|Kevin Kline Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1947|
Kevin Kline is an American actor, theatre artist, comedian, singer, voice artist, and director who is known for having played a variety of roles in shows and movies such as Otto West in A Fish Called Wanda, Mr. Calvin Fischoeder in Bob’s Burgers, Captain Phoebus in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Kevin Delaney Kline
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Kevin Kline attended Saint Louis Priory School from where he graduated in 1965. Afterward, he got enrolled at Indiana University, Bloomington, and one of his classmates was actor Jonathan Banks. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theatre in the year 1970.
Actor, Theatre Artist, Comedian, Singer, Voice Artist, Director
- Father – Robert Joseph Kline (1909-1996) (Amateur Opera Singer)
- Mother – Margaret Agnes Kirk
- Siblings – Kate Kline May (Older Sister) (Writer, Producer), Alexander Kline (Younger Brother), Christopher Kline (Younger Brother)
- Others – Julius Kline (Paternal Grandfather), Clara Cahn (Paternal Grandmother), Joseph Jeremiah Kirk (Maternal Grandfather), Agnes B. Delaney (Maternal Grandmother)
Kevin Kline is represented by –
- United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States
- Markham, Froggatt & Irwin, Talent Management Company, London, England, United Kingdom
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kevin Kline has dated –
- JoBeth Williams – Previously, Kevin Kline and actress and television director, JoBeth Williams, were an item.
- Glenn Close (1970)
- Patti LuPone (1972) – He had a fling with actress and singer, Patti LuPone, in 1972.
- Marisa Berenson (1980) – He went out with actress and model, Marisa Berenson, in the year 1980.
- Sally Field (1982) – In 1982, he had a short-term romance with actress and director, Sally Field. The duo also co-starred in the 1991 comedy film, Soapdish.
- Barbara Hershey (1984) – Actress Barbara Hershey dated Kevin Kline in 1984.
- Phoebe Cates (1985-Present) – He started a relationship with actress, singer, and model, Phoebe Cates, around the year 1985 and the couple married in 1989. They parent 2 children, namely, Owen Kline (b. 1991) and Greta Kline (b. 1994).
Race / Ethnicity
Kevin Kline has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his father’s side and is of Irish descent on his mother’s side.
Salt and Pepper
- Has often sported a mustache in comedies and has been clean-shaven in dramas
Kevin Kline has done endorsement work for –
- Philadelphia cream cheese (TV Commercial) (Voiceover)
- Schlitz Malt Liquor – ‘Robin Hood’ (1980) (TV Commercial)
- Goldfish Crackers by Pepperidge Farm (2016) (TV Commercial) (Voiceover)
He was raised a Catholic.
Kevin Kline Facts
- He declined the offer to play the role of Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989) and the part eventually went to Michael Keaton.
- In 1989, Kevin Kline won an Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” for his role in A Fish Called Wanda.
- He is well-versed in French.
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