Anthony Anderson is an American actor, comedian, game show host and writer. Born in Compton in California, Anderson’s mother was an actress and a telephone operator, while his father was far removed from the show business. Anthony Anderson has gone on to admit that his first attempt at a stand-up comedy was a failure. However, every cloud has a silver lining and though the experience was a blow to his ego, he met Guy Torry there, who would go on to become his future friend and a fellow comedic actor. Torry was the one who consoled Anderson and urged him to keep getting back up on the stage.
Eventually, the two of them acted together in ‘Life’, an Eddie Murphy movie. Anderson is an alumnus of the Hollywood High School Performing Arts Magnet’s Class of 1988 as well as Howard University. He has trained with actors like Ruby Dee, Avery Brooks, and Ossie Davis. Anthony Anderson also starred in his own sitcom which was short-lived, titled ‘All About the Andersons’. Apart from that, he is known for having appeared in shows like ‘K-Ville’ and movies like ‘Me, Myself & Irene’, ‘Kangaroo Jack’, ‘Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London’, and ‘Scream 4’.
Among Anthony Anderson’s notable television appearances is ‘The Shield‘, which deals with a team of corrupt cops who try to enforce the law, while considering themselves to be beyond reproach. He is also known for playing the part of NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard in ‘Law & Order‘. Most of you should also recognize Anthony Anderson from his appearance in popular movies like Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Departed‘ and the 2007 ‘Transformers‘ movie. So now you must be wondering what is the next Anthony Anderson movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Anthony Anderson films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Anthony Anderson movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
2. Black-ish (2014-)
‘Black-ish‘ is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris and airs on ABC. It follows an upper-middle-class African American family, led by Andre Johnson. We get to see how the members of the family balance their personal lives and various sociopolitical issues. Over the seasons, ‘Black-ish’ has received critical acclaim as it deals with a family man who struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while he raises his kids in a mostly white and well to do neighborhood. The series has garnered praise for the way it tackles serious issues like police brutality.