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

A little trivia

· Although often compared with Gary Cooper, he has named James Stewart as the western star who has most influenced his work.

· Ranked #27 in Empire (UK) magaine's The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time list. (October 1997)

· For his entire career, he has purposely avoided doing sequels to his films. So far, he is one of the few blockbuster stars to never come back for a sequel.

· Co-owns the Midnight Star casino in Deadwood, South Dakota, which displays some of his movie memorabilia.

· As of 2014, he has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Field of Dreams (1989), Dances With Wolves (1990) and JFK (1991). Dances With Wolves took home the Oscar. (and so did Kevin!)

source: IMDb.com

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