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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 Dean (post-production)
 2015 Ricki and the Flash
 2014 James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty
James McNeill Whistler (voice)
 2013 Last Vegas
 2012 Darling Companion
 2010 Stake Land
 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
 1993 The Nutcracker
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 1992 Consenting Adults
Richard Parker
 1989 The January Man
Nick Starkey
 1987 Cry Freedom
Donald Woods
 1986 Violets Are Blue...
Henry Squires
 1985 Silverado
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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 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 »


Became a father for the 1st time at age 43 when his wife Phoebe Cates gave birth to their son Owen Joseph Kline, aka Owen Kline, on October 14, 1991. See more »


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

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