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Yano Anaya

Yano Anaya was born on May 16th, 1972 in Miami, Florida. He is an actor and personal trainer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), and The Untold Christmas Story (2008). One of the paperboys from Better Off Dead... (1985) and all of the voice over for the lead paper boy, The Blue Iguana (1988), Van Halen "Hot for Teacher" (1984) as Michael Anthony ... See full bio »

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A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story Grover Dill
Better Off Dead...
The Blue Iguana


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 2017 Sunday Mornings (completed)
Kylie's Uncle
 1988 The Blue Iguana
 1985 Better Off Dead...
 1984 Van Halen: Hot for Teacher (Video short)
Young Michael
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 2008 The Untold Christmas Story (Video documentary) (producer)
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 2008 The Untold Christmas Story (Video documentary) (photographs courtesy of)
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 2013 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 December 2013 (2013) ... Himself
 2012 The Cast of a Christmas Story: Where Are They Now? (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Clarkworld (Documentary)
 2008 The Untold Christmas Story (Video documentary)

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Music video: Appeared (as "Michael Anthony Jr.") in Van Halen's video 'Hot for Teacher'. NOTE: He can be seen towards the end of the video walking alongside David Lee Roth, and sporting that all-too-popular mullet from that era.


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Atlanta, GA, USA: He is the Director of the personal trainer program at the Atlanta School of Massage. See more »

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