Why Is Kevin Spacey Popular?

Kevin Spacey is a renowned American actor, producer, and singer who has been seen working actively on his career since the year of 1981.

Quick Info 
Full NameKevin Spacey
Date of Birth26 July 1959
Birth PlaceSouth Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
ParentsThomas Fowler, and Kathleen Fowler
ProfessionActor, Producer and Singer
Age61 years
PartnerUnknown
Height5ft 10in
Weight75kg
NationalityAmerican
ZodiacLeo
EthnicitySwedish, English, and Welsh
Net Worth$100 million

 

How was the childhood of Kevin Spacey Like?

Kevin Spacey, whose real name is Kevin Spacey Fowler was born on 26 July 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey, U.S. as a son of his father, Thomas Fowler, and mother, Kathleen Fowler. His mother used to be a secretary where his father used to be a technical writer and consultant. He has two brothers, Randy Fowler, and has one sister, Julie Ann Fowler Keir. His age is 61 years.

Spacey holds an American nationality. He belongs to the ethnicity of Swedish, English, and Welsh ethnicity. As he was born on 26 July, his zodiac sign is Leo.

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Where did Spacey go to school?

Earlier, Kevin Spacey attended Northridge Military Academy, and later, he was also seen attending Canoga Park High School. After that, in 1977, he completed his graduation from Chatsworth High School where he was seen playing the role in the production of “The Sound of Music”.

Kevin Spacey was also trying to be a comedian before he attended Juilliard School where he was seen doing his study on drama. He was also seen performing on stand-up comedy in bowling alley talent contests.

 

Body Measurement

Kevin Spacey’s height is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and his weight is 75 kg. He has got light brown hair with dark brown eyes.

 

What Is the relationship status of Kevin Spacey?

Before there was a rumor about him is gay but later, he stated that he was not gay. Later, he was seen dating a script supervisor whose name is Dianne Dreyer where they were also seen together in an Academy Awards in 2000 but he has not married yet and he is also not interested in talking about his personal life there is no information about his private life.

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Social Media

Kevin Spacey has an Instagram account with the tag name (“@kevinspacey”) where he has 618 k followers.

 

How Kevin started his career?

Kevin Spacey started his acting career with some theatre work after he had been cast on a history play “Henry IV, Part 1” in 1981. He started his film career after he had been cast as Subway Thief on an American romantic comedy-drama movie “Heartburn” in 1986 which was directed by Mike Nichols. Spacey started his television career after he had been cast as Detective Sgt. Cole on an American crime drama television series “The Equalizer” in 1987. In the same year, he was also seen appearing in the role of James “Jamie” Tyrone Jr on a television movie “Long Day’s Journey into Night”.

 

Theatre

After that, in 1982, he was also seen appearing as Oswald Alving in the play “Ghost”. Further, he was seen appearing in the plays like “The Misanthrope”, “Hurly-burly”, “The Seagull”, “Long Day’s Journey into Night”, “Right Behind the Flag”, “Lost in Yonkers”, “Playland”, “The Iceman Cometh”, “Richard II”, “National Anthems”, “The Philadelphia Story”, “A Moon for the Misbegotten”, “Speed-the-Plow”, “Inherit the Wind”, “Richard III” and “Darrow”.

 

Movies

 He was seen appearing as Bob Speck on an American romantic comedy-drama movie “Working Girl” alongside Sandra Bullock and Diane Kruger in 1988. In the same year, he was also seen playing the role of Dwayne Hanson in an American drama movie “Rocket Gibraltar”.

Further, he was seen appearing in several movies like “See No Evil, Hear No Evil”, “Dad”, “A Show of Force”, “Henry & June”, “Glengarry Glen Ross”, “Consenting Adults”, “Iron Will”, “The Ref” and “Swimming with Sharks”. Later, in 1995, he was seen playing the role of Roger “Verbal” Kint on a neo-noir mystery thriller movie “The Usual Suspects” which was directed by Bryan Singer.

Likewise, he was cast on several movies including “Outbreak”, “Se7en”, “A Time to Kill”, “Streak: showdown of the Teams”, “Albino Alligator”, “L.A. Confidential”, “The Negotiator”, “Hurlyburly”, “A Bug’s Life” as a voice actor, “American Beauty”, “The Big Kahuna”, “Ordinary decent criminal” and “Pay It Forward”.

In the year of 1997, he was cast as James Arthur Williams on an American mystery thriller movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” which was directed by Clint Eastwood. Further, in 2001, he was also seen appearing as Prot and Robert Porter on an American-German science fiction-mystery movie “K-PAX”.

Later, he was seen in several movies including “The Shipping News”, “Austin Power in Goldmember”, “The Life of David Gale”, “The United States of Leland”, “Beyond the Sea”, “Edison”, “21”, “Telstar: The Joe Meek Story”, “Moon”, “Father of Invention” and many more.

Likewise, he was seen playing the role of Jack Abramoff in a comedy-drama thriller movie “Casino Jack” in 2010. Later, in 2016, he was seen appearing as Richard Nixon o an American comedy-drama movie “Elvis & Nixon” which was directed by Liza Johnson. Further, he was also cast as Whit Burnett on an American biographical drama movie “Rebel in the Rye” in 2017. He was also seen in several movies like “horrible Bosses”, “Inseparable”, “Envelope”, ”Horrible Bosses 2”, “Baby Driver”, “Billionaire Boys” and many more.

 

Television Shows

Kevin was seen on several series and movies like “Crime Story”, “The Murder of Mary Phagan”, “Wiseguy”, “Unsub”, “When You Remember Me”, “Streak”, “L.A. Law”, “TriBeCa”, “Doomsday Gun” and “Freedom: A History of Us”.

Further, in 1990, he was cast as Jim Bakker on a television movie “Fall from Grace” and in the following year, he was seen appearing as Clarence Darrow on a television movie “Darrow”. Spacey was also seen hosting an American late-night live show “Saturday Night Live”. In 2008, he was also seen playing the role of Ron Klain on a political drama television movie “Recount” and in 2010, he was seen providing his voice on a series “Gorilla School”. In 2012, he was seen proving his voice as narrator on a television series “Johnny Carson: King of Late Night”.

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From the year of 2013 to 2017, he was cast as Francis “Frank” Underwood on an American political thriller streaming television series “House of Cards”. Further, he was seen hosting on “2014 Breakthrough Prizes” and “71st Tony Awards”. In addition, he was seen working on series like “The Colbert Report” and “Manhunt: Unabomber”.

 

Video Games

Besides this, he was also seen providing his voice over video games like “Superman Returns”, “Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare”.

 

How many Awards has Kevin Spacey won?

In his career, Kevin had won 55 Awards and received 81 nominations for his outstanding performance on movies and series.

 

What Is the Current Net Worth of Kevin?

Spacey has been seen working on several hit movies and series with his best performances so that, he became able to have an estimated net worth of $100 million. 

 

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