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Kevin Costner

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 38 wins & 45 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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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'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 »


With his band Kevin Costner & Modern West, he performed live shows in Tampa, Fl; Des Moines, IA; Omaha, NE; Leland, IA; Minneapolis, MN; Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. See more »



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