Kevin BACON

* 08.07.1958, Philadelphia, USA

Schauspieler * mit 17 Jahren geht nach New York und absolviert dort Schauspiellehre an [der] Circle in the Square Theatre School (1976/77) * 1977 spielt erste kleine Filmrolle in der Komödie National Lampoon's Animal House ("The casting director came to my acting school and said they were looking for some kids to be in this movie, so I went and had this whirlwind experience.", 2000) * 1978 Bühnendebüt in der Off-Broadway-Produktion Getting Out - drei Jahre später erfolgreich (Obie Award) als drogenabhängiger Strichjunge in Forty Deuce (auch in der Filmversion von Paul Morrissey, 1981) * ab 1979 wirkt - eher sporadisch - auch in Fernsehproduktionen mit (The Gift; Serie The Guiding Light, 1980/81) * erster Kinoerfolg in Barry Levinsons Diner (1981/82) * 1983 Debüt am Broadway an der Seite von Sean Penn in Slab Boys - (neben seiner Filmarbeit) spielt ziemlich regelmäßig am Theater (Loot, 1986; Spike Heels, 1992; An Almost Holy Picture, 2002) * Durchbruch und Aufstieg zum leading man mit der Hauptrolle (als tanzender Kleinstadtrebell) in Footloose (1983) * um dem Image eines Teeniestars zu entfliehen, nimmt - mit mehr oder weniger Erfolg - die unterschiedlichsten Rollen an ("I was tired of making movies nobody was seeing. It was hurting my feelings. It was hurting my career. So I started looking for things that people will see.", 1995) und kann sich erst Anfang der 90er Jahre im kommerziellen Kino etablieren ("I worked for four days on JFK but it changed everything. It led to A Few Good Men, The River Wild, Murder in The First and Apollo 13. It was definitely a turning point.") * brilliert des öfteren in Schurkenrollen (The River Wild, 1993; Sleepers, 1995; Hollow Man, 1999; Trapped, 2001) * 1996 erste Regiearbeit (Losing Chase) - 2003 inszeniert seinen zweiten Film Loverboy (beide mit Kyra Sedgwick) * auch als Musiker tätig - gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Michael (seit 1995 bekannt als The Bacon Brothers) produziert ein paar Alben (Forosoco, 1998; Getting There, 1999; Can't Complain, 2001) und tourt mit ihren Folk- und Rocksongs durch Amerika (Town Hall in NYC, 2000) * verheiratet mit Kyra Sedgwick (seit 1988)


"I think of myself more as a workhorse actor."

FILMS

[National Lampoon's] Animal House (Ich glaub', mich tritt ein Pferd, 1977-USA * John Landis ... bit als Chip Diller) (7807)

Starting Over (Auf ein Neues, 1978/79-USA * Alan J. Pakula ... bit) (7910)

Hero at Large (Ein wahrer Held, 1979-USA * Martin Davidson ... bit) (8002)

Friday the 13th (Freitag, der 13., 1979-USA; R: Sean S. Cunningham, B: Victor Miller, K: Barry Abrams, M: Harry Manfredini, D: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan, Kevin Bacon: Jack) 95m-Horror (09-10; 8005)

Only When I Laugh (Mrs. Hines und Tochter, 1981-USA; R: Glenn Jordan, B: Neil Simon, K: David M. Walsh, M: David Shire, D: Marsha Mason * Kristy McNichol * James Coco * Joan Hackett / Kevin Bacon: Don) 120m-Tragikomödie (Bühnenstück The Gingerbread Lady von Neil Simon, 1970) (8109)

Forty Deuce (1981-USA; R: Paul Morrissey, B: Alan Browne, K: Steven Fierberg, M: Manu Dibango, D: Orson Bean, Kevin Bacon: Rickey) 89m-Drama (Bühnenstück von Alan Browne, ?) (8211-F)

Diner (1981-USA * Barry Levinson ... Timothy Fenwick, Jr)* (8203)

Enormous Changes at the Last Minute / Trumps (Drei Frauen in New York, 1978/82-USA; R: Mirra Bank [FS,AS], Ellen Hovde [VS,FS], Muffie Meyer [FS], B: John Sayles, Susan Rice, K: Tom McDonough, D > Alexandra's Story [1982]: Maria Tucci, Kevin Bacon: Dennis) 115m-Episodenfilm (8505, LA)

Footloose (Footloose, 1983-USA; R: Herbert Ross, B: Dean Pitchford, K: Ric Waite, D: Kevin Bacon: Ren MacCormack, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Chris Penn, Sarah Jessica Parker) 107m-Musikdrama (8402)

Quicksilver (Quicksilver, 1985-USA; R+B: Tom/Thomas Michael Donnelly, K: Thomas Del Ruth, M: Tony Banks, D: Kevin Bacon: Jack Casey, Jami Gertz) 106m-Drama (8602)

White Water Summer / The Rites of Summer (Wildwasser-Sommer - Im Augenblick der Gefahr, 1985/86-USA; R: Jeff Bleckner, B: Manya Starr, Ernest Kinoy, K: John Alcott, M: Michael Boddicker, D: Kevin Bacon: Vic, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, K.C. Martel, Matt Adler) 90m-Abenteuer (8707)

End of the Line (1986-USA * Jay Russell ... Everett) (8708)

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987-USA * John Hughes ... Taxisuchender) (03-07; 8711)

She's Having a Baby (She Is Having a Baby, 1987-USA; R+B: John Hughes, K: Don/ald Peterman, M: Stewart Copeland, D: Kevin Bacon: Jake Briggs * Elizabeth McGovern) 106m-Ehekomödie (8802)

Criminal Law (Der Frauenmörder, 1987-USA; R: Martin Campbell, B: Mark Kasdan, K: Philip/Phil Meheux, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Gary Oldman * Kevin Bacon: Martin Thiel) 117m-Psychothriller (08-10; 8904)

The Big Picture (The Big Picture, 1988-USA; R: Christopher Guest, B: Michael Varhol, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, K: Jeffrey Jur, M: David Nichtern, D: Kevin Bacon: Nick Chapman, Emily Longstreth) 100m-Komödie (02-08; 8909)

Tremors (1989-USA * Ron Underwood ... Valentine McKee) (05-?; 9001)

Queens Logic (1989-USA * Steve Rash ... Dennis) (07-?; 9102)

Flatliners (Flatliners - Heute ist ein schöner Tag zum Sterben, 1989/90-USA; R: Joel Schumacher, B: Peter Filardi, K: Jan de Bont, M: James Newton Howard, D: Kiefer Sutherland * Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon: David Labraccio) 111/5m-Thriller (10-01; 9008)

He Said, She Said (Na typisch!, 1990-USA; R: Ken Kwapis, Marisa Silver, B: Brian Hohlfeld, K: Stephen H. Burum, M: Miles Goodman, D: Kevin Bacon: Dan Hanson * Elizabeth Perkins) 115m-Liebeskomödie (06-08; 9102)

Pyrates (Ari & Sam, 1990-USA; R+B: Noah Stern, K: Janusz Kaminski, M: Peter Himmelman, D: Kevin Bacon: Ari * Kyra Sedgwick) 95m-Komödie (11-12; 9203-D)

JFK (1991-USA * Oliver Stone ... Willie O'Keefe) (04-07; 9112)

A Few Good Men (Eine Frage der Ehre, 1991/92-USA; R: Rob Reiner, B: Aaron Sorkin, K: Robert Richardson, M: Marc Shaiman, D: Tom Cruise * Jack Nicholson * Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon: Captain Jack Ross) 138m-Militärdrama (Bühnenstück von Aaron Sorkin, 1989) (10-01; 9212)

The Air Up There (Der Sprung nach oben, 1992/93-USA; R: Paul Michael Glaser, B: Max Apple, K: Dick Pope, M: David Newman, D: Kevin Bacon: Jimmy Dolan) 107m-Sportkomödie (12-03; 9401)

The River Wild (1993-USA * Curtis Hanson ... Wade) (07-11; 9409)

Murder in the First (Murder in the First, 1993/94-USA; R: Marc Rocco, B: Dan Gordon, K: Fred Murphy, M: Christopher Young, D: Christian Slater * Kevin Bacon: Henri Young * Gary Oldman) 122m-Gefängnisdrama (12-03; 9501)

Apollo 13 (1994-USA * Ron Howard ... Jack Swigert) (Buch von Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger) (08-12; 9506)

Sleepers (1995-USA * Barry Levinson ... Sean Nokes) (Buch von Lorenzo Carcaterra) (9610)

Picture Perfect (Der gebuchte Mann, 1996-USA; R: Glenn Gordon Caron, B: Arleen Sorkin, Paul Slansky, Glenn Gordon Caron, K: Paul Sarossy, M: Carter Burwell, D: Jennifer Aniston * Jay Mohr & Kevin Bacon: Sam Mayfair) 100m-Liebeskomödie (05-08; 9708)

Telling Lies in America (American Dreamer - Charmante Lügner, 1996-USA; R: Guy Ferland, B: Joe Eszterhas, K: Reynaldo Villalobos, M: Nicholas Pike, D: Kevin Bacon: Duane [Billy Magic] * Brad Renfro) 101m-Drama (09-?; 9710)

Digging to China (Träume bis ans Ende der Welt, 1996-USA; R: Timothy Hutton, B: Karen Janszen, K: Jörgen Persson, M: Cynthia Millar, D: Kevin Bacon: Ricky Schroth, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cathy Moriarty & Evan Rachel Wood) 98m-Familiendrama (09-10; 9809)

Wild Things (1997-USA * John McNaughton ... Ray Duquette) (9803)

My Dog Skip (Mein Hund Skip, 1998-USA; R: Jay Russell, B: Gail Gilchriest, K: James L. Carter, M: William Ross, D: Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson & Kevin Bacon: Jack Morris) 95m-Kinderdrama (Buch von Willie Morris, 1995) (05-06; 0001)

Stir of Echoes (Echoes - Stimmen aus der Zwischenwelt, 1998-USA; R+B: David Koepp, K: Fred Murphy, M: James Newton Howard, D: Kevin Bacon: Tom Witzky, Kathryn Erbe) 99m-Horrorthriller (Roman von Richard Matheson, 1958) (10-11; 9909)

Hollow Man (1999-USA * Paul Verhoeven ... Sebastian Caine) (0008)

Novocaine (Novocaine - Zahn um Zahn, 2000-USA * David Atkins ... uncredited appearance als Lance Phelps) (0111)

Trapped (2001-USA * Luis Mandoki ... Hickey) (Roman von Greg Iles) (0209)

In the Cut (In the Cut, 2002-USA * Jane Campion ... uncredited appearance als John Graham) (07-09; 0310)

Mystic River (2002-USA * Clint Eastwood ... Sean Devine) (Roman von Dennis Lehane) (09-11; 0310)

The Woodsman (2003-USA * Nicole Kassell ... Walter) (Bühnenstück von Steven Fechter) (0412)

Loverboy (2003-USA * Kevin Bacon ... Marty) (0606)

Beauty Shop (Beauty Shop, 2004-USA; R: Bille Woodruff, B: Kate Lanier, Norman Vance, Jr, K: Theo van de Sande, M: Christopher Young, D: Queen Latifah / Kevin Bacon: Jorge) 105m-Komödie (04-?; 0503)

Where the Truth Lies (2004-CDN/GB * Atom Egoyan ... Lanny Morris) (08-11; 0510)

The Air I Breathe (2006-USA * Jieho Lee ... Love) (01-04; 0801)

Rails & Ties (2006-USA * Alison Eastwood ... Tom Stark) (06-?; 0710)

Death Sentence (Death Sentence - Todesurteil, 2006-USA; R: James Wan, B: Ian /Mackenzie/ Jeffers, K: John R. Leonetti, M: Charlie Clouser, D: Kevin Bacon: Nick Hume, Garrett Hedlund, Kelly Preston, Aisha Tyler & John Goodman) 106m-Selbstjustizthriller (Roman von Brian Garfield, 1975) (09-11; 0708)

Frost/Nixon (Frost/Nixon, 2007-USA/GB; R: Ron Howard, B: Peter Morgan, K: Salvatore Totino, M: Hans Zimmer, D: Frank Langella * Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon: Jack Brennan, Rebecca Hall, Toby Jones, Matthew Macfadyen, Oliver Platt, Sam Rockwell) 122m-Politdrama (Bühnenstück von Peter Morgan, 2006) (08-10; 0812)

My One and Only (2008-USA * Richard Loncraine ... Dan Devereaux) (0908)

Super (Super - Shut Up Crime!, 2009/10-USA; R+B: James Gunn, K: Steve Gainer, M: Tyler Bates, D: Rainn Wilson * Ellen Page * Liv Tyler * Kevin Bacon: Jacques) 96m-Actionkomödie (12-01; 1104)

Elephant White (Elephant White - Ein Killer in Bangkok, 2010-USA; R: Prachya Pinkaew, B: Kevin Bernhardt, K: Wade Muller, M: Robert Folk, D: Djimon Hounsou * Kevin Bacon: Jimmy) 91m-Actionthriller (03-04) > nur Videovertrieb (2.35; R; 1105)

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2010-USA * Glenn Ficarra, John Requa ... David Lindhagen) (04-06; 1107)

X-Men: First Class (2010-USA * Matthew Vaughn ... Sebastian Shaw) (08-12?01; 1106)

Jayne Mansfield's Car / Машина Джейн Мэнсфилд [Mašina Džejn Mensfild] (2011-USA/RUS; R: Billy Bob Thornton, B: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson, K: Barry Markowitz, M: Owen Easterling Hatfield, D: Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon: Carroll Caldwell, Robert Patrick, Ray Stevenson, Katherine LaNasa, Frances O'Connor, Shawnee Smith, Ron White) 122m-Drama (06-08; 1309)

R.I.P.D. (R.I.P.D., 2011/12-USA; R: Robert Schwentke, B: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi, K: Alwin Küchler, M: Christophe Beck, D: Jeff Bridges * Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon: Bobby Hayes) 96m-Fantasykomödie (Comic von Peter M. Lenkov) (09-01; 1307)

The Darkness (The Darkness, 2014-USA; R: Greg McLean, B: Greg McLean, Shayne Armstrong, S.P. Krause, K: Toby Oliver, M: Johnny Klimek, D: Kevin Bacon: Peter Taylor, Radha Mitchell, Lucy Fry, David Mazouz, Ming-Na Wen, Paul Reiser) 92m-Horror (04-05; 1605)

Cop Car (Cop Car, 2014-USA; R: Jon Watts, B: Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, K: Matthew J. Lloyd & Larkin Seiple, M: Phil Mossman, D: Kevin Bacon: Sheriff Kretzer, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford & Camryn Manheim & Shea Whigham) 89m-Thriller (05-07; 1508)

Black Mass (Black Mass, 2014-USA; R: Scott Cooper, B: Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth, K: Masanobu Takayanagi, M: Tom Holkenborg, D: Johnny Depp * Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Bacon: Charles McGuire) 122m-Gangsterfilm (Buch von Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill, 2001) (05-08; 1509)

Patriots Day (Boston, 2016-USA; R: Peter Berg, B: Peter Berg, Matt Cook, Joshua Zetumer, K: Tobias A. Schliessler, M: Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, D: Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon: Richard DesLauriers, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan) 130/3m-Thrillerdrama (03-?; 1612)

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