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GREG KINNEAR (Todd Burpo) is an Academy Award nominee and Emmy award winning actor who continues to draw audiences and critical acclaim with diverse and interesting roles in both television and film.

Kinnear can currently be seen starring in FOX's U.S. version of the popular Australian legal drama, "Rake," which follows the chaotic and comedic world of criminal defense lawyer Keegan Deane (Kinnear). The show, written by Peter Duncan, creator of the original Australian series, is co-executive produced by Kinnear, along with Peter Tolan and Michael Wimer. Last year, the actor starred in Anchorman: The Legend Continues, the sequel to the 2004 hit comedy starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carrell and Paul Rudd.

In 2012, Kinnear's guest starring role on the award-winning ABC hit-series Modern Family, as Phil's (Ty Burrell) inappropriate boss Tad, earned him a 2012 Emmy Award nomination in the category of "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series."

On the small screen, Kinnear's performance as John F. Kennedy in The Kennedys earned him an Emmy Award nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie and a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. The mini-series was directed by Jon Cassar and co-starred Katie Holmes and Barry Pepper.

In 2006, Kinnear starred in Little Miss Sunshine, the critically-acclaimed hit of the Sundance Film Festival. Lauded by critics nationwide, the film went on to receive several Academy Award nominations and Independent Spirit Awards wins, while Kinnear, along with Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin, Paul Dano, and Toni Collette, won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

n 1997, Kinnear starred alongside Jack Nicholson as his unfortunate neighbor Simon in James L. Brooks' Academy Award nominated film As Good As It Gets. His performance garnered him not only an Academy Award nomination, but earned him the honor of being named Best Supporting Actor by the National Board of Review; he was also nominated in the same category at The Golden Globes and The Screen Actors Guild Awards that year. Next, he co-starred in Nora Ephron's romantic hit comedy You've Got Mail with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Kinnear made his feature film debut in the Sydney Pollack-directed remake of Sabrina, in which he co-starred with Harrison Ford and Julia Ormond. His performance prompted the trade organization of the movie theatre owners to name him NATO ShoWest's Star of Tomorrow.

Additional film credits include Craig Zisk's The English Teacher co-starring Julianne Moore, Josh Boone's Stuck in Love, Thin Ice opposite Alan Arkin and Billy Crudup, Douglas McGrath's I Don't Know How She Does It, Salvation Boulevard opposite Jennifer Connelly and Marisa Tomei, Paul Schrader's Auto Focus, Invincible opposite Mark Wahlberg, Richard Linklater's Fast Food Nation based on the best-selling book by Eric Schlosser, Paul Greengrass' Green Zone, Ghost Town opposite Ricky Gervais, Feast of Love directed by Robert Benton and co-starring Morgan Freeman, Mike Nichols' What Planet Are You From? with Garry Shandling and Annette Bening, and a cameo role as Captain Amazing' in Mystery Men, as well as The Matador, Bad News Bears, We Were Soldiers, HBO's Dinner with Friends, Someone Like You, Stuck on You, The Gift, Unknown, Nurse Betty and Baby Mama.

Kinnear grew up virtually all over the world as his family followed his State Department father to disparate locales such as Logansport, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Beirut, Lebanon; and Athens, Greece. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three daughters.


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