Michael Anderson Jr.

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Michael Anderson Jr.
Michael Anderson Jr. in trailer for "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)
Michael Anderson Jr. in trailer for "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)
Born (1943-08-06) 6 August 1943 (age 73)
Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, UK
Years active 1956–1999
Spouse(s) Marina Anderson (1986–1990) (divorced)
Vikki Harrington (1966–?) (divorced) 3 children
Maria O'Brien (?–?) (divorced) 1 child

Michael Joseph Anderson Jr. (born 6 August 1943) is an English actor.[1]

He was born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, into a theatrical family. His grandparents and great-great-aunt were actors. His father is the film director Michael Anderson, Sr. He is the stepson of actress Adrienne Ellis, and stepbrother of actress Laurie Holden. His brother is producer David Anderson.

Anderson trained at the Arts Educational School in drama and ballet. He appeared in seventy-two films between 1956 and 1998, the most notable of which include The Sundowners (1960), In Search of the Castaways (1962), Major Dundee (1965), The Glory Guys (1965), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and Logan's Run (1976, which his father directed and was filmed in Dallas, Texas).

In the 1966–67 season Anderson co-starred as Clayton Monroe with Barbara Hershey, who portrayed his sister Kathy in the ABC family Western series The Monroes.

He guest starred as well in episodes of ABC's Stoney Burke and Love, American Style along with Hawaii Five-O on CBS.



  1. ^ Born: 6 August 1943, Uxbridge, Middlesex (1943-08-06). "Michael Anderson Jr | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Dye, David. Child and Youth Actors: Filmography of Their Entire Careers, 1914-1985. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1988, p. 6.

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