Kevin Costner, in full Kevin Michael Costner, (conceived January 18, 1955, Lynwood, California, U.S.), American movie on-screen character and executive known for his depiction of tough individualists with delicate streaks.
In the wake of moving on from business college at California State University, Fullerton (B.A., 1978), Costner started taking acting lessons following an empowering experience installed a plane with on-screen character Richard Burton. Costner’s scenes were broadly cut from The Big Chill (1983), the movie that gave the leap forward to a few other youthful on-screen characters, however its executive, Lawrence Kasdan, later cast Costner in the western Silverado (1985). Costner’s first featuring part was as Eliot Ness in The Untouchables (1987). His further achievement in the baseball motion pictures Bull Durham (1988) and Field of Dreams (1989) made him a famous driving man, and he framed his own particular generation organization in 1989.
In 1990 Costner created, coordinated, and acted in another hit, Dances with Wolves, around an American Civil War warrior who absorbs into a Sioux people group. The movie won the Academy Award for best picture, and Costner won the best chief honor. In the wake of going up against the title part in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Costner depicted the industrious lead prosecutor Jim Garrison in Oliver Stone’s JFK (1991) and featured inverse Whitney Houston in the sentiment The Bodyguard (1992). Resulting acting credits in the 1990s incorporate Clint Eastwood’s dramatization A Perfect World (1993); the dystopian Waterworld (1995) and The Postman (1997), the last of which he additionally coordinated; and the games themed Tin Cup (1996) and For Love of the Game (1999).
In the mid 21st century Costner coordinated his third film, the western Open Range (2003), in which he likewise featured. He kept on acting in such films as Thirteen Days (2000), a performance of the Cuban rocket emergency; the comic shows The Upside of Anger (2005) and Swing Vote (2008); and the activity motion picture The Guardian (2006). Costner at that point was given a role as the leader of the Hatfield family in the TV miniseries Hatfields and McCoys (2012), for which he won an Emmy Award. He came back to motion pictures in 2013 with the Superman film Man of Steel, playing Clark Kent’s assenting father. In 2014 Costner depicted a veteran CIA operator in the spine chiller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, a covert agent endeavoring to deal with his family life in 3 Days to Kill, the general chief of a NFL group in Draft Day, and a solitary man attempting to bring his biracial granddaughter up in Black or White. The following year he featured as a secondary school crosscountry running mentor in McFarland, USA. Veering from type, Costner depicted a psychopathic death-row detainee—who has a dead CIA operator’s awareness exchanged to his cerebrum—in the spine chiller Criminal (2016). In the biopic Molly’s Game (2017), Costner played the antagonized father of Molly Bloom, who wound up popular when she was captured for her part in an illicit high-stakes poker ring favored by Hollywood superstars.