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Kevin Spacey


Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known by his stage name Kevin Spacey, is an American actor of screen and stage, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s that culminated in his first ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 53 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Lester Burnham
(1999)
Se7en
Se7en John Doe
(1995)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Jack Vincennes
(1997)
House of Cards
House of Cards Francis Underwood
(2013-2017)

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 2018 Gore (post-production)
Gore Vidal
 2013-2017 House of Cards (TV Series)
Francis Underwood
- Chapter 65 (2017) ... Francis Underwood
- Chapter 64 (2017) ... Francis Underwood
- Chapter 63 (2017) ... Francis Underwood
- Chapter 62 (2017) ... Francis Underwood
- Chapter 59 (2017) ... Francis Underwood
 2017 Baby Driver
Doc
 2017 Rebel in the Rye
Whit Burnett
 2016/I Nine Lives
Tom Brand
 2016 Elvis & Nixon
Nixon
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2
Dave Harken
 2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Video Game)
Jonathan Irons (voice)
 2014 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
The Rainforest
- The Rainforest (2014) ... The Rainforest (English version, voice)
 2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Frank Underwood
- Episode dated 3 September 2014 (2014) ... Frank Underwood
 2013 At the Top (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012/I The Ventriloquist (Short)
The Ventriloquist
 2012 Envelope (Short)
Evgeniy
 2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 Spirit of a Denture (Short)
Dr. Robert Middling
 2012 Old Vic: Tunnels (Short)
 2011 Inseparable
Chuck
 2011 Horrible Bosses
Dave Harken
 2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey (Short)
Fatty
 2011 Margin Call
Sam Rogers
 2010 Casino Jack
Jack Abramoff
 2010 Gorilla School (TV Series)
Narrator
 2010 Father of Invention
Robert Axle
 2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats
Larry Hooper
 2009 Moon
GERTY (voice)
 2009 Shrink
Henry
 2008 Telstar: The Joe Meek Story
Major Wilfred Banks
 2008 The Applicant (Short)
Human Resources (uncredited)
 2008 Recount (TV Movie)
Ron Klain
 2008 21
Micky Rosa
 2007 Machine Child (Short) (voice)
 2007 Fred Claus
Clyde
 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
Lex Luthor (voice)
 2006 Superman Returns
Lex Luthor
 2006 The Interrogation of Leo and Lisa (Short)
Interrogator
 2005 Edison
Wallace
 2004 Beyond the Sea
Bobby Darin
 2003 The Life of David Gale
David Gale
 2003 The United States of Leland
Albert T. Fitzgerald
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Herbert Hoover / Sidney Andrews / Ira Stewart / ...
- Depression and War (2003) ... Herbert Hoover
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Sidney Andrews
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Ira Stewart
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Herman Melville
- Revolution (2003) ... Gouvenor Morris
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Kevin Spacey / Famous Dr. Evil ('Austinpussy')
 2002 The Tower of Babble (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2001 The Shipping News
Quoyle
 2001 K-PAX
Prot
 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Pay It Forward
Eugene Simonet
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Michael Lynch
 1999 The Big Kahuna
Larry Mann
 1999 American Beauty
Lester Burnham
 1998 A Bug's Life
Hopper (voice)
 1998 Hurlyburly
Mickey
 1998 The Negotiator
Chris Sabian
 1997 L.A. Confidential
Jack Vincennes
 1996 A Time to Kill
D.A. Rufus Buckley
 1995 Se7en
John Doe
 1995 Outbreak
Casey Schuler
 1995 The Usual Suspects
Verbal
 1994 Swimming with Sharks
Buddy Ackerman
 1994 Doomsday Gun (TV Movie)
Jim Price
 1994 The Ref
Lloyd
 1994 Iron Will
Harry Kingsley
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Chris Boden
- Heros Exoletus (1993) ... Chris Boden
 1992 Consenting Adults
Eddy Otis
 1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
John Williamson
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Giles Keenan
- Guess Who's Coming to Murder (1992) ... Giles Keenan
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
Clarence Darrow
 1990 When You Remember Me (TV Movie)
Wade
 1990 Henry & June
Osborn
 1990 A Show of Force
Frank Curtin
 1990 Fall from Grace (TV Movie)
Jim Bakker
 1989 Dad
Mario
 1989 Unsub (TV Series)
Benton
- Clean Slate (1989) ... Benton
 1988 Working Girl
Bob Speck
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Dwayne Hanson
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Mel Profitt
- Blood Dance (1988) ... Mel Profitt
- Squeeze (1988) ... Mel Profitt
- Not for Nothing (1988) ... Mel Profitt
- The Merchant of Death (1988) ... Mel Profitt
- Player to Be Named Now (1988) ... Mel Profitt
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
Wes Brent
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Wes Brent
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Wes Brent
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Senator Rourke
- The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) ... Senator Rourke
 1987 Long Day's Journey Into Night (TV Movie)
James 'Jamie' Tyrone Jr.
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Detective Sgt. Cole
- Solo (1987) ... Detective Sgt. Cole
 1986 Heartburn
Subway Thief
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Other Works:

(1/2/08-4/26/08) Stage: Appeared (as "Charlie Fox") in "Speed-The-Plow" by David Mamet. Old Vic Theatre, London, England. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 30 Interviews | 49 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 21 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm lucky if I find one movie a year that's worth doing, and when I do find one, it usually only takes 20-30 days to shoot. See more »

Trivia:

After he dropped out of Julliard, he worked as a shoe salesman and a superintendent in his apartment building. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive clipped manner of speaking See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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