Kevin Costner

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Kevin Michael Costner
  • Birth Place: Lynwood, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/18/1955, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer
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Kevin Costner Fast Facts:
  • Was a pitcher on his high school baseball team.
  • Encouraged to pursue an acting career by Richard Burton during a chance meeting on a flight from Mexico.
  • First acting job was a 1974 Malibu beach cheapie titled Sizzle Beach, U.S.A., not (as usually reported) 1983's The Big Chill, where his scenes were left on the cutting-room floor.
  • Directed 1997's The Postman, which won five Golden Raspberry Awards (aka Razzies) including Worst Picture.
  • The role of the President in Air Force One was written specifically for him, but he turned it down and the part went to Harrison Ford; also turned down the role of Bill in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill: Vol. 1.
  • Received a star on the Walk of Fame in August 2003.
  • Formed the country-rock band Kevin Costner & Modern West and  released the band's debut album, Untold Truths, in November 2008.
  • Kevin Costner Relationships:
  • Joe Costner - Son
  • Cindy Silva - Ex-wife
  • Lily Costner - Daughter
  • Hayes Logan Costner - Son
  • Christine Baumgartner - Wife
  • Sharon Costner - Mother
  • Cayden Wyatt Costner - Son
  • Bridget Rooney - Ex-significant Other
  • Bill Costner - Father
  • Grace Avery Costner - Daughter
  • Annie Costner - Daughter
  • Dan Costner - Brother
  • Liam - Son
  • Kevin Costner Awards:
  • 1997 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1993 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Actor in a Dramatic Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Winner
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Winner
  • 1993 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actor - Winner
  • 1992 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Actor in a Dramatic Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - Nominee
  • 2013 César Awards: Honorary César - Winner
  • College:
  • California State University, Fullerton, CA (BA in Marketing, 1978)

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