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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 41 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 McFarland, USA
Jim White
 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)
 1991 JFK
Jim Garrison
 1990/I Revenge
 1989 The Gunrunner
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- The Mission (1985) ... Captain
 1985 American Flyers
Marcus Sommers
 1985 Silverado
 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
 1982 Frances
Luther (Man in Alley) (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
Frat Boy #1
 1981 Malibu Hot Summer
John Logan
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TV commercial for The American Club Resort in Kohler, Wisconsin, USA, and owned by the Kohler Company (voiceover). See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 18 Interviews | 37 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 49 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I'm really aware of my disappointments, what movies I didn't like when I was done. I'm not so sure they line up with public or critical disappointments. But if I have to reduce my life to the box office, I can see what the up-and-down thing is. Popularity now is cultural achievement. If you can be popular, you actually can make a living out of being popular. It's not my way. Other actors might ... See more »


Has starred in two films about John F. Kennedy, but hasn't played Kennedy; the two films are JFK (1991) and Thirteen Days (2000). See more »



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