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KEVIN SPACEY (Clyde) is a two-time Academy Award winner who has built an impressive body of work on screen and on stage.

Spacey won his first Oscar for his enigmatic performance in Bryan Singer's 1995 thriller "The Usual Suspects,” for which he was also named Best Supporting Actor by the National Board of Review and received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations. He won his second Academy Award for his work in Sam Mendes' Oscar-winning suburban satire "American Beauty.” Spacey's performance in that film also brought him BAFTA and SAG Awards, and a Golden Globe nomination, as well as several film critics' awards for Best Actor.

Spacey has also delivered critically acclaimed performances in such films as David Fincher's crime thriller "Se7en,” for which he won National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Supporting Actor, and Curtis Hanson's mystery thriller "L.A. Confidential,” for which he received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actor. He received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for the biopic "Beyond the Sea,” which he also wrote, directed and produced; and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his portrayal of a sadistic Hollywood exec in George Huang's "Swimming with Sharks.”

Most recently, Spacey reunited with director Bryan Singer to star in "Superman Returns” as Superman's formidable nemesis, Lex Luther. Spacey's other film credits include "The Life of David Gale”; "K-PAX”; "The Negotiator”; "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”; "Glengarry Glen Ross”; "The Ref”; and "Working Girl.”

Spacey made his directorial debut with the crime drama "Albino Alligator,” starring Matt Dillon, Gary Sinise, Faye Dunaway and Viggo Mortensen. In 1997, Spacey founded Trigger Street Productions and has since produced several film and stage productions under the banner, including "Beyond the Sea,” "The United States of Leland,” "The Big Kahuna” and "Hurlyburly,” along with such stage productions as Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh” and Lee Blessing's "Cobb.” Among Trigger Street's upcoming film releases are "21,” the fact-based story of six MIT students who took Vegas for millions, in which Spacey will also star, and the adventure comedy "Fanboys.” Apart from Trigger Street, Spacey will also star in the British music-infused drama "Telstar,” set for theatrical release in 2008.

On television, Spacey will next star in the HBO Film "Recount,” which chronicles the turbulent events in Florida after the 2002 presidential election. The telefilm is a Trigger Street, Spring Creek, Mirage Entertainment and Everyman Pictures production. Among Spacey's many television credits are the crime-drama series "Wiseguy,” the PBS telefilm "Darrow” and, with Jack Lemmon, "The Murder of Mary Phagan,” directed by George Stevens Jr., and "Dad,” directed by Gary David Goldberg.

Honored for his work on the stage, Spacey won the Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1991 for his performance as Uncle Louie in Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers.” In 1998, Spacey returned to the stage in Eugene O'Neill's classic "The Iceman Cometh,” for which he was nominated for a Tony Award and won an Evening Standard and an Olivier Award for Best Actor.

Trained at the Juilliard School of Drama, Spacey made his NY stage debut in Joseph Papp's Central Park production of "Henry IV, Part I.” His breakthrough came when director Jonathan Miller cast him in the Broadway and London productions of O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night,” where he met his future mentor, Jack Lemmon. Spacey's other stage credits include "The Seagull” at The Kennedy Center; the Long Wharf/Old Vic production of "National Anthems”; Barrie Keefe's "Barbarians” at SoHo Rep; and Athol Fugard's "Playland” at Manhattan Theatre Club.

Spacey currently serves as the artistic di

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