Mitchell Anderson Biography (1961-)

Born August 21, 1961, in Jamestown, NY; father, in business; mother, a retailstore owner; companion of Jim Phipps (a director and screenwriter), 1984-96;companion of Richie Arpino. Addresses: Agent: APA, 9200 Sunset Blvd.,Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069; Harden-Curtis Associates, 850 7th Ave., Suite 405, New York, NY 10019.; Manager: David Cohn Management, 14431 Ventura Blvd., Suite 139, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.

Actor, director
Birth Details
August 21, 1961
Jamestown, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) On Shilo Hill, Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC, 1984
  • Streamers, c. 1987
  • Colin, Flaubert's Latest, Playwrights Horizon, New York City, 1993
  • Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, c. 1996
  • Visiting Mr. Green, off-Broadway production, 1998
  • Also appeared in The Countless, South Coast Repertory Theatre, asGeorge Bailey, It's a Wonderful Life, Riverside Civic Light Opera, inLove! Valour! Compassion!, Geffen Playhouse, and South Pacific,Long Beach Civic Light Opera; appeared in Therese Raquin and A Dybbukk, both Wilton Project Theatre Company.
  • Stage Director
  • Directed Animal Dreams and Numb to the Flicker, both WiltonProject Theatre Company; also directed Laughing Wild, Tamarind Theatre, Los Angeles.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Dr. Jack McGuire, Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1989-1991
  • Ross Werkman, a recurring role, Party of Five, Fox, 1994-1997, 1999-2000
  • Movies
  • Sean, Intimate Encounters (also known as Encounters in the Night), 1986
  • Rod, Student Exchange, ABC, 1987
  • Henderson Kerr, Goodbye, Miss 4th of July, Disney Channel, 1988
  • Richard Carpenter, The Karen Carpenter Story, CBS, 1989
  • Bo Malloy, The Comeback, CBS, 1989
  • Huckleberry Finn, Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Disney Channel, 1990
  • Joshua, Is There Life Out There?, CBS, 1994
  • Arnold, "2000," If These Walls Could Talk 2, HBO, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Chris "Spud" Miller, "Wipe Out," Riptide, NBC, 1985
  • "Eye in the Sky," Crazy Like a Fox, CBS, 1985
  • Danny Briggs, "A Night to Remember," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1987
  • "Why Are You Here?," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1987
  • Scott Crowe, "My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987
  • "Love for Sale," Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1987
  • Bobby, "Country Mouse, City Mouse," In the Heat of the Night, NBC,1989
  • Peter Halleran, Jack's Place, ABC, 1992
  • Rex Weldon, "Picture Imperfect," Melrose Place, Fox, 1993
  • Ry, "The Godfather," Matlock, ABC, 1994
  • Mr. Bennett, "Caged!," Popular, The WB, 2000
  • Mr. Bennett, "Ch-Ch-Changes," Popular, The WB, 2000
  • Also appeared in Hill Street Blues and Cagney & Lacey;has appeared on Access Hollywood, Assignment Hollywood with Leeza Gibbons, Entertainment Tonight, and Good Morning America.
  • Specials
  • This Time It's Personal--Jaws: The Revenge (documentary), syndicated, 1987
  • Pilots
  • Chris Ingram, Gang of Four, ABC, 1989
  • Ross Werkman, Party of Five, Fox, 1994
  • Film Appearances
  • Banning, SpaceCamp, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Sean, Jaws: The Revenge, Universal, 1987
  • Michael, One Fine Night, 1988
  • Alex Thorme, Deadly Dreams, Image Entertainment, 1988
  • Doug Sawyer, All-American Murder, Prism Pictures, 1992
  • Sir Giles, The Midwife's Tale, 1995
  • Vincey Sauris, Relax ... It's Just Sex, A-pix Entertainment, 1998
  • Taking the Plunge, 1001 Nights, 1999
  • Ken, The Last Place on Earth, 2002

Further Reference


    • The Advocate, September 17, 1996; February 29, 2000

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