Kevin Spacey Fowler (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, film director, producer, singer and comedian. He is best known in films such as Consenting Adults, Swimming with the Sharks, The Usual Suspects, Seven, L.A. Confidential, American Beauty (1999) and Pay It Forward. He earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Spacey was born in South Orange, New Jersey, to Kathleen Ann and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler and has two older siblings. He attended Northridge Military Academy, Canoga Park High School, and then Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California where he graduated valedictorian of his class.