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Kevin Bacon was born on July 8, 1958, is an American actor and musician. In 2007, he created SixDegrees.org, a charitable foundation.

Bacon has appeared in a major advertising campaign for the EE mobile network from 2012 in the United Kingdom, based on the Six Degrees concept and his various film roles.

Kevin Bacon Early Life and Education

Kevin Bacon was born on July 8, 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. His mother, Ruth Hilda was a liberal activist and his father, Edmund Norwood Bacon was a well-respected architect.

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Moving toward his educational life, In 1975, He won a full scholarship to and attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts at Bucknell University when he was 16. He studied theater under Dr. Glory Van Scott.

Kevin Bacon Career

Bacon left his home at age 17 to pursue a theater career in New York City. At first, he appeared in a production at the Circle in the Square Theater School. He had a prominent role in the film Friday the 13th in 1980. In 1982, he played role in Forty Deuce for which he won an Obie Award. In 1988, he starred in John Hughes' comedy She's Having a Baby.

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Bacon had two successful roles in 1990 as Graboid in Tremors and medical student experimenting with death in Flatliners. For his role in The River Wild, he earned a Golden Globe nomination in 1994. His next film, Murder in the First, helped him to earn the Broadcast Film Critic's Association Award in 1995.

Recently in 2013 to 2015, Bacon starred as Ryan Hardy in the FOX television series The Following and he won a Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for that role.

Kevin Bacon Net Worth and Personal Life

Kevin has an estimated net worth of $50 million dollars. The main source of his net worth was his movies from which he earns $2,000,000 salary per movie.

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He meets to actress Kyra Sedgwick on the set of Lemon Sky and got married to her on September 4, 1988. Together they have starred together in Pyrates, Murder in the First, The Woodsman, and Loverboy. The couple has two children, Travis Sedgwick and Sosie Ruth. They live together on the Upper West Side of Manhattan moving toward his previous relationship. He was previously in a five-year relationship with actress Tracy Pollan, in the 1980s.

 

Updated On Tue Jan 17 2017 Published On Tue Jan 17 2017 By rajan

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