Kevin Bacon

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 86
Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician. His films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003). Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles... read more

Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor and musician. His films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003). Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers (1996) and troubled former child abuser in The Woodsman (2004). He is also known for the hit comedies National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Diner (1982), Tremors (1990) and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011). His other well known films are Friday the 13th (1980), Flatliners (1990), The River Wild (1994), Wild Things (1998), Stir of Echoes (1999), Hollow Man (2000), Frost/Nixon (2008), X-Men: First Class (2011), Black Mass (2015) and Patriots Day (2016). He is equally prolific on television, having starred in the Fox drama series The Following (2013–2015). For the HBO original film Taking Chance (2009), Bacon won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, also receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. More recently Bacon portrayed the title character and was the series lead of the Amazon Prime web television series I Love Dick for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.

Birth Name

Kevin Norwood Bacon

Born

Tuesday, 08 July 1958

Links

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
One Way Asshole / Fred Sr. 2022
They/Them Owen Whistler / Owen 2022
Space Oddity Jeff McAllister 2022
The Andy Warhol Diaries Ren 2022
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (archive footage) 2022
Val Self (archive footage) / Self 2021
Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson Self 2021
The Drew Barrymore Show Self - Guest 2020
How Well Do You Know Your IMDb Page? Self 2020
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
One Way Asshole / Fred Sr. 2022
They/Them Owen Whistler / Owen 2022
Space Oddity Jeff McAllister 2022
The Andy Warhol Diaries Ren 2022
Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy (archive footage) 2022
Val Self (archive footage) / Self 2021
Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson Self 2021
The Drew Barrymore Show Self - Guest 2020
How Well Do You Know Your IMDb Page? Self 2020
You Should Have Left Theo Conroy / Theo / Stetler 2020
Josh Gates Tonight Self 2020
Find Your Groove 2020
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' Pinky / Pinky Peterson 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Guest 2019
The Movies Ren 2019
You Don't Nomi Self 2019
City on a Hill Jackie Rohr 2019
Holly Near: Singing For Our Lives Self / himself 2019
Duck: A Film by Kevin Bacon Kevin Bacon 2018
75th Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2018
No Activity Kevin Bacon 2017
SMILF Kevin Bacon 2017
Front Row Self 2017
Story of a Girl Michael 2017
Tour de Pharmacy Ditmer Klerken 2017
The Words That Built America Reader - Declaration of Independence 2017
Exposed with Deborah Norville Self 2017
Patriots Day Special Agent Richard DesLauriers / Richard DesLauriers 2016
I Love Dick Dick 2016
The Darkness Peter Taylor 2016
The IMDb Studio at Sundance Self 2016
Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert Self - Host 2015
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead Actor / Self - Actor / Himself 2015
Black Mass FBI Agent Charles McGuire 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Cop Car Sheriff Kretzer 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself, Himself - Guest 2015
The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self -Singer 2014
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
The 68th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest, Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest, Brian Wilson / Self - Guest, Dave Davies / Self - Guest, Self - Guest / Peter Yarrow, Self, Tom Petty / Self - Guest 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Turn It Up! Self - Narrator 2014
71st Golden Globe Awards Self - Presenter 2014
The Queen Latifah Show Self - Guest 2013
The Presidents' Gatekeepers Self - Narrator / Self - Narrator (voice) 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
R.I.P.D. Hayes / Bobby Hayes 2013
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself / Self 2013
Jayne Mansfield's Car Carroll Caldwell 2013
Deadliest Catch: The Bait Self 2013
The Following Ryan Hardy 2013
Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together Self 2012
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs Self 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Comedy Bang! Bang! Self 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self - Guest, Self 2012
8 Charles Cooper 2012
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2011
The Chew Himself - Guest 2011
Crazy, Stupid, Love. David Lindhagen 2011
Alter Egos Self 2011
X-Men: First Class Sebastian Shaw / Black King 2011
Elephant White Jimmy / Jimmy the Brit 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Self - Guest 2011
Super Jacques 2011
Click on This Himself 2011
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self -Singer 2010
Conan Himself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self - Guest, Self 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self / (archival footage) 2010
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Winner 2010
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2009
Talk Stoop Self - Guest 2009
Bored to Death Kevin Bacon 2009
The Human Family Tree Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator 2009
My One and Only Dan Devereaux 2009
These Vagabond Shoes Tom 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Taking Chance LtCol Mike Strobl 2009
Frost/Nixon Jack Brennan 2008
Connected: The Power of Six Degrees Self / Kevin Bacon 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Jack Burrel 2007
Rails & Ties Tom Stark 2007
Death Sentence Nick Hume 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest, Self 2007
The Air I Breathe Love 2007
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Audience Member 2007
America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions Self - Narrator 2006
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Self 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Jack Swigert 2006
Life After Film School Self - Guest 2006
The Colbert Report Himself 2005
Where the Truth Lies Lanny 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Beauty Shop Jorge 2005
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards Self - Presenter 2005
Loverboy Marty 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest, Himself - Guest (as the Bacon Brothers) 2005
The Woodsman Walter 2004
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
The Insider Himself (archive footage) 2004
Cavedweller Randall Pritchard 2004
Forces of Nature Himself - Narrator / Self - Narrator 2004
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Singer 2003
Shootout Self 2003
Mystic River Sean Devine 2003
In the Cut John Graham 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self - Guest 2003
Unseen + Untold: National Lampoon's Animal House Self - Interviewee 2003
Queer Eye Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
Live from Baghdad Self 2002
Trapped Hickey / Joe Hickey 2002
The Wayne Brady Show Self - Guest 2002
VH-1 Behind the Movie Self 2002
Novocaine Actor Lance Phelps / Lance Phelps 2001
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music Self 2001
Freedom Downtime Self 2001
Robot Chicken Ren McCormack / Pringle 2001
Hollow Man Sebastian Caine / Hollow Man 2000
God, the Devil and Bob Himself (voice) 2000
We Married Margo Self 2000
My Dog Skip Jack Morris 2000
Saturday Night Live 25 Vanilla Ice 1999
Stir of Echoes Tom / Tom Witzky 1999
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Self 1999
The Directors Self 1999
Will & Grace Kevin Bacon 1998
Wild Things Ray Duquette / Sergeant Ray Duquette 1998
The View Himself - Guest, Self 1997
Telling Lies in America Billy Magic 1997
Digging to China Ricky Schroth 1997
Destination Anywhere Mike 1997
Picture Perfect Sam / Sam Mayfair 1997
The 39th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1997
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life Self 1997
Sleepers Nokes / Sean Nokes 1996
Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 Himself / Self 1996
Balto Balto / Balto (voice) 1995
1995 MTV Video Music Awards Self 1995
Apollo 13 Jack Swigert 1995
Murder in the First Henri Young 1995
The River Wild Wade 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Dennis Miller Live Self 1994
The Air Up There Jimmy Dolan 1994
Frasier Vic 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
A Few Good Men Capt. Jack Ross 1992
Mad About You Kevin Bacon 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
JFK Willie O'Keefe 1991
Pyrates Ari 1991
A Little Vicious Narrator 1991
He Said, She Said Dan Hanson 1991
Queens Logic Dennis 1991
Flatliners David Labraccio 1990
Tremors Valentine McKee 1990
The Big Picture Nick Chapman 1989
Inside Edition Ren - Footloose 1988
Sidewalks Entertainment Self - Guest 1988
Lemon Sky Alan 1988
She's Having a Baby Jake Briggs 1988
Criminal Law Martin Thiel / Martin Thiel IV 1988
Planes, Trains & Automobiles Taxi Racer 1987
End of the Line Everett 1987
White Water Summer Vic 1987
The Little Sister Probation Officer 1986
Quicksilver Jack Casey 1986
The 56th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1984
Mister Roberts Ens. Frank Pulver 1984
Footloose Ren / Ren McCormack 1984
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute Dennis 1983
Forty Deuce Ricky 1982
Diner Timothy Fenwick Jr. 1982
Only When I Laugh Don 1981
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
Friday the 13th Jack / Jack Burrell 1980
Hero at Large 2nd Teenager 1980
Starting Over Husband - Young Couple 1979
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
National Lampoon's Animal House Chip Diller 1978
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975
Good Morning America Self 1975
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
Guiding Light Tim Werner 1952

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Producer Filmography

2018 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1995 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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