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Kevin Spacey to be honored with 'special' Olivier Award

Kevin Spacey to be honored with 'special' Olivier Award

London, Feb 26 : Kevin Spacey will be awarded with a special prize for his outstanding contribution to the Old Vic at this year's Olivier Awards.

Caro Newling, president of the Society of London Theatre said that the advocacy of the Oscar-winner, who became artistic director at London's Old Vic in 2004 has been a constant boon, and they will miss him as a valued colleague, the BBC reported.

The 55-year-old director's final performance as the Old Vic's artistic director will see him revive his title role in 'Clarence Darrow', and previously appeared in several Old Vic productions during his tenure, including Richard II, Speed-The-Plow and Richard III.

Kevin Spacey's self-distributing documentary

Kevin SpaceyLos Angeles, May 2 : Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has decided to distribute his theatre documentary project himself.

The "House of Cards" star's documentary - "Now: In the Wings on a World Stage" - follows the international tour of Shakespeare's Richard Iii in 2011 and 2012, which debuted at the Old Vic theatre in London, where Spacey has been artistic director since 2003, reports contactmusic. com.

Kevin Spacey horrified of knife crime in Britain

Kevin SpaceyWashington, June 24 : While Kevin Spacey wants to apply for British citizenship, but the high levels of knife crime in the country are making him reconsider his decision.

The Oscar-winning actor has shifted to London after leaving his native U. S. to take charge of the British capital''s Old Vic Theatre.

And although he loves being in UK, the only thing that worries him is crime in the country - especially the string of brutal knife killings, which have claimed the lives of dozens of youngsters across the nation.

Spacey considering allowing TV cameras into his London theatre

Spacey considering allowing TV cameras into his London theatreWashington, Jun 23 : American actor Kevin Spacey has revealed that he is considering allowing TV cameras into his London theatre, to shoot a reality TV documentary.

Spacey, 49, has received many offers from TV bosses ever since he has taken over as artistic director at the capital's Old Vic theatre.

The reason why he never accepted any of those offers is that he felt that it would not be fair for the actors in his plays.

Kevin Spacey plans film on US hero Capt. Richard Phillips'' ordeal at sea

Kevin Spacey plans film on US hero Capt. Richard Phillips'' ordeal at seaLondon, May 29 : Kevin Spacey is considering making a film on U. S. hero Capt. Richard Phillips'' ordeal at sea.

In April, Somali pirates hijacked Phillips'' cargo ship, and held him for ransom.

His dramatic rescue by Navy SEALs made headlines around the world.

According to the Daily Express, film producers at Columbia Pictures have now optioned the life story rights of the captain of the Maersk Alabama.

Kevin Spacey’s play and Richard Dreyfuss in earpiece controversy

Kevin SpaceyLondon, Jan 19 : American actor/director Kevin Spacey has landed in an controversy after it was reported that his play’s lead actor Richard Dreyfuss had to be fed his lines through an earpiece.

The premiere of ‘Complicit’ was supposed to take place at the city''s Old Vic theatre on January 19, but it was pushed back until the following week because the show needed “more development time”, a spokesperson said.

Kevin Spacey honored at theatre awards for reviving London''s Old Vic

Kevin SpaceyLondon, Nov 25 : Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has been honored at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for rejuvenating one of London''s best-loved play houses.

The ‘K-PAX’ actor was recognised "for bringing new life to the Old Vic".

He took over at the theatre, near Waterloo Station, five years ago to the bemusement of some critics.

Spacey also received praise for his performance with Jeff Goldblum in David Mamet''s Speed the Plow this year.

The Donmar Warehouse won four awards, including best actor and best actress.

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