Young actor Anthony Michael Hobbs plays a young Frederick Douglass in PBS Special, ‘Abolitionist'

Seven year-old Anthony Hobbs stars in DreamWorks’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon: Dragon and Dinosaurs’ documentary, now available in the U.S.
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June 25, 2012 - PRLog -- Seven year-old Baltimore actor/model Anthony Michael Hobbs will play a young Frederick Douglass in the PBS documentary  ‘Abolitionist: The American Experience Series.’ In addition, the DreamWorks “How To Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” documentary that Hobbs also stars in, which was shown at Live Dragon Shows throughout Australia this year, is now available here in the United States as of this month.

The PBS Special, “Abolitionist,” will air in conjunction with the 150 anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation (January 1, 1863) in January, 2013. The documentary follows the lives of five abolitionists who fought for 30 years to end slavery: Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Angelina Grimke’, William Lloyd Garrison and John Brown.

The DreamWorks "How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs" documentary explores the history and mythology of dragons and how that history relates to dinosaurs. The documentary was released and shown during the DreamWorks "How to Train Your Dragon Live” arena live show (, it’s scheduled to be sold as a DVD at the show on tour in the U.S. this month. “How To Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” is also anticipated to air on PBS and other science/history channels.

Anthony also stars in the “SkWids” kids’ on-line Internet show at, an on-line version of such shows as “Sesame Street.” Produced by Southwestern Advantage, “SkWids," is a program designed to entertain and educate children (ages 6 – 10).

Hobbs can also be seen in the national classroom program called KinderRhyme. KinderRhyme is a program of Success for All Foundation (SFAF), which appears in over 2600 preschool, elementary, middle and high school programs.

An award winning actor at 6, he can also be seen on two PBS Kids Sprout Network segments (“Claritin Kids Allergy Medicine,” “Good Night Show: Star”); the voice of an instructional video for advertising firm TBWA World Wide - the largest advertising holding company in the world; in the film Waiting for Godot; in an industrial commercial for the U.S. National Parks Services; a Baltimore County Recycling commercial; a Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger commercial, and Hobbs appeared in USDA’s Healthy Kids 2011 print campaign.

For more information on Anthony Michael Hobbs log onto his website at or contact his management at 410-908-4869.
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