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Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who was on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964. Kevin's early training as an actor came from The Manning Street. His debut as the strict Chip Diller in Animal House... See full bio »

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 2013-2015 The Following (TV Series)
Ryan Hardy
- The Reckoning (2015) ... Ryan Hardy
- Dead or Alive (2015) ... Ryan Hardy
- A Simple Trade (2015) ... Ryan Hardy
- The Edge (2015) ... Ryan Hardy
- Demons (2015) ... Ryan Hardy
 2014 Tough Day (Short)
 2013 The Presidents' Gatekeepers (TV Movie)
 2013 R.I.P.D.
 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
 2009 These Vagabond Shoes (Short)
 2009 Taking Chance (TV Movie)
LtCol Mike Strobl
 2007 Saving Angelo (Short)
 2005 Loverboy
 2003 In the Cut
John Graham (uncredited)
 2002 Trapped
 2001 Novocaine
Actor Lance Phelps (uncredited)
 1997 Telling Lies in America
Billy Magic
 1997 Digging to China
Ricky Schroth
 1997 Destination Anywhere (Video)
 1996 Sleepers
 1995 Balto
Balto (voice)
 1994 New York Skyride
Narrator / Host
 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
- Adventures in Paradise: Part 2 (1994) ... Vic (voice)
 1991 Pyrates
 1991 Queens Logic
 1988 Lemon Sky
 1987 White Water Summer
 1986 The Little Sister
Probation Officer (uncredited)
 1986 Quicksilver
Jack Casey
 1984 Mister Roberts (TV Movie)
Ens. Frank Pulver
 1984 Footloose
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Kenny Miller
 1982 Forty Deuce
 1981 Only When I Laugh
Don Holcroft
 1980 Hero at Large
2nd Teenager
 1979 The Gift (TV Movie)
 1979 Starting Over
Husband - Young Couple
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Todd Adamson (1979)
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The Bacon Brothers | Kevin Bacon III | the Bacon Brothers


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on filming The River Wild (1994)] Meryl (Streep) is probably the biggest icon for me in cinema. But she doesn't let you stay intimidated. She rolls up her sleeves and says, 'Enough of this. We've got to get to work.' We had an amazing time - physically it was very demanding, but also so much fun to be outside in Montana and Oregon. The temperature was beautiful, [but the water was] freezing. We ... See more »


Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#61). See more »


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