Kevin Spacey Biography, Movie, Wife, Controversy & More

Biography of Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Fowler popularly known as Kevin Spacey is an American actor and producer. He has won two Academy Awards, two Tony Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as twelve Primetime Emmy Awards.

He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999 and was named an honorary Commander and Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Spacey’s first film roles were in Mike Nichols’ “Heartburn” (1986) and “Working Girl” (1989). He rose to prominence as the villain in the crime thriller films “Se7en” and “The Usual Suspects” in 1995.

He won his second Academy Award for his performance in Sam Mendes’ midlife crisis drama “American Beauty” (1999). Among his other credits are the films “Pay It Forward” (2000), “Beyond the Sea” (2004), “Superman Returns” (2006), “Margin Call” (2011), and “Baby Driver” (2017).

From 2004 to mid-2015, Spacey was the artistic director of the Old Vic theater in London, where he received the Laurence Olivier Award for the Society of London Theater Special Award.

In 1986, he co-starred with Jack Lemmon in the Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s “Journey into Night.” He won a Tony Award for his performance in “Lost in Yonkers” in 1991.

Spacey played Frank Underwood in the Netflix political drama series “House of Cards,” for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and two Screen Actors Guild Awards in a row.

He’s also known for his role as Ron Klain in the HBO film “Recount” (2008), for which he received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. That same year, he received an Emmy nomination for his work on the HBO film “Bernard” and “Doris.”

In October 2017, actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making a sexual advance on him when he was 14 years old in 1986.

Other men claimed Spacey had made unwanted advances as well as sexually harassed and assaulted them. Netflix dropped Spacey, canceling his film “Gore” and removing him from the final season of “House of Cards.”

In Ridley Scott’s film “All the Money in the World” (2017), his role as J. Paul Getty was reshot with Christopher Plummer replacing him.

Kevin Spacey Biography

Short Information

  • Known As – Kevin Spacey
  • Current Age – 62 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – 26 July 1959.
  • Profession – Actor, Singer, Filmmaker, Screenwriter

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Kevin Spacey Fowler
  • Known As – Kevin Spacey
  • Date of Birth – 26 July 1959.
  • Current Age – 62 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – South Orange, New Jersey,
  • Hometown – Southern California, USA
  • Profession – Actor, Singer, Filmmaker, Screenwriter
  • Zodiac Sign – Leo
  • Religion – Christianity
  • Nationality – American

Physical Stats

● Height –

  • in centimeters – 178 cm
  • in meters – 1.78 m
  • in feet inches – 5’ 10”

● Weight –

  • in Kilograms – 80 kg
  • in Pounds – 176 lbs

● Body Dimension

  • Chest – 42 Inches
  • Waist – 34 Inches
  • Biceps – 14 Inches

● Eye Color – Hazel Brown Green

● Hair Color – Salt & Pepper

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Education | Qualification

  • School – Northridge Military Academy, Northridge, Los Angeles, Canoga Park High School, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, and Chatsworth High School, Chatsworth, California
  • College – Los Angeles Valley College, Los Angeles
  • Qualification – Graduate

Family | Relative

  • Father – Thomas Geoffrey Fowler
  • Mother – Kathleen Ann
  • Brother – Randall Fowler
  • Sister – Julie Ann Fowler
  • Son – N/A
  • Daughter – N/A
  • Girlfriend –  N/A
  • Husband/Wife – N/A

Relationship Status

  • Rumored Girlfriends – Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Dianne Dreyer.
  • Ex-Girlfriends – April Winchell, and Ashleigh Banfield

Net Worth

  • Total net worth – $75 million
  • Car Collection –
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class ($111,000)
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS Class ($99,000)
  • Chevrolet Suburban       ($62,000)
  • Audi Q7 ($69,000)
  • Bike Collection – N/A
  • House – N/A

Controversies

  • Anthony Rapp claimed in an interview that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted him in 1986. Following the incident, Rapp stated that he consulted a lawyer about pursuing legal action against Spacey, but the lawyer advised him that such cases are not worth pursuing. Kevin Spacey responded by saying he did not recall the incident and expressed his “sincerest apologies for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior.”
  • Spacey was charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men on June 13, 2022, according to the Metropolitan Police. He was also charged with forcing someone to engage in penetrative sexual activity without their consent. In March 2005, he was charged with two counts of sexual assault on a man in London. He was also charged in August 2008 in London with one count of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent on a man. In April 2013, another man was charged with sexual assault for the fourth time in Gloucestershire.
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Facts

  • Kevin Spacey is a huge pro wrestling fan.
  • He was also nominated for an Academy Award for his performances in the films “The Usual Suspects” and “American Beauty.”
  • Kevin Spacey auditioned to be a contestant on “The Gong Show” in 1978. Producers turned him down.
  • Kevin Spacey’s time at military school was cut short when he was expelled. He received the punishment after hurling a tire at a classmate.
  • Kevin Spacey was the first actor to win an Academy Award for his performance on the legendary television show “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”
  • Kevin Spacey has shaved his head twice in his career to play villains. He first went bald in the film “Se7en,” and then again in “Superman Returns.”
  • Kevin Spacey was considered for the role of Inspector Clouseau in the 2006 film “The Pink Panther.” Steve Martin was eventually cast in the role.
  • Kevin Spacey dedicated his Best Actor Oscar for “American Beauty” to Jack Lemmon in his acceptance speech. He stated that he based the character on Jack Lemmon’s performance in “The Apartment.”

Quotes By Him/Her

  • It’s not even about being negative. It’s just being unsettled, unsatisfied, unfinished.
  • If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down.
  • With every job, you should have something to lose, something to gain, something to learn.
  • Sometimes it’s the crazy people who turn out to be not so crazy.
  • Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higher the fences get.

Movies

  • Se7en (1995)
  • The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • American Beauty (1999)
  • L.A. Confidential (1997)
  • Uganda Rising (2006)
  • Moon (2009)
  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
  • Baby Driver (2017)
  • The Life of David Gale (2003)
  • A Time to Kill (1996)

Television Shows

  • House of Cards (2013–2018)
  • Crime Story (1986–1988)
  • Unsub (1989)
  • The Equalizer (1985–1989)
  • Wiseguy (1987–1990)
  • Gorilla School (2010–2011)
  • L.A. Law (1986–1994)
  • Tribeca (1993)
  • Freedom: A History of US (2003)

Awards | Achievements

  • Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role (2000)
  • Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (1996)
  • Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (2015)

Favorite Things:-

  • Favorite Wrestler – Late Roddy Piper.
  • Favorite Food – Mexican cuisine, and Vanilla Lattes from Starbucks.
  • Favorite Restaurant – Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge, and Annapolis.

Social Accounts

FAQ’s

Ans: The Real Name of Kevin Spacey is Kevin Spacey Fowler.

Ans: Kevin Spacey’s net worth is to be estimated at around $75 million.

Ans: Kevin Spacey is currently single and he has never married.

Ans: Kevin Spacey dated April Winchell from 1976 to 1977 and Dianne Dreyer from 1992 to 2000.

Ans: Yes, Kevin Spacey won two Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the year 2000 and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in the year 1996.

Reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Spacey

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000228