Kevin McKidd | Biography

Posted On: 19 Jul, 2014

Kevin McKidd | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 09, 1973
Age 47 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality English
Profession Television Actor
Wife/Spouse Jane Parker
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $5 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Joseph McKidd, Iona McKidd

A Scottish film and television actor, Kevin Mckidd was born on August 9, 1973 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland to parents Kathleen and Neil McKidd. His mother was a secretary and his father was a plumber. McKidd is popular among people for his role in Grey's Anatomy, Trainspotting, and Rome.

McKidd attended Seafield Primary School and Elgin Academy, where he was the member of amateur dramatic group, Moray Youth Theatre. Later he attended University of Edinburgh to pursue his engineering career, but he dropped out and joined Queen Margaret College in Edinburgh to study drama.

In 1996, he was cast in the film Small Faces, where he appeared as Malky Johnson. The same year, he also appeared in the Trainspotting as Tommy MacKenzie. The following McKidd appeared as Callan in the movie Behind The Lines and Henry Percy in the movie Richard II. His role as Johnny in the film The Acid House in year 1998 also won the International Fantasy Film Award - Best Actor. From 1998 to 2002, McKidd appeared in many movies such as Dad Savage, Looking After Jo Jo, Topsy-Turvy, Understanding Jane, Nicholas Nickelby, Max and Dog Soldiers. Later in 2003, he starred in 16 years of Alcohol as Frankie, for which he was nominated BAFTA Scotland - Best Actor in a Scottish Film and British Independent Film Award Best Actor. In 2010, he portrayed poseidon in the movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. His voice was also featured in the 2012's Brave and 2013's Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox.

Besides his film career, McKidd has also appeared in many TV series like Father Ted, Rome, Journey Man to name few. His first TV appearance was in Father Ted in 1996. In 2004, McKidd was cast in the Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, for which he won Biarritz International Festival of Audiovisual Programming - Best Actor. From 2005 to 2007, he appeared in TV series Rome and since 2008, he can be seen portraying Dr. Owen Hunt in the series Grey's Anatomy. For his role as Dr. Hunt, he became nominated for 2011 Prism Award - Best Performance in a Drama Series Episode and won 2010 Prism Award - Best Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline.

McKidd has an appealing personality with a towering height of 6 feet tall. He has an athletic body built with defined abs and biceps. He visits to the gym regularly to keep himself fit and healthy. His shirtless pictures can define his abs and body structure more clearly which can be found in many internet sites. McKidd is also one of the demanding and successful actors of Hollywoood with towering net worth.

McKidd is married to Jane Parker since July 1, 1999. He also has two children, a son and a daughter, born on 2000 and 2002 from his wife Parker. McKidd is living happily with his wife and two children and there are no any rumors about their divorce. It also proves that he is not a gay as he has a strong bond with his wife. McKidd has a little bit of Scottish accent, which was revealed in his interview.

Other information about him can also be found in his personal sites. He can also be followed in twitter and Instagram as well as his page in Facebook can be liked to get his latest updates. His short biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDb. Besides, McKidd is also equally interested in singing as he is in acting.