Personal life While in college, Costner was a member of Delta Chi fraternity at the Cal State Fullerton (CSUF).
Costner was a friend of director Lawrence Kasdan, who promised the actor a role in a future project.Having agreed to undertake a job as a marketing executive on return, Costner began taking acting lessons five nights a week, with the support of his wife. He took work which allowed him to develop his acting skills via tuition, including working on fishing boats, as a truck driver, and giving tours of stars' Hollywood homes to support the couple while he also made the audition rounds. Although a biography claims it was actually filmed in the winter of 1978–79, the film was not released until 1986.Career Costner allegedly made his film debut in the film Sizzle Beach, U. Costner made a very brief appearance in the Ron Howard film Night Shift (1982). 1' and appears at the climax of a frat-style, blow-out party in the New York City morgue, when the music is suddenly stopped by a frantic Henry Winkler.While at CSUF, he was a fraternity brother in Delta Chi.Post-graduation Costner became interested in acting while in his last year of college, and on graduation married Cindy Silva.