Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey was born on 26 July 1959. Kevin Spacey's place of birth is South Orange, New Jersey, the United States of America. He is a versatile person – an actor, a film producer, a film director, a comedian and a singer. Kevin was born to parents Kathleen Ann (née Knutson) and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler. According to Kevin Spacey's biography, his mother was a secretary and his father was a technical writer and also a data consultant. Kevin Spacey is of Swedish, Scottish and English descent. From his mothers' family branch he is of Swedish. Kevin showed interest in movies and filmography at a very young age, according to his bio. Also, according to Kevin Spacey's biography, he has two older siblings – one sister named Julie and brother Randy. Kevin Spacey moved with his family out from New Jersey to Los Angeles, California at a very young age. After settling in with his family in Los Angeles, Kevin was giving out signs of rebelliousness and had a great deal of nervous energy. His mother and his father gave a piece of advice to Kevin that he should transform this strange energy into acting. Kevin stated in his bio that nor he nor his parents expected that from his amateur acting as a source of releasing energy he would become an actor with a net worth of nearly $80 million. Kevin Spacey's real name is Kevin Spacey Fowler.

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Kevin attended first an elementary school in Los Angeles, California. After the elementary school education, he attended two high schools – Canoga Park High School and Chatsworth High School in the Chatsworth area of Los Angeles, California. He was the valedictorian of his class at the Chatsworth High School and gave a speech after graduation. After high school, Kevin attended Northridge Military Academy. His biography tells us that he was expelled from Northridge Military Academy after he attacked another student. His drama-centered Chatsworth High School invoked the love for acting in Kevin at a very young age. Not even in dreams Kevin did expect what a success he would become in the acting field, starring in many Hollywood movies. Kevin attended Juiliard school, but he never graduated from Juiliard because of anxiety.That was a great addition to his career and biography. Kevin also briefly attended the Los Angeles Valley College. He dropped out of Los Angeles Valley College on the piece of advice his famous classmate from Chastworth Val Kilmer gave him. He is an example that someone without a college degree can become a successful person and Kevin would be a great example for all the children in the world because of it.


When he dropped out from Los Angeles Valley College, Kevin became a part of the cast of the New York Shakespeare Festival. His first professional role was in the play Henry VI. Later, he played roles on the Broadway. His first major television appearance was in the second season of Crime Story. He was awarded a Tony award for his role Uncle Louie in Lost in Yonkers. He appeared in the famous comedy film See No Evil, Hear No Evil. The most prominent role in his biography was in the film American Beauty, where he played a part of a depressed father from suburbia. For that role he was awarded with an Oscar for Best Actor. Kevin continues to be successful in many movies to this day.

Personal Life

Kevin Spacey has never been married, he never had a wife, and there were speculations that he was gay. Kevin himself admitted that he doesn't plan to get married, have children or a wife. He has a labrador dog named Legacy, instead of a wife. Kevin Spacey drives a Mini-Cooper. Instead of his children, he has a nephew and a niece.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 26 Jul, 1959
Age: 60 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: South Orange
Education: Juilliard School
Gender: Male
Description: American actor, director and producer
Net Worth 2021: 100 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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