Anthony Anderson Biography (1970-)

Born August 15, 1970, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Doris Bowman (a telephone operator and actress); stepson of Sterling Bowman (an owner of a chain of clothing stores); married Alvina (a homemaker), 1995; children: Kyra, Nathan, somesources cite another daughter. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Principato/Young Management, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 880, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
August 15, 1970
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Cookie, Life, Universal, 1999
  • Scribbles, Liberty Heights, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Jamaal Baileygates, Me, Myself & Irene, Twentieth Century-Fox,2000
  • Maurice, Romeo Must Die, Warner Bros., 2000
  • Nolan, Big Momma's House (also known as Big Mamas Haus), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Stan, Urban Legends: The Final Cut (also known as Legendes urbaines: La suite, Legendes urbaines 2, and Leyendas urbanas: Corte final), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000
  • Benny, See Spot Run, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Junior Slocumb, Kingdom Come, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2001
  • T. K. Johnson, Exit Wounds, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Tony, Two Can Play That Game (also known as How to Make Your Man Behave in 10 Days ... or Less), Screen Gems, 2001
  • J. D., Barbershop, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Louis Booker, Kangaroo Jack, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Mahalik, Scary Movie 3, Dimension Films, 2003
  • P. J., Malibu's Most Wanted, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Tommy, Cradle 2 the Grave, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Burger Shack employee, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (alsoknown as Harold & Kumar Get the Munchies), New Line Cinema, 2004
  • Derek, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (also known as Agent Cody Banks 2), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2004
  • G, My Baby's Daddy, Miramax, 2004
  • Key (Clyde), Hustle & Flow, MTV Films, 2005
  • Malcolm King, King's Ransom, New Line Cinema, 2005
  • Voice of Detective Bill Stork, Hoodwinked (animated; also known asHoodwinked! The True Story of Red Riding Hood), The Weinstein Company, 2005
  • Brown, The Departed, Warner Bros., 2006
  • Jay, The Last Stand, 2006
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Theodore "Teddy" Brodis, Hang Time, NBC, 1996-98
  • Anthony Anderson, All about the Andersons, The WB, 2003-2004
  • Antwon Mitchell, The Shield (also known as The Barn and Rampart), FX Channel, beginning 2005
  • Movies
  • Second alley hood, Alien Avengers (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Alien Avengers" and Welcome to Planet Earth), Showtime, 1996
  • Specials
  • Himself, The Osbourne Family Christmas Special, MTV, 2003
  • Host, Outrageous Halloween Outtakes, The WB, 2003
  • The Sixth Annual Sears Soul Train Christmas Starfest, UPN, 2003
  • Himself, TV's Illest Minority Moments Presented by Ego Trip, VH1,2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • The Ninth Annual Lady of Soul Train Awards, The WB, 2003
  • Himself, BET Comedy Awards, Black Entertainment Television, 2004
  • Himself, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '04, Nickelodeon, 2004
  • Himself, The Black Movie Awards, TNT, 2005
  • Host, The Third Annual Vibe Awards on UPN, UPN, 2005
  • VH1 Hip Hop Honors, VH1, 2005
  • Episodic
  • Eddie, "Nanna Don't Play," In the House, UPN, 1995
  • Mickey "Wah-Hee-Who-Ha" Williams, "Gettin' Off Easy Reunion," Night Stand with Dick Dietrick (also known as Night Stand), syndicated, 1996
  • Snax, "Close Encounters of the Worst Kind," In the House, UPN, 1996
  • Sonny, High Incident, ABC, c. 1996
  • Vondell, "Weaver of Hate," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1998
  • Lee Lee, "The Sweet Hell of Success," Malcolm & Eddie, UPN, 1999
  • Himself, "Romeo Must Die," HBO First Look, HBO, 2000
  • Matthew, "The Oddball Parade," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Matthew, "Prime Suspect," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Himself, "Scene Stealers Edition," Weakest Link, NBC, 2001
  • Dr. Bouche, "Thru Thick and Thin," My Wife and Kids, ABC, 2001
  • Dr. Bouche, "The Whole World Is Watching," My Wife and Kids, ABC,2001
  • Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001
  • Mad TV, Fox, 2002, 2003
  • Himself, JKX: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment (also known as The Jamie Kennedy Experiment and JKX), The WB, 2003
  • Guest host, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003
  • Host, Pepsi Smash, The WB, 2003
  • Guest cohost, Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2003, 2004
  • Himself, Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Himself, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2003, 2005
  • Himself, Chappelle's Show, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Himself, Living It Up! With Ali and Jack, NBC, 2004
  • Himself, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, Tavis Smiley, PBS, 2004
  • Himself, Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2004
  • Himself, Total Request Live (also known as TRL and TotalRequest with Carson Daly), MTV, 2004
  • Himself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004
  • Guest cohost, The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004, 2005
  • Himself, "Neighbors," Entourage, HBO, 2005
  • Himself, "Tournament 6, Game 4," Celebrity Poker Showdown, Bravo,2005
  • Bryan, "Father Knows Best," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2005
  • Bryan, "Pop Pop Goes the Weasel," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2005
  • Percy "Bone" Hamilton, "Lord of the Bling," Veronica Mars, UPN, 2005
  • Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005
  • Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2005
  • Himself, 106 and Park (also known as 106 & Park: BET's Top10 Live), Black Entertainment Television, 2005
  • Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2005
  • Himself, Weekends at the DL, Comedy Central, multiple episodes in2005
  • Appeared in episodes of other series.
  • Pilots
  • Thomas "Bear" Powell, Homewood P.I., CBS, 2000
  • Anthony Anderson, All about the Andersons, The WB, 2003
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator and producer, All about the Andersons, The WB, 2003-2004
  • Radio Appearances
  • Appeared in radio programs.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Himself, Making "Scary Movie 3" (documentary), Dimension Home Video, 2004
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • Episodic
  • All about the Andersons, The WB, episodes beginning c. 2003

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 51, Thomson Gale, 2005
    Periodicals
    • Cinefantastique, October, 2000
    • Essence, March, 2004, p. 128
    • People Weekly, November 17, 2003, p. 120
    • USA Today, April 19, 2005, p. 2D

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