Signed photo of actor, Kevin Kline inscribed to Kaye Ballard


A black & white photo, approx. 7.125" x 9.125" photo of actor Kevin Kline, signed in black ink with the inscription
To Kaye - / With love, / and hopes for / eventually / working in the / same show / at the same / time - / Kevin*

*Both Kevin Kline and Kaye Ballard starred in the Tony Award-winning Joseph Papp production of "The Pirates of Penzance," but Mr. Kline - as the Pirate King - left the production before Ms. Ballard began her run in the production as Ruth.


This photo, in a plastic case, was hanging on a wall in a room in Kaye Ballard's home - along with dozens of other signed celebrity photos - at the time of Kaye's passing on January 21, 2019. (See attached photo of the wall in Kaye Ballard's home that highlights the placement of the photo on Kaye's wall.) The plastic case measures 8.1875" x 10.1875" x 1.375", has scuff marks, and shows some light wear. The photo itself measures approx. 7.125" x 9.125" and is in excellent condition (see photos).


A Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Kaye Ballard Estate will be included upon request.


Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American actor. He has won an Oscar and three Tony Awards and is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. Kline began his career on stage in 1972 with The Acting Company. He has gone on to win three Tony Awards for his work on Broadway, winning Best Featured Actor in a Musical for the 1978 original production of On the Twentieth Century, Best Actor in a Musical for the 1981 revival of The Pirates of Penzance, and Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for the 2017 revival of Present Laughter.  He made his film debut in Sophie's Choice (1982). For his role in the 1988 comedy hit A Fish Called Wanda, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2003, he starred as Falstaff in the Broadway production of Henry IV, for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. He has been nominated for two Emmy Awards, two BAFTA Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. His other films include The Big Chill (1983), Silverado (1985), Cry Freedom (1987), Grand Canyon (1991), Dave (1993), The Ice Storm (1997), In & Out (1997), Wild Wild West (1999), De-Lovely (2004), The Conspirator (2010), My Old Lady (2014), and Beauty and the Beast (2017).  Kline has voiced characters in the films The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), The Road to El Dorado (2000), The Tale of Despereaux (2008) and the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers (2011–present), for which he earned a Primetime Emmy nomination.


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Items will be shipped from Indiana.  Items for sale were in Kaye’s home at the time of her passing. They were collected from her home and shipped to an executor of her estate who resides in Indiana. As shipments arrive in Indiana from Kaye’s home in Rancho Mirage CA, it is determined which items are able to be sold and those items are listed for sale.


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Kevin Kline signed photo

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