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As enigmatic as he is talented, Kevin Spacey has always kept the details of his private life closely guarded. As he explained in a 1998 interview with the London Evening Standard, "the less you know about me, the easier it is to convince you that I am that character on screen. It allows an audience to come into a movie theatre and believe I am ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 52 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Lester Burnham
(1999)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Jack Vincennes
(1997)
The Usual Suspects
(1995)
House of Cards
House of Cards Francis Underwood
(2013-2016)

Filmography

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 2017 Rebel in the Rye (post-production)
Whit Burnett
 2016 Race for the White House (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator
- Jackson vs Adams (2016) ... Narrator (voice)
- Truman vs. Dewey (2016) ... Narrator (voice)
 2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Video Game)
Jonathan Irons (voice)
 2014 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
The Rainforest
- The Rainforest (2014) ... The Rainforest (English version, voice)
 2012 Envelope (Short)
Evgeniy
 2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012) ... Narrator
 2012 Old Vic: Tunnels (Short)
 2011 My Least Favorite Career (Video short)
Harken
 2010 Gorilla School (TV Series)
Narrator
 2009 Moon
GERTY (voice)
 2009 Shrink
Henry
 2008 The Applicant (Short)
Human Resources (uncredited)
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
Ron Klain
 2008 21
Micky Rosa
 2007 Machine Child (Short) (voice)
 2007 Fred Claus
Clyde
 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
Lex Luthor (voice)
 2006 The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa (Short)
Interrogator
 2005 Edison
Wallace
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Herbert Hoover / Sidney Andrews / Ira Stewart / ...
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Sidney Andrews
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Ira Stewart
 2002 The Tower of Babble (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2001 K-PAX
Prot
 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Hopper (voice)
 1995 Se7en
John Doe
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Jim Price
 1994 The Ref
Lloyd
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Chris Boden
- Heros Exoletus (1993) ... Chris Boden
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Giles Keenan
- Guess Who's Coming to Murder (1992) ... Giles Keenan
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
Clarence Darrow
 1990 When You Remember Me (TV Movie)
Wade
 1990 Henry & June
Richard Osborn
 1990 A Show of Force
Frank Curtin
 1990 Fall from Grace (TV Movie)
Jim Bakker
 1989 Dad
Mario
 1989 Unsub (TV Series)
Benton
- Clean Slate (1989) ... Benton
 1988 Working Girl
Bob Speck
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Dwayne Hanson
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Wes Brent
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Wes Brent
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Wes Brent
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Senator Rourke
- The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) ... Senator Rourke
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Detective Sgt. Cole
- Solo (1987) ... Detective Sgt. Cole
 1986 Heartburn
Subway Thief
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Other Works:

(9/06) Stage: Appeared (as "Jim Tyrone") in "A Moon for the Misbegotten" by Eugene O'Neill. The Old Vic, London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 30 Interviews | 38 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

There is no prize, out there. The only prize is, this one, and what you feel and what you want to accomplish. And if you can, as you start out, these what could be lean years or could be fat years. I feel that I very often watch a lot of young people sort of meander around without any idea about why they're doing what they're doing. I mean to want and to be ambitious and to want to be successful,... See more »

Trivia:

In a Butterfields LA auction on September 10, 2001, the Oscar won by George Stoll for Anchors Aweigh (1945) was being auctioned for $157,000. Kevin bought it and returned it to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays deceptively intelligent and ruthless men See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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