ellinorianne (ellinorianne) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

Some Anderson Cooper for a slow Sunday afternoon...

Anderson Cooper (on the left) with his brother Carter Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt.

Anderson on the left.

Anderson on the left.

Anderson is on the right.

He's a leaner...

Anderson looks pissed.

Photos from Getty Images

He doesn't like to drink hot beverages.

He was once a child model for the Ford Modeling Agency.

Will not watch tapes of his own broadcasts because he finds them "incredibly boring".

In 1995, at 28, he signed a contract with ABC News, making him the network's youngest correspondent.

In 1994, he went to Rwanda to cover the genocide for Channel One.

He used to wait tables at the popular restaurant "Mortimer's" in New York City.

After graduating from the Dalton School, he decided to go driving through South Africa. While there, he contracted malaria and had to be hospitalized.

His older brother Carter committed suicide in 1988.

Writes a monthly column for Details magazine.

His father was author Wyatt Cooper who died when Anderson was only 10 years old.

He has a dog named Ozzie.

Used to anchor the overnight news show World News Now for ABC in the late 1990's.

Studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi after graduating from Yale.

He graduated from Yale University in 1989 with a B.A. in Political Science.

Went to and graduated high school from The Dalton School in Manhattan in New York City.

His mother is the prominent socialite/writer/designer Gloria Vanderbilt and his father was author Wyatt Cooper, who died when Anderson was just 10 years old.

Best known as the host of the very popular reality show "The Mole" for the first two seasons. Since then, became an anchor on CNN and got his own show.

Cooper has won several awards for his work, including an Emmy Award for his contribution to ABC's coverage of Princess Diana's funeral


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