Knowledge Identifier: +Kevin_Kline
In 1972, he joined with fellow Juilliard graduates, including Patti LuPone and David Ogden Stiers, and formed the City Center Acting Company , under the aegis of John Houseman
During the 1980s and early 1990s, Kline made several films with director Lawrence Kasdan, including "The Big Chill", "Silverado", "Grand Canyon", "I Love You to Death", and "French Kiss"
In 1983, he played the role in a film version of the musical, with Ronstadt, Smith and Angela Lansbury, which had a limited theatrical release
Phoebe Cates - In 1983, during her audition for a role in "The Big Chill," Cates met actor Kevin Kline for the first time, and became romantically involved with him
John Cleese - In 1985, Cleese had a small dramatic role as a sheriff in "Silverado", which had an all-star cast that included Kevin Kline, with whom he would star with in "A Fish Called Wanda" three years later
Kline married actress Phoebe Cates in 1989
Abner J. Mikva - In 1992, while serving as Chief Judge on the D.C. Circuit, Mikva appeared in the Kevin Kline comedy "Dave" as "Supreme Court Justice Abner J. Mikva," in a scene in which he administers the presidential oath of office to the Vice President
Bob Newhart - He appeared as a beleaguered school principal in 1997's "In & Out", starring Kevin Kline
Barbra Streisand - In movies, Streisand is remembered as the favorite of the character Howard Brackett, played by Kevin Kline, who finally admits to being gay while standing at the altar in the 1997 romantic comedy "In & Out"
Ashley Judd - Several of her early 2000s films, including 2001's "Someone Like You" and 2002's "High Crimes", received only mixed reviews and moderate box office success; although she did receive positive recognition, and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress, for her performance in the 2004 biography of Cole Porter, "De-Lovely", opposite Kevin Kline
Emile Hirsch - His next feature film role was in the prep school drama, "The Emperor's Club", with Kevin Kline, which was released later in 2002
In November 2004, he was presented with the JDRF's Humanitarian of the Year award by Meryl Streep for his volunteer efforts on behalf of the organization
The film premiered theatrically in 2006 in Europe
Concetta Tomei - In 2007 she appeared opposite Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner in the hit Broadway production of "Cyrano"
Jennifer Garner - Garner made her Broadway debut on November 1, 2007, playing Roxanne in "Cyrano de Bergerac" alongside Kevin Kline at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway
"Cyrano" was filmed in 2008 and aired as part of PBS's "Great Performances" series in January 2009
Kline starred in the 2012 comedy "Darling Companion" alongside Diane Keaton