Kevin Anderson

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.

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Charlotte's Web (2006)

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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Gregory's Two Girls (1999)

Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a local factory they want their teacher to help them expose the wrong-doer, who happens to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Carly McKinnon  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Dougray Scott

Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a local factory they want their teacher to help them expose the wrong-doer, who happens to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Carly McKinnon  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Dougray Scott

In Country (1989)

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Emily Lloyd  •  Joan Allen  •  Kevin Anderson

Rising Sun (1993)

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Risky Business (1983)

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Brickman
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Richard Masur

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Brickman
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Rebecca De Mornay  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Richard Masur

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Elizabeth Lawrence

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Ruben
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Patrick Bergin  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Elizabeth Lawrence

Hoffa (1992)

A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Armand Assante  •  J. T. Walsh

A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Armand Assante  •  J. T. Walsh

Liebestraum (1991)

A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Kevin Anderson  •  Pamela Gidley  •  Bill Pullman  •  Kim Novak

A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Kevin Anderson  •  Pamela Gidley  •  Bill Pullman  •  Kim Novak

The Night We Never Met (1993)

Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another flat: he gets two nights ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Leight
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Christine Baranski

Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygine. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another flat: he gets two nights ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Leight
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Christine Baranski

Wilde Salomé (2013)

Pacino takes us on a journey as he unravels and re-interprets Oscar Wilde's once banned and most controversial work SALOME, a scintillating tale of lust, greed and one woman's scorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Al Pacino
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Estelle Parsons

Pacino takes us on a journey as he unravels and re-interprets Oscar Wilde's once banned and most controversial work SALOME, a scintillating tale of lust, greed and one woman's scorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Al Pacino
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jessica Chastain  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Estelle Parsons

Salomé (2013)

One of Al Pacino's directory experiments, the stage elements of the film were filmed over 5 days in 2011. Initially part of the documentary "Wilde Salomé", the two pieces make up a thrilling tribute and rumination on Wilde's original stage play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Al Pacino
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Al Pacino  •  Roxanne Hart

One of Al Pacino's directory experiments, the stage elements of the film were filmed over 5 days in 2011. Initially part of the documentary "Wilde Salomé", the two pieces make up a thrilling tribute and rumination on Wilde's original stage play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Al Pacino
CAST:  Jessica Chastain  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Al Pacino  •  Roxanne Hart

Father's Day (2011)

Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father's Day ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Brooks  •  Matthew Kennedy  •  Conor Sweeney  •  Jeremy Gillespie  •  Steven Kostanski
CAST:  Adam Brooks  •  Matthew Kennedy  •  Conor Sweeney  •  Amy Groening

Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father's Day ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Brooks  •  Matthew Kennedy  •  Conor Sweeney  •  Jeremy Gillespie  •  Steven Kostanski
CAST:  Adam Brooks  •  Matthew Kennedy  •  Conor Sweeney  •  Amy Groening

Orpheus Descending (1990)

Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Miriam Margolyes  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Brad Sullivan  •  Patti Allison

Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Miriam Margolyes  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Brad Sullivan  •  Patti Allison

Starring Austin Pendleton (2016)

A quirky and inspirational documentary film on the philosophical approach to the life and work of character actor, Austin Pendleton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David H. Holmes  •  Gene Gallerano
CAST:  Austin Pendleton  •  Emily Althaus  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Lyndsey Anderson

A quirky and inspirational documentary film on the philosophical approach to the life and work of character actor, Austin Pendleton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David H. Holmes  •  Gene Gallerano
CAST:  Austin Pendleton  •  Emily Althaus  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Lyndsey Anderson

Miles from Home (1988)

Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Sinise
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Helen Hunt  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Kevin Anderson

Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Sinise
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Helen Hunt  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Kevin Anderson

Orphans (1987)

Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Matthew Modine  •  John Kellogg  •  Novella Nelson

Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Matthew Modine  •  John Kellogg  •  Novella Nelson

The Wrong Man (1993)

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Kevin Anderson  •  John Lithgow  •  Jorge Cervera Jr.

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim McBride
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Kevin Anderson  •  John Lithgow  •  Jorge Cervera Jr.

Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)

A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Brian Stokes Mitchell  •  Jurnee Smollett

A Louisiana juke joint owner loses her star entertainer and hires a white singer to fill in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Angela Bassett  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Brian Stokes Mitchell  •  Jurnee Smollett

Eye of God (1997)

A small Oklahoma town is stripped of its innocence when one of its boys turns up mute and bloodied by the lakeside. Unable to tell his story, the local sheriff embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of a gruesome crime. He's led to Ainsley DuPree and her new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Chris Freihofer  •  Woody Watson  •  Martha Plimpton

A small Oklahoma town is stripped of its innocence when one of its boys turns up mute and bloodied by the lakeside. Unable to tell his story, the local sheriff embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of a gruesome crime. He's led to Ainsley DuPree and her new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Blake Nelson
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  Chris Freihofer  •  Woody Watson  •  Martha Plimpton

Power and Beauty (2002)

A woman claims she had an affair with John F. Kennedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Peter Friedman  •  John Ralston

A woman claims she had an affair with John F. Kennedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Natasha Henstridge  •  Kevin Anderson  •  Peter Friedman  •  John Ralston
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