The 25 Greatest Actors Of The '90s

By EW Staff
Updated August 07, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

“The reason he’s been in so many movies with so many different actors is he seems comfortable being a supporting star and therefore never gets typecast. In a way, Kevin Bacon’s become the harbor of the entertainment world.” — CRAIG FASS, AUTHOR OF SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON, BASED ON THE POPULAR PARLOR GAME

It has been said that his wide-ranging body of work puts Bacon, 40, no more than six degrees away from every other actor on the planet. If that’s true, how lucky those actors are. From the sophomoric charms he showcased in Diner to the lowlife party boy he played in JFK, Bacon has a depth and breadth of strengths that can complement any material or costar.

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