Mitchell Ogren Anderson (born August 21, 1961) is an American character actor and chef.
Mitchell Ogren Anderson
August 21, 1961
|Residence||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
Anderson was born in Jamestown, New York, to a retail store owner mother and a businessman father. He attended Jamestown High School and Williams College before going on to attend Juilliard School. In 1985 he appeared on the Bert Convey-hosted Super Password, where he won $400. Anderson is openly gay and came out during the 1996 GLAAD Media Awards, after which point he became active with gay causes and the Human Rights Campaign. Anderson lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his partner of many years Richie Arpino, and owns a restaurant called MetroFresh.
- Days of Our Lives (1985, as Kip)
- Hill Street Blues (1985, 1 episode, as Mitch Carey)
- Riptide (1985, 1 episode, as Chris 'Spud' Miller)
- Crazy Like a Fox (1985, 1 episode)
- Cagney & Lacey (1985, 1 episode, as Teenager)
- Intimate Encounters (1986, TV movie, as Sean)
- Highway to Heaven (1987, 1 episode, as Danny)
- Deadly Nightmares (1987, 1 episode, as Butchie)
- 21 Jump Street (1987, 1 episode, as Scott Crowe)
- Jake and the Fatman (1987, 1 episode, as Peter Brock)
- Student Exchange (1987, TV movie, as Rod)
- Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988, TV movie, as Henderson Kerr)
- The Karen Carpenter Story (1989, TV movie, as Richard Carpenter)
- The Comeback (1989, TV movie, as Bo)
- In the Heat of the Night (1989, 1 episode, as Bobby Skinner)
- Back to Hannibal: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1990, as Huckleberry Finn)
- Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993, 51 episodes, as Dr. Jack McGuire)
- Jack's Place (1993, 1 episode, as Peter Halleran)
- Melrose Place (1993, 1 episode, as Rex Weldon)
- Matlock (1993, 1 episode, as Ryland Hayward)
- Is There Life Out There? (1994, TV movie, as Joshua)
- If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000, TV movie, as Arnold - segment "2000")
- Popular (1999–2001, 2 episodes, as Mr. Bennett)
- Party of Five (1994–2000, 20 episodes, as Ross Werkman)
- Beggars and Choosers (2003, 1 episode, as Jason)
- After Forever (2017– , 8 episodes as Jason)
- One Fine Night (1988, as Michael)
- It's Cool to Care (1988)
- Taking the Plunge (1999)
- Comer, Ruby. "Mitchell Anderson". A&U Magazine (interview). Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- "Out, Volume 4, Issues 6-10". 1996. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
- Kindberg, Scott. "JHS Alum Finds His Calling In The Kitchen". Post-Journal. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Romesburg, Don (June 19, 2001). "September 17, 1996: Mitchell Anderson comes out". The Advocate (subscription required). Archived from the original on May 4, 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Farmer, Jim (2015-11-17). "Mitchell Anderson's Second Run". The Advocate. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- "After Leaving Hollywood, Atlanta Chef Thrives In New Career". WABE. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- "Where Are They Now? Checking in with 12 Actors that Once Represented Us on Television". LOGO News. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Allen, Jamie (July 29, 1999). "Anderson says 'Sex' is a look at modern love". CNN. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- HAITHMAN, DIANE (1988-07-25). "A TV Movie He Didn't Want : Brother Richard Guides CBS' 'Karen Carpenter Story'". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Clark, Kenneth R. (December 30, 1988). "Golden Memories Of Karen Without The Hard Answers". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Pryor, Kellie. "Mark Twain-inspired Back to Hannibal". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
- Loynd, Ray (1990-10-20). "TV Reviews : Huck and Tom Go 'Back to Hannibal'". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-03-18.