Kevin Spacey charged in UK with 4 counts of sexual assault
British prosecutors said on Thursday they had charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men.
Crown Prosecution Service said Spacey “has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.”
The incidents are believed to have occurred in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and in western England in April 2013.
Rosemary Ainslie, head of the service’s Special Crimes Division, said the charges followed a review of evidence gathered by London’s Metropolitan Police.
Spacey, 62, was questioned by British police in 2019 over allegations by several men that he assaulted them.
Before Dealer star who ran London’s Old Vic Theater from 2004 to 2015.
Spacey won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the 1995 film The usual suspects and best actor for a movie in 1999 American Beauty.
His celebrity career came to an abrupt halt in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused the star of assaulting him at a party in the 1980s, when Rapp was a teenager.
Spacey denies the allegations and is currently attempting to file a sexual abuse lawsuit from Rapp in New York.
A criminal case against him, an assault and battery charge that stemmed from an allegation of groping an 18-year-old at a Nantucket resort, was dismissed by Massachusetts prosecutors last year. 2019.