Costner's exceptional filmmaking abilities were showcased in Dances with Wolves, which he produced, directed and starred in, and which won seven Academy AwardsÂ including Best Picture and Director.
In addition to appearing in memorable roles in JFK, The Untouchables and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, he re-teamed with his Bull Durham director Ron Shelton for the hit feature Tin Cup. Costner also starred in Thirteen Days, successfully collaborating again with his No Way Out director Roger Donaldson. His other film credits include: For Love of the Game, The War, 3,000 Miles to Graceland, Dragonfly and The Postman, his second directing effort.
Kevin Costner last directed the box office hit and critically acclaimed film Open Range, which he also co-starred in alongside Robert Duvall and Annette Bening. He was most recently seen co-starring with Joan Allen in the dramatic film Upside of Anger, opposite Jennifer Aniston in Rumor Has It directed by Rob Reiner for Warner Brothers, and The Guardian, an action drama for Touchstone Pictures in which he portrayed a Coast Guard rescue swimmer.
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Kevin Costner Facts
|Birth Name||Kevin Michael Costner|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Producer|
|Birthday||January 18, 1955 (62)|
|Birthplace||Lynnwood, California, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Kevin Costner compared to you?|
|Awards||1991 Academy Awards: Best Director (for Dances with Wolves)|
|1991 Golden Globe Awards: Best Director - Motion Picture (for Dances with Wolves)|
|Dances with Wolves|
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|Field of Dreams|
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