Kevin Norwood Bacon is an American actor.
His films include the musical-drama film Footloose, the controversial historical conspiracy legal thriller JFK, the legal drama A Few Good Men, the historical docudrama Apollo 13, and the mystery drama Mystic River.
Bacon is also known for voicing the title character in Balto and was taking on darker roles, such as that of a sadistic guard in Sleepers, and troubled former child abuser in The Woodsman.
Kevin Bacon Parents: Meet Edmund Bacon, Ruth Hilda Holmes
Who are Kevin Bacon’s mother and father? Where are Kevin Bacon’s parents now?
Kevin Bacon was born and raised in a close-knit family in Philadelphia, the son of Edmund Bacon and Ruth Hilda Holmes.
His mother, Ruth Hilda taught at an elementary school and was a liberal activist.
His father Edmund Norwood Bacon was an American urban planner, architect, educator, and author.
During his tenure as the executive director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970, his visions shaped today’s Philadelphia, the city in which he was born, to the extent that he is sometimes described as “The Father of Modern Philadelphia”.