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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 & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ricki and the Flash (post-production)
Pete Brummel
 2015 Dean (post-production)
Robert
 2013 Last Vegas
Sam
 2012 Darling Companion
Joseph
 2010 Stake Land
Townsfolk
 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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"The Tempest," dramatic revival, written by William Shakespeare. 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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[on improving his chess game for a role] I can now predict four or five moves ahead. I can see that I'm going to lose much sooner. 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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