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Spacey and would
Lemmon in particular would become a mentor to Spacey.
Kevin Spacey, film star and director of the Old Vic, in March 2008 told BBC News that he would like to see the return of the show,
Jan Moir in The Daily Telegraph wrote in support of Spacey, saying " the British loved Play for Today once, and would do so again.

Spacey and later
Kevin Spacey also happens to be known for his impersonation of Al Pacino, among other Hollywood actors, which he showcased in a Saturday Night Live sketch and later in an interview on Inside the Actors Studio.
John Bigham also left the band to pursue his own career, later founding the band The Soul of John Black ; Bigham was replaced by former Sound Barrier and Mother's Finest guitarist Tracey " Spacey T " Singleton.
Two years later, he joined Kevin Spacey for 24 Hour Plays at the Old Vic, a series of productions that were written, rehearsed and performed in a single day.
The name " Keystone Studios " was used later as a production label for Cineville and was named as the fictional studio in the Cineville production " Swimming With Sharks " starring Kevin Spacey.

Spacey and work
Spacey also earned another Tony nomination the same year, for his work in a Broadway production of The Iceman Cometh.
The makers of the DCAU have used these impressions in their work, having Rosenbaum do his Walken voice for Ghoul in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker and his Spacey voice for Deadshot ; coincidentally, Spacey portrayed Lex Luthor in the film Superman Returns, and Walken played Max Shreck in Batman Returns.

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He was also close friends with actors Tony Curtis, Ernie Kovacs, Walter Matthau, and Kevin Spacey.
Spacey appeared in the 1995 thriller film Seven, with Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, making a sudden entrance late in the film as the serial killer John Doe, after going unmentioned in the film's advertisements and opening credits.
Spacey played an egomaniacal district attorney in A Time to Kill ( 1996 ), and founded Trigger Street Productions in 1997, with the purpose of producing and developing entertainment across various media.
Spacey won universal praise and a Best Actor Oscar for his role as a depressed suburban father who re-evaluates his life in 1999's American Beauty ; the same year, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2001, Spacey co-hosted, with Judi Dench, the Unite for the Future Gala, a UK fundraiser for the British Victims of 9 / 11 and Médecins Sans Frontières at London's Old Vic Theatre, produced by Harvey Goldsmith and Dominic Madden.
Beyond The Sea was a lifelong dream project for Spacey, who took on co-writing, directing, co-producing and starring duties in the biography / musical about Darin's life, career, and relationship with actress Sandra Dee.
Spacey hosted Saturday Night Live twice: first in 1997 with musical guest Beck and special guests Michael Palin and John Cleese from Monty Python's Flying Circus ; and again in the last episode of season 31 with musical guest Nelly Furtado.
Capitol / EMI's album Forever Cool ( 2007 ) features two duets with Spacey and the voice of the late Dean Martin: " Ain't That a Kick in the Head " and " King of the Road.
Spacey's first season started in September 2004, and opened with the British premiere of the play Cloaca by Maria Goos, directed by Spacey, which opened to mixed reviews.
In the 2006 season, Spacey suffered a major setback with a production of Arthur Miller's Resurrection Blues, directed by Robert Altman.
Later in the year, Spacey starred in Eugene O ' Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, along with Colm Meaney and Eve Best.
In March 2011, following Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko's crackdown on the Belarusian democracy movement, Spacey, along with Jude Law and others, joined street protests against Lukashenko.
Both the Hackman and Spacey versions of Luthor surround themselves with bungling henchmen and dim-witted molls.
Kevin Spacey stars as office worker Lester Burnham, who has a midlife crisis when he becomes infatuated with his teenage daughter's best friend, Angela ( Mena Suvari ).
Reviewers praised most aspects of the production, with particular emphasis on Mendes, Spacey and Ball ; criticism tended to focus on the familiarity of the characters and setting.
" Mendes offered Bening the role of Carolyn without the studio's consent ; although executives were upset at Mendes, by September 1998, DreamWorks had entered negotiations with Spacey and Bening.
" Spacey obliged, eventually coming up with 35 phrases, but Bening could not always keep a straight face, which meant the scene had to be shot ten times.
The website included an overview, a photo gallery, cast and crew filmographies, and exclusive interviews with Spacey and Bening.
In 2000, Hunt starred in four films: Dr. T & the Women, with Richard Gere ; Pay It Forward, with Kevin Spacey and Haley Joel Osment ; What Women Want, with Mel Gibson ; and Cast Away, with Tom Hanks.
More recently, the play was staged by Trevor Nunn in modern costume at the Old Vic in 2005, with Kevin Spacey in the title role, and by Michael Grandage at the Donmar Warehouse in 2011-12 with Eddie Redmayne in the title role.

Spacey and Lemmon
Actor Kevin Spacey recalled that Lemmon is remembered as always making time for other people.
Spacey is well known in Hollywood for his impressions as when he appeared on Inside the Actors Studio he imitated, at host James Lipton's request: James Stewart, Johnny Carson, Katharine Hepburn, Clint Eastwood, John Gielgud, Marlon Brando, Christopher Walken, Al Pacino and Jack Lemmon.
Nixon was part of the cast of the NBC miniseries The Murder of Mary Phagan ( NBC, 1988 ) starring Jack Lemmon and Kevin Spacey and portrayed the daughter of a presidential candidate ( Michael Murphy ) in Tanner ' 88 ( also 1988 ), Robert Altman's political satire for HBO.
* 1986: Broadhurst Theatre ( Broadway ), New York ; with Jack Lemmon ( James ), Bethel Leslie ( Mary ), Kevin Spacey ( Jamie ), Peter Gallagher ( Edmund ), and Jodie Lynne McClintock ( Cathleen ), directed by Jonathan Miller.
The 1987 made for TV film starred Kevin Spacey as Jamie, Peter Gallagher as Edmund, Jack Lemmon as James Tyrone, Bethel Leslie as Mary, and Jodie Lynne McClintock as Cathleen.
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey is also known for his uncanny impressions of other movie stars, and during his appearance on Inside The Actor's Studio, demonstrated nine of these upon request, including Katharine Hepburn, Al Pacino and Jack Lemmon.
The film stars Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke, and was written and directed by Gary David Goldberg.

Spacey and ),
Spacey was born in South Orange, New Jersey, the son of Kathleen Ann ( née Knutson ; December 5, 1931 – March 19, 2003 ), a secretary, and Thomas Geoffrey Fowler ( June 4, 1924 – December 24, 1992 ), a technical writer and data consultant.
Hoffman played the lead role in Outbreak ( 1995 ), alongside Rene Russo, Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Donald Sutherland.
DreamWorks launched a major campaign to increase American Beautys chances of Academy Award success ; at the 72nd Academy Awards the following year, the film won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor ( for Spacey ), Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography.
Before filming, Mendes and Spacey analyzed Jack Lemmon's performance in The Apartment ( 1960 ), because Mendes wanted Spacey to emulate " the way moved, the way he looked, the way he was in that office and the way he was an ordinary man and yet a special man ".
On March 26, 2000, American Beauty won five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor ( Spacey ), Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography.
Tricked by her boss ( Oliver Platt ) into a date with his lascivious colleague ( Kevin Spacey ), she gets into trouble by publicly insulting him and is reassigned as secretary to a new financial executive, Katharine Parker ( Sigourney Weaver ).
* American Beauty ( film ), a 1999 film starring Kevin Spacey and directed by Sam Mendes
In a skit on the May 20, 2006 episode of Saturday Night Live, Neil Young ( played by Kevin Spacey ) was joined by Dixie Chicks and " indie sensation Bright Eyes " ( played by Andy Samberg ), all of whom have been public in their criticism of George W. Bush.
With the building evacuated and placed under siege by police and Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ), Roman issues his conditions, which include finding Roenick's informant and summoning police Lieutenant Chris Sabian ( Kevin Spacey ), another top negotiator.
Using library records, Somerset and Mills track down a man named John Doe ( Kevin Spacey ), who has frequently checked out books related to the deadly sins.
* The Ref ( 1994 ), which starred Dennis Leary, Judy Davis and Kevin Spacey
* The Life of David Gale ( 2003 ), directed by Alan Parker, with Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet.
" -- Kevin Spacey discusses Trigger Street, Marie Claire ( UK ), April 2003

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