I was born 30 years too late for the kind of cinema I'd like to do. –Kevin Costner

A little trivia

· Was born at 9:40pm PST under the sign of Capricorn.

· Has English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swiss-German ancestry. He has also stated that he has Cherokee roots, but it's not clear if the ancestry has been documented.

· Has two films on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time. They are Dances With Wolves (1990) at #59 and Field of Dreams (1989) at #28.

· TIG Productions & Treehouse Films are his production companies.

· Along with Richard Attenborough, Warren Beatty, Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood and Robert Redford, he is one of 6 people to win an Academy Award for Best Director, though they are mainly known as actors.

· Has done more baseball themed films than any other actor, except for Dennis Haysbert who played Pedro Cerrano in all three Major League movies as well as being in Mr. Baseball.

· Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. (1990 and 1991)

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