List of Famous people with last name Anderson
Wesley Wales Anderson is an American filmmaker. His films are known for their symmetry, eccentricity and distinctive visual and narrative styles, and he is regarded by some critics as a modern-day example of the auteur. Three of his films – The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel – appeared in BBC Culture's 2016 poll of the greatest films since 2000.
Gillian Leigh Anderson, is an American actress. Her credits include the roles of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the series The X-Files, ill-fated socialite Lily Bart in Terence Davies' film The House of Mirth (2000), DSU Stella Gibson in the BBC crime drama television series The Fall, sex therapist Jean Milburn in the Netflix comedy-drama Sex Education, and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of Netflix drama series The Crown. Among other honors, she has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has resided in London since 2002, after earlier years divided between the United Kingdom and the United States.
Paul Thomas Anderson is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Born in Los Angeles, Anderson developed an interest in filmmaking from a young age. He made his feature-film debut with Hard Eight (1996). He found critical and commercial success with Boogie Nights (1997), set in the Golden Age of Porn, and received further accolades with Magnolia (1999), an ensemble piece set in the San Fernando Valley, and Punch-Drunk Love (2002), a romantic comedy-drama film.
Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress, model, and television personality. She is best known for her numerous appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch (1992–1997), and V.I.P. (1998–2002).
Ottis Jerome Anderson is a former American football running back who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). He was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press (AP) with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1979, and the MVP of Super Bowl XXV in 1991 when playing with the New York Giants. He played college football at the University of Miami.
Corey Anderson is an American mixed martial artist currently competing for Bellator MMA in the light heavyweight division. Prior to signing with Bellator, Anderson competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he was the light heavyweight winner on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn.
Thomas Anderson is an American co-founder of the social networking website Myspace, which he founded in 2003 with Chris DeWolfe. He was later president of Myspace and a strategic adviser for the company until he left in 2009. Anderson is popularly known as "Tom from Myspace" and "Myspace Tom", because, until 2010, he would automatically be assigned as the first "friend" of new Myspace users upon the creation of their profiles.
Kevin Anderson is a South African professional tennis player who is ranked world No. 91 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as of 04 November 2019.
Ian Theodore Anderson is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). Anderson was selected by the Braves with the third overall pick of the 2016 MLB draft. He made his major league debut in 2020.
James Michael Anderson,, is an English international cricketer who plays for Lancashire County Cricket Club and the England cricket team. Among fast bowlers, Anderson is the leading wicket-taker of all-time at Test cricket level, and also holds the record for the most wickets taken by an England player in One-Day International (ODI) cricket. He is the only fast bowler to have 600 or more Test wickets to his name, and is the fourth highest wicket-taker overall.