Kevin Spacey biographyKevin Spacey is an American actor on stage and screen, known for his roles in «American Beauty», «The Usual Suspects» (both brought him the Oscars), «Pay It Forward», «The Life of David Gale», «K-PAX» movies and «House of Cards» TV series.
Early yearsKevin Spacey Fowler was born in New Jersey on the 26th of July 1959 in family of Kathleen (a secretary) and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler (a technical writer). There were already two other kids growing up in the family: Randy (he then became a limousine driver and was also working part-time as Rod Stewart impersonator) and Julie. When Kevin turned 4, his family relocated to South California.
TheaterKevin had his debut on a big stage in 1981 as a «spear holder» – a tiny role in «Henry VI» play, which was shown as part of the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Movie careerBefore his great jump to popularity, Kevin managed to portray a pickpocket in the famous TV series «The Crime Story», then he had one more «thief» role in the «Heartburn» with Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson starring. Early in his career, Kevin could be seen in "L.A. Law", "The Equalizer", "Smart Guy", "The Murder of Mary Phagan» TV series.
Kevin Spacey and harassmentA 58-years old Kevin Spacey admitted being gay. The coming-out happened with a very unpleasant story on the background: an actor Anthony Rapp claimed that in 1986 he was sexually harassed by drunk Spacey. At that time Rapp was only 14 years old. On his Twitter Kevin acknowledged that he doesn't remember anything about the mentioned 30-years old occasion, however, he feels very embarrassed. «I truly respect Anthony as an actor. My sincere apologies». Afterward, Kevina decided to put an end to rumors about his untraditional orientation. «I’ve dated both men and women. But now I decided to live being gay».
After the scandal, Kevin disappeared from social media and parties. The Kevin Spacey Foundation had been shut down. The «House of Cards» continued filming, but without him. A few weeks later, the actor went through a 45-days long therapy.
Kevin Spacey nowAfter the scandal with the harassment that occurred with Kevin Spacey in 2019, his movie career, in fact, ended. The actor is not called for new shootings, lawsuits against him continue and the amount of claims is increasing almost every six months.
Also, before the beginning of 2020, the actor made an annual public congratulation on YouTube. Kevin Spacey in the image of his character Frank Underwood from the series "House of Cards". He wished every resident of America to be kinder.