Raleigh Ritchie Biography
Anderson was born and raised in Bristol, England. At the age of 17, Anderson moved to London in order to launch his music career.
Anderson played Angelo in the film 188.8.131.52. He starred in the ITV drama series Injustice as a teenager in a youth offender institution. He also had a one-episode guest role on Outnumbered. In 2012 he appeared in an episode of Skins and appeared in the feature film Comedown, co-starring Adulthood 's Adam Deacon and directed by Kidulthood director Menhaj Huda. Jacob has also featured on the London stage, in plays which include Dunsinane for the RSC, King Lear (with Pete Postlethwaite) at the Young Vic Theatre, and War Horse at the National Theatre. He was seen in the teen slasher film Demons Never Die, playing Ricky, and is currently appearing in the BBC Two comedy Episodes, alongside Matt LeBlanc and Stephen Mangan. In 2012 Anderson was cast for the season 3 of HBO's television series Game of Thrones as Grey Worm, the leader of a group of soldiers called the Unsullied. Anderson continues to portray this role into season 4 and season 5 Anderson played Dean Thomas, the boyfriend of Chloe Latimer, in ITV drama Broadchurch in 2013.
In 2006, he featured as a vocalist on Typesun's (then known as Type) 'PL', he is listed as a writer and JBLoVE as a singer. They released another track 2007 titled 'Let me know'. Anderson recorded a song with Plan B which featured on the Adulthood soundtrack, titled "I Need Love". In 2013, Anderson signed to Columbia Records and released a free three-track EP, The Middle Child, under the stage name Raleigh Ritchie. A second EP, Black and Blue, followed in 2014, with a full-length album due later in the year. Anderson's musical influences include Erykah Badu, David Bowie, Jill Scott, The Smiths, and Stevie Wonder. In March 2014, his track "Stronger Than Ever" from Black and Blue was remixed by UK garage producer M. J. Cole and released as a standalone single. "Stronger Than Ever" has been used in television adverts promoting the launch of ITV Encore as well as in montage videos during Sky Sports' coverage of Professional Darts Corporation events, and peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart. Anderson supported George Ezra on his Spring 2015 UK tour. His debut album You're A Man Now, Boy is expected to be released February 26th 2016.