Kevin Bacon

1958 - Today

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Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor. His films include the 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 voicing the title character in Balto (1995), and was taking on darker roles, such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers (1996), and troubled former child abuser in The Woodsman (2004). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Bacon has received more than 16,341,486 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Kevin Bacon is the 480th most popular actor (up from 595th in 2019), the 899th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,093rd in 2019) and the 246th most popular Actor.

Kevin Bacon is most famous for his role in the film Footloose, where he plays a rebellious teenager who moves to a small town where dancing and rock music are banned.

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  • 62.85

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  • 61

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  • 5.33

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  • 4.59

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Among actors, Kevin Bacon ranks 480 out of 9,996Before him are Ken Watanabe, Steve Carell, Julie Walters, Anne Bancroft, Hugo Weaving, and Jane Seymour. After him are Michael Lonsdale, Billy Bob Thornton, Barbara Stanwyck, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tom Waits, and Tim Curry.

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Among people born in 1958, Kevin Bacon ranks 25Before him are Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith Haring, Mehmet Ali Ağca, Lyudmila Putina, Ice-T, and Jamal Khashoggi. After him are Bruce Dickinson, Wong Kar-wai, Éric Zemmour, Janez Janša, Ellen DeGeneres, and Ralf Rangnick.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kevin Bacon ranks 899 out of 18,182Before him are W. Eugene Smith (1918), Suzi Quatro (1950), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Frederick Reines (1918), Steve Carell (1962), and Anne Bancroft (1931). After him are Sherwood Anderson (1876), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Robert Burns Woodward (1917), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), and Tom Waits (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kevin Bacon ranks 246Before him are Mae West (1893), Jean Harlow (1911), Halle Berry (1966), Meg Ryan (1961), Steve Carell (1962), and Anne Bancroft (1931). After him are Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Tom Waits (1949), Barry Nelson (1917), Steve Reeves (1926), and Robert Vaughn (1932).

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