Kevin Norwood Bacon was born on the 8th of July 1958. He is an American actor and musician who's notable films include Footloose (1984), JFK (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), Apollo 13 (1995), Mystic River (2003). He is also known for taking on darker roles such as the ones in Sleepers, The Woodsmen. He starred in the Fox series The Following (2013-2015). He has won a Golden Globe Award and three Screen Actors Guild Awards and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2003, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.