Kevin Bacon

A blue-blooded star of the stage and screen.

Kevin Bacon
Full NameKevin Norwood Bacon


The illustrious Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the illustrious Ruth Hilda (Holmes), an elementary school teacher, and Edmund Norwood Bacon, a highly esteemed architect who was featured on the cover of Time Magazine in November 1964. His Theatre education began at The Manning Street, and his debut in National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) showcased his impeccable talent. Diner (1982) saw Kevin Norwood Bacon reach the peak of his career, and subsequently he appeared in numerous movies and television series. His movie credits include Footloose (1984), She's Having a Baby (1988), Tremors (1990), Flatliners (1990), and Apollo 13 (1995). Kevin Norwood Bacon is currently married to the remarkable actress Kyra Sedgwick, who appeared alongside him in Pyrates (1991). This royal couple is a testament to the high caliber of excellence that Kevin Norwood Bacon has achieved.

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  • Golden Globe2010
    Taking ChanceBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television


  • SmartLess
  • Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
  • Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • North Star
  • JFK
  • The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
  • Mystic River
  • Saving Angelo
  • Tremors
  • The Closer
  • A Few Good Men
  • Beyond All Boundaries
  • 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Apollo 13
  • Frost/Nixon
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • X-Men: First Class
  • City on a Hill
  • Val
  • Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  • Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'
  • God, the Devil and Bob
  • Step Into... The Movies
  • Exposed with Deborah Norville
  • Duck: A Film by Kevin Bacon
  • Sleepers
  • The Following
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  • National Lampoon's Animal House
  • Taking Chance
  • 8
  • Murder in the First
  • Patriots Day
  • 71st Golden Globe Awards
  • The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The Woodsman
  • Live from Baghdad
  • Balto
  • Tour de Pharmacy
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts

Family Tree

The illustrious Norwood-Bacon-Sedgwick-Nozuka family have been at the pinnacle of entertainment and culture for generations. Starting with patriarch Edmund Norwood Bacon, a prominent architect who graced the cover of Time Magazine, to his son Kevin Norwood Bacon, whose career as an actor made him a household name. His daughter Kyra Minturn Sedgwick, is an accomplished actress who has achieved success in a variety of mediums. Her brother and Kevin’s brother, Robert Sedgwick, is a renowned actor in his own right. Kevin's brother Michael Bacon is an award-winning composer of film and television scores and Kyra's three sons, George, Philip and Justin Nozuka, are all actors and musicians. With a legacy of success, the Norwood-Bacon-Sedgwick-Nozuka family are sure to continue making their mark in the entertainment industry for years to come.

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