Kevin Kline, Best Supporting Actor 1988: MovieMonday.com

A FISH CALLED WANDA

(Comedy - R)

Kevin Kline won his Supporting Oscar for portraying one of the two American criminals who pull off a London heist.


Kevin Kline (1947 - )

American actor who was born in St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from Indiana University, Kevin Kline went on to attend the Julliard school in New York. Kevin Kline made his stage debut in 1970, in the off-Broadway "Wars of Roses," and then appeared with the New York Shakespeare Festival for their 1970 season.Kline made his broadway debut in 1972 with the John Houseman's The Acting Company, of which he was a founding member. In 1978 he won his first Tony award for his performance in "On the Twentieth Century." In 1980 he won his second Tony for his role in "The Pirates of Penzance". He would reprise that same role in the film verison in 1983.

Kevin Kline's film debut was made in 1982 in the film Sophie's Choice with Meryl Streep. Other Career highlights include The Big Chill (1983) , Dave (1993), SoapDish (1991), French Kiss (1995)and as star Douglas Fairbanks Sr in the film Chaplin (1992).

Kevin Kline is married to actress Phoebe Cates (FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH) and they have two children. He still does stage work and is an Associate Producer with the New York Shakespeare Festival.

His other films include:

SOPHIE'S CHOICE
THE BIG CHILL
SILVERADO
CRY FREEDOM
THE JANUARY MAN
I LOVE YOU TO DEATH
SOAPDISH
GRAND CANYON
DAVE
PRINCESS CARABOO
FRENCH KISS
THE ICE STORM
IN & OUT
WILD WILD WEST
THE ROAD TO EL DORADO
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
THE ANNIVERSARY PARTY
LIFE AS A HOUSE
ORANGE COUNTY
THE PALACE THIEF
THE EMPEROR'S CLUB
DE-LOVELY

His television credits unclude..

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE
HAMLET

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