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Film actor and director Kevin Costner directed and starred in the epic film Dances With Wolves (1990), which won seven Oscars.
Kevin Costner discusses considering Marlon Brando for a role in the film, but decided against it because it was his first time directing.
Kevin Costner discusses the surprising box office success of “Dances with Wolves.”
Kevin Costner describes being caught on a runaway horse during filming.
Even though she initially turned down the role, Kevin Costner eventually secured Whitney Houston as his costar in "The Bodyguard." Whitney's accompanying soundtrack became the best-selling soundtrack album of all time.
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In everything he does, Costner seems to be listening to his own counsel, not following any typical Hollywood playbook. "You've got to blaze your own trail or you're just going to feed at the trough," he once explained. "Feeding at the trough can get you pretty fat. But I choose to go my own way."
Costner has been married to Christine Baumgartner since 2004. The couple has two sons, Cayden Wyatt and Hayes Logan, together. Costner also has three children—Annie, Lily and Joe—from his first marriage to Cindy Silva and a son, Liam, from his relationship with socialite Bridget Rooney.
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