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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 41 wins & 40 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
 1996 Tin Cup
Roy McAvoy
 1995 The Making of 'Waterworld' (TV Movie)
Mariner
 1991 JFK
Jim Garrison
 1990/I Revenge
Cochran
 1989 The Gunrunner
Ted
 1986 Shadows Run Black
Jimmy Scott
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Captain
- The Mission (1985) ... Captain
 1985 American Flyers
Marcus Sommers
 1985 Silverado
Jake
 1985 Fandango
Gardner Barnes
 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
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Recorded an album with Roving Boy called "The Simple Truth" for Japan Records. The album was only sold in Japan. Kevin Costner sings lead vocals and co-wrote some of the country-songs. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 18 Interviews | 36 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 48 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I put on 20 pounds for the film. I drank whole milk with sugar, bananas and ice cream. And chocolate and cookies." - On gaining weight for The Upside of Anger (2005). See more »

Trivia:

He turned down the leading role in WarGames (1983), which was played by Matthew Broderick, to play Alex in The Big Chill (1983). His part was later cut. See more »

Trademark:

Westerns

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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