STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,129 this week

Ron Kovic


Imagine having Tom Cruise play your life story in a movie, and ending up on stage in Hollywood celebrating the movie's two Oscars? All Ron Kovic had to do to achieve this fantasy was serve three tours of duty in Vietnam, get paralyzed for life by combat wounds, and write a best-selling book about it all. A war veteran turned antiwar-activist, Kovic... See full bio »

What are These Stars Watching This Holiday Season?

Find out what movies Jim Gaffigan, Linda Hamilton, and more are watching during the holidays. For more gift ideas, check out IMDb's Holiday Gift Guide, curated with the entertainment lover in mind!

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Sat, Dec 21 1:25 PM PST on HBOSIG (521)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 1 week ago
 
a list of 207 people
created 05 Feb 2018
 
a list of 62 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 21 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 45 images
created 13 Jul 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ron Kovic's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

There Must Be Some Kind of Way Outta Here Himself - Anti-war activist, writer and former US marine
(1972)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (book) / (screenplay)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of novel "Around the World in Eight Days,"City Lights, 1984. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am the living death, a Memorial Day on wheels. I am your Yankee Doodle Dandy, your John Wayne come home, your Fourth of July firecracker exploding in the grave.

Trivia:

He gave Tom Cruise his Bronze star as a birthday present in 1990. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed