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Kevin Kline
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Kevin Kline

Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an Americann actor.

Known for his exuberant acting style, Kline attended the prestigious Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, he joined an acting group which took him across the country performing Shakespeare. This in turn led him to Broadway where he won two Tony Awards. When a film version was made of The Pirates of Penzance, he was invited to reprise his role as the Pirate King, a role that had won him a Tony Award. This film launched his career forward.

He has won an Academy Award for A Fish Called Wanda, a Gotham Actor Award, a Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Award, and a St. Louis International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award.

He is married to actress Phoebe Cates, who is 16 years his junior.


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