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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Actor/Actress, Director, Soundtrack
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Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is a Golden Globe-nominated American film and theater actor whose notable roles include A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Footloose, Balto and Stir Of Echoes. Bacon has been married to actress Kyra Sedgwick since September 4, 1988; they met on the set of the PBS version of Lanford Wilson`s play Lemon Sky. "The time I was hitting what I considered to be bottom was also the time I met my wife, our kids were born, good things were happening", he explained to Cosmopolitan`s Chase. "And I was able to keep supporting myself; that always gave me strength." Bacon and Sedgwick have starred together in Pyrates, Murder in the First, and The Woodsman. They have two children, Travis Sedgwick Bacon (born June 23, 1989 in Los Angeles, California) and Sosie Ruth Bacon (born March 15, 1992). The family resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Bacon and Sedgwick appeared in will.i.am`s video "It`s a New Day," which was released following Barack Obama`s win.
Bacon and Sedgwick lost an undisclosed amount of money in the Ponzi scheme of infamous investor Bernard Madoff. Bacon opened up a restaurant in his home town of Philadelphia, named "Bring Home the Bacon". The restaurant is filled with memorabilia of Bacon and his film roles, The outside of the restaurant is adorned with a statue of Bacon in his role in Apollo 13. The restaurant gives you the option to bacon on any sandwich or salad for no extra cost, many other food items are offered as well though.
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Kevin Norwood Bacon
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Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor and musician whose 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). He starred on the Fox television series The Following from 2013 to 2015. Bacon has won a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. He was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.
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Edmund Norwood Bacon (May 2, 1910 – October 14, 2005)
Ruth Hilda Holmes (1916–1991)
Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts
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The Schiff Company, Llc, Celebrity Talent International, Paradigm Talent
(2001) TV commercial: www.nycmiracle.com, (2002) TV commercial: VISA Check Card, (2005) TV commercial (PSA): The ONE Campaign [www.one.org], TV commercial: Hanes underwear (part of its "Look Who We've Got Our Hanes on Now" series), (2006) Print ad: Hanes underwear., (2007) TV commercial (with Michael Jordan): Hanes underwear., (2010) TV commercial: Logitech Revue (as "Kevin Bacon's Biggest Fan"), (2013) Series of TV commercials for iPhone filmed in the UK and featuring British cultural references, (February 2014) TV commercial for the 2014 Buick LaCrosse Buick President's Day sale (voiceover)., (2013-2014) TV commercial "Old Dinosaurs" for the new 2014 Buick Encore (voiceover).
oracleofbacon.org/, twitter.com/kevinbacon, www.facebook.com/KevinBacon