Jun. 3rd, 1967
New York City, New York, USA
Anderson Cooper's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - The 33
2015 - Chappie
2015 - Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
2014 - State of Bacon
2013 - Blackfish
2011 - Soul Surfer
2008 - Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
2008 - Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood
2007 - Ghosts of Abu Ghraib
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Smartest Dog in the World")
Himself - Guest
Himself - Guest
Himself - Judge
- At the age of three, he was a guest on _"The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962)_ (qv) on 17 September 1970, when he appeared with his mother, 'Gloria Vanderbilt' (qv).
- Suffered from dyslexia as a child.
- Has two half-nieces and one half-nephew by his elder half-brother Stan Stokowski: Aurora (born March 1983), Abra (born c. 1986) and Myles (born 1998).
- In October 2005, it was announced that he signed a US $1 million contract to write a memoir for Harper Collins detailing his "life as a journalist and human being in Sri Lanka, Africa, Iraq and Louisiana/Mississippi" over the previous year. It was entitled Dispatches from the Edge and was released 23 May 2006. Some of Cooper's proceeds are being donated to charity. In addition, the book topped the New York Times bestseller list on 18 June 2006.
- He was Number 3 on Playgirl magazine's Sexiest Newscasters List in 2004. In second place was Fox News Channel's 'Sean Hannity' (qv) and in first place was MSNBC's 'Keith Olbermann' (qv).
- Interviewed news legend 'Walter Cronkite' (qv) at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, in the second installment of a four-part University of Judaism Public Lecture Series (26 February 2007).
- Has two much-older half-brothers from his mother, 'Gloria Vanderbilt' (qv)'s second marriage to famed composer 'Leopold Stokowski' (qv): Leopold Stanislaus "Stan" Stokowski (born 1950) and Christopher Stokowski (born 1952).
- Son of 'Gloria Vanderbilt' (qv) and 'Wyatt Cooper' (qv)