Why Famous: Began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast in supporting roles in film and television. Best known for his roles in "The Usual Suspects", "American Beauty", and "House of Cards".
- 1995-09-15 "Se7en" directed by David Fincher and starring Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt and Kevin Spacey premieres in New York
- 1999-09-08 "American Beauty", directed by Sam Mendes and starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch, premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 2000)
- 2000-03-26 72nd Academy Awards: "American Beauty", Kevin Spacey & Hilary Swank win
- 2013-02-01 "House of Cards", starring Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his wife, is released on Netflix
- 2017-10-30 Actor Kevin Spacey issues apology after actor Anthony Rapp accuses him of inappropriate sexual behaviour when he was 14