Born in Liverpool, England, Anthony received a first class Bachelor of Science honors degree from Lancaster University in Computer Science, majoring in Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing.
He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and produced "Call of Duty" for Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox. In 2010, he directed and wrote the screenplay of "Call of Duty: Black Ops". In 2012, the sequel "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" which he also wrote and directed, grossed $1 billion in just fifteen days, breaking the world record as the fastest billion dollar gross in the history of entertainment. In 2018, Black Ops 4 smashed records to become the industry's fastest selling digital game in PlayStation history.
In addition to working with many senior military experts and veterans including Lt. Colonel Oliver North, he has directed many A-list celebrities such as Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Sam Worthington, Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Keaton, Jimmy Kimmel and Evangeline Lilly.
In 2014 Anthony formed Prisoner Six Productions, a Los Angeles based production company developing both TV and movie projects. In October 2014 he was invited to become a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a distinguished Washington DC think tank.