Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson

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    • January 13th, 1960
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.


Acting (22 Credits)

2014The Editor as Francesco Mancini
2013Salomé as John the Baptist
2013Curse of Chucky as Judge
2011Father's Day as Father O'Flynn
2006Charlotte's Web as Mr. Arable
2002Monday Night Mayhem as Frank Gifford
2001When Strangers Appear as Bryce
1999The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer as Ira Einhorn
1999Gregory's Two Girls as Jon
1997Firelight as John Taylor
1997Eye of God as Jack Stillings
1997A Thousand Acres as Peter Lewis
1993The Wrong Man as Alex Walker
1993Rising Sun as Bob Richmond
1993The Night We Never Met as Brian
1992Hoffa as Robert F. Kennedy
1991Liebestraum as Nick Kaminsky
1991Sleeping with the Enemy as Ben Woodward
1989In Country as Lonnie
1988Miles from Home as Terry Roberts
1987Orphans as Philip
1983Risky Business as Chuck

Writer (1 Credits)


Himself (1 Credits)

2011Wilde Salomé as Himself / John the Baptist

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