Kevin Spacey

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Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey, May 2013.jpg
Spacey in 2013
BornKevin Spacey Fowler
(1959-07-26) 26 Julie 1959 (age 61)
South Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
ThriftActor, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1986–present

Kevin Spacey, CBE (born Kevin Spacey Fowler; Julie 26, 1959) is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, an film producer. Spacey begoud his career as a stage actor in the 1980s, obtainin supportin roles in film an television. He gained creetical acclaim in the 1990s that culminatit in his first Academy Awaird for Best Supportin Actor for the neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects (1995) an an Academy Awaird for Best Actor for the midlife creesis-themed drama American Beauty (1999).

Spacey's ither starnin roles hae includit the comedy-drama film Swimming with Sharks (1994), the psychological thriller Seven (1995), the neo-noir crime film L.A. Confidential (1997), the drama Pay It Forward (2000), the science feection-mystery film K-PAX (2001), the muisical biopic Beyond the Sea (2004), the superhero film Superman Returns (2006), an the action film Baby Driver (2017).

In Broadway theatre, Spacey wan a Tony Awaird in 1991 for his role in Lost in Yonkers. In 2017, he hostit the 71st Tony Awairds. He wis the airteestic director o the Old Vic theatre in London frae 2004 till steppin doun in mid-2015. Frae 2013 tae 2017, he played Frank Underwood in the Netflix poleetical drama series House of Cards, that wan him a Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Actor – Televeesion Series Drama an twa consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awairds for Ootstaundin Performance bi a Male Actor in a Drama Series.

In October 2017, actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey o makkin a sexual advance taewart him whan Rapp wis 14. Numerous ither men subsequently cam forrit allegin that Spacey haed sexually harassed or assaulted them. In December 2018, Spacey was charged with indecent assaut an battery in relation tae an accusation bi anchorwumman Heather Unruh that he sexually assautit her 18-year-auld son, but bi Julie 2019, the creeminal chairge haed been drappit.

As a result o the allegations, Netflix cut ties wi Spacey, shelfin his film Gore an remuivin him frae the last series o House of Cards. Spacey's role as J. Paul Getty in Ridley Scott's film All the Money in the World (2017) wis reshot wi actor Christopher Plummer in his place. The next year, Spacey appeared in Billionaire Boys Club wi his role unchynged.