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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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 2015 Ricki and the Flash (filming)
Pete Brummel
 2015 Dean (post-production)
Robert
 2013 Last Vegas
Sam
 2012 Oscar Etiquette (Short)
 2012 Darling Companion
Joseph
 2010 L'homme du Pont Levant (Short)
L'Homme en Blanc
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Andre (voice)
 2007/I Trade
Ray Sheridan
 2002 Orange County
Marcus Skinner (uncredited)
 2001 The Anniversary Party
Cal Gold
 2000 The Road to El Dorado
Tulio (voice)
 1994 Princess Caraboo
Frixos
 1993 The Nutcracker
Narrator (voice)
 1992 Consenting Adults
Richard Parker
 1989 The January Man
Nick Starkey
 1987 Cry Freedom
Donald Woods
 1986 Violets Are Blue...
Henry Squires
 1985 Silverado
Paden
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Other Works:

"Cyrano de Bergerac," dramatic revival; written by Edmond Rostand; directed by David Leveaux; with Jennifer Garner (portraying Roxane, Cyrano's cousin); Kevin Kline (portraying Cyrano de Bergerac, a Gascon); Daniel Sunjata (portraying Christian De Neuvillette); Max Baker portraying Ragueneau, a pastry cook); Euan Morton (... See more »

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8 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, or a soap opera - both of which I did as soon as I left the Acting Company and was starving. See more »

Trivia:

Kline has played presidents and their doubles twice to date: he played Dave and President Bill Mitchell in Dave (1993), and Artemus Gordon and President Ulysses S. Grant in Wild Wild West (1999). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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