Kevin Spacey

Biography: Kevin Spacey Fowler was born 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey. He was the youngest of three children born to Thomas and Kathleen Fowler. He has a sister, Julie Ann, and a brother Randy B. Fowler (a Rod Stewart impersonator!). His mother was a personal secretary and his father a technical writer. The family moved around often due to Thomas' career but they eventually settled in southern California.

As a child Kevin was a bit of a troublemaker. He was shipped to the Northridge Military Academy after he set his sister's tree house on fire. Then he got thrown out a few months later for pinging a ate on the head with a tire. He attended Chatsworth High School, located in the San Fernando Valley. During his senior year he played Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music. He was Co-Valedictorian of his high school (1977). Val Kilmer was one of his ates. For a short time he attended Los Angeles Valley College. He left to join a drama program at Juilliard. After two years of
Kevin Spacey Fowler was born 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey. He was the youngest of three children born to Thomas and Kathleen Fowler. He has a sister, Julie Ann, and a brother Randy B. Fowler (a Rod Stewart impersonator!). His mother was a personal secretary and his father a technical writer. The family moved around often due to Thomas' career but they eventually settled in southern California.

As a child Kevin was a bit of a troublemaker. He was shipped to the Northridge Military Academy after he set his sister's tree house on fire. Then he got thrown out a few months later for pinging a ate on the head with a tire. He attended Chatsworth High School, located in the San Fernando Valley. During his senior year he played Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music. He was Co-Valedictorian of his high school (1977). Val Kilmer was one of his ates.

For a short time he attended Los Angeles Valley College. He left to join a drama program at Juilliard. After two years of training, in 1981, he quit Juilliard sans diploma and signed up with the New York Shakespeare Festival. His first professional stage appearance was as a messenger in the 1981 production of Henry VI.

Spacey made his Broadway debut in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts. In 1986 he worked with his idol and future mentor, Jack Lemmon.

Today Kevin Spacey is one of the most well known actors in Hollywood. His ability to portray numerous characters has earned him countless awards. Currently (2008), Kevin is living in London where he the artistic director of The Old Vic Theatre (since 2003) - the first American to hold the position. He previously co-hosted fundraisers for the Theatre (2002).

Kevin took the name 'Spacey' as his professional name from his mother - it was her maiden name.
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Kevin Spacey's Scores

Average career score: 70
Highest Metascore: 80 House of Cards (2013): Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 56 Wiseguy: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
7 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 House of Cards (2013): Season 5 May 30, 2017 Francis Underwood 6.0
76 House of Cards (2013): Season 4 Mar 4, 2016 Francis Underwood 8.4
76 House of Cards (2013): Season 3 Feb 27, 2015 Francis Underwood 7.3
80 House of Cards (2013): Season 2 Feb 14, 2014 Francis Underwood / Executive Producer 8.7
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 12 Jan 6, 2014 Guest tbd
76 House of Cards (2013): Season 1 Feb 1, 2013 Francis Underwood / Executive Producer 8.9
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 16 Sep 2, 2008 Guest tbd
66 Recount May 25, 2008 Ron Klain 6.8
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 15 Sep 4, 2007 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 14 Aug 28, 2006 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 15 Jun 5, 2006 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 13 Jun 7, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 11 Jun 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 8 Aug 21, 2000 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 7 Sep 7, 1999 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 6 Aug 31, 1998 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 5 Sep 1, 1997 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 4 Sep 2, 1996 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 3 Sep 4, 1995 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.3
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 1 May 25, 1992 Guest 3.9
56 Wiseguy: Season 1 Sep 16, 1987 Mel Profitt 9.0
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 10 May 25, 1992 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 21 Aug 30, 1993 Guest tbd