Some of Kevin Costner's movies are "Dances With Wolves," "The Untouchables," "Robin Hood: The Prince of Thieves" and "Waterworld." Other films are "Mr. Brooks," "The Bodyguard," "JFK," "Field of Dreams" and "Wyatt Earp."Continue Reading
Costner plays Lieutenant Dunbar in the 1990 film "Dances with Wolves," a film he also directed and co-produced. In the movie, which is set during the American Civil War, Dunbar is re-assigned to an isolated military post on the western frontier, where he encounters a local group of Lakota Indians. The film received seven Academy awards and the Golden Globe award for best motion picture-drama. The film also stars Mary McDonnel, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Jimmy Hermand and Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse.
In the 1987 crime movie "The Untouchables," Costner plays the role of Eliot Ness, a federal agent who hand-selects a small group of men to help bring down Al Capone's criminal empire. The movie was written by Oscar Fraley and Eliot Ness and directed by Brian De Palma. The movie also stars Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia and Richard Bradford.
Kevin Costner was born on Jan. 18, 1955, in Lynwood, California. He has won numerous awards for his work as an actor, including two Academy awards and three Golden Globes.Learn more about Art & Literature