Anderson’s birthday surprise
Anderson Cooper poses with Mauro Castano from "Cake Boss," and Ernie Brown from "Call of the Wildman."
June 1st, 2012
11:04 PM ET

Anderson’s birthday surprise

It’s tough for our staff to surprise Anderson for his birthday. First, he knows it’s coming. And, he’s traveled the world, met the most fascinating people and lives a pretty exciting life.

We had to beat last year’s dog and pony show. One idea jumped out at us: Turtleman. And Cake Boss. Together. Check out a few behind-the-scenes pictures and come back to the blog for more on Monday!

See what happened during the show when Ernie and Mauro delivered their birthday gifts. After you watch, wish Anderson a Happy Birthday on twitter @AndersonCooper!

Filed under: AC360° Staff • AC361° • Anderson Cooper • Behind The Scenes
soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. Sally

    Happy Birthday, Anderson. I watched the show on your b-day! Pretty funny. Your staff are very sweet!

    June 4, 2012 at 2:42 pm |
  2. Andromeda

    Happy Birthday Anderson!! I've been watching your show for years (AC360) and now I'm also watching ANDERSON. I love the way you LAUGH, craziest laugh I've ever heard in my life!! Also, you have such great guests and subjects. Hope your day was filled with lots of good cheer, great food, and lots of love because you deserve it. Many prayers for continued happiness!

    June 4, 2012 at 12:07 pm |
  3. gina

    if you dont even have time on birthday then you never will

    June 3, 2012 at 2:06 pm |
  4. Rodney Hoffman

    Happy Birthday, Anderson! Hope you have a great day!

    June 3, 2012 at 12:46 pm |
  5. gina

    it would be a shame if you are working this weekend

    June 2, 2012 at 7:04 pm |
  6. Fuyuko

    Happy Birthday, Mr Cooper. =)

    June 2, 2012 at 11:11 am |