Anderson, Kevin 1960–

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Anderson, Kevin 1960–

(Kevin C. Anderson)


Born January 13, 1960, in Gurnee, IL; son of Joseph Anderson. Education: Goodman School of Drama, DePaul University, certificate in acting, 1981. Avocational Interests: Singing, playing acoustic guitar.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—McKeon-Valeo-Myones Management, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 102, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and stunts. Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, IL, member of company, beginning in 1983. Also worked as a short-order cook.

Awards, Honors: Joseph Jefferson Awards, best actor and best ensemble (with others), and Theatre World Award, outstanding new talent, off-Broadway, 1985, all for Orphans; Q Award nomination, best actor in a quality drama series, Viewers for Quality Television, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a television drama series, both 1998, for Nothing Sacred; Drama Desk Award, outstanding featured actor in a play, Outer Critics Circle Award, outstanding featured actor in a play, and Antoinette Perry Award, best featured actor in a play, 1999, all for Death of a Salesman.


Film Appearances:

(As Kevin C. Anderson) Chuck, Risky Business, Warner Bros., 1983.

Danny, Pink Nights, Marschall, 1985.

Phillip, Orphans, Lorimar, 1987.

Everett Jones, A Walk on the Moon, Midwest, 1987.

Terry Roberts, Miles from Home (also known as Farm of the Year), Cinecom, 1988.

Lonnie, In Country, Warner Bros., 1989.

Nick Kaminsky, Liebestraum, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Pathe, 1991.

Ben Woodward, Sleeping With the Enemy, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991.

Robert Kennedy, Hoffa, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Brian McVeigh, The Night We Never Met, Miramax, 1993.

Bob Richmond, Rising Sun, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.

Peter Lewis, A Thousand Acres, Buena Vista, 1997.

John Taylor, Firelight (also known as Firelight—Le lien secret), Miramax, 1997.

Jack Stillings, Eye of God (also known as Beyond Obsessions), Castle Hill, 1997.

Hank Kirk, The Doe Boy, Curb Entertainment, 2001.

Bryce, When Strangers Appear (also known as The Shearer's Breakfast), Screen Gems, 2001.

Fern's father, Charlotte's Web, Paramount, 2006.

Film Stunts:

Daybreak (also known as Rapid Transit), Off Track Productions, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Father Francis Xavier "Ray" Rayneaux, Nothing Sacred (also known as Priesthood), ABC, 1997.

Tom Roam, Skin, Fox, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ira Einhorn, The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Val Xavier, Tennessee Williams's "Orpheus Descending" (also known as Orpheus Descending), TNT, 1990.

Nathan Hale, Hale the Hero, 1992.

Alex Walker, The Wrong Man, Showtime, 1993.

Jon, Gregory's Two Girls, 1999.

Billy Dupre, Ruby's Bucket of Blood, Showtime, 2001.

Frank Gifford, Monday Night Mayhem, TNT, 2002.

John F. Kennedy, Power and Beauty (also known as Beauty and Power: The Judith Exner Story), Showtime, Showtime, 2002.

Charlie, Carry Me Home, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Don Alvar, L'Africaine, PBS, 1989.

Henrik Egerman, A Little Night Music (also known as Live from Lincoln Center), PBS, 1990.

TV's Most Censored Moments, Trio and USA Network, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Prodigal Son," Miami Vice, 1985.

Don Alvar, "L'Africaine," Great Performances, PBS, 1989.

Nathan Hale, "Hale the Hero," General Motors Playwrights Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

"Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall," Great Performances, PBS, 1993.

Stage Appearances:

Richard II, ATA Outdoor Theatre, New York City, 1983.

George, Our Town, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, 1983.

John F. Kennedy, One Shining Moment, Chicago, 1983.

Fabrice, Nude with Violin, Church of the Heavenly Rest Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Hey, Stay a While, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, 1983–84.

Phillip, Orphans, Steppenwolf Theatre, then Westside Arts Theatre, then Cheryl Crawford Theatre, both New York City, 1985, later London.

Bob, Moonchildren, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Joey Evans, Pal Joey, Goodman Theatre, 1988.

Henry Harry, Brilliant Traces, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Val Xavier, Orpheus Descending, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Jake, Earthly Possessions, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1991.

Joe Gillis, Sunset Boulevard, Adelphi Theatre, London, 1993.

Countess Maritza (opera), Santa Fe, NM, 1995.

E. G. Triplett, The Red Address, Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Biff Loman, Death of a Salesman, Goodman Theatre, 1998, then Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Speaking in Tongues, New York City, 2001–2002.

Taylor Collins/A City Weed, Brooklyn, Plymouth Theatre (also known as Schoenfeld Theatre), New York City, 2004–2005.

Also appeared in Twelfth Night, The Three Sisters, and I Never Sang for My Father, all Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL.



(With others) Sunset Boulevard, Polydor/Really Useful Records, 1993.



Advocate, February 17, 1998, p. 23.

Entertainment Weekly, September 26, 1997, p. 49.

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