THE LIFE OF DAVID GALE
KEVIN SPACEY exploded onto cinema screens seven years ago
when he starred in three films back to back: Swimming with Sharks, The Usual
Suspects, for which he won his first academy award, and David Fincher's Seven.
He went on to star in such films as L.A. Confidential, Midnight in the Garden of
God and Evil, Looking for Richard, The Negotiator, Hurlyburly, K-PAX and Lasse
Hallestrom's The Shipping News opposite Judi Dench Julianne Moore and Cate
Blanchett. He won the academy award as Best actor for his performance in Sam
Mendes' American Beauty opposite Annette Bening.
Prior to this, he co-starred in Glengarry Glen Ross with Jack
Lemmon, Consenting Adults for director Alan Pakula and The Ref opposite Judi
David and Denis Leary, directed by the late Ted Demme. His work in television
has included Darrow for American Playhouse and the CBS series Wiseguy.
Spacey is also a Tony Award-sinning stage actor, appearing on
Broadway in such productions as Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night
and Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon for which he took home the Best Supporting
In 1997, Spacey formed Trigger Street Production, which
produced O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh with the Almeida Theatre at the Old Vic in
London. Spacey won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in this
production. Trigger Street then produced the play on Broadway with Emanuel
Azenberg where the production was nominated for five Tony Awards. Trigger Street
also produced the off-Broadway production of Lee Blessing's Cobb at the Lucille
Lortel Theatre, and recently re-staged it at Gerry Marshall's Falcon Theatre in
Los Angeles. Apacey continued to be associated with the Old Vic Theatre in
London where he plans his return to the stage in 2994.
Trigger Street has also produced the feature films The Big
Kahuna starring Danny DeVito and, most recently, The United States of Leland,
written and directed by first time filmmaker Matthew Hoge and starring Don
Cheadle and Ryan Gosling. Spacey made his feature directorial debut with the
film Albino Alligator, starring Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway and Gary
Most recently Spacey helped launch TriggerStreet.com, an
interactive web site dedicated to the nurturing and development of undiscovered
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