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Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson

Birthday: 15 August 1970, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 178 cm

Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Transformers (2007) and Me, Myself & Irene (2000). He ...Show more

Anthony Anderson
Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some o Show more Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and that's what I believe, as well. Hide
Leo (Leonardo DiCaprio) couldn't deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with The Aviator (2004), but Show more Leo (Leonardo DiCaprio) couldn't deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with The Aviator (2004), but I will go on record to say I will do so with The Departed (2006). Hide
I ain't got nothing. I've got this watch, and these shoes, and that's about it. I ain't got nothing. I've got this watch, and these shoes, and that's about it.
Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond. Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.
You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube Show more You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have. Hide
My wife and I have always trusted each other, and I have to thank her strength. My wife and I have always trusted each other, and I have to thank her strength.
There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor. This is what I do. There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor. This is what I do.
I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion. I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion.
You say you're a comedian, you always have to be on guard. You say you're a comedian, you always have to be on guard.
Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things tha Show more Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do. Hide
I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house. I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house.
Everyone realized I was the innocent victim of a shakedown. Everyone realized I was the innocent victim of a shakedown.
I've worked with some actors who can't act. I've worked with some actors who can't act.
If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team. If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team.
I've gotten my butt kicked by the best. Jet Li beat me up the best, but Steven Segal can still kick Show more I've gotten my butt kicked by the best. Jet Li beat me up the best, but Steven Segal can still kick a good butt. It's a different kind of kicking, though. Hide
Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor Show more Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor. Hide
If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work h Show more If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job. Hide
I went to the High School for Performing Arts, and to Howard University on a talent scholarship. I went to the High School for Performing Arts, and to Howard University on a talent scholarship.
Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and Show more Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalize on it. Hide
More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent. More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent.
Romeo Must Die (2000) was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor. Romeo Must Die (2000) was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor.
It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds. It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds.
My choices were never wrong. My choices were never wrong.
Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber Show more Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in. Hide
I provide a little comic relief. I provide a little comic relief.
It's a remake of a film called Infernal Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere clos Show more It's a remake of a film called Infernal Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Infernal Affairs is a great piece. Hide
It's just a matter of me opening up the page and whatever is written on the page, that's what I'm he Show more 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. Hide
Comedy is second nature for me. Comedy is second nature for me.
(in 2006, about The Departed (2006)] Working with [Martin Scorsese] is a dream come true and we're j Show more (in 2006, about The Departed (2006)] Working with [Martin Scorsese] is a dream come true and we're just having a ball, Just how he commands a set . . . But we are staying true to the original film. We shot in New York for a couple of months, and then we've been in Boston the last three weeks, and then we're coming back to New York through the first week of September. So it's just a nice ride right now. Hide
You take the quote from Samuel L. Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can unders Show more You take the quote from Samuel L. Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act. Hide
Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dram Show more Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that. Hide
They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun. They gave us the freedom just to play and have fun.
Anthony Anderson's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (121)
Anthony Anderson Anthony Anderson'S roles
Benny
Benny

Trooper Brown
Trooper Brown

Key
Key

Dr. Bouche
Dr. Bouche

Tommy
Tommy

Burger Shack Employee
Burger Shack Employee

Louis Booker
Louis Booker

Thane
Thane

Mahalik
Mahalik

Andre 'Dre' Johnson
Andre 'Dre' Johnson

Cookie
Cookie

J.D.
J.D.

Himself
Himself

Derek Bowman
Derek Bowman

Himself - Host
Himself - Host

T.K. Johnson
T.K. Johnson

Bill Clemont
Bill Clemont

Marty Fisher
Marty Fisher

Himself
Himself

Rafael Grace
Rafael Grace

Nolan
Nolan

Lone Wolf Morales
Lone Wolf Morales

Antwon Mitchell
Antwon Mitchell

Playground Dad
Playground Dad

Deputy Perkins
Deputy Perkins

PJ
PJ

Maurice
Maurice

Glen Whitmann
Glen Whitmann

Ray
Ray

Himself - Celebrity Panelist
Himself - Celebrity Panelist

Jamaal
Jamaal

Andre 'Dre' Johnson, Drexler Johnson
Andre 'Dre' Johnson, Drexler Johnson

Neighbor
Neighbor

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