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Justin Kirk

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Photos Justin Kirk Birth name: Justin Kirk
Birth date: 1969/05/29 (53 years old)
Birth place : Salem, Oregon / USA

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Biography for Justin Kirk

Born in Salem, Oregon, Justin Kirk spent his childhood in Union, Washington, where he attended grade school on a Native American reservation. Kirk knew from the age of 3 that he wanted to perform, and he made his acting debut at seven in a local college play. At 12, he moved with his mother to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended the Children's Theater School throughout high school.

After graduation, he moved to New York and enrolled at Circle in the Square, where he completed a two-year conservatory acting program. He soon landed his first role on Broadway, in "Any Given Day" at the Longacre Theater, and quit his job as a bellboy at the Royalton Hotel. He has been working steadily ever since and is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the blind character Bobby in on Broadway and in the feature film adaptation of Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997). Kirk was honored with an Obie Award for Distinguished Performance in the Ensemble.

Additional stage work includes "Old Wicked Songs" at New York's Promenade Theater and Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse, in which he starred as a piano prodigy, winning a Back Stage West Garland Award for Outstanding Performance. He also appeared in June Moon with the Drama Department, a theater company of which he is a founding member.

A self-described radio nerd, Kirk divides his time between New York City and Los Angeles.

There are some actors who do not often find roles to the measure of their talent. This is the case with this actor: Justin Kirk.

Justin began his career late since he appeared at the end of the 90s in certain TV series without real importance.

It was not until 2003 to see it in "Angels in America", the mini-series of HBO which will make him Prior, a young homosexual alongside big as Al Pacino. A role that will upset all those who have seen the series.

A solid gold role that will mark the spirits.

Yet Justin will not pierce more than that and will leave for Broadway and the theater he loves so much.

After a few guest appearances in "Les Experts" with Gary Dourdan or "FBI: missing", Justin returned in 2005 with "Weeds", the series created by Jenji Kohan. He finds there one of his partners of "Angels in America" ​​namely Mary-Louise Parker for a good slice of fun in her role as serial glendor of Andy!

Justin Kirk is an American actor known for his role as Andy Botwin in the weekend television series and for his role as Thérèse in the play with Angels in America. He was born on May 28, 1969 in Salem, Oregon. Kirk started his career on stage before speaking on television and cinema.

He made his debut in the theater in Off-Brroadway productions, especially in Tony Kushner's play, Angels in America. His performance in this room earned him an appointment to the Tony Awards and allowed him to make himself known to the general public. He also played in Broadway productions, such as Love! Valour! Compassion! and The Pillowman.

In 2005, Kirk joined the casting of Weeds, in the role of Andy Botwin, the cousin of the protagonist, Nancy Botwin. The series was a critical and commercial success, and Kirk won an Award satellite for its performance in 2008. After the end of Weeds in 2012, Kirk continued to work in the world of cinema and television, appearing in Series such as Modern Family, The Good Place and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

In addition to his acting career, Kirk is also an activist committed to animal rights and for the fight against AIDS. He worked with several non -profit organizations, such as Peta and Amfar, to promote these causes. He is also a fervent defender of equal rights for LGBTQ+persons.

In summary, Justin Kirk is a talented and accomplished actor who has proven himself in the fields of theater, television and cinema. His passion for social causes and his commitment as an activist also make him a respected and admired man.


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Title Role
The Presence (2009) (post-production) The Man
Four Boxes (2008) (post-production) Trevor Grainger
Against the Current (2009) (completed) Jeff Kane
See You in September (2008) (completed) A.J
Weeds Andy Botwin / ... (47 episodes, 2005-2008)
Puccini for Beginners (2006) Philip
Everwood James Carmody (1 episode, 2006)
Hollywood Dreams (2006) Robin Mack
Ask the Dust (2006) Sammy
Flannel Pajamas (2006) Stuart Sawyer
Without a Trace Thomas Beale (1 episode, 2005)
Jack & Bobby John McCallister (1 episode, 2005)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Patrick Bromley (1 episode, 2005)
Angels in America Leatherman in the Park / ... (6 episodes, 2003)
Outpatient (2002) Morris Monk
Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002) Damien Pritzker
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Eric Plummer (1 episode, 2001)
Jack & Jill Bartholomew 'Barto' Zane (32 episodes, 1999-2001)
Chapter Zero (1999) Lonnie
The Eden Myth (1999) Aldo Speck
The Pretender Horace Strickland (1 episode, 1998)
99 Threadwaxing (1998) Half-brother
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997) Bobby Brahms


He went to elementary school on a Native American reservation.

He made his acting debut at seven in a local college play.

For his role in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" he won an Obie Award.

Was in a still photograph as Laura Alden's (Michelle Pfeiffer) deceased brother in Wolf (1994).



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