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    Born on July 8, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Taking Chance (2009)

Kevin Bacon as "Lt. Col. Mike Strobl"

Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.

Golden Globe (2010) Won Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Emmy (Primetime) (2009) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Kevin Bacon in the news

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Best of Late Night TV: Kristen Wiig's 'Late Night' Voice-Over and Alicia Vikander's Drinking Game

Posted by
Mehera Bonner on Aug 14th 2015, 3:03AM

Aug 14th 2015, 3:03AM

Best of Late Night TV: Winona Ryder Confirms 'Beetlejuice' Sequel, Chris Meloni's Hilarious '70s Photo

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Aug 11th 2015, 3:10AM

Aug 11th 2015, 3:10AM

Watch Kevin Bacon's Hilarious Plea for More Male Nudity in Hollywood

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Aug 5th 2015, 5:10AM

Aug 5th 2015, 5:10AM

Quiz: Which Kevin Bacon Movie Were These Actors In?

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Jul 8th 2015, 3:00PM

Jul 8th 2015, 3:00PM

'Apollo 13' 20th Anniversary: 20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the Tom Hanks Classic

Posted by
Phil Pirrello on Jun 30th 2015, 5:30AM

Jun 30th 2015, 5:30AM

What the Hell Happened to Kevin Bacon's Face?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 5th 2015, 2:15PM

May 5th 2015, 2:15PM

The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 14th 2014, 6:00AM

Feb 14th 2014, 6:00AM

'R.I.P.D.' Review: 10 Things to Know About the Supernatural Action Flick

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Jul 19th 2013, 7:30AM

Jul 19th 2013, 7:30AM

Kevin Bacon Bribes Wedding DJs to Not Play 'Footloose'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 11th 2013, 2:00PM

Jul 11th 2013, 2:00PM

Kevin Bacon Saw 'Footloose,' Thought It 'Rocked'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 24th 2011, 1:20PM

Oct 24th 2011, 1:20PM

Kevin Bacon Was Not Happy About Having a Double in 'Footloose'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 14th 2011, 12:10PM

Oct 14th 2011, 12:10PM

Will 'Footloose' Make You Want to Cut Loose or Cut Your Wrists? (And 24 Other Urgent Questions)

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Oct 14th 2011, 10:20AM

Oct 14th 2011, 10:20AM

The Original 'Footloose' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Oct 12th 2011, 12:40PM

Oct 12th 2011, 12:40PM

Why 'Footloose' Matters (At Least to Me)

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Oct 12th 2011, 8:00AM

Oct 12th 2011, 8:00AM

Six Chapters in the Origin Story of Sarah Jessica Parker

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Sep 15th 2011, 2:10PM

Sep 15th 2011, 2:10PM

'Footloose' Star Kenny Wormald on Updating a Classic '80s Soundtrack With the White Stripes

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Aug 10th 2011, 9:55AM

Aug 10th 2011, 9:55AM

Early Edition: Kevin Bacon Gets Evil for 'R.I.P.D.,' 'Gangster Squad' Picks Robert Patrick

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jul 29th 2011, 4:00AM

Jul 29th 2011, 4:00AM

'X-Men: First Class' Review: Setting the Bar for a Superhero Summer

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 3rd 2011, 1:00PM

Jun 3rd 2011, 1:00PM

Actors Who've Never Been Nominated for Oscars

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

'X-Men: First Class' Trailer Is Live!

Posted by
Peter Hall on Feb 10th 2011, 12:51PM

Feb 10th 2011, 12:51PM

Kevin Bacon on 'X-Men: First Class' and Whether He'll See the 'Footloose' Remake

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Jan 19th 2011, 3:00AM

Jan 19th 2011, 3:00AM

Movie News Quick Hits: Kevin Bacon is Obsessed With... Kevin Bacon

Posted by
Peter Hall on Dec 2nd 2010, 9:30AM

Dec 2nd 2010, 9:30AM

Making 'Footloose': The Movie's Unsung Stars on the Prom Scene and (Gasp) Kevin Bacon's Dance Double

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Sep 22nd 2010, 9:30AM

Sep 22nd 2010, 9:30AM

Watch This: A Clip From James Gunn's 'Super'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 13th 2010, 11:02AM

Sep 13th 2010, 11:02AM

Review: James Gunn's 'Super' (TIFF 2010)

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Sep 12th 2010, 7:02AM

Sep 12th 2010, 7:02AM

Bryan Singer Talks 'X-Men: First Class' Villains, Setting and More

Posted by
Simon Abrams on Aug 21st 2010, 9:02AM

Aug 21st 2010, 9:02AM

Wanna Know What Rainn Wilson Looks Like as a Superhero?

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jul 27th 2010, 11:02AM

Jul 27th 2010, 11:02AM

Kevin Bacon in the new 'X-Men' Movie?

Posted by
Brad Trechak on Jul 16th 2010, 8:45AM

Jul 16th 2010, 8:45AM

Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon Confirmed for 'X-Men: First Class"

Posted by
Perri Nemiroff on Jul 15th 2010, 12:32PM

Jul 15th 2010, 12:32PM

Movie Casting: Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence Board 'X-Men: First Class'

Posted by
Andrew Scott on Jul 15th 2010, 11:05AM

Jul 15th 2010, 11:05AM

Our 'X-Men: First Class' Dream Cast

Posted by
Scott Harris on Jul 13th 2010, 12:30PM

Jul 13th 2010, 12:30PM

Kevin Bacon Moves One Degree Closer to 'X-Men: First Class'

Posted by
Laura Prudom on Jul 9th 2010, 1:45PM

Jul 9th 2010, 1:45PM

Kevin Bacon To Terrorize 'X-Men: First Class'

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Jul 9th 2010, 12:35PM

Jul 9th 2010, 12:35PM

Kenny Wormald, Dennis Quaid Dance Their Way Into 'Footloose' Remake

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jun 22nd 2010, 10:05AM

Jun 22nd 2010, 10:05AM

Have You Got 'Natural Rhythm'? Paramount Announce Casting Call for Footloose Remake

Posted by
Tim Reeves on Jun 1st 2010, 9:04AM

Jun 1st 2010, 9:04AM

'Footloose' Remake Due Out This Summer (But Not THAT One)

Posted by
William Goss on May 12th 2010, 1:32PM

May 12th 2010, 1:32PM

Scenes (Songs) We Love: "Dancing in The Sheets" from 'Footloose'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on May 11th 2010, 2:02PM

May 11th 2010, 2:02PM

'Hustle and Flow' Director Takes on 'Footloose' Remake

Posted by
William Goss on Apr 13th 2010, 9:32AM

Apr 13th 2010, 9:32AM

Kevin Bacon Joins Steve Carell Comedy

Posted by
Mike Scalise on Apr 13th 2010, 7:55AM

Apr 13th 2010, 7:55AM

Scenes (Songs) We Love: "This Woman's Work" from 'She's Having a Baby'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Mar 22nd 2010, 2:15PM

Mar 22nd 2010, 2:15PM


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