Anthony Anderson - Details

Biography

Anthony Anderson decided at age 4 to be an actor. While still a student at Los Angeles' High School for the erforming Arts, he won first place in the NAACP's ACTSO Awards for his performance of the classic monologue from "Great White Hope, The (1970)," and earned a dramatic arts scholarship to Howard University In 1996 he became a series regular on NBC's long-running kids' series "Hang Time. " That was followed by guest star turns in several prime time series including "J. A. G" and the stellar "N. Y. P. D. Blue," before his breakout feature film roles last year in the Warner Bros. Pictures action hit "Romeo Must Die (2000)," starring Jet Li and Aaliyah, the comedy "Me, Myself & Irene (2000)," with Jim Carrey, and the Martin Lawrence comedy "Big Momma's House (2000) Up next for Anderson are starring roles in the feature films "Kingdom Come," starring LL Cool J; "Exit Wounds," produced by Joel Silver and starring Steven Seagal and DMX; and "Down and Under,"
produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. On television, he will guest star in two episodes of David E. Kelly's hit series "
Ally McBeal. "
Anderson is currently working with producer Robert Simonds to executive produce a starring vehicle for himself that Simonds will shepherd at Disney.

Events

  • 15th August 1970 - Birth