Actor

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Born:

Kevin Spacey is an American actor, singer, and producer born on 26 July 1959, In South Orange, New Jersey, U.S.

Family Background:

He is the son of Thomas Geoffrey Fowler and his wife Kathleen Ann. His father was the technical writer and data consultant. his mother was a secretary. He has one younger brother Randy Fowler, Limo driver and one sister Julie Ann Fowler Keir, an Office worker.

Personal life:

In 1999, According to reports, Kevin had been dating a script supervisor Dianne Dreyer.

Education:

He had started his education at Northridge Military Academy, then he came out to the Canoga Park High School and at last, he had attended the Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles.

Career:

He had started his career as a stage performer. In 1981, his professional stage appearance had been as a spear carrier in New York, Shakespeare Festival performance of ‘Henry VI, part 1. Over the next years, He had got success in stage actor and had been most appreciated for his acting skills and dialogues. After getting success, he had decided to take the risk in Television and films. In the late 1980s, He had appeared in small roles in several films. During this, His acting talent had been noticed while he had played a role of  Eddy Otis in ‘Consenting Adults’ movie. In the same year, He had also played a small role in Television series like Wiseguy and L.A Law.

In 1995, He had been received the offer for the role of Roger “Verbal” Kint, crime thriller. In 1999, Sam Mendes who had directed the film ‘‘American Beauty’, asked Kevin to play a role of middle age office worker in his movie. His success continued and he had starred in several movies such as ‘The Shipping News’, ‘The United States of Leland’, ‘Recount’, ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’. In 2013, he had played a lead role in the political drama television series “House of Cards”. In 2014, he had played one of the lead roles in the first person shooter video game named “Call of Duty”. In 2016, he had worked in two movies, ‘Elvis & Nixon’ and ‘Nine Lives’.

Unknown Facts:

  • He had tried his hand at stand up comedy.
  • He had been kicked out from the Military school.
  • When He had been younger, He had burnt down his sister’s tree house.

Master Stroke:

  • In 1998, He had been paid 225 pounds per week for appearing in the play “The Iceman Cometh” in London.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1995, He had received Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • In 2000, He won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • In 2015, He received the Golden Globe award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Kevin Spacey, Everyone should take a risk in life for becoming a success. Believe in yourself.

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