|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||18 January 1955||Lynnwood, California, USA|
|Known As:||Lt. John Dunbar||"Dances with Wolves" (1990)|
|Trivia:||Father of Joe Costner (b. 1988), Annie Costner (b. 1984) and |
Lily Costner (b. 1987).
|Son of Bill and Sharon Costner.|
|Graduated from Villa Park High School in Villa Park, California.|
|He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the |
song "Voices That Care."
|He turned down the leading role in "War Games" (1983), which was |
played by Matthew Broderick, to play Alex in "The Big Chill"
(1983). His part was later cut.
|(1986) Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1986" in |
John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 38.
|(1990 and 1991) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most|
Beautiful People in the world.
|(1995) Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars |
in film history (#87).
|Was asked to play the lead, that eventually went to
Harrison Ford, in "Air Force One" (1997).
|(October 1997) Ranked #27 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 |
Movie Stars of All Time" list.
|Announced players who had been selected to Major League |
Baseball's All Century Team at the 1999 All Star
game at Fenway Park in Boston.
|(2012) Won an Emmy Award - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or|
Movie for "Hatfields & McCoys".
|(2013) Won a Golden Globe Award - Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series|
or a Motion Picture Made for Television for: "Hatfields & McCoys".
|(2013) Won a Screen Actors Guild Award - Outstanding Performance by|
a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for: "Hatfields & McCoys".
|(2017) Won a Screen Actors Guild Award - Actor - Outstanding Performance by|
a Cast in a Motion Picture for: "Hidden Figures" (2016)(Shared Award).
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Kevin Costner Filmography.|
|News Item:||21 September 1999||Review: Costner hits home run 'For Love of the Game'|
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