Sean Gunn is an American actor, best known for his roles as Kirk Gleason on the television show Gilmore Girls (2000–2007) and Kraglin in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He is the younger brother of filmmaker James Gunn, and often appears in his sibling’s films.
In 2000, he guest starred in the second episode of Gilmore Girls as Mick, a DSL cable installer. As the first season continued, Gunn was brought back to play the recurring role of Kirk Gleason, one of Stars Hollow’s most eccentric citizens. Since 2002, until the end of the series in 2007, Gunn was a regular cast member of the show. He also had a recurring role on October Road as Rooster.
Although he is best known for his regular Gilmore Girls role, he also has several television show guest appearance credits, including Angel; 3rd Rock from the Sun; Yes, Dear; True Jackson, VP; Andy Richter Controls the Universe; and Bunheads. Gunn can also be seen in commercials as an “agent” for the text message information service KGB.com. In films, Gunn has also had several roles, the most substantial being “Alien Orphan/Doug” in The Specials, for which he also received a co-producer credit.
Sean is also the voice actor behind the character of Swan in the Warner Brothers video game Lollipop Chainsaw, also written by his brother James.
In 2014, he provided on set acting work for the character of Rocket and played the role of Kraglin, Yondu Udonta’s second-in-command, in Guardians of the Galaxy. In 2017, he reprised his role as Kraglin in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, playing a larger role, and again provided on set acting work for the character of Rocket.