Kevin Anderson

Actor, Short-order cook
A member of Chicago's acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the compact, handsome dark-haired Kevin Anderson originated the role of the feral, semi-primitive captive brother in the Chicago, Off-Broadway and London ... Read more »
Born: 01/12/1960 in Gurnee, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (36)

Heaven is for Real 2014 (Movie)

Mr. Baxter (Actor)

Salomé 2014 (Movie)

John the Baptist (Actor)

The Gabby Douglas Story 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Wilde Salome 2014 (Movie)

John the Baptist/Himself (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Charlotte's Web 2006 (Movie)

Mr. Arable (Actor)

Carry Me Home 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Skin 2003 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Shearer's Breakfast 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Gregory's Two Girls 2000 (Movie)

Jon (Actor)

Doe Boy 1999 (Movie)

Hank--Hunter's Father (Actor)

The Hunt For the Unicorn Killer 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Firelight 1998 (Movie)

John Taylor (Actor)

A Thousand Acres 1997 (Movie)

Peter Lewis (Actor)

Eye of God 1997 (Movie)

Jack Stillings (Actor)

Rising Sun 1993 (Movie)

Bob Richmond (Actor)

The Night We Never Met 1993 (Movie)

Brian McVeigh (Actor)

Hale the Hero 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Hoffa 1992 (Movie)

Robert Kennedy (Actor)

A Little Night Music 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Liebestraum 1991 (Movie)

Nick Kaminsky (Actor)

Sleeping With the Enemy 1991 (Movie)

Ben Woodward (Actor)

L' Africaine 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

In Country 1989 (Movie)

Lonnie (Actor)

Miles From Home 1988 (Movie)

Terry Roberts (Actor)

Orphans 1987 (Movie)

Phillip (Actor)

A Walk on the Moon 1986 (Movie)

Everett Jones (Actor)

Pink Nights 1985 (Movie)

Danny (Actor)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

Chuck (Actor)

Monday Night Mayhem (TV Show)

Actor

Nothing Sacred (TV Show)

Actor

Orpheus Descending (TV Show)

Actor

Power and Beauty (TV Show)

Actor

Ruby's Bucket of Blood (TV Show)

Actor

The Wrong Man (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Cop Out 2010 (Movie)

Music Programmer (Music)

Biography

A member of Chicago's acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the compact, handsome dark-haired Kevin Anderson originated the role of the feral, semi-primitive captive brother in the Chicago, Off-Broadway and London productions of Lyle Kessler's "Orphans" and reprised the part in Alan Pakula's 1987 screen adaptation.

Relationships

Joseph Anderson

Father
Died in 1984

Dawn Spence

Companion
British met during London run of "Sunset Boulevard"

EDUCATION

DePaul University

Chicago , Illinois 1981
Attended the Goodman School of Drama; appeared in "Pal Joey" and "Hey, Stay Awhile"

Warren Township High School

Warren , Illinois

Viking Junior High School

Gurnee , Illinois

Milestones

2008

Cast as Doc in the Broadway production of William Inge's "Come Back Little Sheba"

2006

Played Jokanaan in Oscar Wilde's Salome at the Wadsworth Theatre in Los Angeles

2002

Cast as Frank Gifford in the TNT movie "Monday Night Mayhem"

2002

Portrayed John F. Kennedy in the Showtime movie "Beauty and Power: The Judith Exner Story"

2001

Starred opposite Angela Bassett in "Ruby's Bucket of Blood" (Showtime)

1998

Played Biff Loman in Chicago revival of "Death of a Salesman"; production opened on Broadway in February 1999

1997

Cast in leading role of a priest in the ABC drama series "Nothing Sacred"; nominated for a Golden Globe for this role

1997

Had leading role in the independent film "Eye of God"; also played Michelle Pfeiffer's husband in "A Thousand Acres"

1996

First role after his recovery, co-starred in William Nicholson's "Firelight" (released theatrically in 1998)

1996

Returned to the stage in the Off-Broadway production of "The Red Address" by David Ives

1994

While travelling on his motorcycle was struck by a car in Seattle; hospitalized with a broken arm and broken leg; a series of health problems led to a slow recovery in which Anderson had to re-learn how to walk

1993

Played Joe Gillis to Patti LuPone's Norma Desmond in London premiere of "Sunset Boulevard"

1991

Had romantic lead opposite Julia Roberts in "Sleeping with the Enemy"

1990

TV debut reprising role of Val (again opposite Vanessa Redgrave) in the TNT adaptation of "Orpheus Descending"

1989

Broadway debut as Val Xavier opposite Vanessa Redgrave in Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Decending"

1987

First screen lead, "A Walk on the Moon"

1987

Recreated his stage role in feature version of "Orphans"

1985

Off-Broadway debut with Steppenwolf production of "Orphans" when it moved to New York; also starred in London production

1983

Joined the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago where he appeared in "Our Town," "Twelfth Night," "The Three Sisters" and starred in "Orphans"

1983

Film debut, "Risky Business" (billed as Kevin C Anderson)

Appeared on the NYC stage in "Speaking in Tongues"

Bonus Trivia

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Not to be confused with the American opera singer or the Australian filmmaker of the same name.

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