Kevin Kline

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  • Birth Name: Kevin Delaney Kline
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, MO
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/24/1947, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Kevin Kline Fast Facts:
  • Attended a prep school in St. Louis that was founded and run by Benedictine monks from England's Ampleforth Abbey.
  • In 1972, he joined the Acting Company theater group, which was founded by John Houseman. He made his Broadway debut a year later in the company's production of Scapin.
  • Played the Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance on Broadway and in both the 1980 TV production and the '83 theatrical version.
  • Met wife Phoebe Cates when they both auditioned for parts in The Big Chill (1983). The two appeared together in the 2001 film The Anniversary Party, along with their children Owen and Greta.
  • In A Fish Called Wanda (1988), he suggests "Kevin Delaney" as a snitch, which is his own first and middle name.
  • Played the President of the United States and their lookalikes in Dave (1993) and Wild Wild West (1999).
  • Kevin Kline Relationships:
  • Robert Kline - Father
  • Kate Kline May - Sister
  • Peggy Kline - Mother
  • Chris Kline - Brother
  • Greta Kline - Daughter
  • Alex Kline - Brother
  • Owen Kline - Son
  • Phoebe Cates - Wife
  • Patti LuPone - Ex-significant Other
  • Kevin Kline Awards:
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1988 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2004 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 1981 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner
  • 1978 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Musical) - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2001 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1983 BAFTA Film Awards: Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film - Nominee
  • 1983 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Nominee
  • 1988 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Winner
  • College:
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (BA in Speech and Theater, 1970); The Juilliard School, New York, NY (1972)

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