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Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Margaret and Robert Joseph Kline, who owned several stores. His father was of German Jewish descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. After attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Kline studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, Kline joined the Acting Company in New York which was... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cry Freedom
Cry Freedom Donald Woods
(1987)
Wild Wild West
Wild Wild West U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon / Ulysses S. Grant
(1999)
The Ice Storm
The Ice Storm Ben Hood
(1997)

Filmography

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 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Husband
 2011-2016 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Mr. Fischoeder
- Glued, Where's My Bob? (2016) ... Mr. Fischoeder (voice)
- The Hormone-iums (2016) ... Mr. Fischoeder (voice)
- Sexy Dance Healing (2016) ... Mr. Fischoeder (voice)
- Nice-Capades (2015) ... Mr. Fischoeder (voice)
- Sliding Bobs (2015) ... Mr. Fischoeder (voice)
 2016 Dean
Robert
 2013 Last Vegas
Sam
 2010 L'homme du Pont Levant (Short)
L'Homme en Blanc
 1990-2008 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cyrano de Bergerac / Hamlet
- Hamlet (1990) ... Hamlet
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Andre (voice)
 2007/I Trade
Ray Sheridan
 2004 Mary Engelbreit's the Night Before Christmas (Short)
Narrator / Papa (voice)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Thomas Jefferson / Paul Potter / Jacob Riis / ...
- Marching to Freedom Land (2003) ... Paul Potter (voice)
- Whose Land Is This? (2003) ... Jacob Riis (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... August Spies (voice)
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Robert Fulton (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... Thomas Jefferson (voice)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video)
Phoebus (voice)
 2002 Orange County
Marcus Skinner (uncredited)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado
Tulio (voice)
 1996 Disney's Animated Storybook: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Video Game)
Phoebus (voice)
 1993 The Nutcracker
Narrator (voice)
 1992 Consenting Adults
Richard Parker
 1991 Merlin and the Dragons (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1986 Violets Are Blue...
Henry Squires
 1985 Silverado
Paden
 1976 The Time of Your Life (TV Movie)
McCarthy
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Woody Reed (1976)
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Other Works:

Measure for Measure (1973). Comedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Virgil Thomson. Directed by John Houseman. Billy Rose Theatre: 26 Dec 1973- 11 Jan 1974 (7 performances/This production played in repertory with The Three Sisters, The Beggar's Opera, Scapin, Next Time I'll Sing to You). See more »

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8 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I've never felt completely satisfied with what I've done. I tend to see things too critically. I'm trying to get over that. I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a job distinguishing which is which. See more »

Trivia:

Won two Tony Awards: in 1978 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for playing Bruce Granit in "On the Twentieth Century," and in 1981 as Best Actor (Musical) for playing The Pirate King in "The Pirates of Penzance," a performance he recreated in the film version of the same title, The Pirates of Penzance (1983). He was also nominated in 2004 as Best Actor (Play) for portraying Sir John ... See more »

Trademark:

Usually has a mustache in comedies and is clean-shaven in dramas

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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