Spacey in October 2011
|Born||Kevin Spacey Fowler
July 26, 1959
South Orange, New Jersey, United States
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, screenwriter|
Kevin Spacey, CBE (honorary) (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and singer. His real name is "Kevin Spacey Fowler". The name "Spacey" was the surname of his father's mother. He took on the name as his acting surname in high school.
He worked as an actor in the theatre before he worked in movie and for television. He got his first Academy Award (Oscar) for the movie The Usual Suspects (for Best Supporting Actor). He got his second Oscar, this time for Best Actor for the movie American Beauty (1999). A few of the other movies in which he played the main part are Seven, L.A. Confidential, Pay It Forward, and Superman Returns. He has also worked as a stand-up comedian.
Filmography[change | edit source]
Discography[change | edit source]
Albums[change | edit source]
|2004||Beyond the Sea||Nominated—Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
with Phil Ramone
Singles[change | edit source]
|1997||"That Old Black Magic"||from the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil soundtrack|
Live performances[change | edit source]
- "Mind Games" — Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music — October 2, 2001 — Radio City Music Hall
References[change | edit source]
- Who's who in the world, 1991-1992 (Volume 10 of Who's who in the world). Marquis Who's Who. 1990. pp. 348. ISBN0837911109.
- Soroff, Jonathan (2007). "Soroff/On Kevin Spacey". The Improper Bostonian. http://www.drivingmrspacey.com/TheImproperBostonian.htm. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
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