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Kevin Spacey

 
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USA
Bio:
Kevin Spacey grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television. Spacey's first professional stage appearance was as a spear carrier in a New York Shakespeare Festival performance of Henry VI, Part 1 in ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: July 26, 1959 (62)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Kevin Spacey grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television. Spacey's first professional stage appearance was as a spear carrier in a New York Shakespeare Festival performance of Henry VI, Part 1 in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2007
James Tyrone, Jr.
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Theodore Hickman
  [Broadway]
1991
Louie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
James Tyrone, Jr.
  [Broadway]
1984
Artie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1982
Oswald Alving

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2007
James Tyrone, Jr.

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Theodore Hickman

  [Broadway]
1991
Louie

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
James Tyrone, Jr.

  [Broadway]
1984
Artie [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1982
Oswald Alving

Kevin Spacey Biography

Kevin Spacey grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television.

Spacey's first professional stage appearance was as a spear carrier in a New York Shakespeare Festival performance of Henry VI, Part 1 in 1981. The following year, he made his first Broadway appearance, as Oswald in a production of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, starring Liv Ullmann. Then he portrayed Philinte in Molière's The Misanthrope. In 1984, Spacey appeared in a production of David Rabe's Hurlyburly, in which he rotated through each of the male parts (he would later play Mickey in the film version). Next came Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. In 1986, Spacey appeared in a production of Sleuth in a New Jersey dinner theatre.

Spacey's prominence as a stage actor began in 1986, when he was cast opposite Jack Lemmon, Peter Gallagher and Bethel Leslie as Jamie, the eldest Tyrone son, in Jonathan Miller's lauded production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. Lemmon in particular would become a mentor to Spacey.

He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s, culminating in his first Oscar for The Usual Suspects (Supporting), followed by a Best Actor Oscar win for American Beauty (1999). He has starred in many other Hollywood films including Se7en, L.A. Confidential, Pay It Forward, and Superman Returns. He also served as artistic director of the Old Vic theatre in London.

Kevin Spacey Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Special Award Gold Star
Kevin Spacey
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Editor's Award Gold Star
Kevin Spacey
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Kevin SpaceyRichard III
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kevin Spacey, Richard III
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Kevin Spacey, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Actor Gold Star
Kevin SpaceyThe Iceman Cometh, Almeida
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Kevin SpaceyThe Iceman Cometh
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Kevin Spacey, The Iceman Cometh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Kevin Spacey, Lost in Yonkers
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Kevin Spacey, Lost in Yonkers

Kevin Spacey News

Truman Capote Tribute Production TRU to Open at 3 Clubs Stage Photo Truman Capote Tribute Production TRU to Open at 3 Clubs Stage
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Jamie Galen will perform the first act of Tru, Playwright Jay Presson Allen’s adaptation of the works of Truman Capote at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2022 at Three Clubs Stage Room (1123 N. Vine Street Hollywood) on Saturday, June 4th, 11th, 18th 25thand Sunday June 19th at 7:30 pm. Running time is 70 minutes. Tickets go on sale May 1st at:  https://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/7509?tab=details

Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two Photo Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022

Laura Benanti and Robert Sean Leonard have joined the second season of The Gilded Age as recurring characters. Newly-confirmed guest stars include Dakin Mathews (Waitress), Christopher Denham (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), David Furr (Burn This), Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman), Michael Braugher (To Kill a Mockingbird), and more.

The Old Opera House Theatre Company to Stage LOST IN YONKERS Photo The Old Opera House Theatre Company to Stage LOST IN YONKERS
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

The Old Opera Theatre Company is set to present the Neil Simon play, Lost in Yonkers. The production, directed by Amy Hebb, is a drama/comedy that is not recommended for children under thirteen. The show dates the weekends of March 18, 19, and 20, and March 25, 26, and 27, 2022. 

LOST IN YONKERS Comes to The Old Opera House Theatre Company in 2022 Photo LOST IN YONKERS Comes to The Old Opera House Theatre Company in 2022
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

By America’s great comic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942. The hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances.

DRIVING MISS DAISY Set To Open In November At The Texas Repertory Theatre Co. Photo DRIVING MISS DAISY Set To Open In November At The Texas Repertory Theatre Co.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021

The Texas Repertory Theatre announces the triumphant opening of Driving Miss Daisy at Humble's Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, featuring Houston actress Connie Cooper in the title role. This new production of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize winning play will open on November 12th and play through November 21st.

Houston Star Of Stage And Screen Featured In DRIVING MISS DAISY Photo Houston Star Of Stage And Screen Featured In DRIVING MISS DAISY
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2021

The Texas Repertory Theatre announces the triumphant arrival of Driving Miss Daisy to Humble's Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, featuring Houston actress Connie Cooper in the title role. This new production of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize winning play will open on November 12th and play through November 21st.

Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine & Mary McCormack Photo Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine & Mary McCormack
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Oct 25, 2021

Today's episode features stage and screen star Mary McCormack. Tony-nominated for her¬†role in Broadway‚Äôs ‚ÄúBoeing¬†Boeing‚ÄĚ opposite Mark¬†Rylance, she is also widely known for her four seasons as a regular cast member of ‚ÄúThe West Wing' (two SAG Award nominations), as the lead of USA‚Äôs critically acclaimed ‚ÄúIn Plain Sight,‚ÄĚ and for her role opposite Howard Stern in¬†Private Parts.¬†

Kevin Spacey Books First Film Role Since Sexual Assault Allegations Photo Kevin Spacey Books First Film Role Since Sexual Assault Allegations
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2021

Kevin Spacey has booked his first film role since sexual assault allegations were made against him in 2017. The film is called 'L'uomo Che Disegno Dio' an Italian film with a title that translates to 'The Man Who Drew God.'

New Theatre Presents GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Photo New Theatre Presents GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021

This pack of wolves will do anything to score the prime 'leads'. They're grinding out a living pushing plots of land onto reluctant buyers in a never-ending scramble for their share of the American dream.

NNPN's Annual Commission Awarded To Nambi E. Kelley Photo NNPN's Annual Commission Awarded To Nambi E. Kelley
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has announced the recipient of this year's Annual Commission: Nambi E. Kelley, in partnership with San Diego Repertory Theatre, will develop her new play, Project American X.

Kevin Spacey Videos

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Shares Second Strange Holiday Video as HOUSE OF CARDS Character VideoVIDEO: Kevin Spacey Shares Second Strange Holiday Video as HOUSE OF CARDS Character
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2019

For the second year in a row, Kevin Spacey has released a bizarre holiday message in-character as Frank Underwood from 'House of Cards.'

VIDEO: James Corden Ranks Neil Patrick Harris as Best Recent TONY AWARDS Host VideoVIDEO: James Corden Ranks Neil Patrick Harris as Best Recent TONY AWARDS Host
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Late Late Show with James Corden,' James, Kobe Bryant and Cara Delevingne played 'Spill Your Guts.'

VIDEO: Frank Underwood is Six-Feet Under in New HOUSE OF CARDS Teaser VideoVIDEO: Frank Underwood is Six-Feet Under in New HOUSE OF CARDS Teaser
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2018

Netflix has released a new trailer for the sixth season of House of Cards. 

VIDEO: Christopher Plummer Chats Replacing Kevin Spacey in ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD VideoVIDEO: Christopher Plummer Chats Replacing Kevin Spacey in ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD & More on THE VIEW
by Macon Prickett - Jun 12, 2018

Christopher Plummer sat down with the women of The View to discuss his political family, his upcoming film Boundaries, and replacing Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World. Check out the clip below! 

VIDEO: The Razzies Bid Farewell to Hollywood's Sexual Predators in New "In Memoriam"  VideoVIDEO: The Razzies Bid Farewell to Hollywood's Sexual Predators in New "In Memoriam" Video
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2018

The Razzies' YouTube channel created an 'In Memoriam' style video to bid farewell to the sexual predators of Hollywood, including Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Kevin Spacey, Woody Allen, Casey Affleck, James Franco and more.

VIDEO: Anthony Rapp Reflects on His Kevin Spacey Comments: 'I was Trying to Protect P VideoVIDEO: Anthony Rapp Reflects on His Kevin Spacey Comments: 'I was Trying to Protect People'
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

Just months ago, Broadway star Anthony Rapp started a media frenzy when he came forward about being sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey after a party when he was just 14. Now he's looking back on his decision to reveal that information and reflecting on the support he's received since then.  Watch what he has to say on a recent episode of The Talk below!

VIDEO: Anthony Rapp 'Very Gratified' By Response to Spacey Revelations VideoVIDEO: Anthony Rapp 'Very Gratified' By Response to Spacey Revelations
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2017

Speaking to ET at Monday's One Night With the Stars charity concert for women and children battling cancer, the RENT star shares that he is gratified by the responses he has received in recent weeks.

Anthony Rapp Calls Out Social Media Attacks Post Spacey Exposure VideoAnthony Rapp Calls Out Social Media Attacks Post Spacey Exposure
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2017

Broadway star Anthony Rapp has taken to Twitter to share and highlight some of the hateful conversation being directed at him on social media following his coming forward about him being sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey after a party when he was just 14.

VIDEO: Keith Urban Performs New Tune 'Female' in Wake of Weinstein Scandal VideoVIDEO: Keith Urban Performs New Tune 'Female' in Wake of Weinstein Scandal
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 9, 2017

At last night's 51st Annual CMA AWARDS, Keith Urban debuted his new song 'Female.' The tune is in response to the recent increase in sexual harrassment and assault charges waged against some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey.

VIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Joins MasterClass to Teach Acting VideoVIDEO: Samuel L. Jackson Joins MasterClass to Teach Acting
by Emily Bruno - Oct 24, 2017

The premier online education platform MasterClass announced today that actor Samuel L. Jackson will teach his first ever online class exclusively with MasterClass. Pre-enrollment for the class begins today at www.masterclass.com/slj.


Kevin Spacey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kevin Spacey been in?
Kevin Spacey has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Kevin Spacey been in?
Kevin Spacey has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kevin Spacey been nominated for?
Special Award (Olivier Awards) for , Editor's Award (Evening Standard Awards) for , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Richard III , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Richard III , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Iceman Cometh, Almeida , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Iceman Cometh Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lost in Yonkers and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Lost in Yonkers .

What awards has Kevin Spacey won?
Special Award (Olivier Awards) for , Editor's Award (Evening Standard Awards) for , Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Iceman Cometh, Almeida, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Iceman Cometh Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lost in Yonkersand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Lost in Yonkers.