Who is Lee Kirk?
Lee Kirk was born in Texas, USA on 9 October 1972 – his zodiac sign is Libra, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, film writer and director, while he’s perhaps known best for having written and directed the critically acclaimed 2012 romantic comedy movie “The Giant Mechanical Man”. It starred his wife Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina and Topher Grace, and follows a zoo worker who has fallen in love with a street performer.
Early life and education
Lee was raised in Texas by his parents, but about whom nothing’s known as he respects their privacy; it’s said that his father was involved in the film industry, and that his mother was a singer. Because he hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, his fans believe him to be an only child.
Lee became interested in acting while still attending an elementary school, mostly because he watched movies and TV series with his family nearly every night. He started practicing creative writing upon enrolling at high school, while he was into a number of other activities, including playing soccer and dancing.
Lee matriculated in 1990, and although he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s widely believed that he attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1994.
He worked various jobs for the following six years, prior to launching his acting career.
Career as an actor
Lee has appeared in two movies and two TV series. He made his debut film appearance in the 2000 action fantasy comedy “The Specials”, directed by Craig Mazin, and which starred Rob Lowe, Thomas Haden Church and Paget Brewster. It follows the seventh most powerful superhero team on Earth, as they’re trying to best the other teams.
In 2008, Lee played Brad Spoofer in the comedy movie “Pants on Fire”, and the same year saw him make his debut TV series appearance, with his portrayal of Schroeder, in the episodes “A Very Peanus Christmas” and “Peanus” of the short comedy “PG Porn”.
His only other role has been his portrayal of Clark, in the 2010 episode “The Delivery: Part 2” of the hit comedy “The Office”.
It was created by Greg Daniels and Ricky Gervais, starred Steve Carell, John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer, and follows the typical workdays of office workers; the series aired from 2005 to 2013, and won 56 awards, including five Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 195 other awards.
Writing and directing credits
Lee has six writing and three directing credits, including “The Giant Mechanical Man”.
He made his writing debut with the 2003 short comedy movie “The Man Who Invented the Moon”, and the following year saw him write the short comedy “The Women”. In 2005, Lee wrote the short comedy “The Benefits of Drinking Whiskey”, and then his first feature in 2008 – the comedy “Pants on Fire”.
It was directed by Colin Campbell, starred also Joseph Sikora and Sean Gunn as well as our Lee, and follows a struggling actor whose friends have come to visit him in Hollywood.
In 2013, he directed the episode “Vandalism” of the series “The Office”, and in 2016, Lee wrote and directed the popular musical comedy movie “Ordinary World”. It starred Billie Joe Armstrong, Fred Armisen and Judy Greer, and follows a former punk rocker, who’s still learning to cope with ‘life after rock’.
Wife Jenna Fischer and children
Lee prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but it’s still widely known that he’s today married to a popular actress. He exchanged vows with Jenna Fischer on 3 July 2010, in a private ceremony in Los Angeles, California, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; they had become engaged on 30 June 2009. Jenna became famous worldwide after she starred in the series “The Office”.
On 24 September 2011, Jenna gave birth to their son Weston Lee Kirk, and on 25 May 2014, to their daughter Harper Marie Kirk.
Lee hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he might have been with, but it’s widely known that Jenna was previously married to the American moviemaker and actor James Francis Gunn Jr; from 7 October 2000 ‘til their divorced in 2008.
As of January 2022, Lee’s married to Jenna Fischer, and they have two children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Lee likes to travel with his wife in his spare time, and the two have been to several US states, as well as to several European and South American countries; his dream travel destination is Miami in Florida.
His favorite season is summer, mostly because he enjoys going yachting, and swimming in the ocean, but also because he dislikes snow and being cold.
He’s a lover of animals, and had two pet dogs while he was growing up.
Lee likes to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music – his two favorite bands are AC/DC and Guns N’ Roses.
He has his own favorite actor and actress – George Clooney and Angelina Jolie – while a couple of his favorite movies include “The Ideas of March”, “Good Night and Good Luck”, and “The Descendants”.
Age, height and net worth
Lee’s age is 49. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and he weighs around 145lbs (65kgs).
As of January 2022, his net worth has been estimated at more than $2 million, while his wife Jenna’s net worth has been estimated at over $16 million.
Happy Anniversary Jenna Fischer and Lee Kirk! The beloved The Office actress and her husband are celebrating 7 years of marriage today!
Who is his wife Jenna Fischer?
Regina Marie ‘Jenna’ Fischer was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana USA, on 7 March 1974 – her zodiac sign is Pisces, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, film writer and producer, who has appeared in close to 50 movies and TV series, perhaps still known best for her portrayal of the supporting character Shelby, in the 2006 science fiction horror comedy movie “Slither”. It was written and directed by James Gunn, starred Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks and Michael Rooker, and follows the people who have survived an alien plague, which has turned the residents of a small town into zombies; the movie won two of the seven awards for which it was nominated.
Jenna was raised in St. Louis, Missouri, alongside her younger sister Emily, by their father James E. Fischer who was an engineer, and their mother Anne (nee Miller) who was a history teacher; Emily today works as a third grade teacher. Jenna’s best friend while growing up was the now popular American actor Sean Gunn – the two took part in an acting workshop when Jenna was only six years old.
She studied at Pierremont Elementary School, eventually moving on to Nerinx Hall High School, from which she matriculated in 1992; Jenna continued her education at Truman State University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 1996.
She made her debut film appearance in the 1998 comedy “Channel 493”, and her debut TV series appearance in 2001, with her portrayal of Waitress in the episode “A Shot in the Dark: Part 2” of the comedy “Spin City”. In 2005, she made a guest appearance in the episode “Don’t Lie to Me” of the critically acclaimed comedy series “That ‘70s Show”, and the same year saw her play a supporting character in the comedy film “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”.
One of her most notable performances in the 2000s was her portrayal of Susan Porter in the 2009 romantic comedy movie “Solitary Man”, written and directed by Brian Koppelman, and which starred Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon and Jesse Eisenberg. It follows a rich man who’s about to lose his family because he’s neglected them; the film won two of the five awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Jenna’s following roles were in the 2010 romantic comedy movie “A Little Help” (lead role), the 2013 comedy film “Are You Here” and the 2015 science fiction comedy mini-series “You, Me and the Apocalypse”.
Three of her most recent roles have been in the 2018 biographical thriller film “The 15:17 to Paris”, 26 episodes of the 2019 comedy series “Splitting Up Together” and the 2019 short action comedy movie “Threat Level Midnight: The Movie”.
Jenna has won six of the 29 awards for which she has been nominated, including a 2007 Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, for her performance in “The Office”.