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Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964. Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. His debut as the strict Chip Diller in Animal House... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Jack Swigert
(1995)
Footloose
Footloose Ren
(1984)
Mystic River
Mystic River Sean Devine
(2003)
X: First Class
X: First Class Sebastian Shaw
(2011)

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 2013 R.I.P.D.
Hayes
 2010/I Super
Jacques
 2005 Loverboy
Marty
 2003 In the Cut
John Graham (uncredited)
 2002/I Trapped
Hickey
 2001 Novocaine
Lance Phelps (uncredited)
 1997 Telling Lies in America
Billy Magic
 1997 Digging to China
Ricky Schroth
 1996 Sleepers
Nokes
 1995 Balto
Balto (voice)
 1994 New York Skyride
Narrator / Host
 1991 Pyrates
Ari
 1991 Queens Logic
Dennis
 1988 Lemon Sky
Alan
 1987 White Water Summer
Vic
 1986 The Little Sister
Probation Officer (uncredited)
 1986 Quicksilver
Jack Casey
 1984 Footloose
Ren
 1982 Forty Deuce
Ricky
 1981 Only When I Laugh
Don Holcroft
 1980 Hero at Large
2nd Teenager
 1979 Starting Over
Husband - Young Couple
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Other Works:

TV commercial for the 2014 Buick LaCrosse Buick President's Day sale (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Bacon Brothers | Kevin Bacon III | the Bacon Brothers

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" game] I thought it was a joke at my expense: "Can you believe, in less than six steps we can connect Kevin Bacon to Laurence Olivier, one of the greats?". See more »

Trivia:

Attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia with his brother, Michael. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays anti-heroic protagonists See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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