Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor. His films include the musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003).
- Early life and education
Bacon, the youngest of six children, was born and raised in...
- Acting career
Bacon left home at age 17 to pursue a theater career in New...
- Advertising work
Beginning in 2012, Bacon has appeared in a major advertising...
- Early life and education
Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American movie actor who has starred in Stir of Echoes, Wild Things, JFK, Footloose and Apollo 13, among others. He has been married to actress Kyra Sedgwick since September 4, 1988. They have two children, Travis and Sosie Ruth. Bacon is known for the Bacon Number.
- Ohio Senate
Kevin Bacon is a former state senator for the 3rd District of the Ohio Senate, who served from 2011 to 2018. Formerly, he served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 2007 to 2010, and as a Blendon Township Trustee. Bacon represents the portions of Franklin County including Westerville, New Albany, Gahanna, Whitehall, Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Obetz, Valley View, Marble Cliff and portions of Columbus. An attorney, Bacon also served as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Civil Justice.
Bacon was born and raised in Defiance, Ohio. After graduation from Miami University and Capital Law School, Bacon, a private practice attorney, previously worked for Farmer's Insurance and the Ohio Department of Commerce and as a prosecutor for the City of Lancaster, Ohio. He currently is an attorney, of counsel, with the law firm of Appel & Hellstedt, located in Worthington, Ohio. He also served as a Blendon Township Trustee. When incumbent Linda Reidelbach announced that she would not seek ano
With incumbent Senator David Goodman unable to seek another term, Bacon announced in May 2009 that he would run for the Ohio Senate. After no competition in the primary, he faced Democrat Mark Pfeifer in the general election, and won the election 50%-43%. Bacon was the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 9, which updates Ohio’s insurance laws to reflect recent changes in federal health care laws. SB 9 suspends the Open Enrollment Program, the Ohio Health Reinsurance Program, and the conversion ...
- In popular culture
- Bacon numbers
- Center of the Hollywood Universe
- Photography book
Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon or Bacon's Law is a parlor game where players challenge each other to arbitrarily choose an actor and then connect them to another actor via a film that both actors have appeared in together, repeating this process to try and find the shortest path that ultimately leads to prolific American actor Kevin Bacon. It rests on the assumption that anyone involved in the Hollywood film industry can be linked through their film roles to Bacon within six steps. The game's name i
In a January 1994 interview with Premiere magazine, Kevin Bacon mentioned while discussing the film The River Wild that "he had worked with everybody in Hollywood or someone who's worked with them." Following this, a lengthy newsgroup thread which was headed "Kevin Bacon is the Center of the Universe" appeared. Four Albright College students invented the game that became known as "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" after watching two movies featuring Bacon back to back, Footloose and The Air Up There.
In 1995 Cartoon Network referenced the concept in a commercial, having Velma as the central figure in the 'Cartoon Network Universe'. The commercial cites connections as arbitrary as fake appearances, sharing of clothes, or physical resemblance. The concept was also presented in an episode of the TV show Mad About You dated November 19, 1996, in which a character expressed the opinion that every actor is only three degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon. Bacon spoofed the concept himself in a ca
The Bacon number of an actor is the number of degrees of separation he or she has from Bacon, as defined by the game. This is an application of the Erdős number concept to the Hollywood movie industry. The higher the Bacon number, the greater the separation from Kevin Bacon the actor is.
While at the University of Virginia, Brett Tjaden created the Oracle of Bacon. A previous version of this computer program used information on some 800,000 people from the Internet Movie Database, while the current implementation uses data drawn from Wikipedia. The algorithm calculates "how good a center" an individual IMDb personality is, i.e. a weighted average of the degree of separation of all the people that link to that particular person. The site returns an average personality number, e.g
Inspired by the game, the British photographer Andy Gotts tried to reach Kevin Bacon through photographic links instead of film links. Gotts wrote to 300 actors asking to take their pictures, and received permission only from Joss Ackland. Ackland then suggested that Gotts photograph Greta Scacchi, with whom he had appeared in the film White Mischief. Gotts proceeded from there, asking each actor to refer him to one or more friends or colleagues. Eventually, Christian Slater referred him to Baco
Dec 25, 2015 · Kevin Bacon biography with personal life (affair, girlfriend , Gay), married info (wife, children, divorce). A collection of facts with age, height.
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Kevin starred in and produced Loverboy with his wife Kyra Sedgwick, which Michael also scored. In January 2006, the Bacon Brothers appeared on an episode of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy . The episode featured Michael Bacon as the episode's "straight guy" and makeover recipient, and ended with both Bacon Brothers performing.
City on a Hill is an American crime drama series created by Charlie MacLean, based on an original idea by Ben Affleck and MacLean. The series stars Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Amanda Clayton, Cathy Moriarty, Kevin Dunn, and Jill Hennessy.
Sedgwick married actor Kevin Bacon on September 4, 1988. Sedgwick learned in 2012, via her appearance on the U.S. TV show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, that she and Bacon are tenth cousins, once removed. The couple have two children, Travis Sedgwick Bacon and actress Sosie Ruth Bacon.
Dec 12, 2017 · Kevin Bacon is known for hit movies like 'Footloose,' 'A Few Good Men' and 'Apollo 13,' and the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.