Joseph Anders is a main character in the television series, Dynasty on The CW. He is portrayed by Alan Dale. He is the majordomo to the Carrington family, and primarily plans their events, parties, and takes care of the house. He is very orderly and neat, and likes to be as prepared for anything as possible.


Anders is fiercely loyal to the family and takes an immediate dislike to Blake Carrington's new bride Cristal Flores Carrington, after hiring a private investigator and finding some unsavory factors about her past.


Blake Carrington

He is very protective and cares deeply for Blake's safety. In early episodes, they have serious conversations about what's going on around the house. He always has Blake's back.

Cristal Carrington

Even though he doesn't like her at the beginning of episode one, he becomes suspicious about her and the terrible events of her past. In episode eight, when he found out about the truth and the envelope that says her ''name''. On it, Cristal quickly asks for his help. He might think it's risky for helping her but decides to do it since she asks him to help her. After he helps her, Anders says he's the majordomo that can protect his family and those that he can't trust.

Sam Jones

Since the beginning they have their differences. Anders is not quite fond of Sam's behavior mostly his dancing and attitude. Anders can be very cold to him a little bit. Anders manipulates Sam to stop Ted to rekindling Steven. After Claudia traps them in basements of the house, they end up helping each other out by Sam unlocking the locks on the door.

In I Answer to No Man, after learning his father's death. Anders politely gives Sam a drink and cheers to apologize. Their relationship is now very friendly.


  • In the original series, Anders had a daughter named Kirby, who was involved with both Jeff Colby and Adam, Blake and Alexis' oldest son. He also had a son, Sean, who married Alexis, and a second daughter, Victoria.
    • To date, in the reboot, Anders only has a daughter Kirby, who is first mentioned and heard lately in the first season and who plays a part in Season 2.
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Season 1 (22/22)

Season 2 (21/22)


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