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He has made his career playing short-statured characters with other guest appearances in The X-Files and Twin Peaks. In that series he played "Man from another place" in the famous backwards-talking dream sequences. He also appeared in the series' prequel movie Fire Walk With Me. Anderson is perhaps best known as Samson in Carnivàle (2003-2005).
Prior to becoming an actor, Anderson worked on the space shuttle orbiter for NASA.