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Kevin Costner


Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle brother died at birth in 1953. His father's job ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 51 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dances with Wolves
Dances with Wolves Lieutenant Dunbar
(1990)
The Untouchables
The Untouchables Eliot Ness
(1987)
Waterworld
Waterworld Mariner
(1995)

Filmography

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  Yellowstone (TV Movie) (filming)
John Dutton
 2001 The Road to Graceland (Short)
Thomas J. Murphy (voice)
 1999 Play It to the Bone
Ringside Fan
 1995 The Making of 'Waterworld' (TV Movie)
Mariner
 1991 JFK
Jim Garrison
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Bartender
 1990/I Revenge
Cochran
 1989 The Gunrunner
Ted
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Captain
- The Mission (1985) ... Captain
 1985 Silverado
Jake
 1984 Shadows Run Black
Jimmy Scott
 1983 Testament
Phil Pitkin
 1983 The Big Chill
Alex (scenes deleted)
 1983 Stacy's Knights
Will Bonner
 1983 Table for Five
Newlywed Husband
 1982 Chasing Dreams
Ed
 1982 Frances
Luther (Man in Alley) (uncredited)
 1982 Night Shift
Frat Boy #1
 1981 Malibu Hot Summer
John Logan
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Played in an Apple Computer, Inc. TV commercial for the Apple Lisa computer. The advertisement directed by Adrian Lyne shows a young Costner in the role of a young, affluent and sophisticated businessman. It features an Apple Lisa II. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 19 Interviews | 37 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

My movies are isolated. They all sit by themselves a little bit. I don't have three movies coming along behind each other just in case one of them doesn't work. I haven't tried to manipulate my career. I wouldn't really know how to do that. That doesn't seem very heroic to me! Meaning it feels kinda chicken. That's kinda chickenshit. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Colonel James Dolittle in Pearl Harbor (2001), which he turned down. The role went to Alec Baldwin. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in sports themed films, in particular baseball See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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