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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 & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Dean (post-production)
 2014 James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty
James McNeill Whistler (voice)
 2013 Last Vegas
 2010 Stake Land
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Andre (voice)
 2007/I Trade
Ray Sheridan
 2002 Orange County
Marcus Skinner (uncredited)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado
Tulio (voice)
 1993 The Nutcracker
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 1992 Consenting Adults
Richard Parker
 1986 Violets Are Blue...
Henry Squires
 1985 Silverado
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Other Works:

The Pirates of Penzance (1981). Musical (revival). See more »

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


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on Sophie's Choice (1982)] There was a tremendous ensemble feeling. There was never any sense that anything but what was best for a scene was at stake. We were all treated equally, with a tremendous amount of caring. See more »


Kline is one of the few actors in history to receive the Academy Award for a comedic acting role (A Fish Called Wanda (1988)). See more »


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

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