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Fast Facts

  • Made his acting debut in 1976 in the soap opera Search for Tomorrow.
  • Best known for his role as Jeff Colby in both the prime-time ABC soap opera Dynasty and the spin-off series The Colbys.
  • Was a judge at the 1982 Miss USA pageant.
  • Owns a 230-acre farm in Cambridge, NY.


  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee


  • Herb Oscar Anderson — Father
  • Laura James — Daughter
  • Phillip James — Son
  • Herb Anderson — Brother
  • Denise Coward — Wife


  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY (1977)

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  • Birth Name: John James Anderson
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
  • Birthday: April 18, 1956, Aries
  • Profession: Actor