Prosecutors Charge Kevin Spacey With Four Counts of Sexual Assault

Prosecutors Charge Kevin Spacey With Four Counts of Sexual Assault

Authorities in the have charged disgraced actor with four counts of sexual assault.

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) charged the two-time Oscar winner Thursday following an investigation by Greater London’s Metropolitan Police.

Based on a review of the evidence, Scotland Yard (as locals informally refer to the Met) concluded that Spacey sexually assaulted three men between 2005 and 2013.

Spacey allegedly assaulted one man twice.

As CNN reports:

Spacey was also charged with one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent, the CPS said.

The alleged victim of the 2005 incidents is now in his 40s, while the two men allegedly involved in the 2008 and 2013 incidents are now in their 30s, London’s Metropolitan Police said.

While the charges were authorized on Thursday, Spacey is not currently in England or Wales and the charges cannot formally be applied until he enters one of those countries, a CPS spokesperson told CNN.

The agency did not comment on whether it would be seeking Spacey’s extradition if he does not do so.

Spacey rose to prominence in the early to mid-90s with star-making roles in “Glengarry Glen Ross” and “The Usual Suspects,” a performance for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Spacey won a second Academy Award for Best Actor in 1999’s “American Beauty.”

Spacey’s other notable films include “Seven,” “L.A. Confidential” and “Baby Driver.” He’s also won a Tony Award and has been nominated for five Emmys.

Spacey attempted — with some success — to revive his acting career last year.

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