'Loverboy' to get U.S. theatrical release

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- "Loverboy" starring Kyra Sedgewick, a movie directed by her actor/husband Kevin Bacon, has been snatched up by ThinkFilm and Screen Media Films.

MPAA upholds NC-17 'Truth' rating

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Motion Picture Association of America has refused to lower the restrictive NC-17 rating placed on the Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth film "Where Truth Lies."

Kyra and Kevin still happy after 17 years

LOS ANGELES, July 10 (UPI) -- Nearly 17 years after marrying Kevin Bacon, actress Kyra Sedgwick says the "Mystic River" star is still the man of her dreams.

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Kyra Sedgwick stars in new cop drama

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Film star Kyra Sedgwick says she wasn't looking for a TV job, but admits the role of a complex interrogator on the new cop drama "The Closer" was too intriguing

Feature: 'Apollo' program lives on

LOS ANGELES, March 25 (UPI) -- Nearly 35 years after a near-disastrous space mission, Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell says he has long-since learned to see the mission as a success -- the way it is depicted in Ron Howard's 1995 movie "Apollo 13," now coming out in a 10th anniversary spe
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Online poll: Giamatti should be nominee

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- An online poll by Fandango.com suggests Paul Giamatti should have been one of this year's nominees for the Best Actor Oscar.

Celebrities make cards to benefit charity

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. celebrities have become artistic to combat pancreatic cancer by designing one-of-a-kind holiday greeting cards and auctioning them online.

Analysis: Spirit Awards accent youth

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- "Sideways," a comedy about great expectations and disappointing outcomes in the lives of its characters, led the way with six nominations Tuesday when nominees
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Spirit' leads Spirit Award nominees

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The comedy "Sideways" led the field with six nominations as nominees were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday for the 20th Independent Spirit Awards.

Analysis: Film takes on pedophilia

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The new film "The Woodsman" is generating Oscar buzz for actor Kevin Bacon, but it is also likely to generate a different kind of talk -- controversy over its e
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Andie MacDowell, hubby split

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Actress Andie MacDowell is divorcing her second husband, Rhett Hartzog, three years after they were wed in North Carolina.

Oscar buzz at Toronto Film Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Oscar buzz is building for a handful of performances screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, Daily Variety said Friday.

Analysis: Hit and miss elections ads

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A lineup of anti-Bush ads created by Hollywood celebrities intended for deployment between now and Election Day is a mixed bag, with some offering clever, sure-
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Stars line up for Kerry

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- MoveOn PAC will wage a star-studded campaign to support Democratic U.S. presidential candidate John Kerry, the organization announced Wednesday.
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Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon arrives for the 5th Annual Musicians On Call Benefit Concert at Hard Rock Cafe in New York on February 24, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American film and theater actor whose notable roles include Animal House, Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, Wild Things, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Mystic River, The Woodsman, Trapped, Friday the 13th, Hollow Man, Tremors, Death Sentence, Frost/Nixon, Crazy, Stupid, Love and X-Men: First Class.

Bacon has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, was nominated for an Emmy Award, and was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kevin Bacon."
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