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Renault won an advertising Grand Prix at the FAI. Proud to be a part of it! ‪#‎NewRenaultEspace‬ ‪#‎MakeYourTimeGreat‬ K🚀
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Would love to drive it
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A big congrats to Netflix/MRC and the team on House of Cards for 11 Emmy nominations! I'm very proud to work with all of you and to be included too! Delighted to see fellow cast members Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Reg Cathey and Rachel Brosnahan are part of the 11 nominations! I thought this picture was very fitting from season one.
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Happynewyear let's raise a glass to Kevin and his weird wonderful talent in his impersonations especially! Down with the bubbly babel! And on withe fireworks of your talent. ..luv from Denmark 
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Do you have an incredible idea for a play, musical, dance, choir, band or film? If so, the Kevin Spacey Foundation wants to give you money!
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Howard please do your best to be nice....your jealousy is showing by being rejected. Just pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again! Rejection is only a test of your perseverance! Get on with it, write another, don't quit or lower yourself to a net hater!
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I encourage everyone to send the elevator back down if you're lucky enough to reach the top. If you then want to bungee jump off the top and race the elevator back to the bottom... that's perfectly acceptable! Congrats on conquering the world's tallest bungee jump at 233m in support of the The Old Vic Theatre!

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And my speech from the MPTF event last Saturday-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM6IUSLXTFY
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U r so amazing! Luv from Denmark!thank you for your gift...
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Tiger Beat was not Humphrey Bogart friendly in 1979... but I think I was just a little ahead of their time!
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He is cute Guy.
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Tardiness will not be tolerated! I'm thrilled to have worked with MasterClass to bring my acting workshop online, available everywhere around the globe! Learn more about my latest project here: masterclass.com/ks

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Do you even answer these things Kevin  :)
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Overwhelmed to be made an Honorary Knight! Appreciate everyone sending their good wishes. Many thanks to the Queen!
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Happy 🍗 Thanksgiving 🍗 +Kevin Spacey​
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Watch behind the scenes #NewRenaultEspace shoot. Always a much larger production than it appears #MakeYourTimeGreat http://bit.ly/1b4xerE
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Quando vem ao Brasil?
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Can you recognize some of my previous roles in my latest spot with #NewRenaultEspace? #Makeyourtimegreat http://bit.ly/1NXIJ5Z 
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AWSOME. ! ! !
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I'm thrilled that a tradition I helped to start 15 years ago to stress the importance of giving back to the Motion Picture and Television Fund continues on today

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And who the hell is Franky...the old not so hip chick from Denmark hah! Hah! Addendum I thought I heard Deano singing befor the visual came on...you weren't doing Sinatra it was Deano baby yeah! From the very hip still lookin good chick in Denmark! Hah! Hah! When you do Jack Lemon or Johnny Carson you scare the shit out of me! And the Movie you did ...Bobby Darin' s bio was soooooogood. Now don't get a big head or "we" will have to send you to the shrink, but I say this honostly from the heart: You are Thee best Impressionist" ( not in painting that's me! ) I have scared people with my impression of Edith Bunker...my friend made me sing it on girl's night out hah!ha, good memories!P.S.You do sign language too? Wow!
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My @KS_Foundation has launched #KSFArtistsofchoice $10,000/£10,000 for your creative project! http://goo.gl/29Ks7Y 
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I'm writing out loud in a conversation with myself, I'd love for you to hear it! It's a riot! I'm my own self contained entertainment center...and then it's gone, oh well, there is only the moment, then a great gut wrenching laugh! Come and join me..LoLSeriously it must be a bit difficult...all these students...so little time..I admire you and Luv to pull your leg on occasion...Luv from Denmark darlin
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Introduction

Having become an actor at a young age, I spent my time watching and performing in plays, starting out treading the boards at Chatsworth High School, where Mare Winningham and I starred as Maria and Captain Von Trapp in our 12th grade production of 'The Sound Of Music'.

After studying at Julliard for two years, I dropped out to start my career as a stage actor, first appearing in Joseph Papp's Free Shakespeare in the Central Park production of Henry IV, Part I (my first paid job).

I had some success on stage including a Tony award for Best Supporting Actor in 'Lost in Yonkers' and an Olivier Award for Best Actor for my role as Hickey in 'The Iceman Cometh'.

Being a lucky and reasonably hard working theatre actor, as has been the case for many, movies came knocking and I was cast in a few truly awesome roles: 'Swimming With Sharks', 'Se7en', 'Outbreak', and then I won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 'The Usual Suspects'. Then, 4 years later, I won another Oscar. This time for Best Actor in Sam Mendes' film 'American Beauty', which my mother was rather pleased about. Some other movies I have done are 'LA Confidential', 'A Time to Kill', 'Glengarry Glen Ross', 'The Negotiator', 'K-Pax', 'The Shipping News', 'Superman Returns', 'The Life of David Gale', 'Beyond the Sea' (in which I got to sing and dance), 'Shrink', 'The Men Who Stare at Goats', 'Horrible Bosses' and 'Margin Call'. In addition I have been seen on television in the PBS American Playouse production of 'Darrow', the HBO film 'Recount' and the series 'Wiseguy'.

Wanting to start producing movies, I launched Trigger Street Productions in the mid-90's, which has produced many feature films including the Sony films 'The Social Network', winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture and recipient of multiple Academy Award nominations;  '21' in which I also starred as a brilliant card-counter; and this year's 'Captain Phillips', starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass.

For the past decade, I have been the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre in London and appeared in 7 of its productions on-stage: 'National Anthems', 'The Philadelphia Story', 'Richard II', 'A Moon for the Misbegotten' (which then transferred to Broadway), 'Speed-the-Plow' and 'Inherit The Wind'.  Most recently, I traveled to 12 cities around the world in Sam Mendes' production of 'Richard lll', written by a very promising playwright named William Shakespeare.

In 2010, Her Majesty the Queen of England honored me with a CBE (Commander of the British Empire), which is not just a huge honor but also a rather stylish piece of bling. Prince Charles presented the award to me at Clarence House with my family and friends in attendance.

Currently, I am executive producing and starring as Francis Underwood, the beguiling and ruthless politician in the first original Netflix series 'House of Cards'.  But House Of Cards isn't my first experience in US politics.  In addition to stuffing envelopes for Jimmy Carter in high school and working with John Anderson and Edward Kennedy in their runs for President, I have also worked closely with President Bill Clinton over many years and campaigns, both during and post-office. And yes, I have stolen Presidential M&Ms from Air Force One.

In an effort to give back to the industry, I founded the Kevin Spacey Foundation in 2008, whose mission is to provide arts education to young people who may not otherwise get the opportunity. I continue to teach workshops around the world. The Foundation is relatively young, and I'm looking to expand it after I leave The Old Vic.

I also have 2 dogs named 'Mini’ and ‘Boston’.