Knowledge Identifier: +Kevin_Spacey
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1959.
Countries: United States (64%), United Kingdom (13%), New York (3%)
Linked to: Canoga Park High School, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Juilliard School
Based on a true story of a teacher arrested for teaching his students evolution known as the "Scopes Monkey Trial," Spacey played defense lawyer Henry Drummond, a role that was made famous by actor Spencer Tracy in the 1960 film of the same name.
Spacey's first professional stage appearance was as a spear-carrier in a New York Shakespeare Festival performance of Henry VI, part 1 in 1981.
Sara Rue - She began her acting career at the age of nine, appearing in the 1988 film "Rocket Gibraltar" as Kevin Spacey's daughter
Kate Mara - The political drama stars Kevin Spacey and is based on a novel by Michael Dobbs and the 1990 British television series, "House of Cards"
In 1991, he won a Tony Award for his portrayal of "Uncle Louie" in Neil Simon's Broadway hit Lost in Yonkers.
Frank Whaley - He appeared in his second leading film role in 1994's "Swimming with Sharks", in which he starred opposite Kevin Spacey
Kirsten Dunst - Dunst was offered the role of Angela in the 1999 drama film "American Beauty", but turned it down because she did not want to appear in the film's suggestive sexual scenes or kiss co-star Kevin Spacey
Michael Emerson - In 1999, he played the part of Willie Oban in "The Iceman Cometh" with Kevin Spacey
Ron Klain - He was portrayed by Kevin Spacey in the HBO film "Recount" depicting the tumult of the 2000 presidential election
Anchors Aweigh (film) - In 2001, Kevin Spacey purchased this Oscar statuette at a Butterfield & Butterfield estate auction and returned it to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Ted Demme - At the 2002 Golden Globe awards show, one week following Demme's death, Kevin Spacey wore a picture of Demme on his suit jacket
In February 2003, Spacey announced that he was returning to London to become the artistic director of the Old Vic, one of the city's oldest theatres.
L.A. Confidential (film) - In addition to the features from the original DVD, included are four new featurettes, the 2003 pilot of the proposed TV series starring Kiefer Sutherland, and film commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy_Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito
Spacey was awarded an Doctor of Letters, honoris causa from the London South Bank University in November 2005.
Jennifer Ehle - After a hiatus, Ehle returned to the stage in 2005 in "The Philadelphia Story" at the Old Vic opposite Kevin Spacey
Talulah Riley - Riley made her stage debut with Kevin Spacey in "The Philadelphia Story" at the Old Vic in 2005
Rachelle Lefevre - In 2009, Lefevre appeared in the CBC television miniseries "The Summit", filmed in Ontario, and completed the film "Bagman", starring Kevin Spacey
The Social Network - In November 2009, executive producer Kevin Spacey said, "The Social Network" is probably going to be a lot funnier than people might expect it to be
Steven Atkinson - In 2010, Atkinson produced Beth Steel's "Ditch" with Kevin Spacey and the Old Vic Theatre which was the first play to launch the Old Vic Tunnels
The production will mount a worldwide tour for the rest of 2011 culminating in New York in early 2012.
House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - The project was first announced in March 2011, with Kevin Spacey attached to star and serve as an executive producer
Call of Duty - A video released on May 1, 2014 revealed that Kevin Spacey will portray an antagonist in the game
Stanley Kramer - His friend, Kevin Spacey, during his acceptance speech at the 2015 Golden Globes, honored Kramer's work, calling him "one of the great filmmakers of all time
Dana Brunetti - In 2016 he became the president of Relativity Media with Kevin Spacey taking on a chairman position
The Usual Suspects - In August 2016, James Charisma of "Paste" " ranked "The Usual Suspects" among Kevin Spacey's greatest film performances
Zachary Quinto - In 2017, Quinto criticised the timing of actor Kevin Spacey's decision to come out as part of his response to allegations of sexual advances towards then-14-year-old actor Anthony Rapp
Ridley Scott - From May to August 2017, Scott filmed "All the Money in the World," a drama about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, starring Kevin Spacey, Mark_Wahlberg and Michelle Williams
Robin Wright (actress) - In October 2017, Wright was set as the show's new lead, following sexual misconduct allegations against former lead Kevin Spacey, which resulted in Spacey being fired from the sixth and final season
Robin Wright - In October 2017, Wright was set as the show's new lead, following sexual misconduct allegations against former lead Kevin Spacey, which resulted in Spacey being fired from the sixth and final season
Jon Bernthal - In November 2017, on "Jim Norton and Sam Roberts", Bernthal's interview made news, due to his description of Kevin Spacey, who had faced recent sexual assault chargers, of making him uncomfortable on the set of Baby Driver