Anthony Anderson is an American actor and comedian. His career began in the mid-90s, debuting on the show Hang Time starring as Teddy Brodis. In 1999, he made his movie debut in Liberty Heights. During the 2000s, his film career became prolific, landing supporting roles in the movies Romeo Must Die, Big Momma’s House, Me, Myself & Irene, Urban Legends: Final Cut, Barber Shop, Cradle 2 the Grave and Scary Movie 3, among others. He also starred as himself on the sitcom All About the Andersons. He next played Antwon Mitchell on the FX series The Shield. From 2008 to 2010, he played Detective Kevin Bernard on Law & Order. As of 2014, he stars as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Sr. on the sitcom Black-ish.