Kevin Kline

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  • Birth Name: Kevin Delaney Kline
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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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).

Awards

  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2005, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2007, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee
  • 1984, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Winner
  • 1989, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1988, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nominee
  • 1978, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Musical): Winner
  • 1981, Tony — Actor (Musical): Winner
  • 1992, 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
  • 2004, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee

Relationships

  • Alex Kline — Brother
  • Owen Kline — Son
  • Phoebe Cates — Wife
  • Chris Kline — Brother
  • Greta Kline — Daughter
  • Peggy Kline — Mother
  • Kate Kline May — Sister
  • Patti LuPone — Ex-significant Other
  • Robert Kline — Father

College

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States (BA in Speech and Theater, 1970); The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States (1972)

Details

  • Birth Name: Kevin Delaney Kline
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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