Kevin Costner

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Kevin was born under the official name Costner, Kevin Michael on January 18th, 1955. He has been a credited actor since the 1985 film Silverado.

Kevin Costner is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twenty films including the 2014 action film 3 Days to Kill as the character Ethan Renner, the 2009 horror movie The New Daughter playing John James and the 2008 comedy release Swing Vote cast as Bud Johnson.

Kevin is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in eight films including: the 2014 action film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit as the character Thomas Harper, the 2013 action movie Man of Steel playing Jonathan Kent and the 2005 comedy release The Upside of Anger cast as Denny Davies.

Kevin Costner has earned salaries up to $15,000,000 for his acting and also participates in back end. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2013 action film Man of Steel, which brought in $291,000,000 at the box office.

Kevin Costner has directed on numerous occassions including: Dances with Wolves (1990), The Postman (1997) and Open Range (2003). In 1990 Kevin Costner produced his first movie, the adventure film Dances with Wolves. Since then he went on to produce twelve movies including: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and The Bodyguard (1992) among others .

Kevin is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-eight magazines, captured in more than eight pictorials, interviewed in over eighteen publications and featured in thirty-six magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.

As an actor Kevin Costner has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Lieutenant Dunbar in the 1990 movie Dances With Wolves.

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Graduated from Villa Park High School in Villa Park, California.
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