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Kevin Costner

Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, 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 ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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Dances with Wolves
Dances with Wolves Lieutenant Dunbar
The Untouchables
The Untouchables Eliot Ness
Waterworld Mariner


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 2016 Hidden Figures (post-production)
Al Harrison
 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 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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Guest on "Live on Five". 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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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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I don't mind Hollywood. After all, I don't make movies that are like avant garde or not understandable. I just like to make a mainstream movie with all the edges that existed in the writing and I don't like to see it flattened out in order to cater to audiences. I don't really give a shit what people think about my movie after watching it and giving it a test score, but I really care about what ... See more »


Before hitting it big in the acting business Kevin worked as a skipper on the ride, the Jungle Cruise, at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. See more »


Sports Themed Films, in particular baseball See more »

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