Kevin Spacey is an American actor known for his role in the films The Usual Suspects, American Beauty and the Netflix series House of Cards.
He has been in the news after being accused of behaving inappropriately towards a number of young men. He was one of the first Hollywood stars to face accusations of sexual assault in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Who is Kevin Spacey, how old is he, when is his birthday, how tall is he and what is his background?
Kevin Spacey, whose real name is Kevin Spacey Fowler, is a stage and screen actor. He was born in New Jersey on July 26, 1959, and is 59 years old. He is 1.77 metres tall. The Hollywood star’s family moved to California when Spacey was four and it is reported that his father was both physically and sexually abusive. After graduating from high school Spacey tried his hand at being a comedian before enrolling in the prestigious Juilliard School in New York to study drama in 1979.
Why is Kevin Spacey famous and what is his occupation?
Spacey is an actor, most recently seen in the lead role in the Netflix White House drama House of Cards.
What is Kevin Spacey’s net worth?
Town and Country magazine put Spacey’s net worth at $100 million.
How much does Kevin Spacey earn?
In 2014 Business Insider reported that Spacey was earning $500,000 an episode for House of Cards, which works out at $6.5million a series.
How much does Kevin Spacey weigh?
Kevin Spacey reportedly weighs 189 pounds or 86kg.
Where does Kevin Spacey live?
In July 2017 Spacey reportedly sold his $11million mansion in Los Feliz in Los Angeles. He is rumoured to also have an apartment in New York’s trendy Tribeca neighbourhood.
Is Kevin Spacey married, who has he dated?
Spacey has been notoriously guarded about his private life. He has always refused to confirm his sexual orientation. However, after sexual harassment allegations surfaced he confirmed that he is living as a gay man. This outraged many in the gay community as they felt he used his admission to mitigate the accusations that he had abused teenage boys. He was previously in a relationship with Diane Dreyer from 1992 until 2000 and was later linked to actress Helen Hunt.
Has Kevin Spacey won an Oscar, what awards has he won?
Spacey has won Oscars for Best Actor (in 2000 for American Beauty) and Best Supporting Actor (in 1996 for The Usual Suspects), and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for House of Cards in 2013.
What happened to Kevin Spacey, what have people allegedly accused him of, was he arrested, what was his statement about the sexual assault claims, is there a trial?
Kevin Spacey was accused by Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp of attempting to sexual assault him when he was 14. He accused Spacey of lying on top of him and attempting to have sex with him. After this allegation, 15 other people came forward to report similar behaviour. These included American journalist Heather Unruh who alleged that Spacey put his hand down her 18-year-old son’s trousers and touched his genitals in 2016. Richard Dreyfuss’ son Harry also came forward to say Spacey had put his hand on his crotch when he was 18 while Harry was helping Spacey and his father learn a script.
In addition, eight people who worked on House of Cards and around 20 members of staff at the Old Vic theatre in London, where Spacey was artistic director, have alleged that he behaved inappropriately toward young men. Police in the UK and the US are investigating these allegations but no charges have yet been made.
Does Kevin Spacey have kids?
Kevin Spacey does not have any children.
What movies has Kevin Spacey been in, does he sing?
Kevin Spacey’s most popular films are The Usual Suspects released in 1995, American Beauty released in 1999 and Superman Returns released in 2006. Spacey also starred and sang in the 2004 film Beyond the Sea about singer Bobby Darin.
What was his character in Netflix series House of Cards, how much was he paid for his role, when was it terminated, what was Netflix’s statement, and what is happening to the show?
Kevin Spacey played Frank Underwood in House of Cards. He was paid a reported $6.5million per series for this role. After the allegations of sexual abuse surfaced, Netflix initially released a statement saying House of Cards would not be renewed after the filming of series six was finished. They updated this on November 3, 2017, to say that Spacey would no longer appear in series six and that Claire Underwood (played by Robin Wright) would become the central character.
Is Kevin Spacey a Republican?
Spacey is a Democrat and is friends with former US president Bill Clinton.
What religion is Kevin Spacey?
Spacey has never shared his religious beliefs. When asked he has responded that everyone has a right to privacy in their personal life.
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