- Andrea Anders (actress)
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name = Andrea Anders
birthdate = birth date and age|1975|05|10
yearsactive = 1998 — present
notable role = Alex Garrett in "Joey"
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Andrea Anders (born
May 10, 1975in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Alex Garrett on the NBC sitcom, "Joey", and of Nicole Allen on the CBSsitcom, " The Class".
In 2001, Anders began her career in
theatre. She was an understudy for Mary Louise Parkerin the Broadway production of "Proof" and also later played the part of Elaine Robinson in " The Graduate". She also appeared in " On the Jump" at the Arena Stage, " New Doors" at the Guthrie Theater, and two New York Stage & Filmproductions, they were, " Cold/Tender" and " New World Rhapsody".cite web |url=http://www.buddytv.com/articles/the-class/hot-list-the-class-andrea-ande-4602.aspx |title=Hot List: The Class - Andrea Anders |accessdate=2008-02-15 |last=De Leon |first=Kris |date=2007-03-04 |publisher=" Buddy TV"]
In May 2007, Anders started in the Geffen Playhouse
performanceof "Fat Pig". Anders played the part of Jeannie, an accountant. "Fat Pig" closed on July 1, 2007.cite web |url=http://www.curtainup.com/fatpigla.html |title="Fat Pig", A "CurtainUp" Los Angeles Review |accessdate=2008-02-15 |last=Hitchcock |first=Laura |date=2007-05-20 |publisher=" CurtainUp"]
Television and Film
One of Anders' first appearances on television was a commercial for Dannon which ran in the 1990s and then again around 2006.cite video |people=Andrea Anders, Interviewee |year2=2006 |title=Andrea Anders Exclusive Interview |url=http://www.cbs.com/innertube/index.php?src=email&vid=112840&format=rm|wmv|flv |medium=Stream |publisher="
CBS Innertube" |accessdate=2008-02-15]
Anders is most notable for her work on "Joey", as
lawyerAlex Garrett, and "The Class" as Nicole Allen (neé Campbell), an ex-football player's wife. She appeared in all episodes of both series. Anders has also made guest appearances on " One Life to Live", " Law & Order", " The Guiding Light", and " Tru Calling". She appeared on " Numb3rs" in 2008. Andrea also appeared in five episodes of HBOdrama series "Oz" as Donna Degenhart in 2003. Anders has also made a minor appearance in the 2004 film"The Stepford Wives", playing the part of Heather. [cite web | title =Andrea Anders - IMDb | publisher =IMDb | url =http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1627969/#actress | accessdate =2007-08-08]
Anders has also appeared in two unsuccessful
television pilots. They were "Spellbound" and "News To Me". Most recently, Anders was cast in another television pilot, written by Victor Fresco, for ABC. The pilot is a single-camera workplace comedy.cite news |first=Nellie |last=Andreeva |title=Megan Dodds, Mike O'Malley join shows |url=http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/television/news/e3i06a73bb9ccfd10cfc74833a04f1fa384 |publisher=" Hollywood Reporter" |date=2008-05-05 |accessdate=2008-05-06]
She has also appeared on the
Canadianmorning talkshow, " Canada AM" on 16 October, 2006to promote the ensemble situation comedy, "The Class".
Anders was born in
Madison, WI, and raised in DeForest, Wisconsin, but she now lives in Los Angeles.cite web
title=Andrea Anders Biography
CBS"] She graduated from DeForest Area High Schoolin DeForest, Wisconsin, in 1993 [cite web
title=Andrea Anders Mini-Biography
IMDB"] and received a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Pointin 1997. In 2001, she earned a Master of Fine Arts from Rutgers University.
According to "
People Magazine", Anders and her former "Joey" co-star Matt LeBlancdated while he was still married to former model Melissa McKnight.cite news |first= |last= |title=Matt LeBlanc's Other Woman |url=http://www.people.com/people/article/0,26334,1180477,00.html |publisher=" People Magazine" |date=2006-04-06 |accessdate=2008-02-15]
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