Andrea Anders is an American actress who is quickly becoming a cautionary tale. The screen star, who became a fan favorite thanks to her breathtaking performances in numerous films and TV shows, began her professional acting career in 1999 with a supporting role in the long-running ABC soap One Life to Live. Since then she has starred in several other TV series and movies.
Some of the most notable series Andrea has appeared in include Joey, The Class, Better Off Ted, and Mr. Sunshine. In addition to her film and television appearances, she has also appeared in Broadway productions such as On the Jump, Proof, Fat Pig, and many others.
Below is a breakdown of the beautiful actress’s career, including details of her family and love life, especially her dalliance with Hollywood actor and comedian Matt LeBlanc.
Details of Andrea Anders’ Family Life
Andrea Anders grew up with her family in Wisconsin. She grew up alongside her brother Sean and sister Torrie. Although there is not much information about her childhood, we know that she came from an entertainment-oriented family and was enthusiastic about becoming an actress at a very young age.
Just like Andrea, her two siblings have also established themselves in the American entertainment industry. Sean pursued a career as a film director and screenwriter. He has written and directed several films, some of which his sister has starred in. Some of Sean’s most notable works include Instant Family, Daddy’s Home and She’s Out of My League. Torrie, on the other hand, is an actress is best known for her performances in Never Been Thawed and Daddy’s Home.
As for her own family, Andrea Anders has never been married and has no children, although she has had a number of romantic relationships, most notably a long-term one with her Joey co-star Matt LeBlanc.
Relationship With Matt LeBlanc and Why They Split
Matt LeBlanc is a multi-talented actor, comedian, and TV presenter who is popular because he plays the role of Joey in the sitcom Friends; a role he played on Joey. Another show in which he is also famous is Man with a Plan, in which he was the executive producer.
Andrea and Matt met on Joey’s set in 2004, where they appeared on screen as a pair of actors. After a while, the two got along well and in 2006, shortly after Matt ended his three-year marriage to Melissa Mcknight, they started a romantic relationship off-screen. The Joey co-stars enjoyed a happy relationship that lasted almost 9 years before they decided to end it in 2015.
The couple announced that they had broken up in 2015 and although there were rumors of Matt’s continued flirting with other women, the two didn’t confirm the reason for their separation. After their separation, Matt quickly moved on to another relationship, while Andrea supposedly remained single.
Career Achievements – Movies and TV Shows
During her professional career, Andrea Anders has appeared in a number of TV shows and some films. In 2003 she was cast in Tom Fontana’s drama series OZ, and a year later she made her on-screen debut alongside Nicole Kidman and Matthew Broderick in the science fiction horror comedy The Stepford Wives.
Later in 2004, she appeared as Emma Leeds in the TV pilot News To Me and as Kathy in the supernatural drama series Tru Calling. Before the year ended, she earned her first major role in the NBC series Joey. There she played the recurring role of Alexis Garrett from 2004 to 2006.
In 2005, the actress played the role of Christian Band Slut in Never Been Thawed; an independent film directed by her brother. She then joined the cast of the sitcom The Class, in which she played the role of Nicole Allen until 2007. In 2008 Andrea appeared in Numb3rs and also played the role of Brandy in Sex Drive.
Andrea Anders then played the role of Linda Zwordling; a recurring character in the satirical ABC sitcom Better Off Ted from 2009 to 2010. She then played a role in another popular sitcom called Mr. Sunshine, as well as Necessary Roughness in 2011. After a few years of relative calm, the actress attracted a lot of attention with her first-rate performance as Trish in the 2014 drama Return to Zero, in which she appeared alongside Minnie Driver, Sarah Jones, and Kathy Baker.
Other notable performances by Andrea can be seen in About a Boy (2014-15), where she portrayed Joanne; Modern Family (2014-15), where she played the role of Amber LaFontain, and Speechless (2016), where she was cast as Audrey. Others include 9JKL and Young Sheldon, both in 2018, and Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase in 2019.
Quick facts About Andrea Anders
|Date of Birth:
|10 May 1975
|45 years old
|United States of America
|5 Feet 8 Inch
|Matt LeBlanc (EX)
|Matt LeBlanc (EX)