Courtesy of Alan Light
Kevin Kline and Tom Hanks pose with a fan at the Governor's Ball party after the 1989 Academy Awards.
October 24, 1947: Actor Kevin Kline was born in St. Louis. The Priory High School graduate made many movies, including critically acclaimed films such as In & Out and A Fish Called Wanda and celluloid flops like Wild Wild West. He also won an Academy Award and two Tony Awards.
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