Anderson Cooper

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  • Birth Name: Anderson Hays Cooper
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/03/1967, Gemini
  • Profession: News anchor
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Anderson Cooper Fast Facts:Is a great-great-great grandson of New York Central Railroad founder Cornelius Vanderbilt.
  • Began modeling at age 10 for Ford Models.
  • Worked as a summer intern at the CIA while in college; after college, studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi.
  • Got his start in TV news at Channel One, the cable network that broadcasts to schools; left after six months to do freelance reporting from world hot spots, including Burma, Bosnia and Rwanda.
  • Hosted ABC's short-lived reality show The Mole in 2001.
  • His memoir, Dispatches from the Edge, topped the New York Times bestseller list in June 2006.
  • Recorded the narrator voice-overs for the 2011 Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
  • Has won news Emmys for his reporting on CNN and ABC.
  • Anderson Cooper Relationships:
  • Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski - Stepbrother
  • Carter Vanderbilt Cooper - Brother
  • Christopher Stokowski - Stepbrother
  • Gloria Vanderbilt - Mother
  • Wyatt Cooper - Father
  • College:
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT (BA in Political Science, 1989)

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