28 Facts About Kevin Kline

1. Kevin Kline is less fortunate in French Kiss, in which Meg Ryan's unrelievedly mannered performance almost overwhelms the subtle allure of Kline's larcenous charmer.

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2. Kevin Kline is an American actor of film, television, and stage.

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3. Kevin Kline lives in New York City with his wife, actress Phoebe Cates.

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4. Kevin Kline has combined his stage work with a successful film career.

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5. Kevin Kline was featured in well-received revivals of the musical On the Twentieth Century and comic opera The Pirates of Penzance (1981), winning Tony Awards for both.

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6. Kevin Kline was born in St Louis, Missouri, on October 24, 1947.

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7. Kevin Kline has two children from his marriage to Phoebe Cates.

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8. Kevin Kline acted in several plays based on the works of Shakespeare and traveled round America doing it.

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9. Kevin Kline is Phoebe Cates' husband and made his debut in film in the movie Sophie's Choice.

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10. Kevin Kline would surely agree, as he won the Tony Award 2017 for his lead role in the play Present Laughter on June 11, 2017.

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11. Kevin Kline reprised the role in the 1983 film adaptation of the play.

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12. In 1972 Kevin Kline joined The Acting Company, a repertory theatre group cofounded that year by Houseman, and he spent the next four years touring with that troupe, acting in classical and contemporary plays.

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13. Kevin Kline Awards honor theatre professionals in St Louis in an array of categories, which include best actor and actress, set design, choreography, and new play or musical.

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14. In December 2004, Kevin Kline became the 2,272nd recipient of a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his contributions to the motion picture industry, located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard.

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15. Kevin Kline starred in the 2012 comedy Darling Companion alongside Diane Keaton.

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16. In January 2008, Kevin Kline won a Screen Actors Guild award for his portrayal of Jaques in Kenneth Branagh's film As You Like It, adapted from Shakespeare's play.

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17. Kevin Kline has a star on the St Louis Walk of Fame.

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18. Kevin Kline was inducted in the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2003.

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19. Kevin Kline was nominated for the 2004 Tony Award, Actor in a Play.

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20. In 1976, Kevin Kline left The Acting Company and settled in New York City, doing a brief appearance as the character "Woody Reed" in the now-defunct soap opera Search for Tomorrow.

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21. In 1970, Kevin Kline was awarded a scholarship to the newly formed Drama Division at the Juilliard School in New York.

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22. Kevin Kline remembers: "When I switched to the Theater Department, all I did was theater.

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23. Kevin Kline performed selections from Shakespeare as a benefit at the dedication.

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24. Kevin Kline graduated from the Saint Louis Priory School in 1965.

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25. Kevin Kline has described his mother as the "dramatic theatrical character in our family".

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26. Kevin Kline made his film debut in Sophie's Choice.

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27. Kevin Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The Acting Company.

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28. Kevin Kline has won an Academy Award and three Tony Awards and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.

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