Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline

actor, director, producer

Kevin Kline was born on Oct 24, 1947 in USA. Kevin Kline's big-screen debut came with Sophie's Choice directed by Alan J. Pakula in 1982, strarring Nathan. Kevin Kline is known for Beauty and the Beast directed by Bill Condon, Emma Watson stars as Belle and Dan Stevens as Beast. Kevin Kline has got 8 awards and 34 nominations so far. The most recent award Kevin Kline achieved is Screen Actors Guild Awards. The upcoming new movie Kevin Kline plays is The Good House which will be released on Sep 30, 2022.

Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Margaret and Robert Joseph Kline, who owned several stores. His father was of German Jewish descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. After attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Kline studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, Kline joined the Acting Company in New York which was run by John Houseman. With this company, Kline performed Shakespeare across the country. On the stage, Kline has won two Tony Awards for his work in the musicals "On the Twentieth Century" (1978) and "The Pirates of Penzance" (1981). After working on the Television soap Search for Tomorrow (1951), Kline went to Hollywood where his first film was Le choix de Sophie (1982). He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance. His work in the ensemble cast of Les copains d'abord (1983) would again be highly successful, so that when Lawrence Kasdan wrote Silverado (1985), Kline would again be part of the cast. With his role as Otto "Don't call me Stupid!" West in the film Un poisson nommé Wanda (1988), Kline would win the Oscar for Supporting Actor. Kline could play classic roles such as Hamlet in Great Performances: Hamlet (1990); or a swashbuckling actor like Douglas Fairbanks in Chaplin (1992); or a comedic role in La télé lave plus propre (1991). In all the films that he has worked in, it is hard to find a performance that is not well done. In 1989, Kline married actress Phoebe Cates.

  • Birthday

    Oct 24, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • Also known

    Kevin Delaney Kline

Known For


8 wins & 34 nominations

Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Winner - Actor
Munich Film Festival
Winner - CineMerit Award
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