- Kevin Spacey, as Ron Klain
- Spring Creek/Mirage Productions in association with Trigger Street Productions, Everyman Pictures and HBO Films
Award-winning producer and actor Kevin Spacey serves as executive producer and stars as Francis Underwood, the beguiling, charismatic and ruthless House Majority Whip, in the Netflix original series House of Cards. The series is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital.
He won Academy Awards for his performances in The Usual Suspects and American Beauty, which also garnered him a BAFTA Award. Additionally, he has been nominated for 6 Golden Globe Awards, most recently for his role in Casino Jack. Spacey’s illustrious film credits include Swimming with Sharks, Se7en, LA Confidential, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Negotiator, K-Pax, The Shipping News, Superman Returns, Beyond the Sea, Shrink, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Horrible Bosses, and Margin Call.
His production company Trigger Street Productions, which he runs with his producing partner Dana Brunetti, has produced multiple award-winning movies for film and television. Their films include The Social Network, which won a Golden Globe for Best Picture and received multiple Academy Award nominations, under the direction of David Fincher. They also produced the Sony Picture’s film, 21, and the independent features The United States of Leland, The Big Kahuna, and Fanboys. Another of Trigger Street’s feature films for Sony Pictures is Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, directed by Paul Greengrass. For television, Trigger Street produced 2 films for HBO, Recount and Bernard & Doris, both of which garnered double-digit Emmy Award nominations.
For the past decade, Spacey has been the Artistic Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company in London. In addition to overseeing all productions on the main stage, he is responsible for a vast educational department; work within the community; the Old Vic/New Voices program for developing emerging talents; as well as the work in the new venue, The Old Vic Tunnels, which are situated under Waterloo Station. Spacey has appeared in productions at the Old Vic, including National Anthems, The Philadelphia Story, Richard II, A Moon for the Misbegotten, which subsequently transferred to Broadway, Speed-the-Plow, and Inherit The Wind. Last year, as the third year of the Bridge Project between the Old Vic and BAM, Spacey toured with the Sam Mendes production of Richard III all over the world.
Additionally, Spacey won the Evening Standard and Olivier Awards for Best Actor for his role in The Iceman Cometh, as well as a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor in Lost in Yonkers. Spacey also starred in the Broadway and West End productions of Long Day’s Journey into Night, opposite Jack Lemmon, directed by Jonathan Miller. He made his professional acting debut as a messenger opposite Mandy Patinkin in Henry IV, Part I in Shakespeare in the Park in New York City.