Mitchell Ogren Anderson is an American character actor and chef.Anderson was born in Jamestown, New York, to a retail store owner mother and a businessman father. He attended Jamestown High School and Williams College before going on to attend Juilliard School. In 1985 he appeared on the Bert Convy-hosted Super Password, where he won $400. Anderson is openly gay and came out during the 1996 GLAAD Media Awards, after which point he became active with gay causes and the Human Rights Campaign. Anderson lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his partner of many years Richie Arpino, and owns a restaurant called MetroFresh.