Justin Kirk

Biography

Justin Kirk (born May 28, 1969) is an American stage and film actor. He is known for playing Prior Walter in Mike Nichols's screen adaptation of Angels in America (for which he received an Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series) and for his portrayal of Andy Botwin in Showtime's Weeds. He will star in the upcoming NBC sitcom Animal Practice in 2012. Kirk was born in Salem, Oregon. His mother was of Russian Jewish descent and his father was of Danish and English ancestry.[1] He grew up in Union, Washington, where he attended a grade school on a Native American reservation.[citation needed] He moved to Minneapolis when he was 12 years old, and then to New York City after graduating from high school. Kirk played guitar in several New York bands in the early '90s, most notably The Dimestore Darlings.[2] He also completed a two-year conservatory acting program at Circle in the Square Theatre School. His first role on Broadway was a play called Any Given Day, which was performed at the Longacre Theatre. He also appeared in Love! Valour! Compassion! both on-screen and on stage, for which he received an Obie Award for Distinguished Performance in the Ensemble. In addition he won a Back Stage West Garland Award for Outstanding Performance on his role of a piano prodigy in Old Wicked Songs, staged at New York's Promenade Theater and Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse. Kirk's other films include Chapter Zero, The Eden Myth, Puccini for Beginners, Flannel Pajamas, and Call o' the Glen. He made his television series debut in Jack & Jill. Kirk currently stars as Andy Botwin on the Showtime television series Weeds alongside Kevin Nealon and Mary-Louise Parker. This marks the second time that Kirk has worked with Mary-Louise Parker, who was also featured in Angels in America. He was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2007. He currently lives part-time in New York City, and part-time in Los Angeles.

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Birth Place

États-Unis

Birth Date

5/28/1969
Known For
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The Presence

The Man

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See You In September

A.J.

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Flannel Pajamas

Stuart Sawyer

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30 Beats

The Anthropologist - Adam

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Against the Current

Jeff Kane

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Tribes Of Palos Verdes, The

Phil Mason

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Food Fight - Was kommt auf Ihren Teller?

Narrator

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Hollywood Dreams

Robin Mack

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Puccini for Beginners

Philip

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L!fe Happens

Henri

Starring In
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Vice

Scooter Libby

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Molly's Game

Jay

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Tribes Of Palos Verdes, The

Phil Mason

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Justice League: War

Hal Jordan / Green Lantern (voice)

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Mr. Morgan's Last Love

Miles Morgan

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Goats

Bennet

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Vamps

Vadim

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Nobody Walks

Billy

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30 Beats

The Anthropologist - Adam

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L!fe Happens

Henri

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Elektra Luxx

Benjamin

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The Presence

The Man

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See You In September

A.J.

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Against the Current

Jeff Kane

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Food Fight - Was kommt auf Ihren Teller?

Narrator

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Ask the Dust

Sammy

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Flannel Pajamas

Stuart Sawyer

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Hollywood Dreams

Robin Mack

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Puccini for Beginners

Philip

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Angels in America

Leatherman in the Park / ... (6 episodes, 2003)

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Love! Valour! Compassion!

Bobby Brahms

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Walter

Greg

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