Actor Justin Kirk is best known for his role on cable’s “Weeds,” for which he earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. He also received SAG and Emmy Award nominations for his performance in the cable production of “Angels In America,” in which he starred alongside Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and future “Weeds” co-star, Mary-Louise Parker.
Kirk recently finished production on the film “The Tribes of Palos Verdes,” starring opposite Jennifer Garner, Maika Monroe and Elisabeth Rohm. He was most recently seen in the independent film “Walter,” opposite Virginia Madsen and William H. Macy. Other film credits include “Last Love,” “30 Beats,” “Goats” and “Vamps.”
On television, Kirk appears in a recurring role on “Modern Family.” Other television credits and notable guest roles include “Tyrant,” “The Blacklist,” “Without a Trace,” “Everwood,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
An accomplished stage actor, Kirk won the Obie Award for Distinguished Performance in the Ensemble for “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and went on to star in the feature film adaptation of the play. In 2001, he co-starred with Julianna Margulies and Donald Sutherland in Jon Robin Baitz’s “Ten Unknowns” at Lincoln Center. The role won him a Lucille Lortel Award, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations. Kirk also starred in The Roundabout Theatre Company’s “The Understudy,” opposite Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tony Award winner Julie White.