Birth Date: May 22, 1974 / Age: 39
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Biography: Sean Gunn (born May 22, 1974) is an American actor, most famous for his role as Kirk Gleason on the television show Gilmore Girls on the WB. Born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., Sean Gunn came from an Irish Catholic family with four other brothers and one sister, with most of the siblings following some kind of career in the entertainment industry (Sean's brother James Gunn is a screenwriter, and Patrick Gunn is an executive producer for Artisan Entertainment, for example). With a large family, Gunn attributed his timing as an actor with trying to get off a good line during family conversations. He also credits his mother with stressing the importance of a strong imagination and his father with stressing strong people-skills.
Gunn attended St. Louis University High (class of 1992) and graduated from the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University. After graduation, he started a theater company with friends.
Although he is best known for his recurring Gilmore Girls role, he has also has several television show guest appearance credits, including Angel, DAG, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Yes, Dear, and Andy Richter Controls the Universe.
In movies, Gunn has also had several roles, the most substantial being "Alien Orphan/Doug" in The Specials, for which he also co-producer credit.