|In the DWU|
|Main roles:||Danny Pink, Orson Pink|
|Main time period active:||2014|
|Notable non-DWU work:||The History Boys, Emmerdale|
Anderson was born in Birmingham, but moved to London to attend drama school (ALRA). He originated a role in the National Theatre's production of The History Boys, before taking several minor parts in television.
Some time prior to his role in Doctor Who, he acted in the soap opera Emmerdale. Jenna Coleman was playing another recurring character in the series, but the two had no significant degree of interaction.