One With Ross's Grant 10x06: (Nov/06/2003) As Dr. Hobart 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Greg Kinnear 05x113: (Sep/06/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Greg Kinnear 07x128: (Oct/17/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Larry Sanders Show (1992) 
  Flip 06x11: (May/31/1998) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Greg Kinnear/All Saints 23x18: (Apr/11/1998) As Himself (Host) 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 70th Annual Academy Awards 46x01: (Mar/23/1998) As Nominee: Best Supporting Actor, [Co-Guest Stars]

L.A. Law (1986) 
  Spleen It to Me, Lucy 06x04: (Nov/07/1991) As Reporter #1, [Co-Guest Stars]

Mancuso, FBI (1989) 
  Adamant Eve 01x20: (Apr/24/1990) As Photographer 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Rake (US) (2014)• Co-Executive Producer

Episode Crew


He auditioned for a V.J. position on MTV. He didn't get it.

He was a talk-show host in numerous projects for a long time until he was asked to guest-star in the 1995 Sidney Pollack re-make of "Sabrina." After that, he started being offered movie roles.

He attended the University of Arizona, where he graduated in 1985 with a degree in broadcast journalism.

He hosted, co-wrote and co-produced the E! network's "Talk Soup" from the very beginning. He won an Emmy (along with the rest of the show's producers)--although he was the one who kept it.

Kinnear was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at the Arizona University.

Lived abroad in locales including Lebanon and Greece.

While attending high school in Athens, he made his first foray into broadcasting by hosting a talk show on Armed Forces Radio entitled “School Daze with Greg Kinnear”.

After his success as a host of "School Daze With Greg Kinnear" and “College Mad House,” he would become the creator, co-executive producer, and host of "Best of the Worst" which ran from 1990 to 1991.

His family moved around a lot as his father worked for the Foreign Service. He claims he grew up a "Foreign Service brat"

He has two daughters.

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