Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson

His role in 'Me, Myself and Irene' (2000)
Born and raised in Compton, California, Anderson is the son of a career film extra and her entrepreneur husband. As a toddler, he accompanied his mother to several film sets, and by the time he was four years old, he knew acting was his destiny. While pursuing his career, Anderson continued his education, attending the High School for the Performing Arts, where he earned first place in the NAACP’s ACTSO Awards with his performance of the classic monologue from "The Great White Hope." That performance and his dedication and talent, earned him an arts scholarship to Howard University. After college, Anderson was eager to return to Los Angeles to pursue acting.In 1996, Anderson landed his first professional job in the teen series "Hang Time." That was followed by guest-starring roles in other shows including "J.A.G." and "NYPD Blue." Producer David E. Kelley was so impressed with Anderson’s talent that he wrote a two-episode arc especially for him on the hit series "Ally McBeal."Anderson first gained attention as one of Jim Carrey’s sons in "Me, Myself and Irene" and has subsequently appeared in such blockbuster films as "Barbershop," Kangaroo Jack," Exit Wounds," "Cradle 2 the Grave," Two Can Play That Game" and "Malibu’s Most Wanted" opposite Jamie Kennedy.Earlier this year, Anderson signed an acting deal to star in a feature he helped create for Dimension Films. He will also be featured in the upcoming spoof sequel "Scary Movie 3." This summer, Anderson was in London shooting the sequel to "Agent Cody Banks" with Frankie Muniz. He also stars in the upcoming "My Baby’s Daddy" with Eddie Griffin.Anderson currently lives in Los Angeles. He is married to his college sweetheart and they have two children.Source: anthonyanderson.com
Comedy is second nature for me.More Anthony Anderson quotes [04/14/2008 12:04:00]
It's just a matter of me opening up the page and whatever is written on the page, that's what I'm here to do.More Anthony Anderson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent.More Anthony Anderson quotes [04/14/2008 12:04:00]
Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.More Anthony Anderson quotes [04/14/2008 12:04:00]
More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent.More Anthony Anderson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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