Kirk Bovill is an American actor, writer and producer. His film credits include 20th Century Women, Free State of Jones, Get on Up, Contraband, Texas Killing Fields, White Lightnin, The Butterfly Circus, and God Bless America.
Bovill was born in Wayne, Nebraska, the son of Judy Bovill, a teacher, artist and writer, and Ron Bovill, a college professor, coach, writer and former actor who filmed national Wells Fargo commercials in the 70s as Mark Twain. After attending Aurora High School, he headed off to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where he graduated in 1984 with a bachelors degree in Biology. He coached womens track as an undergraduate assistant at the school and was on the staff that won three national indoor team titles. He completed a masters degree in Journalism with a minor in Advertising at Louisiana State University in 1987. He coached womens track as a graduate assistant and was on the staff that won LSUs first two NCAA team titles. Also during his stay, he earned CoSIDA National RunnerUp Honors for writing the 1986 Track and Field Media Guide.