Kevin Costner

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Kevin Costner
Born Kevin Michael Costner
January 18, 1955 (1955-01-18) (age 59)
Lynwood, California
Notable works

Lieutenant Dunbar in Dances with Wolves
Eliot Ness in The Untouchables
Crash Davis in Bull Durham
Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams
Robin of Locksley in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Jim Garrison in JFK
Ben Randall in The Guardian
Earl Brooks in Mr. Brooks

Jonathan Kent in Man of Steel
Awards Academy Award for Best Director
1990 Dances with Wolves
Academy Award for Best Picture
1990 Dances with Wolves
Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
1991 Dances with Wolves
Razzie Award for Worst Actor
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
1994 Wyatt Earp
1997 The Postman
Razzie Award for Worst Remake or Rip-off
1994 Wyatt Earp
Razzie Award for Worst Director
1997 The Postman
Razzie Award for Worst Picture
1997 The Postman

Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American movie actor, director and producer. He is most known because of his movie Dances with Wolves (1990). This movie won seven Academy Awards, which included "Best Picture" and "Best Director" awards. He is also a musician.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

Kevin was born in Lynwood, California, on January 18, 1955. He was the third child of Bill Costner and Sharon Costner. He has two older brothers (Dan born 1950 and a middle brother who died at birth in 1953). When he finished high school, he was a basketball, football and baseball star. In 1978, he married his college friend Cindy Costner. (Cindy Costner later played a role in "Dances with Wolves"). Some time later, he met Richard Burton, and this made him go after acting. [2]

Kevin has three children from his first wife, Cindy: Annie (1984), Lily (1986) and Joe (1988). Kevin and Cindy divorced on 1994. He had relations with Bridget Rooney, and his fourth child, Liam (1996) is from her. Kevin remained divorced for 10 years; he married Christine Baumgartner on September 25, 2004. His fifth child, Cayden, was born in 2006.[3] A sixth child, another son, was born February 12, 2009. He was named Hayes Logan.

Costner is a Democrat.[4]

Movies[change | change source]

  • Stacy's Knights (1982)
  • Chasing Dreams (1982)
  • Night Shift (1982)
  • Frances (1982)
  • Table for Five (1983)
  • The Big Chill (1983) (scenes deleted)
  • Testament (1983)
  • The Gunrunner (1984)
  • Fandango (1985)
  • Silverado (1985)
  • American Flyers (1985)
  • Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. (1986) (originally filmed in 1974)
  • Shadows Run Black (1986)
  • The Untouchables (1987)
  • No Way Out (1987)
  • Bull Durham (1988)
  • Field of Dreams (1989)
  • Revenge (1990) (actor and executive producer)
  • Dances with Wolves (1990) (actor, director and producer)
  • Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) (documentary)
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) (actor, producer)
  • JFK (1991)
  • Oliver Stone (1992) (documentary)
  • Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy (1992) (documentary)
  • The Bodyguard (1992) (actor, producer)
  • Amazing Stories: Book One (1992), episode: The Mission, in which he plays the captain of the plane
  • A Perfect World (1993)
  • A Century of Cinema (1994) (documentary)
  • Wyatt Earp (1994) (actor, producer)
  • The War (1994)
  • Waterworld (1995) (actor, producer, and uncredited director)
  • Tin Cup (1996)
  • Sean Connery, An Intimate Portrait (1997) (documentary)
  • The Postman (1997) (director, producer, and actor)
  • Message in a Bottle (1999) (actor, producer)
  • For Love of the Game (1999)
  • Play It to the Bone (1999) (Cameo)
  • Thirteen Days (2000) (actor, producer)
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
  • Dragonfly (2002)
  • Open Range (2003) (actor, director, and producer)
  • The Upside of Anger (2005)
  • Rumor Has It (2005)
  • The Guardian (2006)
  • Mr. Brooks (2007)
  • Swing Vote (2008)
  • Man of Steel (2013)

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