Jacob Basil Anderson (born 18 June 1990) is an English actor, singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer. As an actor, he is best known for his role as Grey Worm in the television series Game of Thrones, and his recurring appearances in the first seasons of Episodes and Broadchurch. As a musician, he uses the alias Raleigh Ritchie; his debut album, You're a Man Now, Boy, was released in 2016 to very positive reviews.
Anderson was born and raised in Bristol, England. His father is of Afro-Caribbean descent. At the age of 17, Anderson moved to London in order to launch his music career.
Anderson played Angelo in the film 18.104.22.168. He starred in the ITV drama series Injustice as Simon, a teenager in a youth offender institution. He also had a one-episode guest role on Outnumbered. He also 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. Anderson featured in various plays, including 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.