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Kevin Kline Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Kevin Delaney Kline was born on the 24th October, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri USA. He is an actor, comedian as well as singer. Kevin Kline is the winner of two Tony Awards, Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Awards and others. Moreover, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2003. Kline has been active in the entertainment industry since 1972.

How rich is the famous actor? It has been estimated that the overall size of Kevin Kline’s net worth is $32.5 million as of early 2016. The main source of his wealth is acting.

Kevin Kline Net Worth $32.5 Million

To begin with, Kline was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1966, Kline started his studies at Indiana University in Bloomington and in 1970 he graduated majoring in acting. He received a scholarship to study at the drama department of the Juilliard School in New York, and after graduating in 1972, he started the City Center Acting Company with a number of fellow students.

Among his greatest theatre roles are the characters created in the plays “Three Sisters” by Anton Chekhov, “The Threepenny Opera”, and “On The Twentieth Century” by Hal Prince, for which he received the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards. Also for “The Pirates Of Penzance” in 1081, he was rewarded with Best Actor in a Musical. In the 1980s, Kline, among other theatres, also played at the famous New York Public Theatre. He landed the male lead roles including in Hamlet, Richard III and Henry V which respectively brought him the Shakespeare Prize in the category Classical Theatre and two Obie Awards. For his feature film debut landed in “Sophie’s Choice” (1982) directed by Alan J. Pakula, he was nominated as Best Young Actor for a Golden Globe Award. In the later 1980s and 1990s, Kline successfully starred in several films directed by Lawrence Kasdan, including “The Big Chill”, “Silverado”, “I Love You to Death”, “Grand Canyon” and “French Kiss”. In 1988, he starred alongside John Cleese, Michael Palin and Jamie Lee Curtis in the British cult comedy “A Fish Called Wanda”, and for playing the pseudo-intellectual American artist Otto, Kline received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor; with this film he consolidated his image as a comedian. His net worth was growing steadily.

However, his greatest passion was the theatre, which meant that he refused several prestigious role offers. He declined the role of Matt Hooper in “Jaws”, which was eventually played by Richard Dreyfuss, and the lead role in “Batman” that was acquired by Michael Keaton. On the 5th December, 2004, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2008, he won the Screen Actor Guild Award for his role landed in the film “As You Like It” directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on Shakespeare’s play of the same name. Currently, he is working on the set of an upcoming romantic fantasy musical film “Beauty and the Beast” (2017) directed by Bill Condon.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Kevin Kline has been married to the actress Phoebe Cates since 1989, with whom he has two children.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ice Storm1997Ben Hood
Fierce Creatures1997Vince McCain Rod McCain
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1996Phoebus (voice)
Disney's Animated Storybook: The Hunchback of Notre Dame1996Video GamePhoebus (voice)
French Kiss1995Luc Teyssier
Princess Caraboo1994Frixos
The Nutcracker1993Narrator (voice)
Dave1993Dave Kovic Bill Mitchell
Chaplin1992Douglas Fairbanks
Consenting Adults1992Richard Parker
Grand Canyon1991Mack
Merlin and the Dragons1991TV MovieNarrator (voice)
Soapdish1991Jeffrey Anderson Dr. Rod Randall
I Love You to Death1990Joey
The January Man1989Nick Starkey
A Fish Called Wanda1988Otto
Cry Freedom1987Donald Woods
Violets Are Blue...1986Henry Squires
Silverado1985Paden
The Big Chill1983Harold
The Pirates of Penzance1983The Pirate King
Sophie's Choice1982Nathan
The Pirates of Penzance1980TV MovieThe Pirate King
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People1977TV SeriesPetruchio
The Time of Your Life1976TV MovieMcCarthy
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesWoody Reed (1976)
Beauty and the Beast2017completedMaurice
Bob's Burgers2011-2016TV SeriesMr. Fischoeder
Maya & Marty2016TV SeriesHusband
Dean2016Robert
Ricki and the Flash2015Pete
My Old Lady2014Mathias Gold
James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty2014James McNeill Whistler (voice)
Last Vegas2013Sam Harris
The Last of Robin Hood2013Errol Flynn
Darling Companion2012Joseph
No Strings Attached2011/IAlvin
L'homme du Pont Levant2010ShortL'Homme en Blanc
The Conspirator2010Edwin Stanton
The Extra Man2010Henry Harrison
Queen to Play2009Kröger
Great Performances1990-2008TV SeriesCyrano de Bergerac Hamlet
The Tale of Despereaux2008Andre (voice)
Definitely, Maybe2008Hampton Roth
Trade2007/IRay Sheridan
As You Like It2006Jaques
A Prairie Home Companion2006Guy Noir
The Pink Panther2006Dreyfus
Mary Engelbreit's the Night Before Christmas2004ShortNarrator / Papa (voice)
De-Lovely2004Cole Porter
Freedom: A History of Us2003TV Series documentaryThomas Jefferson / Paul Potter / Jacob Riis / ...
The Emperor's Club2002William Hundert
The Hunchback of Notre Dame II2002VideoPhoebus (voice)
Orange County2002Marcus Skinner (uncredited)
Life as a House2001George Monroe
The Anniversary Party2001Cal Gold
The Road to El Dorado2000Tulio (voice)
Wild Wild West1999U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon Ulysses S. Grant
A Midsummer Night's Dream1999Nick Bottom
In & Out1997Howard Brackett

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Strings Attached2011/Iperformer: "IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY" / writer: "IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
A Prairie Home Companion2006music: "While Ye May" / performer: "While Ye May"
De-Lovely2004performer: "In the Still of the Night" 1937, "Weren't We Fools" 1927, "Well Did You Evah!" 1939, "Easy to Love" 1936, "What is This Thing Called Love" 1929, "Night and Day" 1932, "Be a Clown" 1947, "Experiment" 1933, "It's All Right with Me" 1953, "So in Love" 1948, "You're the Top" 1934, "Get out of Town" 1938, "Goodbye, Little Dream, Goodbye" 1936, "Blow, Gabriel, Blow" 1934
The Anniversary Party2001performer: "Barely A Sound", "America The Beautiful"
The Road to El Dorado2000performer: "It's Tough to Be a God"
Wild Wild West1999performer: "Arise"
French Kiss1995performer: "La Mer"
Dave1993performer: "Oklahoma" 1943, "Tomorrow" 1977
Grand Canyon1991lyrics: "She's Leaving Home" / performer: "She's Leaving Home"
The January Man1989performer: "Calendar Girl" - uncredited
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards1978TV Special performer: "On The Twentieth Century"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances1990TV Series 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Great New Wonderful2005special thanks
The Squid and the Whale2005special thanks
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood2004special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Searching for Chekhov2015Documentary short
Today1990-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Richard Attenborough: A Life2014TV MovieHimself - Actor, Cry Freedom
The Big Chill: Thirtieth Anniversary Q&A2014Video shortHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Screen Junkies Show2013TV SeriesHimself
Close Up2012DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Oscar Etiquette2012ShortHimself
Oscar Etiquette: Deleted Scenes2012ShortHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV MovieHimself - Presenter
The Colbert Report2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Olmsted Legacy: America's Urban Parks2011TV Movie documentary
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Jack Kerouac Slept Here2011ShortHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Olmsted Legacy2010DocumentaryNarrator
Charlie Rose1999-2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Rotten Tomatoes Show2010TV SeriesHimself
AMC News Special: 10 Stories of Sundance2010TV MovieHimself
Still on the Road2010DocumentaryHimself
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Le grand journal de Canal+2004-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Movie Loft2009TV SeriesHimself
The 81st Annual Academy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Last Ghost of War2008DocumentaryNarrator
Theater of War2008DocumentaryHimself
The Gateway Arch: A Reflection of America2006DocumentaryNarrator
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look1999-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
A Prairie Home Companion: Exclusive Sneak Peek2006Video documentary shortHimself
Bringing Balanchine Back2006Video documentary voice
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture [Musical or Comedy]
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004TV SeriesHimself
4Pop2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Parkinson2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show2004TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
Film '721984-2004TV SeriesHimself
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood2004Himself
The Daily Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1994-2004TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep2004TV SpecialHimself
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Leading Actor in a Play
Tinseltown TV2003TV SeriesHimself
Something Fishy2003Video documentary shortHimself
The Shakespeare Sessions2003DocumentaryHimself
The 700 Club2002TV SeriesHimself
Short Talks on the Universe Benefit Performance2002TV MovieHimself - Performer
IFP Gotham Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Character Building: Inside 'Life as a House'2001Video short documentaryHimself
From the Ground Up2001Video shortHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2001TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-2001TV SeriesHimself
Inside the Actors Studio2001TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Life as a House'2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Directors-2001TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Guest
Behind the Scenes: Road to El Dorado2000Video documentary
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentaryVarious
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryPresenter (uncredited)
The Will Smith Music Video Collection1999Video documentaryArtemus Gordon (segment "Wild Wild West")
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of 'Silverado'1999Video documentary shortHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Revival of a Play
The Big Chill: A Reunion1999Video documentaryHimself
Celebrity Profile1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?1998TV SeriesHimself
The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in Motion Picture Comedy / Musical
Death Dreams of Mourning1997Video documentaryHimself - Nathan
Most Unlikely Heroes1996TV SpecialHimself
Shakespeare's Children1996DocumentaryHimself (reading poetry)
Looking for Richard1996DocumentaryHimself (Interview)
The Making of Disney's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'1996TV Movie documentaryHimself - Voice of 'Phoebus'
Moviewatch1995TV Series documentaryHimself
Sesame Street1994-1995TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1988-1993TV SeriesHimself - Host / Various
Late Night with David Letterman1989-1993TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1991TV SeriesHimself
Wogan1991TV SeriesHimself
Showbiz Today1991TV SeriesHimself
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Film Editing
Hollywood Minute1991TV SeriesHimself
The 44th Annual Tony Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
The Grand Knockout Tournament1987TV SpecialHimself
The New Show1984TV SeriesHimself / Various
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'1983DocumentaryHimself - Narrator of Final Performance
The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: New Male Star of the Year in a Motion Picture
The 35th Annual Tony Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Actor in a Musical
V.I.P. Night on Broadway Benefit1979TV MovieHimself - Performer
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards1978TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Success in the System2014Video documentary shortHarold Cooper
Movie Guide2013TV SeriesSam
Made in Hollywood2012TV SeriesHimself
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV SeriesOtto
The Frollo Show2011TV SeriesPhoebus
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHimself
President Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryDave Kovic / Bill Mitchell (uncredited)
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHimself
Manufacturing Dissent2007DocumentaryHimself - at 2004 Cannes Film Festival (uncredited)
¿De qué te ríes?2006TV MovieOtto
Coming Attractions2004TV SeriesHimself
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust2004Documentary
Celebrities Uncensored2003TV SeriesHimself
Classified X1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!1994TV SpecialHimself
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes1993TV SpecialHimself on Wogan

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesAs You Like It (2006)
2007CineMerit AwardMunich Film Festival
2004Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 3 December 2004. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd.
2002Lifetime Achievement AwardSt. Louis International Film Festival
2000Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Screen CoupleWild Wild West (1999)· Will Smith
1998Man of the YearHasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
1997Actor AwardGotham Awards
1989OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actor in a Supporting RoleA Fish Called Wanda (1988)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesGreat Performances (1971)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieGreat Performances (1971)
2008OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesAs You Like It (2006)
2007Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleA Prairie Home Companion (2006)· Lindsay Lohan
· Meryl Streep
· Virginia Madsen
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Maya Rudolph
· Lily Tomlin
· Garrison Keillor
· Woody Harrelson
· John C. Reilly
2007Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastA Prairie Home Companion (2006)· Woody Harrelson
· L.Q. Jones
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Garrison Keillor
· Lindsay Lohan
· Virginia Madsen
· John C. Reilly
· Maya Rudolph
· Meryl Streep
· Lily Tomlin
2007IOMAItalian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
2006Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceA Prairie Home Companion (2006)· Woody Harrelson
· Tommy Lee Jones
· Garrison Keillor
· Lindsay Lohan
· Virginia Madsen
· John C. Reilly
· Maya Rudolph
· Meryl Streep
· Lily Tomlin
· L.Q. Jones
· Sue Scott
· Tim Russell
2006Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsMost Annoying Fake Accent: MaleThe Pink Panther (2006)
2005Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalDe-Lovely (2004)
2005Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalDe-Lovely (2004)
2003DVD Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest Animated Character PerformanceThe Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)· Ritsuko Notani (lead character design)
2002ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading RoleLife as a House (2001)
2001Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Voice from an Animated MovieThe Road to El Dorado (2000)
2000Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Action TeamWild Wild West (1999)· Will Smith
2000Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActorWild Wild West (1999)
2000Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Supporting ActressWild Wild West (1999)
1999ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsActor of the YearThe Ice Storm (1997)
1999Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst On-Screen CoupleWild Wild West (1999)· Will Smith
1999Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst ActorWild Wild West (1999)
1998Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalIn & Out (1997)
1998Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Actor - ComedyIn & Out (1997)
1998MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissIn & Out (1997)· Tom Selleck
1998OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Comedy/Musical ActorIn & Out (1997)
1998Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalIn & Out (1997)
1996American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)French Kiss (1995)
1994Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalDave (1993)
1992Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalSoapdish (1991)
1989BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest ActorA Fish Called Wanda (1988)
1984BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsMost Outstanding Newcomer to FilmSophie's Choice (1982)
1983Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USANew Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - MaleSophie's Choice (1982)

TitleSalary
Ricki and the Flash (2015)$350,000

#Fact
1Has collaborated with director Lawrence Kasdan [to date, September 2015] in cinema movies on six occasions. The films are Silverado (1985), Grand Canyon (1991), French Kiss (1995), The Big Chill (1983), Darling Companion (2012), and I Love You to Death (1990).
2Is one of the few actors alongside Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc. to audition for Alan Parrish for the early development of Jumanji (1995).
3Was considered for the role of Dan Gallagher in Fatal Attraction (1987), which went to Michael Douglas.
4Has portrayed two famous movie swashbuckler stars: Douglas Fairbanks in the film Chaplin (1992) and Errol Flynn in the film The Last of Robin Hood (2013).
5He majored in music for two years at Indiana University but switched to drama. He joined the first class of John Houseman's new drama division at Lincoln Center's Julliard School and became a founding member of Houseman's The Acting Company.
6Became a father for the second time at age 46 when his wife Phoebe Cates gave birth to their daughter Greta Simone Kline, aka Greta Kline, on March 21, 1994.
7Became a father for the first time at age 43 when his wife Phoebe Cates gave birth to their son Owen Joseph Kline, aka Owen Kline, on October 14, 1991.
8His father was from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Germany, and his mother was from an Irish Catholic family. Kevin was raised in his mother's faith.
9Speaks French fluently.
10Has appeared with John Cleese in Silverado (1985), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Fierce Creatures (1997). He would later appear in The Pink Panther (2006), but was replaced in the sequel by none other than Cleese. His castmate in that film is Steve Martin, with whom he previously appeared in Grand Canyon (1991). Kline went on to appear on stage as Cyrano de Bergerac, while Martin played a modern Cyrano-like character in Roxanne (1987).
11Studied acting with Michael Howard in New York City.
12His father owned a toy and record store in Clayton, Missouri, called "The Record Bar".
13The Kevin Kline Awards were first presented on March 20, 2006 in honor of the actor, a St. Louis native and Priory School graduate. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in Professional Theatre in the Greater St. Louis Area. They honor theatre artists and productions in over 20 categories.
14Is the first American actor to receive the Sir John Gielgud Golden Quill Award and was recently honored with the Lucille Lortel Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2004, he was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.
15Is one of the few actors in history to receive the Academy Award for a comedic acting role (A Fish Called Wanda (1988)).
16Has played dual roles in three of his films: Dave (1993), Wild Wild West (1999) and Fierce Creatures (1997). In each film, one of his characters has to impersonate the other one.
17Inspired the Kevin Kline Mustache Principle, according to movie critic Roger Ebert: Kline always has facial hair in comedies, but is clean-shaven in dramatic roles. There are several exceptions to the rule, most notably In & Out (1997), Silverado (1985), and Wild Wild West (1999) (although in the latter, he did wear a beard and mustache to play President Ulysses S. Grant).
18He was awarded a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri on May 17, 1998.
19The theater at his alma mater, St. Louis Priory School, is named in his honor.
20Son-in-law of Joseph Cates.
21Won an Obie Award in 1980/1981 for his role as The Pirate King in "The Pirates of Penzance".
22Met future wife Phoebe Cates when she auditioned for the role of Chloe in The Big Chill (1983), which eventually went to Meg Tilly.
23Won two Tony Awards: in 1978 as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) for playing Bruce Granit in "On the Twentieth Century", and in 1981 as Best Actor (Musical) for playing The Pirate King in "The Pirates of Penzance", a performance he recreated in the film version of the same title, The Pirates of Penzance (1983). He was also nominated in 2004 as Best Actor (Play) for portraying Sir John Falstaff in Shakespeare's "Henry IV".
24He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California December 3, 2004.
25Though this appears that his feature debut was in Sophie's Choice (1982), Kline had actually completed The Pirates of Penzance (1983) before going on to co-star with Meryl Streep, but the release of 'Pirates' was sufficiently delayed, enabling 'Sophie' to receive an earlier release.
26In 1975, he met with director Steven Spielberg about playing Matt Hooper in Jaws (1975) (played by Richard Dreyfuss). Kevin said that he knew someone who was an oceanographer and thought he could play one. Spielberg then told him "I don't want someone who knows someone who is an oceanographer, I want someone who is an oceanographer." Richard Dreyfuss then got the role.
27Turned down the role of Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989), which went to Michael Keaton.
28Has three siblings: Chris Kline, Alex Kline and Kate Kline May.
29Received his Bachelor's degree in Speech and Theatre from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana (1970).
30Attended and graduated from the Saint Louis Priory School in St. Louis, Missouri (1965).
31Has appeared with wife Phoebe Cates and their two children, Owen Kline and Greta Kline, as a family of four in The Anniversary Party (2001).
32Has played presidents and their doubles twice to date: he played Dave and President Bill Mitchell in Dave (1993), and Artemus Gordon and President Ulysses S. Grant in Wild Wild West (1999).

#Quote
1[1983 interview] When I'm doing a film, I prefer the stage; when I'm working on stage, I prefer film. That doesn't sound neurotic, does it? Seriously, I like them both. They're both different. I've heard of a lot of actors who do both, who have done both for years, say that the stage is more fulfilling. Film is still new enough to me that, right now, I find film more fulfilling. In films, you don't have the audience and the communication and the contact that you do on stage. You have to wait six months or a year before you commune with an audience in a film, and you're not even there when it happens... When you work in a film, you're working in a vacuum... that also has advantages. It's a different sensation which is not altogether unpleasant.
2[on Sophie's Choice (1982)] There was a tremendous ensemble feeling. There was never any sense that anything but what was best for a scene was at stake. We were all treated equally, with a tremendous amount of caring.
3[on improving his chess game for a role] I can now predict four or five moves ahead. I can see that I'm going to lose much sooner.
4I've never felt completely satisfied with what I've done. I tend to see things too critically. I'm trying to get over that. I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a job distinguishing which is which.
5I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, or a soap opera - both of which I did as soon as I left the Acting Company and was starving.
6It is these children we must admire... Their honesty and bravery are models for us all. Their stories and their role here today - advocating for their cure, their own future - must be heard. - In reference to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International Children's Congress 2001.

#Trademark
1Usually has a mustache in comedies and is clean-shaven in dramas

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