By Jason Lynch Alexis Chiu Kristen Mascia
September 04, 2006 12:00 PM

Remember when Kinnear, 43, was simply the smarmy host of E!’s Talk Soup? We barely can—now that he’s blossomed into an amazingly nuanced actor. Invincible, Little Miss Sunshine and last winter’s The Matador are his best works yet. Next: He’s a burger exec in Fast Food Nation (Nov. 17).