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Kurt David Anderson was raised in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. He started off his acting career by working at every major theatre in Minneapolis and St. Paul, including the famed Guthrie Theatre. His breakout role in came in 2000 when he played “Linus” in a critically acclaimed production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The four-month, sold-out run put Kurt on the list of actors to work with in Minnesota.


Despite the acclaim Kurt was receiving in his home state, he moved to Los Angeles in 2001. Even as he packed his bags, work continued to come his way, including a national commercial for
Best Buy and a supporting role in the Tim Allen film, Joe Somebody.

Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Anderson immediately won roles in
Disturbia, starring Shia Labeouf, Live Free or Die Hard, as well as the leads in Should (which he also produced) Spill, Enlighten and the film festival, award-winning Hot Java. Kurt is best known as “Tator Junior” on Comedy Central’s cult favorite, Reno 911, and has appeared on HBO’s Big Love, Parenthood (NBC), Rules of Engagement (CBS), Sons of Anarchy (FX), Castle (ABC), Gilmore Girls (WB), Veronica Mars (CW), The Suite Life (Disney), and the Golden Globe winner, Ugly Betty (ABC). Commercially, Kurt’s face and personality have helped sell products for some of the biggest clients in the advertising world, including a memorable Nestle Dibs Commercial and two wacky commercials for The Sims 3.

Through his production company,
punching bees PRODUCTIONS, Kurt has received praise for his skills at developing projects and seeing them to fruition. Currently, they are developing and pitching two television shows and packaging a comedic feature film and an action thriller. punching bees first feature film Beyond the Mat is currently in post-production. Distribution is in place and the film will be in theaters in 2011. Mr. Anderson and his company have also produced the short films Special Delivery and Should, Galatea: Jewelry by Artist, an acclaimed documentary for jewelry designer Chi Huynh, the pilot-presentation of “Scott Sedita’s Comedy Competition” and plays such as Looking for Normal. He and his partners were invited to speak at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival about their use of new camera technology on their projects.

As an accomplished vocalist, Kurt helped found the professional a cappella group
Cantus (www.cantusonline.org) and toured with them for four years. During his time with Cantus, the group recorded three critically acclaimed CDs and toured most of the central and eastern United States.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and Theatre from
St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and currently studies with Stuart Roger’s Studios in Los Angeles.

Kurt David Anderson is managed by Peter Kluge of Impact Artists Group, LLC.