Name: Anderson Cooper
Birth Name: 
Anderson Hays Vanderbilt Cooper
Birth Date: 
June 3, 1967
Birth Place: 
New York City, New York
Occupation: 
Broadcast Journal, Author, Talk Show Host, Game Show Host
Relationship Status: 
Dating Benjamin Maisani
Celebrity Ranking # 1023
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“Jimmy Kimmel Live” Features “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets”

Posted Wednesday January 9, 2013 3:30 PM GMT

It’s a whole new game over at “Jimmy Kimmel Live” thanks to his earlier time slot, and Kimmel brought back his uber-popular “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” segment to see just how cruel fans can be on Twitter.

And this time around, the micro-blogging tidbits were extra harsh, though the famous folks reading them didn’t seem to mind.

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Kathy Griffin Blasted by Parents Television Council for Kissing Anderson Cooper's Crotch on CNN

Posted Wednesday January 2, 2013 7:25 PM GMT

After repeatedly putting her mouth near Anderson Cooper's crotch during their live New Year's Eve telecast on CNN, Kathy Griffin is being blasted by the Parents Television Council.

According to TMZ, President Tom Winter of the PTC said that the 52-year-old comedian "has shown increasing contempt for the audience ..."

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Anderson Cooper: Temporary Blinded, "Much Better Now"

Posted Tuesday December 4, 2012 3:53 PM GMT

After spending an entire afternoon out on the ocean waves, Anderson Cooper suffered a scary bought of blindness.

The 45-year-old talk show host posted a photo on his Instagram on Tuesday (December 4) donning a piece of white gauze over his sunburnt right eye. He added the caption, “Temporarily blinded last week while on assignment. UV light bouncing off water. Much better now. Details today on #andersonlive."

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CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute Draws Big Names

Posted Monday December 3, 2012 1:45 PM GMT

It was an exciting scene at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles last night (December 2), as CNN held their “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.”

“Glee” star Jane Lynch showed up for the shindig, looking sharp in a black suit as she smiled for the cameras in the arrivals area. She was joined by the adorable Miranda Cosgrove who looked lovely in a black dress with a bright red lip.

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Anderson Cooper Gets the Kibosh

Posted Monday October 29, 2012 1:55 PM GMT

He had a good two-season run, but it seems Anderson Cooper won’t get a third round of his daytime talk show “Anderson.”

While he’ll still film new episodes through next summer, Cooper’s days as chat host have definitely been numbered.

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Presidential Debate Draws Celebrity Tweets

Posted Wednesday October 17, 2012 9:35 AM GMT

It was another crucial evening for both President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney as they faced off against each other in the second Presidential Debate.

And while both sides made their respective points effectively, some of our favorite celebrities had their own ideas about who came out on top while others seemed more interested in the comedic value of the whole ordeal.

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Anderson Cooper: Star Jones’ “Coming Out” Claim is “Absurd”

Posted Thursday October 4, 2012 1:48 PM GMT

It’s no secret that he revealed his homosexuality earlier this year, and Anderson Cooper is taking issue with Star Jones’ allegation that he came out in order to increase ratings for his new show.

The popular television host noted, “The only thing that did kind of annoy me… [was] Star Jones, of all people.”

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Kelsey Grammer Talks Camille on “Anderson Live”

Posted Tuesday September 25, 2012 2:38 PM GMT

He’s made no secret of his aversion to ex-wife Camille, but Kelsey Grammer seemed more agreeable to discussing his failed marriage during an interview on “Anderson Live.”

The “Cheers” star confessed that while he doesn’t regret falling in love with his new wife Kayte, he could have handled things with Camille much better.

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