Kevin Bacon

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Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician. His films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003). Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles... read more

Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician. His films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003). Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers (1996) and troubled former child abuser in The Woodsman (2004). He is also known for the hit comedies National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Diner (1982), Tremors (1990) and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011). His other well known films are Friday the 13th (1980), Flatliners (1990), The River Wild (1994), Wild Things (1998), Stir of Echoes (1999), Hollow Man (2000), Frost/Nixon (2008), X-Men: First Class (2011), Black Mass (2015) and Patriots Day (2016). He is equally prolific on television, having starred in the Fox drama series The Following (2013–2015). For the HBO original film Taking Chance (2009), Bacon won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, also receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. More recently Bacon portrayed the title character and was the series lead of the Amazon Prime web television series I Love Dick for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Birth Name

Kevin Norwood Bacon

Born

Tuesday, 08 July 1958

Links

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 2022
You Should Have Left Theo Conroy / Theo / Stetler 2020
Find Your Groove 2020
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' Pinky / Pinky Peterson 2019
The Movies Ren (archive footage) 2019
City on a Hill Jackie Rohr 2019
Holly Near: Singing For Our Lives Self / himself 2019
Duck: A Film by Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2018
SMILF Kevin Bacon 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 2022
You Should Have Left Theo Conroy / Theo / Stetler 2020
Find Your Groove 2020
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' Pinky / Pinky Peterson 2019
The Movies Ren (archive footage) 2019
City on a Hill Jackie Rohr 2019
Holly Near: Singing For Our Lives Self / himself 2019
Duck: A Film by Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2018
SMILF Kevin Bacon 2017
Story of a Girl Michael 2017
Tour De Pharmacy Ditmer Klerken 2017
The Words That Built America Himself 2017
Exposed with Deborah Norville Himself 2017
Patriots Day Special Agent Richard DesLauriers 2016
I Love Dick Dick 2016
The Darkness Peter Taylor 2016
The IMDb Studio at Sundance Self 2016
Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert Himself - Host 2015
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon Actor 2015
Black Mass FBI Agent Charles McGuire 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Cop Car Sheriff Kretzer 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself, Himself - Guest 2015
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself, Himself - Guest, Himself / Brian Wilson, Himself / Dave Davies, Himself / Peter Yarrow, Himself / Tom Petty 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Turn It Up! Himself - Narrator 2014
The Presidents' Gatekeepers Himself - Narrator 2013
Celebrity Page Self, Himself 2013
Jayne Mansfield's Car Carroll Caldwell 2013
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013
Deadliest Catch: The Bait Self 2013
The Following Ryan Hardy 2013
R.I.P.D. Hayes 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Comedy Bang! Bang! Himself 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
8 Charles Cooper 2012
The Chew Himself - Guest 2011
Crazy, Stupid, Love. David Lindhagen 2011
Alter Egos Himself 2011
X-Men: First Class Sebastian Shaw 2011
Elephant White Jimmy 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Himself - Guest 2011
Click on This Himself 2011
Conan Himself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Super Jacques 2010
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Winner 2010
Talk Stoop Himself - Guest 2009
Bored to Death Kevin Bacon 2009
My One And Only Dan Devereaux 2009
The Human Family Tree Himself - Narrator 2009
These Vagabond Shoes 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Taking Chance LtCol Mike Strobl 2009
Frost/Nixon Jack Brennan 2008
New York, I Love You Village Vagabond - Allen Hughes 2008
Connected: The Power of Six Degrees Himself 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Jack Burrel 2007
Rails & Ties Tom Stark 2007
Death Sentence Nick Hume 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest, Self (archive footage) 2007
The Air I Breathe Love 2007
America's Game: The Superbowl Champions Narrator 2006
Going To Pieces: The Rise And Fall Of The Slasher Film Himself (archive footage) 2006
Rachael Ray Himself - Guest 2006
Life After Film School Himself - Guest 2006
The Colbert Report Himself 2005
Where the Truth Lies Lanny 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Beauty Shop Jorge 2005
Robot Chicken Ren McCormack 2005
Loverboy Marty 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest (as the Bacon Brothers) 2005
The Woodsman Walter 2004
The Insider Himself (archive footage) 2004
The Tony Danza Show Himself - Guest 2004
Cavedweller Randall Pritchard 2004
Forces Of Nature Himself - Narrator 2004
Shootout Himself 2003
Mystic River Sean Devine 2003
In the Cut John Graham 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self - Guest 2003
Unseen + Untold: National Lampoon's Animal House Himself - Interviewee 2003
Queer Eye Himself 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Live From Baghdad Himself 2002
Trapped Hickey 2002
The Wayne Brady Show Himself - Guest 2002
We Married Margo Himself 2002
Novocaine Actor Lance Phelps 2001
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music Himself 2001
Hollow Man Sebastian Caine 2000
God, the Devil and Bob Himself (voice) 2000
My Dog Skip Jack Morris 2000
Stir Of Echoes Tom 1999
VH-1 Behind the Movie Himself 1999
The Directors Himself 1999
Will & Grace Kevin Bacon 1998
Wild Things Ray Duquette 1998
The View Himself - Guest, Self 1997
Telling Lies In America Billy Magic 1997
Digging To China Ricky Schroth 1997
Destination Anywhere Mike 1997
Picture Perfect Sam 1997
Sleepers Nokes 1996
Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself 1996
Balto Balto 1995
Apollo 13 Jack Swigert 1995
Murder in the First Henri Young 1995
The River Wild Wade 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Dennis Miller Live Himself 1994
The Air Up There Jimmy Dolan 1994
Frasier Vic 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
A Few Good Men Capt. Jack Ross 1992
Mad About You Kevin Bacon 1992
HBO First Look Himself 1992
JFK Willie O'Keefe 1991
Pyrates Ari 1991
A Little Vicious Narrator 1991
He Said, She Said Dan Hanson 1991
Queens Logic Dennis 1991
Flatliners David Labraccio 1990
Tremors Valentine McKee 1990
The Big Picture Nick Chapman 1989
Inside Edition Ren - Footloose 1988
Lemon Sky Alan 1988
She's Having A Baby Jake Briggs 1988
Criminal Law Martin Thiel 1988
Planes, Trains & Automobiles Taxi Racer 1987
End Of The Line Everett 1987
White Water Summer Vic 1987
The Little Sister Probation Officer (uncredited) 1986
Quicksilver Jack Casey 1986
Mister Roberts Ens. Frank Pulver 1984
Footloose Ren 1984
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute Dennis 1983
Forty Deuce Ricky 1982
Diner Timothy Fenwick Jr. 1982
Only When I Laugh Don Holcroft 1981
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
Friday the 13th Jack 1980
Hero At Large 2nd Teenager 1980
Starting Over Husband - Young Couple 1979
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
National Lampoon's Animal House Chip Diller 1978
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975
Good Morning America Self 1975
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2018 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1995 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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