Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 13-01-1960
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Gurnee, Illinois, USA
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  • Popularity: 5.21
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Anderson was born January 13, 1960 in Gurnee, Illinois, the son of Joseph Anderson. He belongs to the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, which has also featured John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, and Laurie Metcalf. He has won a Theatre World Award and Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance in Lyle Kessler's play Orphans . Anderson is perhaps most famous for his role as a priest on the television series Nothing Sacred, about a priest with self-doubts. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for this role. One of his first major film roles was as the brother of Richard Gere's character in the 1988 film Miles from Home. He also starred in the 1991 Julia Roberts vehicle Sleeping with the Enemy. In 1993, Anderson created the role of Joe Gillis in the original London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard opposite Patti LuPone who originated the role of Norma Desmond. Both Anderson and LuPone were subsequently fired from the production without warning, having been told that they would be reprising their roles in the original Broadway production of the show. Anderson won the 1999 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play and was nominated for a Tony Award for the revival of Death of a Salesman. In January 2008 he opened on Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba. Since September, 2009, Kevin Anderson has started as Andy Dufresne in "Shawshank Redemption" at the Wyndhams Theatre in London. Also a singer and drummer, Anderson resides in Malibu, California.




Year Movie Character
1991 Liebestraum as Nick Kaminsky
1999 The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer as Ira Einhorn
1987 A Walk on the Moon as Everett Jones
1993 The Wrong Man as Alex Walker
1997 Eye of God as Jack Stillings
2004 Carry Me Home as Charlie
2001 Ruby's Bucket of Blood as Billy Dupre
2013 Salomé as John the Baptist
1990 Orpheus Descending as Val Xavier
2001 The Doe Boy as Hank
1985 Pink Nights as Danny
1988 Miles from Home as Terry Roberts
2002 Power and Beauty as John F. Kennedy
1991 Sleeping with the Enemy as Ben Woodward
2013 Wilde Salomé as Himself / John the Baptist
2002 Monday Night Mayhem as Frank Gifford
1993 Street Scene as Sam Kaplan
2016 Starring Austin Pendleton
1989 In Country as Lonnie
1998 Firelight as John Taylor
2001 When Strangers Appear as Bryce
1987 Orphans as Philip
2011 Father's Day as Father O'Flynn
1997 A Thousand Acres as Peter Lewis
1993 Rising Sun as Bob Richmond
1993 The Night We Never Met as Brian
1992 Hoffa as Robert F. Kennedy
1999 Gregory's Two Girls as Jon
1983 Risky Business as Chuck
2006 Charlotte's Web as Mr. Arable
2003 In the Realm of the Hackers
2003 In the Realm of the Hackers
2003 In the Realm of the Hackers

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