Sterling Anderson won a NAACP Image Award for “The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn” and is a two-time nominee. He also won the Movieguide Faith & Freedom award and the Christopher award for “The Gabby Douglas Story”.
He has written for some of the most popular network television shows, such as “The Unit” on CBS, as well as NBC’s “Medium” and “Heist”. His teleplay “The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn”, written for CBS starring Sidney Poitier, received three Emmy nominations and won an NAACP Image Award. Sterling’s extensive resume also includes screenplays written for Lions Gate, Disney, HBO, TriStar Pictures and Columbia Pictures.
A graduate in English from St. Mary’s College, the accomplished writer also spent five years teaching screenwriting courses as an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Sterling has written two books on writing: Go To Script: Screenwriting Tips From A Pro and 15 Steps To Becoming A Successful (Artist) Screenwriter and a fiction book called Five Seconds To Go.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sterling spent his early childhood in Tuskegee, Alabama, before moving to Davis, California. His talents span far outside the world of writing. Sterling has a fifth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was an award-winning winemaker in Napa Valley.