July 8, 1958
63 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm tall
76 kg | 167.5 lbs
39 in | 99 cm
10 US | 43.5 EU
33 in | 83 cm
Kevin Norwood Bacon was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, on July 8, 1958, is an American actor and musician.
Young Kevin Bacon began his acting career on the New York stage, at the age of seventeen, in a production at the Circle in the Square Theater School.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Slab Boys" (1982).
He made his big screen debut in comedy movie National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) in role as Chip Diller.
He got his television debut in CBS soap opera Search for Tomorrow (1979) in role as Todd Adamson.
Kevin's breakthrough performance came as Ren McCormack in musical drama film Footloose (1984).
He made his directorial debut with television film Losing Chase (1996).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Wade in adventure thriller film The River Wild (1994).
Apollo 13 (1995) space docudrama opposite Tom Hanks and Ed Harris
A Few Good Men (1992) thriller drama with Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore
X-Men: First Class (2011) superhero in role as Sebastian Shaw
JFK (1991) political thriller opposite Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones
Mystic River (2003) mystery drama with Sean Penn and Tim Robbins
Diner (1982) comedy drama opposite Mickey Rourke, Steve Guttenberg and Ellen Barkin
Tremors (1990) science fiction action in role as Valentine McKee
Frost/Nixon (2008) historical drama with Michael Sheen, Frank Langella and Sam Rockwell
Friday the 13th (1980) mystery in role as Jack Burrell
Sleepers (1996) crime drama opposite Brad Pitt, Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman
Super (2010) black comedy drama with Liv Tyler, James Gunn and Ellen Page
Stir of Echoes (1999) supernatural horror in role as Tom Witzky
Flatliners (1990) science fiction psychological horror opposite Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts
Wild Things (1998) thriller with Denise Richards, Neve Campbell and Matt Dillon
Patriots Day (2016) crime drama opposite Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman and Michelle Monaghan
R.I.P.D. (2013) science fiction with Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges
Black Mass (2015) drama crime opposite Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson and Benedict Cumberbatch
You Should Have Left (2020) psychological horror in role as Theo / Stetler, opposite Amanda Seyfried and Geoff Bell
He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for his performance as Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl in HBO historical drama film Taking Chance (2009).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Dick in Amazon Video series I Love Dick (2016–2017).
He won a Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for his role as Ryan Hardy in crime thriller television series The Following (2013-2015).
Guiding Light (1980-1981) CBS soap opera in role as T. J. 'Tim' Werner
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 1991.
He guest starred in NBC sitcom Will & Grace (2002, 2006).
He played Valentine McKee in monster movie Tremors (2017).
City on a Hill (2019) crime drama series in role as Jackie Rhor
Attended Julia R. Masterman High School in Philadelphia.
He studied theater at the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts at Bucknell University.
He is youngest of six children.
Has English, German and Irish ancestry.
Fan of Star Trek.
He created a charitable foundation, SixDegrees.org in 2007.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard in 2003.
He released six albums with band "The Bacon Brothers", with his brother, Michael.
Lives in New York City.
He married actress Kyra Sedgwick in 1988, they have two children.
He dated actress Tracy Pollan (1981-1986).