An accomplished actor, musician and comedian, Kirby Heyborne wows audiences on the silver screen and in his live performances. Kirby’s comedic wit and charm will guarantee the audience a memorable performance in the upcoming Farrelly Brothers Fox feature The Three Stooges, opposite Sean Hayes and Sofia Vergara. Kirby plays “Teddy” a childhood friend, who accidentally becomes involved in a murder plot with the three stooges.
Kirby’s interest in the arts began at 12 years old when he started writing his own songs on the piano. At 15, he picked up a guitar and taught himself how to play a Beatles song using a “How To” book. He soon started performing anywhere he could and quickly sold out of the 50 albums he recorded in a friend’s bedroom. Since then, Kirby has released four solo albums and has had his music featured in many films. He has delighted audiences across the country with his ability to blend heart-warming stories, beautiful music and comedic wit.
After graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in Economics, this dynamo signed with an agent and was immediately cast in an Idaho Lottery commercial. Two weeks later, he landed a role in the Indy feature Singles Ward. After completing the film, the producers cast him to be the lead in their next project, the lighthearted family comedy. The R.M. in which his song “Kolob” is featured.
Kirby received critical acclaim for his starring role in the World War II drama Saints and Soldiers which was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He also starred in the award-winning boy band mockumentary The Sons of Provo, and the award-winning quixotic comedy Pirates of the Great Salt Lake (The Weinstein Co.). Kirby was also a series regular on FBC’s series “Free Ride” and has appeared in numerous nationwide commercial campaigns including the upcoming Honda campaign featuring Mario Andretti.
Creative, talented and versatile, Kirby has received a number of Audio File Magazine’s Earphone awards for excellence in narration. He has narrated over a hundred titles including: Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist, Black Swan Green, Breathers and The Genius. He is known to deliver raw emotion without drawing attention to the performance itself.
This performer is a co-founder and director of the celebrated LA-based improv comedy group The Society, which sells out theaters all over the country. He is also the co-founder, co-producer, co-director, and co-writer of kerBLINK, a new video channel whose mission is to make the world laugh with ‘environMENTALLY friendly’ clean videos, films, songs, and creative content.
Kirby lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children. He speaks fluent Spanish and is an Eagle Scout and currently serves as Cub master for his local Cub Scout Pack. He likes to swim, bike, hike, camp, snow and water ski and is a self-proclaimed board game snob, but his favorite activity is to cook and bake with his family.