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Kevin Bacon is back for a second season playing Ryan Hardy on ‘The Following'. And as the story picks up, Ryan is trying to distance himself from the FBI, now that the serial killer he chased last season is believed dead. 

Fun Facts About Kevin Bacon: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor and musician whose notable roles include National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Friday the 13th (1980), Diner (1982), Footloose (1984), Flatliners (1990), Tremors (1990), Wild Things (1998), JFK (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), The River Wild (1994), Murder in the First (1995), Apollo 13 (1995), Stir of Echoes (1999), Hollow Man (2000), Trapped (2002), Mystic River (2003), The Woodsman (2004), Death Sentence (2007), Frost/Nixon (2008), and X-Men: First Class (2011). He currently stars on the Fox television series The Following.

2) Bacon has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, was nominated for an Emmy Award. He was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination. In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

3) Bacon has been married to actress Kyra Sedgwick since September 4, 1988; they met on the set of the PBS version of Lanford Wilson's play Lemon Sky. He has said "The time I was hitting what I considered to be bottom was also the time I met my wife, our kids were born, good things were happening. And I was able to keep supporting myself; that always gave me strength." Bacon and Sedgwick have starred together in Pyrates, Murder in the First, The Woodsman, and Loverboy. They have two children.

A preview episode of ‘The Following' will air a week from Sunday after the NFC Championship, then the season premiere on Monday, January 27th. 

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