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Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

Index Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a parlor game based on the "six degrees of separation" concept, which posits that any two people on Earth are six or fewer acquaintance links apart. [1]

81 relations: "Weird Al" Yankovic, Actor, Al-Qaeda, Alan Bates, Albright College, Algorithm, Andy Gotts, Change of Habit, Charitable organization, Check card, Christian Slater, Clint Eastwood, Co-stardom network, Dave Barry, Dennis Hopper, Donald Sutherland, Ed Asner, EE Limited, Elvis Presley, Empire State Building, Erdős number, Erdős–Bacon number, Eric Roberts, Footloose (1984 film), Genographic Project, Go (game), Google, Green Hornet, Greta Scacchi, Harvey Keitel, Hollywood, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Ian McKellen, IMDb, James Franco, James McAvoy, JFK (film), Jon Stewart, Joss Ackland, Kato, Kevin Bacon, Lone Ranger, Mad About You, Michael Fassbender, Morphy number, National Geographic (U.S. TV channel), New York City, O. J. Simpson, Parlour game, Paul Erdős, ..., Paul Morphy, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Pierce Brosnan, Plume (publisher), Premiere (magazine), Robert Wagner, Rod Steiger, Shortest path problem, Six degrees of separation, SixDegrees.org, Smithsonian (magazine), Talk show, The Air Up There, The Howard Stern Show, The Jon Stewart Show, The Onion, The River Wild, The Towering Inferno, Tom Cruise, University of Virginia, Usenet newsgroup, Val Kilmer, Visa Inc., We Married Margo, Weighted arithmetic mean, White Mischief (film), Wild Things (film), Will & Grace, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: First Class, 83rd Academy Awards. Expand index (31 more) »

"Weird Al" Yankovic

Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, film/record producer, satirist, and author.

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Actor

An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda (القاعدة,, translation: "The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament" and alternatively spelled al-Qaida, al-Qæda and sometimes al-Qa'ida) is a militant Sunni Islamist multi-national organization founded in 1988.

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Alan Bates

Sir Alan Arthur Bates, (17 February 1934 – 27 December 2003) was an English actor who came to prominence in the 1960s, when he appeared in films ranging from the popular children's story Whistle Down the Wind to the "kitchen sink" drama A Kind of Loving.

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Albright College

Albright College is a private, co-educational, liberal arts college.

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Algorithm

In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems.

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Andy Gotts

Andy Gotts MBE is a photographer from London.

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Change of Habit

Change of Habit is a 1969 American musical drama film directed by William A. Graham and starring Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore.

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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Check card

The term check card can refer to.

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Christian Slater

Christian Michael Leonard Slater (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and producer.

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Clint Eastwood

Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and political figure.

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Co-stardom network

In social network analysis, the co-stardom network represents the collaboration graph of film actors i.e. movie stars.

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Dave Barry

David McAlister Barry (born July 3, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and columnist who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005.

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Dennis Hopper

Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist.

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Donald Sutherland

Donald McNichol Sutherland, (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans more than five decades.

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Ed Asner

Yitzhak Edward Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American actor, activist, voice actor and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild.

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EE Limited

EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) is a British mobile network operator, internet service provider and a division of BT Group.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Erdős number

The Erdős number describes the "collaborative distance" between mathematician and another person, as measured by authorship of mathematical papers.

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Erdős–Bacon number

A person's Erdős–Bacon number is the sum of one's Erdős number—which measures the "collaborative distance" in authoring academic papers between that person and Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdős—and one's Bacon number—which represents the number of links, through roles in films, by which the individual is separated from American actor Kevin Bacon.

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Eric Roberts

Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor.

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Footloose (1984 film)

Footloose is a 1984 American musical drama film directed by Herbert Ross.

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Genographic Project

The Genographic Project, launched on April 13, 2005 by the National Geographic Society, is an ongoing genetic anthropological study that aims to map historical human migration patterns by collecting and analyzing DNA samples.

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Go (game)

Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.

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Google

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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Green Hornet

The Green Hornet is a fictional masked crime-fighter created in 1936 by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker, with input from radio director James Jewell.

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Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi (born 18 February 1960) is an Italian-Australian actress known for her roles in the films White Mischief, Presumed Innocent, The Player and Looking for Alibrandi.

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Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel (born May 13, 1939) is an American actor and producer.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Hon'inbō Shūsaku

Shusaku (本因坊秀策, Yasuda Eisai, Kuwahara Shusaku, Invincible Shusaku, born as Kuwabara Torajiro (桑原虎次郎); June 6, 1829 – September 3, 1862) was a Japanese professional Go player from the 19th century.

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Ian McKellen

Sir Ian Murray McKellen (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor.

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IMDb

IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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James Franco

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, filmmaker, and college instructor.

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James McAvoy

James McAvoy (born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor.

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JFK (film)

JFK is a 1991 American conspiracy-thriller film directed by Oliver Stone.

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Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, political commentator, actor, and television host.

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Joss Ackland

Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland, CBE (born 29 February 1928) is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 film and television roles.

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Kato

Katō, Kato or Katou (加藤, characters for "add/increase" and "wisteria") is the 11th most common Japanese surname.

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Kevin Bacon

Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American actor and musician.

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Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is a fictional masked former Texas Ranger who fought outlaws in the American Old West with his Native American friend, Tonto.

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Mad About You

Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999.

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Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is a German-born Irish actor.

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Morphy number

The Morphy number is a measure of how closely a chess player is connected to Paul Morphy (1837–1884) by way of playing chess games.

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National Geographic (U.S. TV channel)

National Geographic (formerly National Geographic Channel and also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo or Nat Geo TV) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by National Geographic Partners, majority-owned by 21st Century Fox with the remainder owned by the National Geographic Society.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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O. J. Simpson

Orenthal James "O.

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Parlour game

A parlour or parlor game is a group game played indoors.

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Paul Erdős

Paul Erdős (Erdős Pál; 26 March 1913 – 20 September 1996) was a Hungarian mathematician.

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Paul Morphy

Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) was an American chess player.

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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

Philosophical Transactions, titled Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (often abbreviated as Phil. Trans.) from 1776, is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society.

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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brendan Brosnan Hon (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer, and activist.

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Plume (publisher)

Plume is a publishing company in the United States, founded in 1970 as the trade paperback imprint of New American Library.

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Premiere (magazine)

Premiere was an American and New York City-based film magazine published by Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., between 1987 and 2010.

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Robert Wagner

Robert John Wagner Jr. (born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–70), Switch (1975–78), and Hart to Hart (1979–84).

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Rod Steiger

Rodney Stephen Steiger (April 14, 1925July 9, 2002) was an American actor, noted for his portrayal of offbeat, often volatile and crazed characters.

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Shortest path problem

In graph theory, the shortest path problem is the problem of finding a path between two vertices (or nodes) in a graph such that the sum of the weights of its constituent edges is minimized.

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Six degrees of separation

Six degrees of separation is the idea that all living things and everything else in the world are Six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of "a friend of a friend" statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of Six steps.

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SixDegrees.org

SixDegrees.org is a charity led by actor, musician, and philanthropist Kevin Bacon.

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Smithsonian (magazine)

Smithsonian is the official journal published by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The first issue was published in 1970.

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Talk show

A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.

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The Air Up There

The Air Up There is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Paul Michael Glaser and starring Kevin Bacon and Charles Gitonga Maina with Yolanda Vazquez as Sister Susan.

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The Howard Stern Show

The Howard Stern Show is an American talk radio show hosted by Howard Stern.

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The Jon Stewart Show

The Jon Stewart Show is a late night talk show that was hosted by comedian Jon Stewart.

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The Onion

The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news.

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The River Wild

The River Wild is a 1994 American adventure crime-thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson and starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, John C. Reilly, Benjamin Bratt, and Joseph Mazzello as Roarke.

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The Towering Inferno

The Towering Inferno is a 1974 American action drama disaster film produced by Irwin Allen featuring an all-star cast led by Paul Newman and Steve McQueen.

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Tom Cruise

Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer.

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University of Virginia

The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Usenet newsgroup

A Usenet newsgroup is a repository usually within the Usenet system, for messages posted from many users in different locations using Internet.

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Val Kilmer

Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor.

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Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. (also known as Visa, stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States.

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We Married Margo

We Married Margo is a 2000 American independent comedy film directed by J. David Shapiro and co-written by Shapiro and William Dozier.

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Weighted arithmetic mean

The weighted arithmetic mean is similar to an ordinary arithmetic mean (the most common type of average), except that instead of each of the data points contributing equally to the final average, some data points contribute more than others.

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White Mischief (film)

White Mischief is a 1987 British film dramatizing the events of the Happy Valley murder case in Kenya in 1941, when Sir Henry "Jock" Delves Broughton was tried for the murder of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll.

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Wild Things (film)

Wild Things is a 1998 American erotic thriller film directed by John McNaughton and starring Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Kevin Bacon, Denise Richards and Theresa Russell.

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Will & Grace

Will & Grace is an American sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past is a 2014 superhero film based on the fictional X-Men characters that appear in Marvel Comics.

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X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class (stylized onscreen as X: First Class) is a 2011 American superhero film, based on the X-Men characters appearing in Marvel Comics.

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83rd Academy Awards

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2010 in the United States and took place on February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Degrees_of_Kevin_Bacon

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