84 Facts About Kevin Spacey

1. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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2. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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3. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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4. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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5. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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6. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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7. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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8. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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9. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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10. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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11. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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12. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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13. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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14. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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15. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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16. In 2013, Kevin Spacey took on the lead role in an original Netflix series, House of Cards.

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17. Kevin Spacey made his UK Shakespearean debut in the title role in Richard II in 2005.

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18. Kevin Spacey was named honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2010 and honorary Knight Commander (KBE) in 2015.

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19. In 2013 Kevin Spacey began a starring role as a cutthroat US congressman from South Carolina in the political drama House of Cards, an episodic series created for Netflix and distributed via the company's online streaming-video service.

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20. Kevin Spacey maintained a busy acting schedule in the early 21st century.

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21. In 1991 Kevin Spacey won a Tony Award for featured actor for his performance as the mobster Uncle Louie in Neil Simon's hit Lost in Yonkers.

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22. Kevin Spacey credits several idols whom he believes helped shape him as an actor.

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23. Kevin Spacey admits to being a little bit starstruck when he had the opportunity to meet Jimmy Stewart for the first time.

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24. Kevin Spacey is a big fan of Woody Allen, and after House of Cards was released, he sent the director a note and a Netflix gift subscription telling him to check out his work.

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25. Kevin Spacey was one of the celebs captured in Ellen DeGeneres's legendary star-packed Oscars selfie in 2014.

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26. Kevin Spacey set up the Kevin Spacey foundation in 2010, first in the UK.

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27. Kevin Spacey once called him "one of the shining lights" of the political process.

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28. Kevin Spacey lives in London, England and once confessed that he'd really like to become a British Citizen.

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29. Kevin Spacey is known for keeping his private life private.

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30. Kevin Spacey is an American actor who is acclaimed for his work on stage and screen.

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31. Kevin Spacey was speculated to be in a relationship with Jennifer Jason Leigh at some point and in 2014, he was rumoured to be dating Ashleigh Banfield.

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32. Kevin Spacey was born on the 26 of July 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey.

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33. In 2013, Kevin Spacey became a household name all over again when he landed the role of Congressman Frank Underwood on the Nexflix original drama House of Cards.

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34. In 2003, Kevin Spacey was appointed artistic director of the Old Vic Theatre in London.

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35. Kevin Spacey set up his Kevin Spacey Foundation in the UK in 2010 and the US in 2013.

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36. Kevin Spacey parodied a mad bald man, "Dr Evil", in Austin Powers in Goldmember while portraying a sinister bald man, "Lex Luthor", in Superman Returns (2006).

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37. Kevin Spacey is an Academy Award winning actor who has catapulted into international stardom in the 1990s and now inhabits the character Frank Underwood on the Netflix original series House of Cards.

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38. Kevin Spacey is hugely active on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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39. Kevin Spacey has a height of 5 ft 8 inches and his weight is unknown.

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40. Kevin Spacey began his career as a stage actor in a New York Shakespeare Festival performance of Henry VI, Part 1 in 1981.

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41. In 1999, Kevin Spacey was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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42. Kevin Spacey has twice shaved his head completely bald to play the villain in movies.

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43. Kevin Spacey has an estimated net worth of $100 million.

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44. Kevin Spacey was named an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2010 and an honorary Knight Commander (KBE) in 2015.

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45. Kevin Spacey appeared in the thriller Edison, which received a direct-to-video release in 2006.

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46. In 2004 Kevin Spacey directed and starred in the film Beyond the Sea, a biopic about pop music legend Bobby Darin.

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47. In 2003 Kevin Spacey was appointed artistic director of the Old Vic in London.

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48. On December 24, 2018, Kevin Spacey uploaded a video, entitled Let Me Be Frank, onto his YouTube channel in which he appeared to deny the allegations while in character as Frank Underwood.

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49. Kevin Spacey took on the part of Clarence Darrow in the play.

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50. Kevin Spacey went on to win the Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards for his season 2 performance.

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51. Kevin Spacey was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2013, becoming the first lead actor to be Primetime Emmy nominated from a web television series.

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52. Kevin Spacey sits on the board of directors of the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

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53. Kevin Spacey voiced Hopper in the animated film A Bug's Life.

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54. Kevin Spacey made his directorial debut with the film Albino Alligator.

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55. Kevin Spacey made his first major television appearance in the second-season premiere of Crime Story, playing a Kennedy-esque American senator.

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56. Kevin Spacey had tried to succeed as a comedian for several years before attending the Juilliard School in New York City, as a member of Group 12, where he studied drama with teacher Marian Seldes between 1979 and 1981.

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57. Kevin Spacey started using his middle name "Spacey", which is his paternal grandmother's maiden name.

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58. Kevin Spacey graduated co-valedictorian of the class of 1977 of Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, California.

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59. Kevin Spacey has an older brother, Randy Fowler, who is a limousine driver and Rod Stewart impersonator in Boise, Idaho, and a sister, Julie Ann Fowler Keir, an office worker.

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60. Kevin Spacey was the artistic director of the Old Vic theatre in London from 2004 until stepping down in mid-2015.

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61. Kevin Spacey took over the role in Bryan Singer's 2006 version, "Superman Returns", which starred Brandon Routh as the Man of Steel.

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62. On November 1, 2017, Kevin Spacey stated that he would be seeking "evaluation and treatment" for his behavior.

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63. In March 2014, it was announced that Kevin Spacey would star in a one-man play at the Old Vic to celebrate his 10 years as artistic director.

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64. Kevin Spacey played defense lawyer Henry Drummond, a role that was made famous by Spencer Tracy in the 1960 film of the same name.

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65. In the 2005 season, Kevin Spacey made his UK Shakespearean debut, to good notices, in the title role of Richard II directed by Trevor Nunn.

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66. In February 2003, Kevin Spacey announced that he was returning to London to become the artistic director of the Old Vic, one of the city's oldest theatres.

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67. Kevin Spacey appeared in the film Billionaire Boys Club, which had a limited release on August 17, 2018.

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68. Kevin Spacey portrayed founder and president of the private military corporation Atlas Corporation, Jonathan Irons, in the 2014 video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare through motion capture.

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69. On March 18, 2011, it was announced that Kevin Spacey was cast as Frank Underwood in the Netflix series House of Cards.

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70. Kevin Spacey is a patron of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, a charity that enables school children across the UK to perform Shakespeare in professional theatres.

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71. In September 2006, Kevin Spacey said that he intended to take up British citizenship when it is offered to him.

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72. Kevin Spacey won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as a depressed suburban father who re-evaluates his life in 1999's American Beauty; the same year, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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73. The next year, Kevin Spacey appeared in Billionaire Boys Club with his role unchanged.

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74. Kevin Spacey was one of the first men taken down by the Me Too movement, and his career will likely never recover.

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75. Kevin Spacey said, "I have had relationships with both men and women.

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76. Kevin Spacey met Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in September 2007, but never spoke to the press about their encounter.

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77. Kevin Spacey is a Democrat and a friend of President Bill Clinton.

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78. Kevin Spacey had previously been awarded the lesser rank of honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to drama in 2010.

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79. In early 2010, Kevin Spacey went to China to star in writer-director Dayyan Eng's black comedy film Inseparable, becoming the first Hollywood actor to star in a fully Chinese-funded film.

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80. Kevin Spacey appeared in Edison, which received a direct-to-video release in 2006.

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81. Kevin Spacey provided his own vocals on the Beyond the Sea soundtrack and appeared in several tribute concerts around the time of the film's release.

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82. Kevin Spacey won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and earned another Tony nomination in 1999 for The Iceman Cometh.

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83. Kevin Spacey appeared in the 1995 thriller film Seven, making a sudden entrance late in the film as the serial killer John Doe after going unmentioned in the film's advertisements and opening credits.

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84. Kevin Spacey was born in South Orange, New Jersey, to Kathleen Ann, a secretary, and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler, a technical writer and data consultant.

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