Marcus Scribner: How He Beat Out Anthony Anderson's Own Son for the Role

By Sharon Knolle | Dec 11th, 2014

On the December 10, 2014 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, actor Marcus Scribner ("Andre Johnson, Jr.") told Jimmy Kimmel how he was sure he hadn't gotten the role of Anthony Anderson's oldest son on black-ish because there was a guy at the audition who looked just like Anthony. Sure enough, it was Anthony's son trying out for the same part, but despite the real-life family connection, Marcus landed the part.


Jimmy then quizzed Marcus on playing the clarinet, since that's the same instrument Jimmy plays. They then ranked the instruments in terms of coolness with -- sorry flautists -- flutes coming in dead last.

Marcus Scribner on Anthony Anderson|Marcus reveals what it was like to beat Anthony Anderson's son for a part.|Marcus reveals what it was like to beat Anthony Anderson's son for the part of Anthony's son on "black-ish" and he talks about how being on the show has affected his high school experience.


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