skip navigation
Overview for Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (2)

Recent DVDs

Criminal Law ... Ben Chase (Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight) is an on-the-rise Boston attorney... more info $18.95was $24.95 Buy Now

Diner ... Fries with gravy, a cherry cola. Friendship, bragging rights and does Sinatra or... more info $15.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Following:... Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Kevin Bacon and UK's James Purefoy (ROME)... more info $26.95was $34.99 Buy Now

My Dog Skip ... Who says best friends have to be human? Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who... more info $11.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Mystic River ... Three friends who grew up in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible... more info $16.95was $19.98 Buy Now

Loverboy... Originally released in 2005. Directed by Kevin Bacon. Starring Blair Brown, Matt... more info $9.95was $12.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: July 8, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

MILESTONES

1988:
Appeared opposite future wife Kyra Sedwick in PBS production of "Lemon Sky"
2005:
Co-starred with Colin Firth as a showbiz duo whose career was ended abruptly amid scandal in Atom Egoyan's "Where the Truth Lies"
2003:
Co-starred with Sean Penn and Tim Robbins in Clint Eastwood directed "Mystic River"
1996:
Directorial debut, "Losing Chase"; premiered on Showtime before receiving a theatrical release; Sedgwick executive produced as well as starred opposite Helen Mirren
1991:
First feature with wife Kyra Sedgwick, "Pyrates"
1982:
Gained attention as the confused rich kid with a drinking problem in Barry Levinson's feature directorial debut "Diner"
2007:
Played a father out to avenge a gang's attack on his family in thriller "Death Sentence"
1990:
Played the voice of reason for fellow medical students taking part in a dangerous life-after-death experiment in "Flatliners"
2004:
Portrayed a pedophile who returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life in "The Woodsman"; film premiered at Sundance; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead
1996:
Reteamed with director Levinson for "Sleepers," playing an abusive guard in a boys' reformatory
1980:
Appeared off-Broadway in "Album," directed by Joan Micklin Silver
2007:
Co-starred in Alison Eastwood's directorial debut "Rails and Ties"
1995:
Delivered bravura performance as an Alcatraz prisoner who murdered a fellow inmate under extenuating circumstances in Marc Rocco's "Murder in the First"; third film with Oldman, who played his sadistic associate warden
1989:
First of three films with Gary Oldman, "Criminal Law"
1997:
First song credit ("Medium Rare") in "Telling Lies in America"; also co-starred as a disc jockey
2001:
Cast in featured role in "Novocaine," starring Steve Martin and Helena Bonham Carter
1979:
Landed regular role of Todd Adamson on CBS daytime soap "Search for Tomorrow" (CBS)
2002:
Portrayed a kidnapper in "Trapped"
2000:
The Bacon Brothers played first major NYC concert at the venerable Town Hall
1983:
Made Broadway debut opposite Sean Penn in "The Slab Boys"
2008:
Co-starred in drama "The Air I Breathe"
1999:
Lifetime's "Weddings of a Lifetime" included a musical performance from The Bacon Brothers
1994:
Menaced Meryl Streep and family in "The River Wild"
1978:
Off-Broadway debut, "Getting Out" by Marsha Norman
2000:
Played the father of Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz) in "My Dog Skip"
2009:
Portrayed 'Desert Storm' war veteran Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strob in HBO Film "Taking Chance"; earned Emmy nomination for Best Actor in a Television Movie
1989:
Portrayed a student filmmaker swallowed into the System in "The Big Picture"
1979:
TV-movie debut, "The Gift" (CBS)
2005:
Directed and co-starred in "Loverboy," about an unsound mother who surrounds her only son with a magical world for two; premiered at Sundance
1998:
First credit as executive producer, "Wild Things"; also co-starred with Matt Dillon and Neve Campbell
1982:
Reprised off-Broadway role of Ricky in film version of Alan Bowne's play "Forty Deuce"
1997:
Performed a song in ABC special "Happy Birthday Elizabeth - A Celebration of Life" honoring Elizabeth Taylor
2011:
Portrayed Sebastian Shaw in prequel to "X-Men" film series "X-Men: First Class"
2005:
Played a rival hair stylist opposite Queen Latifah in comedy "Beauty Shop"
1991:
Cast as a journalist opposite Elizabeth Perkins in romantic feature "He Said, She Said"
1995:
Formed music group with brother Michael called The Bacon Brothers
1978:
Made film acting debut in "National Lampoon's Animal House"
2008:
Portrayed Jack Brennan, Richard Nixon's post-presidential Chief of Staff in Peter Morgan's feature adaption of "Frost/Nixon"
1980:
Appeared as cast regular Tim Werner on daytime drama "The Guiding Light" (CBS)
1984:
Cast in breakout film role as Ren McCormick, a city boy who inspires a small town to dance in "Footloose"
2000:
Played title role in Paul Verhoeven's "Hollow Man"
1995:
Portrayed astronaut Jack Swigart in Ron Howard's "Apollo 13"
1992:
Acted the part of a no-nonsense Marine attorney in Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men"
1988:
Starred as overly expectant yuppie father in John Hughes' "She's Having a Baby"
2012:
Starred as a former FBI agent tracking down an escaped serial killer in Kevin Williamson's crime drama "The Following" (Fox)
2016:
Appeared in the horror film "The Darkness"

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute