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Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon
Born Kevin Norwood Bacon
July 8 1958 (1958-07-08) (age 59)
Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, producer, musician
Years active 1978–present

Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor and musician whose 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). He starred on the Fox television series The Following from 2013 to 2015. Bacon has won a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. He was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

Bacon has also become an icon for the concept of interconnectedness (as in social networks), having been popularized by the game "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon". In 2007, he created SixDegrees.org, a charitable foundation. In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
1980 Friday the 13th Jack Burrell
1990 Tremors Valentine "Val" McKee

Images

External links

Kevin Bacon films

Friday the 13th (1980)  · Tremors (1990)  ·

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