He is portrayed by Justin Hartley.
He was an actor in LA on the sitcom "The Manny". He moved to New York to take on a new career as a Broadway star.
Kevin films his Los Angeles-based movie in New York and is superimposed into the film, alongside his co-actor, with the help of CGI.
Age 9 Kevin performs at the school talent show, where Sophie is seen laughing. Modern Kevin is required to film one more episode as the Manny. He returns to set and finds out that the script was written to embarrass him. With the help of Sophie, he finds the courage to do the last scene, despite the embarrassment.
Kevin met Sophie when they were children as she was a friend of Kate. They dated through their teens and got married and divorced sometime before Pilot. They reconnect in Three Sentences after not seeing each other for 12 years. Kevin asks Sophie to give him a second chance and she cautiously accepts.
After some time together he broke up with her again, in The Most Disappointed Man.
- "What? Are you serious? I call to get help and I gotta end up doing something nice?"
- — Kevin Pearson (Three Sentences)
- "You walking into my fourth grade class, Sophie, that's the best thing that ever happened to me in my entire life. Actually that's not true, scratch that, that's the second best thing that ever happened to me. The best thing that ever happened to me was you telling me that you'd marry me. I'm still in love with you, and I will be at our restaurant bright and early tomorrow waiting for you."
- — Kevin Pearson (I Call Marriage)
This gallery is in order of episodes - not chronologically