Helen Labdon | Biography

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  • Full Name Helen Labdon
  • Occupation Former Model
  • Nationality British
  • Birthplace Bracknell, England, UK
  • Birth Date Sep 06, 1969
  • Age 54 Years, 8 Months
  • Ethnicity White
  • Zodiac Sign Virgo
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband Greg Kinnear
  • Husband's Profession Actor
  • Wedding Date 1999
  • Children Three
  • Daughter Three
Former Model, Wife of Actor Greg Kinnear

Helen Labdon | Biography

Labdon worked as an assistant for the 1995 horror-thriller hybrid 'Embrace of the Vampire'

Helen Labdon and Greg Kinnear first met in 1994, when Labdon was working as an executive assistant on a film. They got married in 1994. The couple was usually spotted at the premiere of Kinnear films like 'Same Kind of Different As Me' in 2017 and 'The Twilight Zone' in 2019. They went on a date night in May 2021 to watch the premiere of the action franchise 'Mission: Impossible' to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

Helen Labdon is a former model and wife of American actor Greg Kinnear.

Who is Helen Labdon?

Labdon is a former model and has experience working in the behind-the-camera crew. She worked as a model in her early days. She was named a "Page Three Girl" in a British tabloid. She subsequently dropped out of modeling to seek a career as a writer.

Besides, she bears credits for a few behind-the-camera responsibilities. Labdon worked as an assistant for the 1995 horror-thriller hybrid, Embrace of the Vampire. She was also acknowledged on the TV mini-series documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015) and the documentary Capturing the Friedmans (2003).

When was Helen Labdon born?

Helen Labdon was born on 6 September 1969 in Bracknell, England, UK. However, nothing more is known regarding her early life and education.

Married to Actor Greg Kinnear

Labdon got married to Greg Kinnear, an American actor, producer, and television personality, in 1999. They first met in 1994, when Labdon was working as an executive assistant on a film. The couple has three children.

Helen Labdon with her husband
Helen Labdon with her husband Greg Kinnear

Her Husband Greg Kinnear is an Academy Award-nominated Actor

Greg Kinnear is an Academy Award-nominated actor with extensive talk-show hosting experience. 

He was born on 17 June 1963 in Logansport, Indiana, USA. 

He has two older brothers, namely James (born 1957) and Steven (born 1959). He is of Scottish and Irish ancestry. Kinnear grew up as a "Foreign Service brat," regularly moving from Beirut to Athens. Kinnear began his career as a talk show host as a student at the American Community Schools in Athens with his radio show School Daze With Greg Kinnear. 

Even though he was born in the United States, he lived much of his life in Europe, from Beirut, Lebanon, to Athens, Greece. Because his father was a diplomat, the family, including a stay-at-home mother and two brothers, moved around a lot.

Kinnear then returned to the United States for his undergraduate study, graduating in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arizona. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at the time.

While still a student, Greg debuted as a host with his radio show School Daze With Greg Kinnear. He went on to create, co-executive produce, and host Best of the Worst in 1991. The comedy show premised content corresponding to competition for the worst job in America. He hosted the comic talk show, Talk Soup from 1991 to 1993 and another comic talk show, Later with Greg Kinnear, from 1994 to 1996.

He has also guest-starred on several TV series, namely, Life Goes On (1989), L.A. Law (1991), Mancuso, FBI (1990), The Larry Sanders Show (1998), Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (2000), Friends (2003), and many more. 

Movie Appearances

Kinnear made his breakthrough screen debut in the Damon Wayans comedy Blankman in 1994, starring as a talk show host. 

His movie credits include A Smile Like Yours (1997), Sabrina (1995), Dear God (1996), What Planet Are You From? (2000), Nurse Betty (2000), Animal Attraction (2001), Auto Focus (2002), Stuck on You (2003), The Matador (2005), Ghost Town (2008), Salvation Boulevard (2011), I Don't Know How She Does It (2011), Confirmation (2016), The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019), Crisis (2021), among many others. 

He received an Oscar nomination for best supporting actor for his role as Simon Bishop in James L. Brooks' hit comedy-drama As Good as It Gets (1997). 

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Kinnear and his wife Labdon were usually spotted together at the premiere of Kinnear's films like Same Kind of Different As Me in 2017 and The Twilight Zone in 2019. On 20 May 2021, the pair went on a date night to watch the premiere of the action franchise Mission: Impossible to celebrate their 25th anniversary.

She Lost Her First Baby

In 1998, Labdon and Kinnear had lost their baby during the summer of that year. According to their spokesperson, they were "deeply saddened by the loss and have been greatly comforted by the thoughts and prayers of so many."

According to the reports, Labdon was about five months pregnant when she suffered a miscarriage in March 1998. However, there was no further information provided. It was going to be their first kid.

Parents to Three Daughters

Labdon's first pregnancy in 2001 resulted in an unfortunate stillbirth. However, at the age of 36, she gave birth to her first child, a girl, on 12 September 2003. She was named Lily Katherine. Audrey Mae, Labdon's second daughter, was born on 13 June 2006. Her third child, a daughter named Kate Grace, was born in October 2009.

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