Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1960-01-13

Place of Birth Gurnee, Illinois, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Starring Austin Pendleton
2013 Wilde Salomé as Himself / John the Baptist
2013 Salomé as John the Baptist
2011 Father's Day as Father O'Flynn
2006 Charlotte's Web as Mr. Arable
2004 Carry Me Home as Charlie
2003 Skin (8 episodes)
2002 Monday Night Mayhem as Frank Gifford
2001 Ruby's Bucket of Blood as Billy Dupre
2001 The Doe Boy as Hank
1999 Gregory's Two Girls as Jon
1999 The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer as Ira Einhorn
1997 Eye of God as Jack Stillings
1997 Nothing Sacred (20 episodes)
1997 A Thousand Acres as Peter Lewis
1997 Firelight as John Taylor
1993 The Wrong Man as Alex Walker
1993 Rising Sun as Bob Richmond
1993 The Night We Never Met as Brian
1993 Street Scene as Sam Kaplan
1992 Hoffa as Robert F. Kennedy
1991 Liebestraum as Nick Kaminsky
1991 Sleeping with the Enemy as Ben Woodward
1990 Orpheus Descending as Val Xavier
1989 In Country as Lonnie
1988 Miles from Home as Terry Roberts
1987 Orphans as Philip
1987 A Walk on the Moon as Everett Jones
1985 Pink Nights as Danny
1984 Miami Vice (1 episode)
1983 Risky Business as Chuck

Writing

2003 In the Realm of the Hackers Screenplay

Directing

2003 In the Realm of the Hackers Director

Crew

2003 In the Realm of the Hackers Cinematography

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