Kevin Costner's Torturous 9-5: How a Future Oscar Winner Couldn't Stand Working a Regular Job

Written By

Dara Singh

Costner's father was supportive of his Hollywood dreams but unable to help him break in.

After college, Costner got a marketing job but quickly realized it wasn't for him.

The office work environment clashed with Costner's creative passions.

Costner felt unfulfilled and stifled in the corporate marketing world.

He decided to take a risk and pursue his real dream of being an actor.

Costner moved to Hollywood and worked menial jobs while going to auditions.

His persistence paid off and he got his big break in movies.

Costner went on to achieve massive success, directing and starring in hit films like Dances with Wolves.