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Ernie Anastos (born July 12, 1943; age 76) played a news anchor during Season 8 of 24. He has been a career professional news anchor for decades.

Biography and career Edit

Ernie Anastos was born in Nashua, New Hampshire. He studied at Northeastern University. After graduating, Anastos started working at 98.5 WROR in Boston, as Ernie Andrews. In 1976, Anastos moved to television, becoming an anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence.

Through his career, Anastos has worked as a news anchor at Channel 2 Action News, Eyewitness News, and Fox 5 News at 10. Aside of his career as a reporter, he has appeared in films like Independence Day, Summer of Sam, and Run All Night.

Anastos is also a writer and entrepreneur. He was the owner of several radio stations in the New York area.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Run All Night (2015)
  • The Sitter (2011)
  • Summer of Sam (1999)
  • Independence Day (1996)

Television appearances

  • 24 (2010)
  • 100 Centre Street (2001)

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