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Kevin Spacey


Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s that culminated in his first ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Lester Burnham
(1999)
Se7en
Se7en John Doe
(1995)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Jack Vincennes
(1997)
House of Cards
House of Cards Francis Underwood
(2013-2017)

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 2017 Baby Driver
Doc
 2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Video Game)
Jonathan Irons (voice)
 2014 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
The Rainforest
- The Rainforest (2014) ... The Rainforest (English version, voice)
 2013 At the Top (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Envelope (Short)
Evgeniy
 2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 Old Vic: Tunnels (Short)
 2010 Gorilla School (TV Series)
Narrator
 2009 Moon
GERTY (voice)
 2009 Shrink
Henry
 2008 The Applicant (Short)
Human Resources (uncredited)
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
Ron Klain
 2008 21
Micky Rosa
 2007 Machine Child (Short) (voice)
 2007 Fred Claus
Clyde
 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
Lex Luthor (voice)
 2006 The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa (Short)
Interrogator
 2005 Edison
Wallace
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Herbert Hoover / Sidney Andrews / Ira Stewart / ...
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Sidney Andrews
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Ira Stewart
 2002 The Tower of Babble (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2001 K-PAX
Prot
 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Hopper (voice)
 1995 Se7en
John Doe
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Jim Price
 1994 The Ref
Lloyd
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Chris Boden
- Heros Exoletus (1993) ... Chris Boden
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Giles Keenan
- Guess Who's Coming to Murder (1992) ... Giles Keenan
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
Clarence Darrow
 1990 When You Remember Me (TV Movie)
Wade
 1990 Henry & June
Osborn
 1990 A Show of Force
Frank Curtin
 1990 Fall from Grace (TV Movie)
Jim Bakker
 1989 Dad
Mario
 1989 Unsub (TV Series)
Benton
- Clean Slate (1989) ... Benton
 1988 Working Girl
Bob Speck
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Dwayne Hanson
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Wes Brent
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Wes Brent
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Wes Brent
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Senator Rourke
- The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) ... Senator Rourke
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Detective Sgt. Cole
- Solo (1987) ... Detective Sgt. Cole
 1986 Heartburn
Subway Thief
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(4/07) Stage: Appeared (as "Jim Tyrone") in "A Moon for the Misbegotten" by Eugene O'Neill. Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, New York, USA. NOTE: Spacey was nominated for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 30 Interviews | 38 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

The camera doesn't know if it's a TV camera, or a streaming camera, or. a movie camera - it is just a camera. It doesn't change our process in terms of how we work. What did change our process was that we weren't obligated or asked by Netflix to do a pilot. We were just able to get on with the story-telling from the get-go. See more »

Trivia:

He was considered for the role of Silva in Skyfall (2012). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays cold-blooded and sadistic characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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