Ten fun facts about Kevin Costner


Fact 1
A handsome actor, Kevin Costner was selected multiple times for People magazines popular “50 Most Beautiful People” list.

Fact 2
In 1983, he turned down the lead role in “War Games” to take a part in the film “The Big Chill.” Unfortunately his role in that film was later cut.

Fact 3
In 1997, Kevin Costner was originally considered for the lead role in the film “Air Force One.” This role was instead given to Harrison Ford.


Fact 4
In 1999, the actor did a full-front nude scene in the film “For Love of the Game.” However, during test screenings of the film, people laughed when he appeared nude on film. Looking for a different reaction from the audience, the director finally decided to cut the scene.

Fact 5
The role of Jim Garrison in the film “JFK” was originally offered to Harrison Ford who turned it down. Kevin Costner immediately took on the role. The film went on to be nominated for multiple Academy Awards.

Fact 6
After making the film “Dances with Wolves,” Kevin Costner was gifted a large tract of land by the Sioux nation.

Fact 7
Kevin Costner has appeared in two films about John F. Kennedy. These films are “JFK” and “Thirteen Days.”

Fact 8
Kevin Costner is noted for not appearing in sequels to films.

Fact 9
Kevin Costner turned down a leading role in the Oscar nominated film “Platoon.” He thought that it portrayed soldiers in Vietnam in a negative light.

Fact 10
Kevin Costner has stated that his favorite genre is Western.


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