Kirby Anders is the daughter of Blake's majordomo Joseph Anders. She comes to Denver after her studies in France and falls in love with Jeff Colby. To get close to Jeff, she took the job as LB Colby's nanny. After Adam poisoned Jeff, Kirby nurtured him and ended up in his bed. At the same time, Blake's son Adam Carrington makes passes at her and when she rejects him, he brutually rapes her. Kirby keeps the rape a secret and marries Jeff but the marriage crumbles when it is discovered that the father of her unborn baby is Adam.
After illness and the losing of the baby, Kirby and Adam become closer but his mother, Alexis Colby gets in the way of their relationship discovering to Kirby how her demented mother destroyed her marriage to Joseph. After her father committed suicide because of Alexis's scheming and the fire in the cottage he set up, almost killing both Alexis and Krystle Carrington, despaired Kirby tried to kill Alexis but in the last minute has a change of heart.
Years later, she and Adam met in Switzerland. Kirby helped the Carringtons to fight "The Consortium". Adam, now changed, asked her to marry him.