Born in Neilston, East Renfewshire, Scotland, Kevin attended PACE Theatre Company as a youngster and decided at a relatively young age to try Acting. He trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama.
In 2013 Kevin was cast in the lead role as Ally in Dexter Fletcher's Sunshine on Leith. In 2014 Kevin was cast as lead, Ewan Tavendale in Terence Davies' screen adaptation of the Classic Scottish novel Sunset Song (2014), alongside Agyness Deyn and Peter Mullan. As well as Callum MacPherson in Robert Carlyle's The Legend of Barney Thomson with Ray Winstone and Emma Thompson. Kevin plays Mr Abernathy in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).