Greg Kinnear - Academy Award® nominee and Emmy award winning actor GREG KINNEAR (William Borgens) continues to draw audiences and critical acclaim with diverse and interesting roles in both television and film. 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.” He recently completed production on Craig Zisk’s THE ENGLISH TEACHER co-starring Julianne Moore, Lily Collins and Nathan Lane and was last seen in THIN ICE opposite Alan Arkin, Billy Crudup and Lea Thompson.
Last year, 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.
In 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 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.
Academy Award® winner JENNIFER CONNELLY (Erica) continues to prove her versatility as an actress with each new project she undertakes. Connelly is currently filming Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH with Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, and Logan Lerman. The film, which is both written and directed by Aronofsky, tells the epic Biblical tale of Noah’s Ark.
Other film credits include VIRGINIA with Ed Harris; THE DILEMA with Vince Vaughn, CREATION with Paul Bettany; 9 with John C. Reilly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer, and Martin Landau; HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU with Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, and Ben Affleck; THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL opposite Keanu Reeves; Terry George's RESERVATION ROAD opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo; Edward Zwick's BLOOD DIAMOND with Leonardo DiCaprio; Todd Field's LITTLE CHILDREN; Walter Salles' DARK WATER; Vadim Perelman's HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG; Ang Lee's THE HULK; and Ed Harris' POLLOCK.
Connelly received a Golden Globe, BAFTA, AFI, Broadcast Critics and Academy Award for her role in Ron Howard's A BEAUTIFUL MIND. Connelly was widely praised for her haunting portrayal of a drug addict in Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed REQUIEM FOR A DREAM. The role earned her an Independent Spirit Award Nomination. Connelly also starred in Keith Gordon's, WAKING THE DEAD, Pat O'Connor's INVENTING THE ABBOTTS, Lee Tamahori's MULHOLLAND FALLS, John Singleton's HIGHER LEARNING and Joe Johnston's THE ROCKETEER.
Connelly's first film was Sergio Leone's ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA
With three upcoming films, NAT WOLFF (Rusty) is defining himself as one of the industry’s premiere young faces-to-watch. The 17-year-old actor/musician/composer/singer-songwriter gained overnight recognition after starring in and providing lead vocals, instrumentation and lyrics for the 2005 musical comedy film THE NAKED BROTHERS BAND: THE MOVIE, which garnered the Audience Award for Family Feature Film at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Following STUCK IN LOVE, he’ll join Tina Fey and Paul Rudd in the romantic comedy ADMISSIONS, about a play-by-the-rules admissions officer at Princeton University (Fey), who falls for a former classmate (Rudd), and starts bending the rules for a less-than-model potential student (Wolff). The film will be released by Focus Features in 2013.Wolff is currently filming the coming-of-age comedy FEED THE DOG, in which he stars opposite teen sensation Selena Gomez. Written and directed by Tim Garrick, the film is set to be released in 2013.
LIANA LIBERATO (Kate), winner of the Best Actress Award at the 2010 Chicago Film Festival at the age of 15, has quickly secured her place as one of Hollywood’s most gifted and promising young stars. Liana recently completed production on THE EXPATRIATE with Aaron Eckhart and FREE RIDE starring opposite Anna Paquin.