Jun. 3rd, 1967
New York City, New York, USA
Anderson Cooper's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Correspondent (segment "Michael Phelps")
Himself - Guest
Himself - Judge
- Started getting gray hair at the age of 20 and was completely gray by the age of 35.
- ABC News correspondent from 1995 to 2000.
- 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.
- 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).
- Commencement speaker for the graduating class of 2005 at Kean University and the class of 2006 at Yale University.
- Waited tables at Mortimer's while growing up.
- Returned to broadcast news, now on CNN (2001).
- Also is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in many other outlets, including Details magazine.