| Sri Lankan|
| 20 September 1934ColomboSri Lanka|
Amarawathi Kalansuriya, Don William Weerakoon
Nalanda College, Colombo
Ananda Weerakoon Wikipedia
Ananda Weerakoon (Sinhala:ආනන්ද වීරකෝන්) was one of the most handsome Sri Lankan film actors in the 1950s.
Ananda was born as only son in a family of five children to parents Don William Weerakoon and Amarawathi Kalansuriya. He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo and was also a Bachelor of Arts degree holder. Since school days he had been keenly interested in history and arts. He first participated in a dance to welcome the Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Ceylon together with Shesha Palihakkara and Titus Thotawatte at the Colombo Regal Hall.
He first started acting in a film as a young boy called "Harry" in one of the films directed by Sirisena Wimalaweera. Later on Ananda had been acting in many films directed by Sirisena Wimalaweera such as Asoka (1955 film) and Lester James Peries's Rekava film.
Stay in England
In 1960, Ananda moved to the United Kingdom and since then he worked as an Insuarance agent in London for 29 years.