How many actors can boast having made a career after jumping around in
skin-tight jeans to Kenny Loggins? At least one: Kevin Bacon. And since
Footloose, Bacon hasn’t just survived but thrived by appearing in five movies nominated for Best Pic Oscars: JFK, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Mystic River and Frost/Nixon.
The catch is that he’s always the supporting player. Here’s a guy who
likes to work in the shadows! (Evidence is a click away.)