In 2005, he starred in the black comedy The Matador with Pierce Brosnan and voiced Phineas T. Kinnear co-starred with Steve Carell in the Oscar-winning comedy-drama Little Miss Sunshine in 2006, and with Mark Wahlberg in Invincible, based on the true story of a bartender who tries out for the Philadelphia Eagles football team.
Kinnear often alternated roles, often playing good guys like a righteous principal in The Gift or a gay painter in As Good as It Gets, to bad guys such as a sleazy college professor in Loser, a womanizer in Someone Like You as well as Sabrina and an egotistical soap opera star in Nurse Betty.
Kinnear starred in Auto Focus about the life and murder of actor Bob Crane in 2002. In 2003, he starred in the comedy Stuck On You, with Matt Damon as a conjoined twin who pursues his dream of becoming a Hollywood actor in spite of his joined brother's desire for a different kind of life.
It focuses on the complicated relationships between a successful novelist, played by Kinnear, his ex-wife (Connelly), their college daughter (Collins), and teenage son (Wolff).
Novelist and part-time teacher Bill Borgens has been floundering since his wife Erica left him for a younger man two years ago.
In 1991, Kinnear became the first host of Talk Soup, which he hosted until 1995, when he left the show for the NBC late-night talk show Later with Greg Kinnear (1994).
After his film debut, Blankman, Kinnear won the part of David Larrabee in Sydney Pollack's 1995 remake of Billy Wilder's 1954 classic Sabrina.
In 2010, he starred as the estranged father of Miley Cyrus' character in The Last Song.
In 2011, Kinnear starred in the miniseries The Kennedys playing the lead role as John F. It was originally planned to air on the History Channel; however, it was announced in January 2011 that the miniseries had been pulled from that network.
And then he got his first diplomatic assignment, to the American Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1975, no less, which was the year that the war broke out. When we first got there it was great, and then it just gradually ...