In 1994 a movie trivia game was developed by three Albright college students. The game would start with one person naming an actor with the other players trying to connect the selected thespian to Kevin Bacon.
The number of movies separating an actor from Kevin Bacon would be their "Bacon Number". So, for example Elvis Presley has a Bacon number of 2.
1-Elvis Presley was in Harum Scarum (1965) with Suzanne Covington
2-Suzanne Covington was in Beauty Shop (2005) with Kevin Bacon
Supposedly you can connect almost any actor to Bacon in 6 degrees. Heck, even I'm connected to him in 2. I appeared as a extra in the film Major League 3 (1998) with Scott Bakula -- Scott Bakula appeared with John Cho in American Beauty (1999) -- and John Cho appeared with Kevin Bacon in The Air That I Breathe (2007)
Anyway, since musicians tend to appear in films from time to time and Kevin Bacon has a musical project in The Bacon Brothers, I thought it would be fun to do a playlist connecting musicans who have appeared on the big screen to Kevin Bacon.
The connection to Beanie Sigel goes something like this:
Beanie Sigel appeared in Death of a Dynasty with Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs.
Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs appeared in Monster's Ball with Mos Def.
Mos Def appeared in Lackawanna Blues with Macy Gray.
Macy Gray appeared in Domino with Tom Waits.
Tom Waits appeared in Queens Logic with Kevin Bacon of the Bacon Brothers.
- Kevin Bacon
- Elvis Presley
- Scott Bakula