An analysis of Kevin Spacey’s accent in House of Cards

Kevin Spacey speaks with a southern US accent. One important aspect of this accent is rhoticity, which is whether Rs are sounded or not. In non rhotic accents, car sounds like kah and customer sounds like kustomah. But there are still places in the south where they do speak their Rs. And there are places in the north, such as New York and Boston where they don’t pronounce Rs.

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