Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor who was born on July 8, 1958. Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003) are among his films.
Bacon is also recognized for his performance as the titular character in Balto (1995), as well as darker roles like a sadistic guard in Sleepers (1996) and a tormented former child abuser in The Woodsman (2004).
Bacon received a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the HBO original film Taking Chance (2009), as well as a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Bacon was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role as the titular character and series lead in the Amazon Prime streaming television series I Love Dick, for which he was nominated.
According to The Guardian, he is one of the best performers who has never been nominated for an Academy Award. Bacon was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003 for his services to the film business.
Bacon has become synonymous with the concept of interpersonal interconnection, according to the game ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.’ He founded the charitable foundation SixDegrees.org in 2007. He is a brand ambassador for EE, a British mobile network operator, and has been in several of the company’s advertisements.
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