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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 »

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 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
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 2007/I Trade
Ray Sheridan
 2002 Orange County
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 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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Appeared as Trigorin in Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. It was directed by Mike Nichols and starred Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman and Marcia Gay Harden. July 24th until August 26th of 2001 at the Delacorte theater in Central Park. See more »

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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 »


Appears with wife Phoebe Cates and their two children, Owen Kline and Greta Kline, as a family of four in The Anniversary Party (2001). See more »


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

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