Why Famous: American actor who has won two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and one Emmy Award, and has been nominated for three BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards.
Notable roles include Eliot Ness in "The Untouchables", Crash Davis in "Bull Durham", Ray Kinsella in "Field of Dreams", Lt. John J. Dunbar in "Dances with Wolves", Jim Garrison in "JFK", Robin Hood in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves", Frank Farmer in "The Bodyguard", and Jonathan Kent in "Man of Steel".
- 2004-09-25 Academy Award winning actor Kevin Costner (49) weds model and handbag designer Christine Baumgartner (30) at his 165-acre ranch in Aspen, Colorado
- 1990-10-19 "Dances with Wolves" directed by Kevin Costner and starring Kevin Costner and Mary McDonnell premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1991)
- 1991-06-14 "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman
- 1992-03-17 18th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Candice Bergen win (TV)
- 1993-03-17 19th People's Choice Awards: Kevin Costner & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)