Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey an American actor and film director was born on 26th July, 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey.

Biography of Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Childhood and Family:

Kevin Spacey the third son of the mother Kathleen who was a secretary of a company and father Thomas Geoffrey Fowler was a scientific writer. Kevin Spacey verified himself as a high energetic child. Kevin admitted Chatsworth High School in San Fernando, where Kevin Spacey was offered the opportunities of action and drama for directing his high spirit. Kevin temporary joined Los Angeles Valley College where his classmate Val Kilmer advice him that Kevin Spacey must set off to Julliard in New York at where Kevin Spacey worked for two years. And then Kevin Spacey left Julliard and began to perform on the stage show. Kevin Spacey gave up his studies to follow an acting career.

Kevin Spacey Career

As a superior, Kevin Spacey acquired the component of Captain von Trapp in the production of the school “The Sound of Music” performing opposed with Mare Winning ham.
Kevin Spacey started along with “New York Shakespeare Festival”, which directed to Broadway shows for instance“Hurly Burly “Ghosts”, "Long Day's Journey into Night," together with Jack Lemon.

During stage show, Kevin Spacey revealed into the movies in the 1990s. Kevin Spacey obtained great achievement in playing slimy, manipulative, sinister characters, usually dark and character parts. After some time, his ability was greatly in demand. Kevin Spacey won critical tribute for his presentation in “L.A. Confidential.” On the other hand, because of his good presentation in “American Beauty” this plunged him resolutely into the important man class.

Kevin Spacey carried on delivering great performances in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997, as James Williams), in the large screen edition of Hurly-burly (1998, reprising the work of Mickey), The Negotiator (1998, as Lt. Chris Sabian). In 1998, Kevin Spacey attracted consideration with his prominent stage presentation as Theodore ‘Hickey’ Hickman, a hardware seller, in Eugene O’Neill’s revival of “Iceman Cometh” (1998). After giving a diverse perception on the character, Kevin Spacey’s presentation earned a lot of kudos and Kevin achieved a London Evening Standard, a London Critics’ Circle, in addition to a 1999 Olivier for an exceptional Actor in a Play.

“The Big Kahuna” (1999), Kevin Spacey starred as Larry Mann which introduced at the Toronto Film Festival. Then Kevin Spacey was seen in Pay It Forward (2000), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000), The Shipping News (2001), with Austin Powers’Goldmember (2002), The Life of David Gale (2003, playing the main character) and The United States of Leland (2003). In biographical movie Beyond The Sea (2004), Kevin starred as vocalist Bobby Darin, provided as a storywriter and a director.

Awards

After giving his influence for Hoper in the renowned animated film A Bug’s Life (1998) and its consequence It’s Tough to Be a Bug (1999), opposing Annette Benning.
Kevin Spacey won many awards as an Academy Award and BAFTA. Kevin Spacey also won two Screen Actors Leagues for superb performances through a Male Actor in a Leading Role and for an exceptional Performance through a Cast. For the similar role, Kevin Spacey also won Screen Actors Guild recommendation and Golden Globe Awards.

Kevin's television credits consist of:

  • CRIME STORY (Episode #2.1)
  • WISEGUY (TV Series)
  • L.A. LAW (Episode #6.9)
  • THE EQUALIZER (Episode #2.17)

Kevin Spacey's other credits consist of:

  • DAD
  • ROCKET GIBRALTAR
  • A SHOW OF FORCE
  • SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL
  • GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
  • FALL FROM GRACE
  • HENRY & JUNE
  • SWIMMING WITH SHARKS
  • A TIME TO KILL
  • ALBINO ALLIGATOR
  • SEVEN
  • L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
  • THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY
  • AMERICAN BEAUTY
  • PAY IT FORWARD
  • ORDINARY DECENT CRIMINAL
  • THE SHIPPING NEWS
  • THE UNITED STATES OF LELAND
  • THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE

Kevin Spacey Awards

  • Palm Springs International Film Festival: Sonny Bono Visionary Award for Acting, Directing and Producing, 2004
  • Young Hollywood: Role Model Award, 2002
  • San Francisco International Film Festival: Peter J. Owens Award, 2002
  • Golden Apple: Golden Apple - Male Star of the Year, 2001
  • Oscar: Best Actor in a Leading Role, American Beauty, 2000
  • Sundance Film Festival: Piper-Heidsieck Tribute to Independent Vision, 2000
  • Dallas-Forth Worth Film Critics Association: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • BAFTA: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, American Beauty, 2000
  • Kansas City Film Critics Circle: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society: Sierra Award - Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • Russian Guild of Film Critics: Golden Aries - Best Foreign Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • Florida Film Critics Circle: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • Online Film Critics Society: Best Ensemble, American Beauty, 2000Online Film Critics Society: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • London Critics Circle Film: Actor of the Year, American Beauty, 2000
  • Screen Actors Guild: Outstanding Performance by a Cast (Theatrical Motion Picture), American Beauty, shared with cast mates, 2000
  • Sundance Film Festival: Tribute to Independent Vision Award, 2000
  • Screen Actors Guild: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, American Beauty, 2000
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association: Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000
  • San Diego Film Critics Society: Best Actor, American Beauty, 1999
  • Toronto Film Critics Association: Best Actor, American Beauty, 1999
  • Outer Critics Circle: Outstanding Actor in a Play, The Iceman Cometh, 1999
  • Boston Film Festival: Film Excellence Award, 1999
  • Olivier: Best Actor in a Play, The Iceman Cometh, 1999
  • London Critics Circle Film: Special Achievement Award, 1998
  • London Critics’ Circle: Best Actor, The Iceman Cometh, 1998
  • London Evening Standard: Best Actor, The Iceman Cometh, 1998
  • Empire: Best Actor, L.A. Confidential, 1998
  • Cinequest San Jose Film Festival: Maverick Tribute Award, 1998