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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 »

Known For

Dances with Wolves
Dances with Wolves Lieutenant Dunbar
(1990)
The Untouchables
The Untouchables Eliot Ness
(1987)
Waterworld
Waterworld Mariner
(1995)

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 2017 Hidden Figures (post-production)
Al Harrison
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Ringside Fan
 1991 JFK
Jim Garrison
 1990/I Revenge
Cochran
 1989 The Gunrunner
Ted
 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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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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I've always known what a good movie is. I've not often known what a hit is. I think The War (1994) is a good movie, but it's not a hit. I think A Perfect World (1993) is a good movie, but it's not a hit. And so what should I have done? Should I have turned my back on those movies? I can't do that, I just can't. If I can be in a good movie, then I can feel okay about it. I can feel okay about The ... See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Westerns

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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