Anthony Anderson


Date Of Birth

August 15, 1970


Comedian actor Anthony Anderson is known for playing supporting roles in films like Transformers, The Departed, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London and Scream 4. On the small screen, however, he has established himself as a lead actor on shows like K-Ville, where he played Marlin Boulet, The Shield, where he played Antwon Mitchell for two years, and Law & Order, where he appeared as Detective Kevin Bernard in 50 episodes.

In addition to his breakthrough roles, Anderson also appeared on Hang Time, All About the Andersons and The Bernie Mac Show. He was also cast in movies like Romeo Must Die, Big Momma's House, Me, Myself & Irene and Cradle to the Grave, among others.

Following the conclusion of his stint on Law and Order, Anderson concentrated on the big screen. He was recently cast in The Power of Few, Mama Black Widow and Lives of the Saint.

Place of Birth

Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name

Anthony Anderson



Fun Facts

-He has been married to his college sweetheart, Alvina Stewart, since 1995 and as two children with her.


2002: WAFCA Award - Best Ensemble for Barbershop

2005: Black Movie Award - Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Hustle & Flow

2006: NBR Award - Best Ensemble for The Departed


2011 Lives of the Saints
2011 Mama Black Widow
2011 The Big Year
2011 The Power of Few
2011 Matumbo Goldberg (TV series)
2011 Scream 4
2011 Shameless (TV series)
2010 Sammy's Adventures: The Secret Passage
2008-2010 Law & Order (TV series)
2010 The Back-up Plan
2009 Steppin: The Movie
2009 Matumbo Goldberg (short)
2008 Samantha Who? (TV series)
2007-2008 K-Ville (TV series)
2007 Transformers
2005-2007 The Shield (TV series)
2006-2007 'Til Death (TV series)
2007 Def Jam: Icon (Video Game)
2006 Arthur and the Invisibles
2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game)
2006 The Departed
2006 The Last Stand
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2006 Scary Movie 4
2005-2006 The Bernie Mac Show (TV series)
2006 Campus Ladies (TV series)
2005 King's Ransom
2005 Veronica Mars (TV series)
2005 Hustle & Flow
2005 Hoodwinked!
2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London
2003-2004 All About the Andersons (TV series)
2004 My Baby's Daddy
2003 Scary Movie 3
2003 Malibu's Most Wanted
2003 Cradle 2 the Grave
2003 MADtv (TV series)
2003 Kangaroo Jack
2002 Barbershop
2001 My Wife and Kids (TV series)
2001 Two Can Play That Game
2001 Exit Wounds
2001 See Spot Run
2001/I Kingdom Come
2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut
2000 Me, Myself & Irene
2000 Big Momma's House
2000 Romeo Must Die
2000 Ally McBeal (TV series)
2000 3 Strikes
2000 Homewood P.I. (TV series)
1999 Liberty Heights
1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV series)
1999 Trippin'
1999/I Life
1998 NYPD Blue (TV series)
1996-1998 Hang Time (TV series)
1997 Alien Avengers (TV movie)
1995-1996 In the House (TV series)
1996 JAG (TV series)




5' 10" (1.78 m)



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