While embarking on a cross-country motorcycle trip, Kevin was struck by an automobile while in Seattle, suffering a broken leg and broken arm. Due to other health complications (including an embolism), his recovery was long and painful. He spent almost two years undergoing treatment and literally had to learn to walk again.
Was chosen to portray Joe Gillis opposite Patti LuPone's Norma Desmond in the 1993 world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical version of "Sunset Boulevard". Although he earned decent notices, Anderson (as with co-star Ms. LuPone) was passed over for the show's Broadway production, which starred Glenn Close and Alan Campbell, the latter whose Broadway debut this was.
He was awarded the 1985 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Orphans" at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Lives in California with longtime girlfriend, British actress Dawn Spence.
Currently one of the stars of the new Broadway musical, "Brooklyn", along with rising stars Eden Espinosa and Ramona Keller. [December 2004]
appearing as Doc in Broadway revival of "Come Back, Little Sheba" presented by the Manhattan Theatre Club [February 2008]