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American-born Canadian actor Philip Nozuka, is his nephew through wife Kyra's side of the family.

Is a fifth cousin of William Thomas Hamill Jr., married to Virginia Suzanne Johnson, the parents of Mark Hamill.

In preparation for his role in Telling Lies in America (1997), he "hung out" in the radio studio with and based his on-air banter on his friend Jerry Blavat, the celebrated oldies DJ from Philadelphia and an inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; aka the "Geator with the Heater".

His line, "I am a G-damn genius," is quoted in both "Hollow Man" (2000) and "Trapped" (2002).

Daughter, Sosie Bacon, was born on March, 1992.

His father was a seventh cousin of President Richard Nixon.

Actor Girard Swan worked as his Stand In on the new Ron Howard film Frost/Nixon (2008).

His father was Edmund Bacon, a famous Philadelphia city planner. His mother was Ruth Bacon, a teacher and liberal political activist.

He sang with brother Michael Bacon (who played guitar) in New York in a small club/coffee shop.

Attended the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts.

Lives in NY with wife Kyra Sedgwick and their 2 kids.

Inspired a game called Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, whereby people have to link any given actor to him by no more than six steps. For instance, to do Fred MacMurray, you could observe that MacMurray worked with Lee Marvin in The Caine Mutiny (1954), which is one step; and Marvin worked with Jane Fonda in Cat Ballou (1965), which is two steps; and Fonda worked with Jack Lemmon in The China Syndrome (1979), which is three steps; and Lemmon worked with Bacon in JFK (1991), which completes the link in four steps. Harder versions of the game exist, limiting the player to five, four or even three steps. The original version of this game existed for numerous years and the pivot-person was then Paul Erdos, a mathematician.

Attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia with his brother, Michael.

Dated Tracy Pollan.

Kevin's son, Travis Bacon (b. 1989), currently plays in the 4-member rock-punk-funk band Idiot Box.

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