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Michael Anderson Jr. ACTOR


Michael Anderson Jr. was born on August 6th, 1943 in Hillingdon, Middlesex in England.  His family was very involved in theater and so he grew up quite exposed to the industry from a young age.  Not only was his father, Michael Anderson Sr. a film director, but his grandparents and great grandparents had also worked as actors.  His brother, David Anderson also pursued a career in the industry becoming a well known producer.
After high school, Anderson studied acting and ballet at the Arts Educations School.  When he earned his degree he went right in to pursuing a career as an actor.  Due to his family connections it was not too difficult for him to break into the industry.
Over the course of his career, he added over sixty film roles some of which included, "The Sundowners" (1960) starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr, "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965) starring John Wayne and Dean Martin, "Major Dundee" (1965) starring Charlton Heston and Richard Harrison, "The Last Movie" (1971) and "Logan's Run" (1976).
His resume mainly consisted of roles in a variety of television movies and television series such as, "The House that Would not Die" (1970), "In Search of America" (1971), "Kiss Me, Kill Me" (1976) and the series, "The Monroes", "Love, American Style", "Murder, She Wrote", "Magnum P.I", "Hawaii Five-O" and "Fantasy Island" among many others.
Some of his latest roles have been in the television movies, "Rent-a-Kid" (1995), "Elvis Meets Nixon" (1997), "Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families" (1998) and his final big screen appearance was in 1999 in, "Terminal Rush.
Throughout his lifetime he has married a total of three times.  With his first wife, Maria O'Brien they had one child before the marriage ended in divorce.  He then married, Vikki Harrington in 1966 and they had three children together before this marriage also came to an end.  His third wife was Marina Anderson whom he wed in 1986 and divorced later in 1990. 
He has not re-married again and is currently retired from the industry. 


1999 Terminal Rush 
1998 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families
1997 Elvis Meets Nixon
1996 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal
1996 Undue Influence
1995 Rent-a-Kid
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
1995 Highlander
1990-1994 Street Legal
1993 Sunset Grill
1993 Dieppe
1991 Sweating Bullets 
1991 Shades of LA 
1986-1987 Capitol 
1986 Murder, She Wrote 
1986 Divorce Court 
1986 Highway to Heaven 
1984 Falcon Crest 
1984 Magnum, P.I. 
1984 Jessie 
1983 Making of a Male Model 
1982 CHiPs 
1981 The Million Dollar Face
1980 Nightkill
1980 The Martian Chronicles
1978-1979 Fantasy Island 
1979 Quincy M.E. 
1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible
1978 The Tony Randall Show 
1977 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? 
1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors
1977 Gibbsville
1971-1976 Hawaii Five-O
1976 Logan's Run 
1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me
1976 Insight 
1976 Cannon 
1975 Police Story 
1975 Kate McShane 
1975 Petrocelli
1975 The Streets of San Francisco 
1974 Ironside 
1974 Evel Knievel
1974 Shootout in a One-Dog Town 
1973 Coffee, Tea or Me? 
1972 Mod Squad
1972 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe 
1972 The Family Rico 
1970-1972 Medical Center 
1969-1971 Love, American Style
1971 The Last Movie 
1971 In Search of America 
1970 The House That Would Not Die 
1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 
1970 WUSA
1970 CBS Playhouse 
1969 Land of the Giants 
1969 The Name of the Game 
1966-1967 The Monroes 
1965 The Legend of Jesse James
1965 The Glory Guys 
1965 The Sons of Katie Elder 
1965 Major Dundee 
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told 
1964 Dear Heart 
1963 Espionage 
1963 Reach for Glory 
1963 Stoney Burke
1962 In Search of the Castaways 
1962 Play It Cool
1961 Sir Francis Drake 
1960 The Sundowners
1959 Tiger Bay
1958 Ivanhoe
1958 The Moonraker

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