Kevin Michael Costner is an American actor, filmmaker, and musician. His accolades include two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, one Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Costner began his acting career with Sizzle Beach, U.S.A.. Following a few minor supporting parts, he rose to prominence with his portrayal of Eliot Ness in The Untouchables. This was followed by a successful period in his career with starring roles in No Way Out, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Dances with Wolves, for which he won two Academy Awards, JFK, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Bodyguard, and A Perfect World. In 1995, Costner starred in and co-produced Waterworld. The most expensive film ever made at the time, it was a box office disappointment that marked a downturn in his career. His second directorial feature, The Postman, was another failure.
|Born:||Kevin Michael Costner, January 18, 1955, Lynwood, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||California State University, Fullerton|
|Occupation:||Actor, filmmaker, musician|
|IMDb:||Kevin Costner's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Kevin Costner's Rotten Tomatoes|
About Kevin Costner
Longtime actor whose best known films include Field of Dreams, The Untouchables and Bull Durham. He directed, produced and starred in the 1990 classic Dances with Wolves, which earned him two Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture.
He claimed that he was inspired by the 1962 film How the West Was Won after seeing it when he was seven.
He began performing with the band Modern West in 2007.
He married German-American model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner on September 25, 2004 after previously being married to Cindy Costner from 1978 to 1994. He has four sons and three daughters.
He starred in the 1991 political film JFK alongside Kevin Bacon.
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