His notable films include musical-drama film Footloose (1984), the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK (1991), the legal drama A Few Good Men (1992), the historical docudrama Apollo 13 (1995), and the mystery drama Mystic River (2003).
Bacon is also known for taking on darker roles such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers and troubled former child abuser in a critically acclaimed performance in The Woodsman.
However DNA analysis also revealed that Bacon, star of , are connected to each other. Gates Jr tells Bacon he is about to play his own version of the game.
Presenter Henry Louis Gates Jr, the distinguished Harvard professor of African-American history, shows Sedgwick a picture of her 9th cousin once removed. His family is traced back to Bristol and Bacon learns that King Edward I, the “Hammer of the Scots” who fought William Wallace, is his 22nd great grandfather.“You and Brad Pitt are 13th cousins twice removed,” Bacon learns next.
When thinking about how he could do this, he realized the game ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon’ could be a perfect fit (somehow the Footloose Foundation just didn’t seem right). Through this web site, you can become a celebrity for your cause by raising funds with a social fundraiser.
As you may know, the “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game was created over 20 years ago to link any Hollywood actor or actress (living or dead) to Kevin Bacon in six degrees or less.They have two children, Travis Sedgwick Bacon (born June 23, 1989 in Los Angeles, California) and Sosie Ruth Bacon (born March 15, 1992).The family resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.Several years after the 6 Degrees game made the rounds on college campuses, Kevin Bacon opened his refrigerator to see Paul Newman’s face staring back at him.The Newman’s Own tomato-sauce label gave Kevin the idea that he could also use his celebrity stature to make a difference.