Kevin Spacey is an American actor and director.
Spacey grew up in California, and began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television.
He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s, culminating in his first Oscar for 1995's The Usual Suspects, followed by a Best Actor Oscar win for 1999's American Beauty.
Spacey has since spent time working on stage productions in London, and has remained in the public eye, starring in several major Hollywood films, including Se7en, Pay It Forward, The Usual Suspects, L.A. Confidential, and Superman Returns.