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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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Kevin Costner -- Bring MMA to Olympics ... 'Where the Real Tough Guys Exist'

Kevin Costner
Bring MMA to Olympics 'Where the Real Tough Guys Exist'

Did you know ... table tennis is an Olympic sport -- and MMA is not?  Well, Kevin Costner ain't happy about it -- telling TMZ Sports he thinks the powers that be should bring the fighting… READ MORE >

Kevin Costner -- Praised By Compton Rapper ... FOR HIS WORST SPORTS MOVIE

Kevin Costner
Praised By Compton Rapper ... FOR HIS WORST SPORTS MOVIE

There are two very SHOCKING revelations we learned when we got Compton rapper Problem out in L.A. earlier this week. 1. Kevin Costner is from Compton. 2. Somebody in the world (Problem) thinks… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
Kevin Costner -- I'm Not Bitter ... Over Deleted Nude Scene

Kevin Costner
I'm Not Bitter Over Deleted Nude Scene

It was the scene that got the chop from "For the Love of the Game" ... Kevin Costner in the buff ... but KC tells TMZ Sports the fact his junk hit the cutting room floor doesn't bother him at… READ MORE >

- 506 days ago
Kevin Costner -- Dumbest Fight Ever ... For Credit on Sucky 'Draft Day'?!

Kevin Costner
Dumbest Fight Ever ... For Credit on Sucky 'Draft Day'?!

Kevin Costner's movie, "Draft Day" was a total bomb in theaters -- but  amazingly there are people actually fighting to claim credit for the box office disaster.Lionsgate Films filed court… READ MORE >

- 717 days ago
"Man of Steel" Dads: Who'd You Rather?

"Man of Steel" Dads
WHO'D YOU RATHER?

Kevin Coster (58) plays Superman's Earth dad Pa Kent in the 2013 action adventure film "Man of Steel" -- while Russell Crowe (49) plays Superman's space dad Jor-El on the planet Krypton.The… READ MORE >

- 1078 days ago
Kevin Costner -- Hey TMZ ... Can You Tell Me About My Robin Hood Lawsuit?

Kevin Costner to TMZ:
Can You Tell Me About My Robin Hood Lawsuit?

When Kevin Costner wants to know what's going on in his nasty lawsuit over "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" ... there's only one man he turns to for answers -- the all-knowing TMZ photog!!! Costner… READ MORE >

- 1187 days ago
Kevin Costner Sued -- You'll NEVER Take This Beach!

Kevin Costner Sued
You'll NEVER Take This Beach!

File this under: "The Problems of VERY Rich People."Kevin Costner has been dragged into a nasty legal war with his neighbor in Carpinteria, CA -- an upscale beach community near Santa Barbara.… READ MORE >

- 1440 days ago
Kevin Costner -- Victorious in Oil War with Stephen Baldwin

Kevin Costner
Victorious in Oil War with Stephen Baldwin

Kevin Costner doesn't owe Stephen Baldwin squat after Baldwin sued him for allegedly duping him into prematurely selling shares of a company that scored a $52 million contract after the BP oil… READ MORE >

- 1444 days ago
Stephen Baldwin -- I'mma Kick Kevin Costner's Ass ... In Court

Stephen Baldwin
I'mma Kick Costner's Ass ... In Court

It's day two in Stephen Baldwin's epic trial against Kevin Costner -- and Baldwin just showed up at the courthouse guns drawn ... ready to bring his A-game.Baldwin arrived at New Orleans court… READ MORE >

- 1454 days ago
Kevin Costner In Court -- I Didn't Defraud a Baldwin Over BP Oil Disaster

Kevin Costner in Court
I Did NOT Defraud A Baldwin

Kevin Costner is ready to prove to a jury he's not a fraud ... despite what Stephen Baldwin says -- because the courtroom showdown starts today in New Orleans.TMZ broke the story ... Baldwin sued… READ MORE >

- 1455 days ago

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