Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor Anthony Anderson is the star and executive producer of ABC’s multi-award-nominated sitcom “black-ish.” He portrays Andre “Dre” Johnson, a family man who struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Anthony has received three consecutive Emmy nominations for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series,” a Golden Globe nomination, and two Critics’ Choice nominations for his popular role in “black-ish.” In 2016, he won his third individual NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.” He’s received 12 Image Award nominations in his career.
Anthony has become familiar to audiences through roles in such prominent films as: the Michael Bay blockbuster “Transformers,” Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning feature, “The Departed,” and the all-star comedy, “The Big Year.”
On the small screen, Anthony brought his talent and humor to his own sitcom, “All About the Andersons,” which was loosely based on his life. He went on to star in “Law & Order” where he earned his fourth consecutive Image Award nomination for “Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.”
Active in his community as an advocate and philanthropist, Anthony recently hosted his first annual Anthony Anderson Celebrity Golf Classic, benefiting the American Diabetes Association, Los Angeles Mission, and Boys & Girls Club of America. He also proudly serves on the GOOD+ Foundation’s Fatherhood Leadership Council. Anthony was inducted into the Class of 2017 Boys & Girls Club of America National Alumni Hall of Fame.