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Kevin was born in Lynwood, California, on January 18, 1955, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle brother died at birth in 1953. His father's job required him to ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 40 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2001 The Road to Graceland (Short)
Thomas J. Murphy (voice)
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Ringside Fan
 1995 The Making of 'Waterworld' (TV Movie)
Mariner
 1991 JFK
Jim Garrison
 1990/I Revenge
Cochran
 1989 The Gunrunner
Ted
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Captain
- The Mission (1985) ... Captain
 1985 Silverado
Jake
 1984 Shadows Run Black
Jimmy Scott
 1983 Testament
Phil Pitkin
 1983 The Big Chill
Alex (scenes deleted)
 1983 Stacy's Knights
Will Bonner
 1983 Table for Five
Newlywed Husband
 1982 Chasing Dreams
Ed
 1982 Frances
Luther (Man in Alley) (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
Frat Boy #1
 1981 Malibu Hot Summer
John Logan
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Played in an Apple Computer, Inc. TV commercial for the Apple Lisa computer. The advertisement directed by Adrian Lyne shows a young Costner in the role of a young, affluent and sophisticated businessman. It features an Apple Lisa II. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 18 Interviews | 37 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 50 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't want to turn my back on that [Bush] family. They've been gracious to me. We're supposed to evolve from frontier justice. I think that the old west mythology is a good thing to have in your spine. But it shouldn't operate your brain. It's nice to know that you are willing to fight, but it's good to know how smart you are about not fighting.
  • On the Iraq war.


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With his band Kevin Coster & Modern West, performed live shows in Nuremberg, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia; Stuttgart, Germany; Kempten, Germany; Dresden, Germany; Vienna, Austria; Berlin, Germany; Zurich, Switzerland; Offenbach, Germany; Siegburg, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Dusseldorf, Germany; Baden, Germany; Jüchen, Germany; Halle, Germany; Leipzig, Germany; Cologne, Germany; and Braunschweig,... See more »

Trademark:

Westerns

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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