Kevin Bacon Introduced The Following Costar James Purefoy to Bruce Springsteen: Watch!  

Kevin Bacon literally knows everyone — even The Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen! 

Just ask Bacon’s dreamy The Following costar James Purefoy, 51, who reveals his favorite celebrity encounter to Us Weekly in a 2016 Sundance Film Festival edition of 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me. 

“[We met] backstage after a gig with my friend Kevin Bacon,” the English actor tells Us Weekly’s Travis Cronin exclusively in the Us Weekly Video Lounge at Chefdance, “because [Kevin] just knows everyone!” 

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Purefoy was at Sundance promoting his latest film Equity, a Wall Street thriller co-starring Orange Is the New Black’s Alysia Reiner and Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn. He also stars in the upcoming Sundance TV drama series Hap and Leonard premiering March 2. 

Watch the video above to find out what else the Rome actor reveals about Bacon, what his hidden talent is and what he really wishes he named his dog Marcel! 

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