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Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Margaret and Robert Joseph Kline, who owned several stores. His father was of German Jewish descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. After attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Kline studied at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1972, Kline joined the Acting Company in New York which was... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cry Freedom
Cry Freedom Donald Woods
(1987)
No Strings Attached
(2011)
Wild Wild West
Wild Wild West Artemus Gordon / President Grant
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Present Laughter
Garry Essendine
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Husband
 2016 Dean
Robert
 2012 Oscar Etiquette (Short)
Kevin Kline
 2010 L'homme du Pont Levant (Short)
L'Homme en Blanc
 1990-2008 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cyrano de Bergerac / Hamlet
- Hamlet (1990) ... Hamlet
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux
Andre (voice)
 2007/I Trade
Ray Sheridan
 2004 Mary Engelbreit's the Night Before Christmas (Short)
Narrator / Papa (voice)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Thomas Jefferson / Paul Potter / Jacob Riis / ...
- Marching to Freedom Land (2003) ... Paul Potter (voice)
- Whose Land Is This? (2003) ... Jacob Riis (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... August Spies (voice)
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Robert Fulton (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... Thomas Jefferson (voice)
 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (Video)
Phoebus (voice)
 2002 Orange County
Marcus Skinner (uncredited)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado
Tulio (voice)
 1993 The Nutcracker
Narrator (voice)
 1992 Consenting Adults
Richard Parker
 1991 Merlin and the Dragons (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1986 Violets Are Blue...
Henry Squires
 1985 Silverado
Paden
 1976 The Time of Your Life (TV Movie)
McCarthy
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Woody Reed (1976)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Present Laughter See more »

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8 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, or a soap opera - both of which I did as soon as I left the Acting Company and was starving. See more »

Trivia:

Though this appears that his feature debut was in Sophie's Choice (1982), Kline had actually completed The Pirates of Penzance (1983) before going on to co-star with Meryl Streep, but the release of 'Pirates' was sufficiently delayed, enabling 'Sophie' to receive an earlier release. See more »

Trademark:

Usually has a mustache in comedies and is clean-shaven in dramas

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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