Kirby Heyborne

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Kirby Heybone
Born (1976-10-08) October 8, 1976 (age 38)
Evanston, Wyoming, United States
Alma mater University of Utah
Occupation Actor, musician, singer-songwriter, comedian

Kirby Heyborne (born October 8, 1976) is an American actor, musician, singer-songwriter, narrator and comedian known for his work in Lazy Muncie and LDS films.

Early life and education[edit]

Heyborne graduated from Alta High School in 1995 where he was student body president. He served a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in the Dominican Republic. He later graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Economics.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Kirby is both an actor and a musician. He has released several CDs on which he sings and plays the guitar. However, Heyborne first became widely popular in Mormon culture after starring in the film The R.M. (2003). His first appearance in a non-LDS film was as "Teddy" in The Three Stooges (2012).

Kirby is also an accomplished narrator, and has provided voice work for many novels, short stories, and non-fiction titles.[1]

Kirby generated some controversy in the Mormon world in 2008 after deciding to appear in a Miller Lite beer commercial.[2] Kirby stated that the opportunity was an answer to prayer, and a way to feed his family.[3] He was later denied the chance to play at BYU, where he had often played in the past, due to his involvement with the commercial.[4] He also had appeared in a Best Buy Commercial in late-summer 2013, promoting sales for Verizon phones for an upcoming back-to-school sale. His commercial aired during the CBS primetime lineup on August 26, 2013.

Works[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • Inside - (2005)
  • Braver Days ( May 2006)
  • Merry White Tree in the Night (Oct 2006)
  • The RM Soundtrack - "If You Could Hie to Kolob"
  • Sons of Provo Soundtrack
  • The Elm Tree - Released March 31, 2009
  • Gone Girl: A Novel, by Gillian Flynn - Reader

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of narrated titles". Heyborne's website. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  2. ^ "MormonTimes". MormonTimes. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  3. ^ http://newsnet.byu.edu/story.cfm/68828
  4. ^ "Kirby Heyborne @ Linescratchers". Linescratchers.com. 2010-02-06. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 

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