Gerald Randolph Anderson, Jr. (born March 7, 1989) is a Filipino-American film and television actor, brand ambassador and TV producer. He is best known for his lead roles in TV series such as Sana Maulit Muli (2007), My Girl (2008), action dramas, Tayong Dalawa (2009) in which he plays a soldier, and an NBI Agent in Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (2010), a mentally challenged young man in Budoy (2011–2012), in the TV adaptation of the iconic comics character "Fredo" in Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel (2014), the Fantasy drama, Nathaniel (2015) and in the Cannes Film Festival Director's Fortnight entry On The Job (2013).
Anderson wins his first ever Best Actor trophy courtesy of the 24th PMPC Star Awards for Television for an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya wherein he played a person stricken with Tourette Syndrome. As of December 2015, he has been nominated for 21 acting nominations, he won 10 Best Actor awards and 1 Supporting actor award.
He was hailed as the "Prince of Philippine Movies and Television" twice and "Most Popular Loveteam" thrice with former on-screen partner, Kim Chiu at the Guillermo Mendoza Box Office Awards. After proving his skills and talent in acting through his performance in his teleseryes most especially in Tayong Dalawa and Budoy, he is now being dubbed as the "Action Drama Prince" in Philippine Television.
He is currently managed and under contract to Star Magic, ABS-CBN's home based talent agency.