Date of Birth 26 May 1959, Wisconsin, USA
Birth Name Kevin Gaede
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Kevin Gage was born on May 26, 1959 in Wisconsin, USA as Kevin Gaede. He is an actor and producer, known for Heat (1995), Blow (2001) and G.I. Jane (1997). He has been married to Shannon Perris-Knight since March 26, 2006. He was previously married to Kelly Preston.
Shannon Perris-Knight (26 March 2006 - present)
Kelly Preston (1986 - 1988) (divorced)
Kevin and his ex-wife, Kelly Preston, had no children.
On July 30, 2003, Gage was sentenced to 41 months in Federal prison, starting September 29, 2003, for cultivating medicinal marijuana. He was released September 21, 2005.
Favorite hobbies are snowboarding, skydiving, scuba diving, fishing, playing guitar, and flying small planes.
Married ex-wife, Kelly Preston, in Hawaii.
Auditioned for his role in Heat (1995) over an intense three month period that included eleven script readings with the director before he finally secured the part.
Graduated high school on his 18th birthday.
Shortly after turning 32, an accident in his Jeep left Kevin in traction for three months and in a wheelchair and on crutches for another year.
Shortly after graduating from high school he hitchhiked to Florida and stayed there a few months, working odd jobs.
Grew up in Wisconsin where he was very active in sports as a kid.
During his stretch in prison, Gage was unanimously referred to by guards and cons alike as "Waingro", his character from Michael Mann's Heat (1995). By all accounts, he was a model prisoner.
Married his wife, Shannon Perris-Knight, on a Santa Barbara beach at sunset.
Kevin Gage (born May 26, 1959) is an American actor known for his roles in the crime film Heat, in which he portrayed the psychopathic rogue bank robber Waingro, and G.I. Jane, in which he played U.S. Navy Seal Instructor Max Pyro.
Gage was married to actress Kelly Preston from 1985 to 1987.
On July 30, 2003, Gage was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison, starting September 29, 2003, for cultivating marijuana despite owning a California-issued license for medicinal marijuana. Gage stated that he cultivated medicinal cannabis to help him cope with chronic pain and stress from injuries suffered in a 1993 car accident, as well as for a sister with cancer and brother with multiple sclerosis. He was released September 21, 2005.
Sometimes the need ((Pain)) .. outweighs the law ..((Limits on Rights)) one without the other is utter chaos ... so use real time logic in each circumstance.
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