Famous as :Actor, director
Birth Name :Kevin Michael Costner
Birth Date :January 18, 1955
Birth Place :Lynwood, California, USA
Spouse :Cindy Silva (actress, 5-Mar-78 - 12-Dec-94), Christine Baumgartner (since 25-Sep-04)
Claim to fame :As Jake in "Silverado" (1985)
Capable of delivering stunning performance and making fine film features, Kevin Michael Costner is surely one of few rare figures that manage to well maintain double profession as actor and director amid the competitive nature of Hollywood. Born as the third son of Bill and Sharon Costner on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, he spent most of his early life just like any other kids of his peers in Orange County, California, going to Villa Park High School in Villa Park and being actively involved in sports. His interest in portraying characters began to grow when he took acting lessons five nights a week during his college years at California State University in Fullerton. From this point, the charming guy then came to a desire of becoming an actor, but he instead chose to work in a California marketing firm after obtained a degree in business administration and marketing.