Anthony Rapp tells jury he was sickened by Kevin Spacey’s predatory character in ‘American Beauty’
Kevin Spacey leaves federal court in Manhattan following the first day of actor Anthony Rapp's civil trial against him on Oct. 6, 2022. - Molly Crane-Newman/New York Daily News/TNS

NEW YORK — Kevin Spacey’s alleged teen sex abuse victim was so sickened by the actor’s Oscar-winning performance in “American Beauty” that he never watched his movies again, a Manhattan jury heard Tuesday. Anthony Rapp said the 1999 film about a middle-aged man infatuated with his teen daughter’s best friend was the last time he could stomach watching Spacey on the big screen. “He was playing a character where he was sexually involved with a teenager,” Rapp said during his testimony at Manhattan Federal Court. “It felt unpleasantly familiar.” Rapp is suing Spacey for $40 million for allegedly ...