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ACTOR
Justin Kirk
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Gender Male
Date Of Birth 28/05/69
Number of episodes 47
Role Andy Botwin

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.

BiographyEdit

Early life and education=Edit

Justin Kirk was born on May 28, 1969, in Salem, Oregon, United States. He grew up in Union, Washington, where he attended a grade school on a Native American reservation. He moved to Minneapolis when he was 12 years old, and then to New York City after graduating from high school. In New York City, he completed a two-year conservatory acting program at Circle in the Square.

Acting careerEdit

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 Elizabeth Perkins 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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