About Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey Fowler KBE (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, producer, and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, obtaining supporting roles in film and television. Spacey’s first roles in film were in ‘Heartburn’, and ‘Working Girl’. He gained critical acclaim in the 1990s, with an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the neo-noir crime thriller ‘The Usual Suspects’ and an Academy Award for Best Actor for the midlife-crisis-themed drama ‘American Beauty’. His other starring roles have included ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’, ‘Swimming with Sharks’, ‘Seven’, ‘L.A. Confidential’, ‘Pay It Forward’, ‘K-PAX’, ‘Beyond the Sea’, ‘Superman Returns’, ‘Baby Driver’.
In Broadway theatre, Spacey starred in ‘Long Day’s Journey into Night’ in 1986 and, in 1991, won a Tony Award for his role in ‘Lost in Yonkers’. He continued to act in theatre, receiving his second Tony Award nomination for ‘The Iceman Cometh’ in 1999. In 2017, he hosted the 71st Tony Awards. From 2013 to 2017, Spacey played Frank Underwood in the Netflix series ‘House of Cards’, which won him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and two consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, as well as five consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Learn More…