- 5' 10"
- South Orange
Kevin Spacey (born Kevin Spacey Fowler in South Orange, NJ, on July 26, 1959) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before landing film and TV roles. He won his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1995 thriller The Usual Suspects. He also won an Academy Award for Best Actor for American Beauty (1999). Other movies he’s starred in include, Swimming with Sharks (1994), Seven (1995), L.A. Confidential (1997), Pay It Forward (2000), K-PAX (2001), Beyond the Sea (2004), Superman Returns (2006), and Baby Driver (2017). He also has a Tony Award for his 1991 role in Lost In Yonkers.
From 2013 to 2017, Kevin played Frank Underwood in the Netflix political drama series House Of Cards. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and two consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for his performances in the show. After sexual assault allegations came out against the actor, the streaming platform suspended production of the series indefinitely, and opted not to release his film Gore on their service.
Best Known For:
Kevin Spacey is best known for portraying Frank Underwood in the Netflix series House of Cards.
Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp revealed that Kevin sexually assaulted him, in a Buzzfeed article on Oct. 29, 2017. Anthony was 14 at the time, while Kevin was 26. After the news broke, Kevin addressed the allegation on Twitter, noting that he didn’t remember the incident, that he was “beyond horrified” to hear what he had done, and that he owed Anthony the “sincerest apology” for his actions. Kevin also used the moment to come out as gay. “I have had relationships with both men and women. I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man,” he said. Since Anthony’s story was released, other victims have come forward with their own sexual assault allegations against the actor.