'I’m a lucky dad': Kevin Bacon shares heartwarming throwback photo on daughter Sosie's 31st birthday
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Kevin Bacon had fans gushing as he shared a throwback photo of him and his daughter Sosie Bacon on her birthday. The actress turned 31 on March 15, but that didn't stop her doting father from reminiscing about her childhood in the sweet Instagram post.
The photo shows elementary-school-aged Sosie sitting in the arms of the acclaimed actor. While the 31-year-old has considerably changed since the snap was taken, her father's long-haired and rectangular glasses look is also quite different from his current style.
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'I’m a lucky dad'
The 'Apollo 13' star, 64, posted the throwback photo on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. "Happy Birthday to my girl, @sosiebacon. I’m a lucky dad," he wrote in the caption.
Fans rushed to the comments section to wish Sosie a happy birthday. "Great picture!! Happy fun birthday!" one well-wisher wrote. "She looks like you both but a bit more like her mama. Sweet. Pretty girl," another gushed. "I'm sure you've been a great dad, Kevin," someone else chimed in. "She looks so much like her beautiful mama! You are indeed a lucky man, Kevin Bacon!" another added.
Sosie's mother Kyra Sedgwick also commented on the post, writing, "OMG the best picture!!!! ❤️❤️❤️." She also posted her own throwback photo with her daughter, showing herself holding a baby Sosie smiling while wrapped in a towel. "Happy Birthday to my baby girl❤️❤️ @sosiebacon," Kyra captioned the post.
A close-knit family
It's worth noting that Sosie is very close to her parents and shares their passions for acting and music. She often appears on their social media pages in jam or dance sessions, with one post showing Sosie and her father taking on Taylor Swift's hit number 'Anti-Hero.' She has an older brother named Travis Bacon who doesn't act that often but is a professional musician and a member of the industrial band Contracult, as per Parade magazine.
The family has another shared love of animals, and their social media regularly features horses and goats. Bacon has garnered a reputation for singing with his goats in videos. Meanwhile, Sosie has reportedly been in a long-term relationship with her actor boyfriend, Scoot McNairy, for over a year. She has previously teased a potential engagement, but the pair haven't made an official announcement as yet.
On the professional front, Sosie has followed in her parents' footsteps and is quickly building a name for herself as a talented actress. She first appeared in Kevin and Kyra's 2005 film 'Loverboy' before acting in a few episodes of her mother's show 'The Closer' in 2009. A few years down the line, she hit the ground running with featured roles in shows such as 'Hear and Now' and '13 Reasons Why'. She has delivered commendable performances in projects including 'Narcos: Mexico', 'Mare of Easttown', 'As We See It', and the horror movie 'Smile'.