Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper


6/2/1967, New York City, NY

Birth Name

Anderson Hays Cooper


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Beginning September 2003, Anderson Cooper began hosting Anderson Cooper 360, an unconventional, wide-ranging news program airing on CNN/U.S. weekdays from 7-8 pm (ET). Cooper, who joined CNN in December 2001, served as CNN's weekend anchor before moving to the 7 p.m. hour in March 2003 following the war…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (during a panel discussion during final Democratic primaries of 2008, Anderson attempted to get some inside information from super delegate, Donna Brazile, about the possibility of Obama asking Clinton to be his running mate)
      Anderson: I'm looking for something he hasn't told anyone else - just you.
      Donna Brazile: (cocks her head and smiles) Anderson, you're not my boo.
      (everyone laughs)
      Anderson: I wanna be your boo. (pauses) I don't really even know what that means.

    • Anderson Cooper: I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.

    • Anderson: Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.

    • Anderson: There's a value to bearing witness to what hundreds of thousands of people are going through. I see nothing wrong with a reporter going through it with them. I've never pretended to grab onto something. The audience knows when something's real and when it's not.

  • Handsome and Funny.

    Great guy.
  • gotta give it up for the guy...

    this guy has is handsome even with gray! he is one of the few that look better with age. he is an intersesting anchor to watch; he's the only way you'd ever get me to watch the news. i liked him on the mole, he was funny and cute...i found his outfits kinda creepy tho ((inside joke)) i love his laugh, like a stoner, its adorable. his news reports shows that he cares about people and that he's not afraid to put himself out there in dangerous situations. i love himmoreless