| Share

Kevin Bacon

Born: 7/8/1958
Birthplace: Philadelphia

After his movie debut in National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), he did a couple of stints on soaps Search For Tomorrow (1979) and The Guiding Light (1980–81) before returning to the big screen. His leading role in Barry Levinson's Diner (1982) was followed by leads in Flatliners (1990), A Few Good Men (1992), and Apollo 13 (1995). His career became particularly prolific in the 1990s, leading to the invention of the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, which postulates that any actor is only six people away from having worked with Bacon in some film. For example, Robert De Niro would be only two degrees away, having worked with Meryl Streep in The Deer Hunter, and Streep having worked with Bacon in The River Wild (1994). Other film appearances include Stir of Echoes (1999) and My Dog Skip (2000). Bacon has been married to actress Kyra Sedgewick since 1988.

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Backstreet BoysBErykah Badu

More on Kevin Bacon from Infoplease:

  • Kevin Bacon - Sizzlin' Bacon by Beth Rowen Kevin Bacon Source: Archive Photos If Hollywood were to throw a ...
  • Kevin Bacon - Biography of Kevin Bacon, Star of the films Footloose and Hollow Man
  • Digging to China - Digging to China Director: Timothy Hutton Writer: Karen Janszen Moonstone Entertainment; PG; 98 ...
  • My Dog Skip - My Dog Skip Director: Jay Russell Writer: Gail Gilchriest Warner Bros.; PG; 95 minutes Release: ...
  • Stir of Echoes - Stir of Echoes Director/Writer: David Koepp Artisan Entertainment; R; 99 minutes Release: 9/99 ...

Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71
Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring