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Kevin Bacon Biography

Kevin Bacon
  • Age: 59 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Name: Kevin Bacon
  • Birth Name: Kevin Norwood Bacon
  • Father: Edmund Bacon
  • Mother: Ruth Hilda Holmes
  • Nationality: Ameriacn
  • Birth Place/City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $50 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Weight in KG: 75 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Kyra Sedgwick (m. 1988)
  • Children: Sosie Bacon, Travis Bacon
  • Education: Bucknell University
  • Awards: Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • TV Show: The Following 2013 – 201
  • Siblings: Michael Bacon
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Kevin Bacon was born as Kevin Norwood Bacon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His date of birth is July 8, 1958 which makes him 57 years. His parents are father Edmund Bacon and mother Ruth Hilda Holmes. His parents had six children. His mother was a teacher in at an elementary school and was a liberal activist and his father was architect and a prominent. He was raised in a close-knit family in Philadelphia. His nationality is American. And Bacon’s ethnicity is white.

In 1975, he attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts at Bucknell University, in a full scholarship. At the age of 17, he left home to pursue a theater career in New York City. He also appeared in a production at the Circle in the Square Theater School. In 1979 he worked on the television soap operas Search for Tomorrow. In 1980, he worked in Guiding Light in New York.

Bacon made his presence in a prominent role in the now iconic slasher film Friday the 13th in 1980. During his initial stage of his career he performed at New York's Phoenix Theater. He had two successful roles in 1990. He acted in the comedy horror film Tremors and death in Joel Schumacher's Flatliners. From 1991, he gave up idea of playing leading men in big-budget films. In 1994, he appeared in the movie The River Wild, for which he also earned Golden Globe nomination.

In 1996, he appeared in trade mark role in the movie Sleepers for which he gained huge attention and his acting was loved by many peoples. His other super hit movies are Hollow Man, Where the Truth Lies, The Woodsman, X-Men: First Class and Tremors 5: Bloodline.

Kevin Bacon is very good looking guys with dashing personality. He was married to actress Kyra Sedgwick since September 4, 1988. They meet in the set of the PBS version of Lanford Wilson's play Lemon Sky. They dated for very long before they got married. They also appeared in many project together. They have two children, eldest child is son Travis Sedgwick born on 1989 and youngest is a daughter Sosie Ruth born on 1992. Kevin Bacon currently lives with his spouse and children on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Kevin Bacon previously had an affair with actress Tracy Pollan. They had a five year relation from 1980s. According to his religious point of view he did not believe in God but he is not t anti-religion.

Kevin Bacon has a very good career and he is one of the successful actors in the industry. His height is 5 feet and 10 inches. He has perfect maintained body with brown hair. He has maintained a net worth of about 50 million dollars. His salary is unknown. His fans follow his bio in the sites like Wikipedia.

  • Last modified : 13 January, 2016
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