Justin Kirk

 

Date Of Birth

May 28, 1969
 

Biography

Justin Kirk is an American actor who made a name for himself on cable TV, first for playing Prior Walter in the HBO series Angels in America and for portraying Andy Botwin in Showtime's Weeds. His other famous roles include Chapter Zero, The Eden Myth, Puccini for Beginners, Flannel Pajamas, and Call o' the Glen.

Though Kirk was born in Salem, Oregon, he was raised in Union, Washington where he studied grade school on a Native American reservation. He then moved to New York after finishing high school and completed a two-year conservatory acting program at Circle in the Square.

Kirk, who first got his break on the TV series Jack & Jill, also ventured into Broadway where he received several nods. He was first cast in Any Given Day and then in Love! Valour! for which he received an Obie Award for Distinguished Performance in the Ensemble. He also notably won a Back Stage West Garland Award for Outstanding Performance on his role of a piano prodigy in Old Wicked Songs.

In 2012, Kirk landed his first lead role on TV after his long stint on Weeds. He played Dr. George Coleman on Animal Practice though the series was canceled just after nine episodes. He recurs as Charlie Bingham on ABC's Modern Family and is currently part of the cast of the FX series Tyrant.
 

Place of Birth

Salem, Oregon, U.S.A.
 

Birth Name

Justin Kirk
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

Justin Kirk is a self-described radio nerd.
 

Awards

He won a Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Series for Weeds in 2005.

He won a Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series for Angels in America in 2003.
 

Filmography

2014 Tyrant
2014/I Walter
2014 Justice League: War (Video)
2014 Sexual Secrets
2010-2013 Modern Family (TV Series)
2013 The Blacklist (TV Series)
2013 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
2013 Chronicles Simpkins Will Cut Your Ass (Short)
2013 Last Love
2012-2013 Animal Practice (TV Series)
2005-2012 Weeds (TV Series)
2012 Vamps
2012 30 Beats
2012 Goats
2012 Nobody Walks
2011 L!fe Happens
2010 The Legend of Hallowdega (Short)
2010 The Presence
2010 The Subpranos (TV Series)
2009-2010 University of Andy (TV Series)
2010 See You in September
2010 Elektra Luxx
2009 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
2009 Four Boxes
2009 Against the Current
2006 Puccini for Beginners
2006 Everwood (TV Series)
2006 Hollywood Dreams
2006 Ask the Dust
2006 Flannel Pajamas
2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
2002 Outpatient
2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
1999-2001 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
1999 Chapter Zero
1999 The Eden Myth
1998 The Pretender (TV Series)
1998 99 Threadwaxing (Short)
1997 Love! Valour! Compassion!
1995 New York News (TV Series)
 

Height

6' 1" (1.85 m)
 

Quotes

"After many of years of getting cast in sweet, angelic roles, I'm finally getting to play closer to my real life as a horrible person."

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