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Born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kevin Bacon's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. His debut as the strict Chip Diller in Animal House (1978) almost seems like an inside joke, but he managed to escape almost unnoticed from that role. Diner (1982) became the turning point after a couple of television series ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Cop Car (filming)
Sheriff Kretzer
 2015 6 Miranda Drive (filming)
Peter Taylor
 2013-2014 The Following (TV Series)
Ryan Hardy
- Forgive (2014) ... Ryan Hardy
- Silence (2014) ... Ryan Hardy
- The Reaping (2014) ... Ryan Hardy
- Betrayal (2014) ... Ryan Hardy
- Freedom (2014) ... Ryan Hardy
 2013 The Presidents' Gatekeepers (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2013 R.I.P.D.
Hayes
 2012 8 (Video)
Charles Cooper
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Ren McCormack / Pringle
- Beastmaster and Commander (2011) ... Ren McCormack / Pringle (voice)
 2010 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Kevin Bacon
 2010/I Super
Jacques
 2009 These Vagabond Shoes (Short)
 2009 Taking Chance (TV Movie)
LtCol Mike Strobl
 2007 Saving Angelo (Short)
Brent
 2005 Loverboy
Marty
 2003 In the Cut
John Graham (uncredited)
 2002 Trapped
Hickey
 2001 Novocaine
Actor Lance Phelps (uncredited)
 1997 Telling Lies in America
Billy Magic
 1997 Digging to China
Ricky Schroth
 1997 Destination Anywhere (Video)
Mike
 1995 Balto
Balto (voice)
 1994 New York Skyride
Narrator / Host
 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
Vic
- Adventures in Paradise: Part 2 (1994) ... Vic (voice)
 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 Mister Roberts (TV Movie)
Ens. Frank Pulver
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Kenny Miller
 1982 Forty Deuce
Ricky
 1981 Only When I Laugh
Don
 1980 Hero at Large
2nd Teenager
 1979 The Gift (TV Movie)
Teddy
 1979 Starting Over
Husband - Young Couple
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Todd Adamson (1979)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Logitech Revue (as "Kevin Bacon's Biggest Fan") See more »

Publicity Listings:

15 Interviews | 12 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 landing Animal House (1978)] They cast me straight out of acting school. I went for this goofy audition for this movie, and then I forgot all about it. I'm living in this two-room shit-hole with another guy in a welfare hotel at 85th and Broadway. Then, months later, they called me up and said they wanted me to do some movie for scale. Honestly, I not only didn't know how much scale was, I ... See more »

Trivia:

In preparation for his role in Telling Lies in America (1997), he "hung out" in the radio studio with and based his on-air banter on his friend Jerry Blavat, the celebrated oldies DJ from Philadelphia and an inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; aka the "Geator with the Heater". See more »

Trademark:

Often plays supporting characters who have significant impact on leading characters See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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