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
- During his senior year at Dalton, he left school and drove across South Africa in a truck. He contracted malaria while there and had to be hospitalized.
- Doesn't drink hot beverages.
- Graduated from Yale in 1989 with a BA in political science.
- 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).
- One of the Top 10 men on Vanity Fair's international best-dressed list, which was published in the magazine's April 2004 issue. He appeared again on the international best-dressed list in the magazine's September 2006 issue.
- 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.
- His older brother Carter Vanderbilt Cooper (born on 27 January 1965) committed suicide on 22 July 1988.
- 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).