LONDON (AP) — Actor Kevin Spacey has been formally charged with sexual offenses towards three males in Britain and is anticipated to seem in a courtroom in London this week, British police mentioned Monday.
Spacey, 62, is accused of 4 counts of sexual assault and one depend of inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent.
Spacey is because of seem at London’s Westminster Magistrates Court docket on Thursday.
The alleged incidents came about in London between March 2005 and August 2008, and one in western England in April 2013. The victims at the moment are of their 30s and 40s.
The Crown Prosecution Service licensed prices towards Spacey final month.
Spacey, a double Academy Award winner, was questioned by British police in 2019 about claims by a number of males that he had assaulted them. The previous “Home of Playing cards” star ran London’s Previous Vic theater between 2004 and 2015.
Spacey gained a finest supporting actor Academy Award for the 1995 movie “The Standard Suspects” and a lead actor Oscar for the 1999 film “American Magnificence.”
However his celebrated profession got here to an abrupt halt in 2017 when actor Anthony Rapp accused the star of assaulting him at a celebration within the Eighties, when Rapp was a young person. Spacey denies the allegations.