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 15,229,523 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Kevin Bacon is the 595th most popular actor (down from 557th in 2019), the 1,094th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,142nd in 2019) and the 298th most popular American 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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  • 70.24

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  • 61

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  • 4.54

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  • 4.92

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Among actors, Kevin Bacon ranks 595 out of 10,030Before him are Shelley Duvall, Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Renner, Tim Roth, Anthony Mann, and Luise Rainer. After him are Idina Menzel, Jacques Perrin, Pat Hitchcock, Eleonora Duse, Uma Thurman, and Powers Boothe.

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Among people born in 1958, Kevin Bacon ranks 26Before him are Bruce Dickinson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith Haring, Ellen DeGeneres, Anna Politkovskaya, and Jamal Khashoggi. After him are Boris Tadić, Wong Kar-wai, Hugo Sánchez, Andre Geim, Robert Patrick, and Lyudmila Putina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kevin Bacon ranks 1,094 out of 15,968Before him are Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), James M. Buchanan (1919), Edmund Phelps (1933), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), and Anthony Mann (1906). After him are Big Show (1972), Al Jarreau (1940), Idina Menzel (1971), Clive Cussler (1931), Thomas Burke (1875), and Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kevin Bacon ranks 298Before him are Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Anne Hathaway (1982), Dennis Quaid (1954), Shelley Duvall (1949), Jeremy Renner (1971), and Anthony Mann (1906). After him are Idina Menzel (1971), Uma Thurman (1970), Powers Boothe (1948), Bruce Dern (1936), Jennifer Connelly (1970), and George Takei (1937).

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