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Jacob Anderson Biography

Birth Name:
Jacob Basil Anderson
Birth Place:
Bristol, England
Profession
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Wrote his first song, a paean to the Norwegian town of Stavanger, upon being inspired during a visit for a family friend's wedding
  • Left home at age 17 and moved to London to begin his professional career
  • Uses the alias Raleigh Ritchie for his music career, which is a combination of the names of Bill Murray's and Luke Wilson's respective characters in the Wes Anderson film The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Debut studio album You're a Man Now, Boy was released in 2016 on Columbia Records

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2014Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated