Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Highest Rated: 99% L.A. Confidential (1997)

Lowest Rated: 0% Father of Invention (2010)

Birthday: Jul 26, 1959

Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, USA

A chameleonic actor equally at home on stage or in film either as a hero or a villain, Kevin Spacey first gained notice with several strong stage performances both on and off-Broadway. Performing in stage productions of "Ghosts," "Long Day's Journey into Night" and "Hurlyburly" helped pave the way for a feature film career atop the A-list, though his real on-camera start came with his deliciously eccentric performance as a heroin-addicted millionaire on the cult television series, "Wiseguy" (CBS, 1987-1990). After making the segue into features, Spacey bounced around in supporting roles until he gained widespread recognition for "Glengarry Glen Ross" (1992), in which he managed to keep up with heavyweights Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin and his personal idol, Jack Lemmon. But it was his Academy Award-winning performance as the mysterious Verbal Kint in "The Usual Suspects" (1995) that propelled Spacey into the limelight. He made equally impressionable appearances in "L.A. Confidential" (1997) and "Se7en" (1997), cementing his status as a hypnotic performer willing to challenge himself by playing unique characters. Though he slipped a bit with "Pay It Forward" (2000) and "K-PAX" (2001), Spacey remained a vital force in films like "Superman Returns" (2006), while also assuming the role of artistic director of the Old Vic theatre in London in 2003. With award-worthy performances in the made-for-HBO movie "Recount" (2008), the feature "Casino Jack" (2010), and an appealingly villainous turn as crooked politician Frank Underwood in the series "House of Cards" (Netflix 2013-18), Spacey only enhanced his stature as one of Hollywood's most diverse and accomplished performers. In October 2017, an accusation by actor Anthony Rapp that Spacey had made sexual advances toward him when he was 14 caused Netflix to stop production on the final season of "House of Cards" during the era of show business self-examination brought on by the Harvey Weinstein scandal. As the allegations against Spacey grew in number, an unsettling portrait of the actor began to emerge, leading not only to his publicist and agents severing ties with him, but to the seemingly unprecedented step of director Ridley Scott removing Spacey from the completed J. Paul Getty biopic "All the Money in the World" (2017), re-filming his scenes with actor Christopher Plummer only weeks before the film was due to be released.

Highest rated movies

L.A. Confidential
Glengarry Glen Ross
Baby Driver
The Usual Suspects
Margin Call
American Beauty
Working Girl
Looking for Richard

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gore Unknown (Character) - 2018
7% 34% Billionaire Boys Club Ron Levin (Character) - 2018
29% 63% Rebel in the Rye Whit Burnett (Character) $376.7K 2017
92% 86% Baby Driver Doc (Character) $107.8M 2017
14% 41% Nine Lives Tom Brand (Character) $19.6M 2016
77% 57% Elvis & Nixon Nixon (Character) $1M 2016
No Score Yet 59% Unity Narrator - 2015
35% 47% Horrible Bosses 2 Dave Harken (Character) $54.4M 2014
53% 45% NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage Unknown (Character),
Executive Producer
$37.2K 2014
No Score Yet 85% The Day Kennedy Died Unknown (Character) - 2013
93% 89% Captain Phillips Executive Producer $107.1M 2013
59% 59% Safe Executive Producer $17.1M 2012
87% 74% Margin Call Sam Rogers (Character) $5.4M 2011
88% 78% Shakespeare High Executive Producer - 2011
69% 70% Horrible Bosses Dave Harken (Character) $117.5M 2011
No Score Yet 83% Inseparable Chuck (Character) - 2011
39% 34% Casino Jack Jack Abramoff (Character) $1M 2010
96% 86% The Social Network Executive Producer $96.9M 2010
No Score Yet 89% WWE: TLC - Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2009 Director - 2010
0% 27% Father of Invention Robert Axle (Character),
Producer
- 2010
90% 89% Moon Gerty (Voice) $5M 2009
51% 39% The Men Who Stare at Goats Larry Hooper (Character) $32.4M 2009
27% 50% Shrink Dr. Henry Carter (Character) $189.3K 2009
32% 57% Fanboys Producer $685.5K 2008
36% 66% 21 Micky Rosa (Character),
Producer
$81.2M 2008
79% 69% Telstar Major Banks (Character) - 2008
79% 81% Recount Ron Klain (Character) - 2008
21% 45% Fred Claus Clyde (Character) $72M 2007
46% 57% The Sasquatch Gang Producer $9.5K 2007
No Score Yet 88% Look Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman Unknown (Character) - 2006
75% 61% Superman Returns Lex Luthor (Character) $200.1M 2006
52% 47% Mini's First Time Producer $48.9K 2006
13% 36% Edison Wallace (Character) - 2005
42% 64% Beyond the Sea Bobby Darin (Character),
Director,
Producer,
Writer
$6.1M 2004
19% 81% The Life of David Gale David Gale (Character) $19.6M 2003
34% 81% The United States of Leland Albert T. Fitzgerald (Character),
Producer
$343.8K 2003
55% 61% The Shipping News Quoyle (Character) $11.4M 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure Narrator $15.4M 2001
42% 75% K-PAX Prot (Character) $50.3M 2001
39% 77% Pay It Forward Eugene Simonet (Character) $33.5M 2000
14% 60% Ordinary Decent Criminal Michael Lynch (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Interstate 84 Executive Producer - 2000
No Score Yet 93% WWF Judgment Day Director - 2000
87% 93% American Beauty Lester Burnham (Character) $130.1M 1999
No Score Yet 50% Forever Hollywood Self - 1999
73% 71% The Big Kahuna Larry Mann (Character),
Producer
$3.2M 1999
74% 79% The Negotiator Lt. Chris Sabian (Character) $44.7M 1998
59% 65% Hurlyburly Mickey (Character) $1.8M 1998
92% 73% A Bug's Life Hopper (Voice) $162.8M 1998
99% 94% L.A. Confidential Jack Vincennes (Character) $64.6M 1997
50% 65% Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Jim Williams (Character) $25.1M 1997
50% 42% Albino Alligator Director $326.3K 1996
81% 79% Looking for Richard Buckingham/Himself (Character) $1.4M 1996
68% 85% A Time to Kill D.A. Rufus Buckley (Character) $108.7M 1996
89% 96% The Usual Suspects Roger 'Verbal' Kint (Character) $22.6M 1995
59% 55% Outbreak Maj. Casey Schuler (Character) $65.9M 1995
81% 95% Seven John Doe (Character) $100.1M 1995
No Score Yet 54% Doomsday Gun Jim Price (Character) - 1994
62% 66% Iron Will Harry Kingsley (Character) $20.6M 1994
72% 73% The Ref Lloyd Chasseur (Character) $11.3M 1994
78% 79% Swimming With Sharks Buddy Ackerman (Character) $34.7K 1994
95% 88% Glengarry Glen Ross John Williamson (Character) $10.7M 1992
25% 24% Consenting Adults Eddy Otis (Character) $21.6M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Darrow Clarence Darrow (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet When You Remember Me Wade (Character) - 1990
62% 68% Henry & June Richard Osborn (Character) $11M 1990
50% No Score Yet Fall From Grace Jim Bakker (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet 26% A Show of Force Frank Curtin (Character) $73.4K 1990
28% 72% See No Evil, Hear No Evil Kirgo (Character) $45.4M 1989
60% 60% Dad Mario (Character) $19.7M 1989
No Score Yet 76% The Murder of Mary Phagan Wes Brent (Character) - 1988
84% 67% Working Girl Bob Speck (Character) $62.2M 1988
No Score Yet 58% Rocket Gibraltar Dwayne Hanson (Character) $92.5K 1988
No Score Yet 79% Long Day's Journey into Night James 'Jamie' Tyrone Jr. (Character) - 1987
45% 46% Heartburn Subway Thief (Character) $24.3M 1986

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Betrayed Executive Producer 2018-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Race for the White House Executive Producer,
Narrator
2020 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sunday Today With Willie Geist Guest 2017
77% 76% House of Cards Francis Underwood (Character),
Executive Producer
2013-2017
No Score Yet 37% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2013-2017 2008-2011
No Score Yet 44% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2015-2017
No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2016 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Meet the Press Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The CNBC Conversation Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2016 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2014-2015 2010
No Score Yet 75% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS News Sunday Morning Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2014 2006 2004 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet This Week With George Stephanopoulos Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose -- The Week Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Colbert Report Guest 2013 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Theater Talk Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live With Regis and Kelly Guest 2011 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet ES.TV Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kickin' It: With Byron Allen Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainers: With Byron Allen Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.com Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Host 2006 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio Guest 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Carson Guest 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Mel Profitt (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Murder of Mary Phagan Unknown (Character) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1987

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