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KEVIN KLINE BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Kevin Kline was born on October 24th, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri with the middle name Delaney, born to Peggy and Robert Joseph Kline. 
 
After graduating from Saint Louis Priory School, he went on to study ay Indiana University in Bloomington earning a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theatre in 1970.  He then later was awarded a scholarship to study at the Julliard School in New York.  Soon he became a member of the Acting Company in New York and began performing as a stage actor. 
 
In 1976 he left the Acting Company and found work on the soap opera, "Search for Tomorrow" then he returned briefly back to stage acting and won two Tony Awards for his performances in the musicals, "On the Twentieth Century" (1978) and "The Pirates of Penzance" (1981).  Other stage roles he has so far added to his credits over the course of his career are in such productions as, "Richard III", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Henry V" and "Hamlet".
 
Kline then decided to give film acting a try and it was not long before he was adding such credits to his resume as, "Sophie's Choice" (1982), "The Big Chill" (1983), "Silverado" (1985), "Grand Canyon" (1981), "I Love You To Death" (1990), "French Kiss" (1995) and "A Fish Called Wanda" (1989) for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.  
 
Throughout his career in the industry he has added such awards to his resume as a Drama Desk Award, A Gotham Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year Award and a St. Louis International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award along with being honored with a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
 
Other films he can be seen in are, "As You Like It" (2006), "The Conspirator" (2010), "Stake Land" (2010), "No Strings Attached" (2011), "Darling Companion" (2012) and soon to release in 2013, "Frank or Francis".
 
Majority of his career in the entertainment industry has focused on stage or film work with occasional television movie appearances and very few television series roles.  He recently worked on the television series, "Bob's Burgers" (2011) doing voice over work and prior to this project, Klein also worked on the television series, "Great Performances" (1990-2008).   
 
Kevin married only once to, actress Phoebe Cates in 1989 and they have two children and remain together today and reside in New York City.  One of his children, his son Owen was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, therefore, Kline is an active member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 

 
Filmography

2013   Frank or Francis

2012   Darling Companion 

2011   Bob's Burgers 

2011   No Strings Attached

2010   Stake Land

2010   The Conspirator

2010   The Extra Man

2010   L'homme du Pont Levant

2009   Queen to Play 

1990-2008  Great Performances 

2008   The Tale of Despereaux 

2008   Definitely, Maybe 

2007   Trade 

2006   As You Like It

2006   A Prairie Home Companion

2006   The Pink Panther 

2004   De-Lovely 

2003   Freedom: A History of Us 

2002   The Emperor's Club 

2002   The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

2002   Orange County 

2001   Life as a House 

2001   The Anniversary Party

2000   The Road to El Dorado 

1999   Wild Wild West 

1999   A Midsummer Night's Dream

1997   In & Out

1997   The Ice Storm

1997   Fierce Creatures

1996   The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1995   French Kiss 

1994   Princess Caraboo 

1993   The Nutcracker

1993   Dave 

1992   Chaplin 

1992   Consenting Adults 

1991   Grand Canyon 

1991   Merlin and the Dragon

1991   Soapdish

1990   I Love You to Death 

1989   The January Man 

1988   A Fish Called Wanda 

1987   Cry Freedom 

1986   Violets Are Blue... 

1985   Silverado 

1983   The Big Chill 

1983   The Pirates of Penzance 

1982   Sophie's Choice

1980   The Pirates of Penzance 

1977   The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People 

1976   Search for Tomorrow

1976   The Time of Your Life





Matinee Classics - Soapdish starring Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty, Elisabeth Shue, Whoopi Goldberg, Carrie Fisher, Garry Marshall, Teri Hatcher, Kathy Najimy, Paul Johansson and Sheila Kelley


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