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Kevin Costner

Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and businessman. He has won two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Emmy Award, and has been nominated for three BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards. Costner's roles include Lt. John J. Dunbar in the film Dances with Wolves, Jim Garrison in JFK, Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Crash Davis in Bull Durham, Robert "Butch" Haynes in A Perfect World, Frank Farmer in The Bodyguard, Lt. Cmdr. Tom Farrell in No Way Out, Mariner in Waterworld, Eliot Ness in The Untouchables and Devil Anse Hatfield in Hatfields & McCoys. Costner will be playing the role of Superman's adoptive father, Jonathan Kent, in the 2013 film, Man of Steel. Costner also founded the band Modern West, and has performed with the band since 2007. Costner was born in Lynwood, California, the youngest of three sons (the middle of whom died at birth). His mother, Sharon Rae (née Tedrick), was a welfare worker, and his father, William Costner, was an electrician and later utilities executive at Southern California Edison. 

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Stephen Baldwin: Costner 'Robbed' Me In BP Disaster

Stephen Baldwin:
Costner 'Robbed' Me in BP Disaster

Stephen Baldwin is suing Kevin Costner, claiming Costner and his business partner  "schemed" to make millions of dollars off the BP oil rig disaster ... by allegedly duping Baldwin into… READ MORE >

Kevin Costner Rejected 'Field of Dreams' Offer

Kevin Costner
Rejected 'Field of Dreams' Offer

TMZ has learned Kevin Costner was privately offered first dibs to buy the famous corn-filled property where he made "Field of Dreams" -- but Kevin turned it down. The owners of the 193-acre Iowa… READ MORE >

- 1584 days ago
Kevin Costner Near Miss in Stage Collapse

Kevin Costner
Near Miss in Stage Collapse

Kevin Costner and his band were due to take the stage at the Big Valley Jamboree in Canada yesterday when a storm touched down causing the stage to collapse. One person died and at least 60 people… READ MORE >

- 1871 days ago
Costner 911 -- 'He's Violently Sick ... Throwing Up'

Costner 911
'He's Violently Sick ... Throwing Up'

We've obtained the 911 call made in January by an employee of Kevin Costner -- where he describes how Kevin became "violently sick" while driving.The caller calmly explains Costner had to pull… READ MORE >

- 2050 days ago
Kevin Costner 911

Kevin Costner
911

TMZ has learned Kevin Costner was rushed to the hospital Tuesday.It happened in Hollywood, at around 10 AM. We're told Costner was driving to a meeting when he began feeling ill and lightheaded --… READ MORE >

- 2078 days ago
Bum Asks Costner For 'Swing Vote' Royalties

Bum Asks Costner
For 'Swing Vote' Royalties

Kevin Costner tried to go incognito through the streets of NYC, but as soon as one papper said his name out loud, he was surrounded faster than Britney at a Taco Bell. // Costner was also hit up… READ MORE >

- 2240 days ago
The '90s Called, They Want Their Star Back

The '90s Called,
They Want Their Star Back

Judging by all the pap attention, it looked like Kevin Costner was still relevant. It's too bad all the questions they threw at him were about things that happened -- or people he knew -- nearly… READ MORE >

- 2319 days ago
Upside to Kevin Costner's Anger

Upside to
Kevin Costner's Anger

Kevin Costner got pissed off last night when paps got a little to close to him and his baby. // TMZ cameras spotted the "Waterworld" star and wife Christine outside of One Sunset last night, where… READ MORE >

- 2539 days ago
Fan Grinds Kevin Costner -- Daddy Likey!

Fan Grinds Kevin Costner
Daddy Likey!

Kevin Costner recently celebrated the birth of his fifth child, his first with wife Christine Baumgartner, but daddy still likes to rock out with busty blondes! // TMZ has obtained video of… READ MORE >

- 2674 days ago
Kevin Costner on Diaper Duty -- for 5th Time!

Kevin Costner
On Diaper Duty -- For 5th Time!

TMZ has learned that 52-year-old Kevin Costner and his wife Christine, 33, welcomed a new baby boy into the world on Sunday. We're told Cayden Wyatt Costner weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz. and has dark… READ MORE >

- 2690 days ago

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