Kevin Costner Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ

Published 2024-05-20
Kevin Costner breaks down his most iconic roles from films and television, including 'Field of Dreams,' 'Dances with Wolves,' 'The Bodyguard,' 'Yellowstone,' 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,' 'Bull Durham,' 'Silverado,' 'For Love of the Game,' 'The Untouchables,' 'JFK,' 'Wyatt Earp' and 'Horizon: An American Saga.'

Director: Kristen DeVore
Director of Photography: Grant Bell
Editor: Robby Massey
Guest: Kevin Costner
Producer: Sam Dennis
Line Producer: Jen Santos
Production Manager: James Pipitone
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Hymes
Talent Booker: Dana Mathews
Camera Operator: Shay Eberle-Gunst
Sound Mixer: Kari Barber
Production Assistant: Brock Spitaels
Groomer: Francisco Perez
Post Production Supervisor: Rachael Knight
Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant
Supervising Editor: Rob Lombardi
Assistant Editor: Andy Morell

00:00 Kevin Costner's Iconic Characters
00:17 Field of Dreams
03:06 Dances with Wolves
07:39 The Bodyguard
10:09 Yellowstone
12:45 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
15:25 Bull Durham
18:55 Silverado
21:11 For Love of the Game
25:32 The Untouchables
27:26 JFK
30:58 Wyatt Earp
33:16 Horizon: An American Saga

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All Comments (21)
  • @scottbarkley496
    His run between 1985-1994 is one of the greatest runs ever for an actor, in terms of Quality and box office 👏
  • Unless you lived through the late eighties and early nineties, it's difficult to articulate to people how popular Costner was.
  • @lukewilliam3601
    "We don't have to win in order to be respected." That's an awesome line.
  • Costner is baseball, apple pie, cowboys, native Americans, history, cultural & political, all of it. He’s a national treasure.
  • As a teenager i was sooo in love with Kevin Costner. As a grown woman now, I feel so vindicated. He aged like the finest wine and his voice is so soothing
  • @thai8020
    “Everybody wants to be popular, myself included. But I don’t need to lose myself in order to do that.” Kevin Costner is such an icon. ❤❤❤
  • I actually teared up listening to him. He’s so beautifully articulate and deeply passionate about storytelling
  • @PiCheZvara
    I watched this in its entirety, no pausing, skipping. Great storyteller with his own POV on things and life. Interesting to listen to him.
  • Kevin and Whitney were absolutely dynamic on The Bodyguard! I’m glad he championed for her to be in the film
  • @since-jx1ix
    Dances With Wolves is truly glorious Cinema at its best. Fantastic story, beautiful characters, epic scenery and a thunderous soundtrack.
  • @marymichael1211
    As Kevin Costner approaches 70 he now has a long full career of producing, directing, and acting which he can't talk about in a short time. He's become one of the all-time great filmmakers. I'm glad for his 7 or 10 (?) minute ovation yesterday at Cannes for his new film, which I'm looking forward to seeing. ✨
  • @tinymotogarage
    That's what a real filmmaker looks like. He's the whole package - actor, director, producer, writer and fan. He loves the movies, and it shows.
  • He seems authentic. His thoughts and his voice and his demeanor. Authentic.
  • @coleb916
    I wish ‘The Guardian’ would have been mentioned in this. That is my personal favorite Costner performance. He absolutely crushed that role
  • @HeyRonni
    "you have to eat one and it'll tell you where the rest of em are" 😂😂
  • @michelleponzio
    Kevin Costner is so articulate that I could listen to him read a phone book. And every time you see a film with Costner in it, you know you're going to get a heartfelt and emotional performance. Even in Waterworld and Robin Hood. I'm not saying I didn't like the movies, they're just not known as being his best ones