Anthony Andrews Biography

Birthday: 1948-01-12
Place of Birth: London, England UK
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Wiki Biography: Anthony Andrews made his West End theater debut at the Apollo Theatre as one of twenty young schoolboys in Alan Bennett's "Forty Years On" with John Gielgud. He began his career at the Chichester Festival Theatre in the UK. His theater credits include spells with the New Shakespeare Company - "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The Royal National Theatre production of Stephen Poliakoff's "Coming in to Land" with Maggie Smith, directed by Peter Hall, the much-acclaimed Greenwich Theatre production of Robin Chapman's "One of Us" and, as "Pastor Manders", in Robin Phillips's highly acclaimed production of Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts" at the Comedy Theatre in London, produced by Bill Kenwright. Anthony's first television appearance was in "The Wednesday Play: A Beast with Two Backs (#1.131)" (1968) by Dennis Potter, which was part of "The Wednesday Play" (1964) series. His first leading role in a series was as the title character in the BBC's "The Fortunes of Nigel" (1974) by Sir Walter Scott. Subsequently, he distinguished himself in various television classics playing "Mercutio" in Romeo & Juliet (1978) (TV) and starred in three different plays in the "Play of the Month" (1976) series, including playing "Charles Harcourt" in "London Assurance". He also starred in "Danger UXB" (1979), in which he played bomb disposal hero "Brian Ash". Most famously, he received worldwide recognition for his portrayal of the doomed "Sebastian Flyte" in "Brideshead Revisited" (1981) for which he won a BAFTA in the UK, the Golden Globe award in the USA and an Emmy nomination for Best Actor. Anthony's since gone on to star in Jewels (1992) (TV), for which he received another Golden Globe nomination. Most recently, Anthony has received tremendous acclaim for his outstanding portrayal of "Count Fosco" in "The Woman In White" at the Palace Theatre in London's West End. As a producer, he co-produced Zateryannyy v Sibiri (1991), which translates as "Lost in Siberia", filmed entirely in Russia, which received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Film and Haunted (1995), produced by his own production company, Double 'A' Films.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Danger UXB Brian Ash 1979 - 1979 Action
Brideshead Revisited Sebastian Flyte 1981 Drama
The Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy BlakeneyThe Scarlet Pimpernel 1982 Romance
Haunted Robert Mariell 2002 - 2002 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Take Me High 1974 Comedy, Musical, Romance
The Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy BlakeneyThe Scarlet Pimpernel 1982 Romance, Drama, Action
Under the Volcano Hugh Firmin 1984 Drama
The Holcroft Covenant 1985 Action, Crime, Drama
The Second Victory Maj. Hanlon 1987 Drama
Hanna's War McCormack 1988 Biography, Drama
Zateryannyy v Sibiri Andrei Miller 1992 Drama, Romance
Haunted Robert Mariell 1995
Brideshead Revisited Sebastian Flyte 2008 0