Birth Name: Anthony Anderson
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Born on Aug. 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, CA, Anderson was raised by his mother, Dora, a telephone operator and sometime actress, and his stepfather, Sterling Bowman, owner of a clothing chain store. At five years old, he landed his first professional job by appearing in a television commercial. Following his attendance at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Anderson won a talent scholarship to attend Howard University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in theater. Returning to his native Los Angeles, he landed guest spots on the sitcom, "In the House" (NBC, 1995-98), starring LL Cool J. Following a cameo in "Alien Avengers" (1996) and a segment of the Showtime series "Roger Cor...
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