Kevin Kline Trivia: 16 Facts About The Oscar-Winning Actor Kevin Kline

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This is a trivia to the versatile, Academy-Award Winner actor Kevin Kline, featuring his movies, co-stars, family and more.

This is a trivia for the versatile, Academy-Award-winning actor Kevin Kline.

1. American actor Kevin Kline was born in 1947, in St. Louis, Missouri.

2. He stands at 6' 2" (1.88 m).

3. His full name is Kevin Delaney Kline.

4. He has been married to actress Phoebe Cates since 1989 and they have two kids together- a son and a daughter. Cates was born in 1963. Their kids’ names are Owen & Greta.

5. Kline and Phoebe met in 1983.

6. He has a sister working as a producer.

7. He went to Julliard after university.

8. Even though Kevin Kline plays Ashton Kutcher’s dad in the romantic comedy No Strings Attached (2011), his oldest kid in real life was born in 1991. Kutcher was born in 1978. However, both actors are almost the same height, as Ashton stands at 6' 2½" (1.89 m).

9. Kline is an accomplished stage actor with two Tony Awards.

10. Kline won Best Supporting Actor in 1989, for his role in the comedy A Fish Named Wanda.

11. He received 5 Golden Globe nominations, including for his performances in the movies Sophie’s Choice and the comedy In & Out.

12. He has been appearing on the screen since 1976.

13. In 1989, he was offered the role of Batman but he declined. The role went to Michael Keaton.

14. Kevin Kline’s 2001 comedy/drama The Anniversary Party features Phoebe Cates & their two kids.

15. He has worked several times with many of his co-stars:

- He co-starred with Dany Glover in Grand Canyon and Silverado.

- He co-starred with William Hurt in The Big Chill and I Love You to Death.

- He made Silverado and A Fish Named Wanda with John Cleese.

- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio co-starred with him in The January Man and Consenting Adults.

- He made two movies with Sigourney Weaver: the comedy Dave and the drama The Ice Storm.

16. His co-stars include Susan Sarandon, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello & Alan Rickman (The January Man) Meryl Streep, Peter MacNicol (Sophie’s Choice), Meg Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Jean Reno (French Kiss), Ashton Kutcher, Natalie Portman (No Strings Attached), John Kleese, Jamie Lee Curtis (A Fish Named Wanda), Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Ben Kingsley (Dave), Matt Dillon, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck (In & Out), Hayden Christensen, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ian Somerhalder, Scott Bakula, Jena Malone, Mary Steenburgen, John Pankow (Life as a House), Will Smith, Salma Hayek, Kenneth Branagh (Wild Wild West), Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Elijah Wood, Christina Ricci, Tobey Maguire, David Krumholtz (The Ice Storm), Robert Downey Jr., Moira Kelly, Milla Jovovich, Dan Aykroyd, Marisa Tomei, Penelope Ann Miller, Anthony Hopkins (Chaplin), Danny Glover, Steve Martin, Mary-Louise Parker, Alfre Woodard, Jeremy Sisto ( Grand Canyon), Glenn Close, William Hurt, Jeff Goldblum (The Big Chill), Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, John Cleese (Silverado), Tracey Ullman, William Hurt, River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Heather Graham (I love you to death), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Kevin Spacey , Forest Whitaker (Consenting Adults).


Susan Kaul
Posted on Apr 5, 2011
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Posted on Apr 4, 2011
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