Kevin Costner

Kevin Costner began his career starring in independent films, gradually earning small parts in more established movies. His first major motion picture role was in the coming of age comedy, Fandango.

Throughout his career, Costner has varied his choices with comedy, action and drama role. He has appeared in such popular box-office hits as No Way Out, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, The Bodyguard, and Wyatt Earp.

Costner's exceptional filmmaking abilities were showcased in Dances With Wolves, which he produced, directed and starred in, and which won seven Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Director.

In addition to appearing in memorable roles in JFK, The Untouchables, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, he re-teamed with his Bull Durham director Ron Shelton for the hit feature Tin Cup.

Costner also starred in Thirteen Days, successfully collaborating again with his No Way Out director Roger Donaldson. His other film credits include For Love of The Game, The War, 3,000 Miles to Graceland, Dragonfly, and The Postman, his second directing effort.

Kevin Costner last directed the box office hit and critically acclaimed film Open Range, which he also co-starred in alongside Robert Duvall and Annette Bening.

Costner co-starred with Joan Allen in the dramatic film Upside of Anger, opposite Jennifer Aniston in Rumor Has It directed by Rob Reiner for Warner Brothers, The Guardian, an action drama for Touchstone Pictures in which he portrayed a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, and the thriller Mr. Brooks, and was recently seen in Touchstone Pictures' political comedy Swing Vote. He has completed production on the thriller The New Daughter for Gold Circle.

Costner is also producing and lending his voice to The Explorers Club, an animated series based on a collection of gothic stories that follow a group of Victorian-era adventurers as they travel to the darkest corners of the map.

When Costner is not working on films, he sings lead vocals and plays lead guitar in his band, Modern West, and can be seen playing venues across the country.