3 DAYS TO KILL
KEVIN COSTNER (Ethan Renner) began his career starring in
independent films, gradually earning small parts in more established movies. His
first major motion picture role was in the coming of age comedy, Fandango.
Throughout his career, Costner has varied his choices with comedy, action and
drama roles. He has appeared in such popular box-office hits as No Way Out, Bull
Durham, Field of Dreams, The Bodyguard and Wyatt Earp.
Costner's exceptional filmmaking abilities were showcased in Dances with
Wolves, which he produced, directed and starred in, and which won seven Academy
Awards including "Best Picture" and "Best Director."
In addition to appearing in memorable roles such as JFK, The Untouchables and
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, he re-teamed with his Bull Durham director Ron
Shelton for the hit feature Tin Cup.
Costner also starred in Thirteen Days, successfully collaborating again with
his No Way Out director Roger Donaldson. His other film credits include For Love
of the Game, The War, 3,000 Miles to Graceland, Dragonfly and The Postman, his
second directing effort.
Kevin Costner last directed the box office hit and critically acclaimed film
Open Range, which he also co-starred in alongside Robert Duvall and Annette
Costner co-starred with Joan Allen in the dramatic film Upside of Anger,
opposite Jennifer Aniston in Rumor Has It directed by Rob Reiner for Warner
Brothers, The Guardian, an action drama for Touchstone Pictures in which he
portrayed a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, and the thriller Mr. Brooks, and starred
in Touchstone Pictures' political comedy Swing Vote.
Costner also starred in the History Channel's record-setting mini-series "The
Hatfields and McCoys: An American Vendetta" in which he portrayed "Devil" Anse
Hatfield, the patriarch of the famed clan, opposite Bill Paxton. He also served
as a producer of the series, which received 16 Emmy Award nominations, winning
the "Best Actor" in a mini-series or movie Emmy for Costner. He also received
the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance.
Most recently Costner was seen in the Warner Bros. film Superman: Man of
Steel, as the superhero's father Jonathan Kent and co-starring with Chris Pine
in Jack Ryan, Paramount Pictures' revival of Tom Clancy franchise; the football
inspired Draft Day, directed by Ivan Reitman; and the track team drama McFarland
for Disney. He recently completed production on the drama Black & White, which
he produced and co-stars with Octavia Spencer.
Costner is also producing and lending his voice to "The Explorers Guild," an
animated series based on a collection of gothic stories that follow a group of
adventurers as they travel to the darkest corners of the map.
When Costner is not working on films, he sings lead vocals and plays lead
guitar in his band, Modern West, and can be seen playing venues across the
country. The band recently recorded a collection of songs from and inspired by
"The Hatfields & McCoys." Featuring the song "These Hills," the album is
entitled Famous For Killing Each Other. The band's song "The Angels Came Down"
from their album Turn It On, was recently adopted by the Gold Star Moms and Gold
Star Wives organizations, which support the mothers, wives and families of
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