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Kevin Bacon

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Kevin Bacon

American film and theater actor whose notable roles include Animal House, Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, Wild Things, A Few Good Men, JFK, The River Wild, Murder in the First, Apollo 13, Hollow Man, Stir of Echoes, Trapped, Mystic River, The Woodsman, Friday the 13th, Death Sentence, Frost add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (77%), United Kingdom (6%), (6%)

Main connections: Sean Penn, Hollow Man, Stir of Echoes

Linked to: Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts, People, The New York Times, EE

 

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Kevin Bacon was born in 1958 add something


1975

At 16, in 1975, Bacon won a full scholarship to and attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts at Bucknell University, a state-funded five-week arts program at which he studied theatre under Dr. Glory Van Scott add something


1978

Bacon's debut in the fraternity comedy "Animal House" in 1978 did not lead to the fame for which he had hoped, and Bacon returned to waiting tables and auditioning for small roles in theater add something


1980

Mickey Rourke - During the early 1980s, Rourke starred in "Diner", alongside Paul Reiser, Daniel Stern, Steve Guttenberg, Tim Daly and Kevin Bacon, and yet again drew further critical notices for his portrayal as the suave compulsive gambler "Boogie" Sheftell; The National Society of Film Critics named him Best Supporting Actor that year


1981

Laura Shapiro Kramer - In 1981 Shapiro Kramer sold David Mamet's first tele-play "Smashville "to ABC. In 1983 Shapiro Kramer produced John Byrne's "Slab Boys" on Broadway directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and starring Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Val_Kilmer and Madeline Potter


 

In 1982, he won an Obie award for his role in "Forty Deuce", and soon after made his Broadway debut in "Slab Boys", with then-unknowns Sean Penn and Val Kilmer add something

 

Peter Link - Link has written the film scores for several Movies of the Week for television, "Nightmare" with Richard Crenna and Patty Duke, "The Great Niagara" with Richard Boone and "Enormous Changes At The Last Minute", a feature film for ABC, released theatrically in 1982, starring Kevin Bacon, David_Strathairn, and Ellen Barkin


1983

Val Kilmer - In 1983 he appeared Off Broadway in "The Slab Boys" with Kevin Bacon and Sean Penn

 

Brian Benben - In 1983, Benben appeared in the Broadway play "Slab Boys" with Kevin Bacon, Sean_Penn, Val Kilmer and Jackie Earle Haley


1984

Bolstered by the attention garnered by his performance in "Diner", Bacon starred in the 1984 box-office smash "Footloose" add something

 

American Fork, Utah - Several scenes from the 1984 movie "Footloose" were filmed in American Fork, including the opening scene inside the church, the front porch scene with Kevin Bacon and his family, and the gas station scene in which Bacon refuels his Volkswagen


1988

In 1988, he starred in John Hughes' comedy "She's Having a Baby" and the following year he was in another comedy called "The Big Picture" add something

 

Bacon has been married to actress Kyra Sedgwick since September 4, 1988; they met on the set of the PBS version of Lanford Wilson's play "Lemon Sky" add something

 

Kyra Sedgwick - Sedgwick married actor Kevin Bacon on September 4, 1988


1990

In 1990, Bacon had two successful roles add something

 

Reba McEntire - In 1990, she obtained her first film role playing Heather Gummer in the horror comedy "Tremors," along with Kevin Bacon


1991

By 1991, Bacon began to give up the idea of playing leading men in big-budget films and to remake himself as a character actor add something


1992

A Few Good Men - "'A Few Good Men"' is a 1992 American legal drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore, with Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollak, Wolfgang Bodison, James Marshall, J. T. Walsh, and Kiefer Sutherland in supporting roles


1994

In 1994, Bacon earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role in "The River Wild" opposite Meryl Streep add something

 

Jennifer Morrison - She made her film debut at the age of fifteen as the daughter of Richard Gere and Sharon Stone in the 1994 film, "Intersection", and later appeared as Samantha in "Stir of Echoes" with Kevin Bacon in 1999

 

The River Wild - "'The River Wild"' is a 1994 adventure crime-thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David_Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Mazzello as Roarke


 

His next film, "Murder in the First", earned him the Broadcast Film Critic's Association award in 1995, the same year that he starred in the blockbuster hit "Apollo 13" add something


1996

Bacon reverted to his trademark dark role once again in "Sleepers" in 1996 add something

 

Ron Eldard - Eldard is known for his evocative role as sympathetic street thug John Reilly in the 1996 film Sleepers which co-starred Brad Pitt, Billy Crudup, Jason Patric, Kevin Bacon, Dustin_Hoffman, Robert De Niro, and Minnie Driver


1998

As the executive producer of 1998's "Wild Things", Bacon reserved a supporting role for himself, and went on to star in "Stir of Echoes" in 1999, and in Paul Verhoeven's "Hollow Man" in 2000 add something

 

Evan Rachel Wood - Wood's first major screen role was in the low-budget 1998 film "Digging to China", which starred Kevin Bacon and Mary Stuart Masterson


1999

Stir of Echoes - "'Stir of Echoes"' is a supernatural horror-thriller released in the US in 1999, starring Kevin Bacon and directed by David Koepp

 

Stir of Echoes - "'Stir of Echoes"' is a supernatural horror-thriller released in the United States on September 10, 1999, starring Kevin Bacon and directed by David Koepp


2000

Rhona Mitra - In 2000, Mitra had a small role in the film "Hollow Man", as a neighbour assaulted by Kevin Bacon's character

 

Willie Morris - In 2000, "My Dog Skip", another of Morris' books and an unofficial prequel to the earlier film, was made into a major motion picture starring Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson and Kevin Bacon

 

Hollow Man - "'Hollow Man"' is a 2000 American-German science fiction-thriller-horror film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth_Shue, and Josh Brolin


2001

Empire State Building - After the September 11 attacks in 2001, however, the ride was closed, and an updated version debuted in mid-2002 with actor Kevin Bacon as the pilot

 

Hollow Man - Most critics praised the visual effects employed on making Kevin Bacon invisible, which earned the film a nomination at the 2001 Academy *awards


2002

Trapped (2002 film) - It stars Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend, Kevin Bacon, Dakota_Fanning and Pruitt Taylor Vince, and was released on September 20, 2002


2003

In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame add something

 

Where the Truth Lies - Based on Rupert Holmes' 2003 novel of the same name, the film stars Kevin Bacon, Colin_Firth, and Alison Lohman

 

Dennis Lehane - Lehane's "Mystic River" was made into a film in 2003; called "Mystic River" and directed by Clint Eastwood, it starred Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon


 

Bacon was again acclaimed for a dark starring role playing an offending pedophile on parole in the 2004 film "The Woodsman"; he was nominated best actor receiving the Independent Spirit award add something

 

Eve (entertainer) - Eve appeared in xXx with Vin Diesel, both Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business with Ice Cube, The Cookout with Queen Latifah and Meagan Good, and The Woodsman with Kevin Bacon in mid 2004.

 

Kyra Sedgwick - She starred alongside her husband Kevin Bacon in the 2004 film "The Woodsman"

 

Dorothy Allison - "Cavedweller" has been adapted for the stage and screen, most notably in the 2004 film starring Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon, directed by Lisa Cholodenko


2005

Bacon has spoken out for the separation of church and state, and told "The Times" in 2005 that he did not "believe in God." However, he has said that he is not anti-religion add something

 

Christina Applegate - The campaign had started in 2005 but she, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Kevin Bacon were added to the ads in 2006


2007

Rachel Weisz - On 7 July 2007, she presented at the American leg of Live Earth, along with Alec Baldwin and Kevin Bacon


2008

Ann Dowd - In 2008 she appeared in the television movie Taking Chance starring Kevin Bacon


2009

The film premiered on HBO on February 21, 2009 add something

 

Bob McAdoo - He participated in the program in Beijing in 2009 and the NBA Legends Tour to South Africa in 1993, a goodwill mission to promote the NBA. McAdoo was the basketball technical advisor for the 1993 feature film, "The Air Up There", starring Kevin Bacon

 

Tom Wopat - In 2009, he appeared opposite Kevin Bacon in "Taking Chance", the HBO production about the returning home of a young man named Chance Phelps, a United States Marine, who was killed in Iraq

 

Julie White - In 2009, she appeared in the HBO original movie "Taking Chance" starring Kevin Bacon


2011

Bacon and Sedgwick learned in 2011 via their appearance on the PBS TV show "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Louis Gates that he and Sedgwick are 10th cousins, once removed add something

 

X-Men: First Class - The film stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January 2011 Jones, Oliver Platt and Kevin Bacon


2012

As of November 2012 Bacon is currently starring in adverts for the British mobile and Internet service EE add something


2013

The Following - Since 2013, Bacon has starred as Ryan Hardy in the FOX television series "The Following" add something

 

He won a Saturn award for Best Actor on Television for his role in 2013 add something


2015

In 2015, Kevin Bacon became a commercial spokesperson for the U.S. egg industry add something