Eric Chase Anderson

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Eric Chase Anderson
Born 1973 (age 40–41)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Author, illustrator, actor
Years active 1998–present

Eric Chase Anderson (born 1973) is an American author, illustrator and actor.

Early life[edit]

Anderson was born in Houston, Texas and attended Stratford High School (Houston, Texas).[1]

Work[edit]

Anderson's first book for young readers, Chuck Dugan Is AWOL: A Novel, With Maps, was published in 2005 by Chronicle Books. His illustrations have also appeared in Time magazine and The New York Observer and as part of a marketing campaign for Virgin Mobile. He illustrated all of the maps, covers, and other packaging of the Criterion Collection editions of the films Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, and The Darjeeling Limited.

Anderson also helped conceptualize the design for The Royal Tenenbaums by making detailed maps of each room in the Tenenbaum house for the production designers to use as guides, in addition to creating all of the drawings and paintings credited to Richie Tenenbaum.

In 2005, he published an opinion piece in The New York Times concerning the Randy "Duke" Cunningham affair.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is the brother of filmmaker Wes Anderson.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Rushmore Architect cameo
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums Medical Student cameo
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Air Kentucky Pilot cameo
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Kristofferson Silverfox voice
2012 Moonrise Kingdom Assistant Scout Master cameo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowman, Becky (June 12, 2005). "Eric Chase Anderson maps out a writing life". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ Anderson, Eric Chase (December 3, 2005). "An Ace in the Hole". The New York Times. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ Standen, Dirk (October 19, 2010). "Paper Chase: The Art of Eric Chase Anderson". Style.com. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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