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Kilner came late to acting having established a successful career as an investment banker managing accounts for Fortune 500 companies. The handsome blond began making appearances on episodic TV in 1989 on such diverse shows as "The Cosby Show" and "China Beach." Kilner had a recurring role on the CBS nighttime soap "Knots Landing" (1989-90) and made a memorable appearance as a gay man fighting his sick lover's parents over visitation rights on a controversial episode of "L.A. Law" (NBC, 1990). He appeared in small roles in "Switch" (1991), "Twenty Bucks" (1993) and "The Stoned Age" (1994). Kilner portrayed the leading man in the first season of the CBS romantic sitcom "Almost Perfect" (1995-96): a workaholic district attorney who tried to juggle his career and a relationship with the equally busy TV producer (Nancy Travis). The show's dialogue was brisk and the attractive leads shared a wonderful onscreen chemistry that raised the level of the sitcom above the norm.
Cast (Feature Film)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Worked as credit analyst at First National Bank of Maryland
Played safety for semi-pro footaball team, Baltimore Eagles
Moved to NYC
TV debut, guest appearance on "The Cosby Show" (NBC)
Played recurring role on "Knots Landing" (CBS)
TV-movie debut "Murder in Paradise" (NBC)
Feature film debut, "Switch"
Broadway debut in "The Glass Menagerie" opposite Julie Harris
Cast as regular in CBS sitcom "Almost Perfect" opposite Nancy Travis
Off-Broadway debut, "Night and Her Stars"
Cast in the lead of the syndicated sci-fi series "Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict"; left show at start of second season
Returned to the New York stage in "Dinner With Friends"; reprised role in L.A. premiere
Appeared in "American Pie 2"
Cast in "Auto Focus" a story about "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane
Appeared in "A Cinderella Story" starring Hilary Duff
Cast in the Garry Marshall comedy "Raising Helen"