Or, as they hereafter shall be known: ‘The Kevins’
Kevin Kline in Princess Caraboo (Greek), French Kiss (French), The Pink Panther (French, again), I Love You to Death (Italian).
Kevin Costner in Thirteen Days (Boston-y), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (British…when he remembers).
Alan Rickman (Souther-y) in Judas Kiss.
Emma Thompson (also Southern-y) in Judas Kiss; great actors, but…hoo boy…
Anna Paquin in ‘True Blood ‘ (N’Awlins).
Keanu Reeves in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (British).
Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting (Boston) and Mrs. Doubtfire (British).
Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins (Cockney).
Julia Roberts in Mary Reilly (Irish) and Michael Collins (Irish again…even after two tries).
Orson Welles (Irish) in The Lady From Shanghai.
Lloyd Bridges in Blown Away (Irish).
Tommy Lee Jones in Blown Away (Irish).
Jeff Bridges in Blown Away (Boston Irish…man, this movie…)
Charlize Theron in The Legend of Bagger Vance (um, Southern-ish?)
Paul Newman in The Mackintosh Man (Australian…not so much bad as seemingly embarrassed to be there).
Sir Alec Guiness in A Majority of One (Japanese?!!?) and A Passage to India (Indian…Sir Alec really should stick to Shakespeare).
Barbara Stanwyck in The Lady Eve (British).
Donald Sutherland in Revolution and Start the Revolution Without Me (both British, even though he’s supposed to be a French aristocrat in the latter!??!)
Al Pacino in Revolution (??????), Scarface (Cuban), and The Local Stigmatic (Cockney?!!?).
Tom Hanks in Catch Me if You Can (Boston).
The Departed Hall of Shame: Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin, and Martin Sheen (all Boston Irish).
John Travolta in Battlefield Earth (British, via outer space).
Anthony Perkins in On the Beach (Australian).
Charlton Heston in Touch of Evil (Mexican?!?!)
Eli Wallach in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven (Mexican).
John Malkovich in Rounders (Russian…but it’s so entertaining, you don’t care).
Heather Graham in From Hell (She says she’s Irish).
Tom Cruise in Far and Away (Irish).
David Boreanaz in ‘Angel’ (Irish…great show, but…sheesh).
Michael Caine in The Cider House Rules (Maine).
Fred Gwynne in Pet Sematary (Maine).
Stephen Macht in Graveyard Shift (Maine).
Everyone in The Spitfire Grill (Maine- Hollywood, please leave us alone…).
We know we missed some. Send in your nominations for a ‘Kevin’!
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