Andy Nyman

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Andy Nyman  (born 13 April 1966) is an English actor and magician.

Nyman first came to note with his performance as a hard nosed director in Musical! and then as Keith Whitehead in the cult film of the Martin Amis novel, Dead Babies. He has played lead roles in Jon Avnet's Emmy award winning film Uprising (NBC) as a Polish freedom fighter and in Coney Island Baby as a gay French gun dealer. In 2006, he played Gordon in the cult hit Severance. Most recently he played Patrick, a sleazy reality show producer in Charlie Brooker's E4 horror satire Dead Set, and suffers the most violent death in the series, being decapitated and disembowelled.

Nyman currently has four films due for release over the next 18 months: London-based romantic comedy Are You Ready for Love?; a bio-pic of 70s Dutch rock group Herman Brood, Wild Romance; and improvised gangster thriller Played where he stars opposite Vinnie Jones, Val Kilmer and Gabriel Byrne. The film was released by Lionsgate Entertainment in 2007. Nyman appeared as one of the leads in the latest Frank Oz movie, Death at a Funeral. He stars opposite Matthew Macfadyen, Ewen Bremner, and Keeley Hawes. The movie was released by MGM in 2007.

Nyman is also a magician and the co-creator and co-writer of the Derren Brown TV shows Derren Brown - Mind Control and Trick of the Mind. He and Brown wrote "Russian Roulette", "Séance", and "Messiah", as well as three series of the "Trick of the Mind" series. He also co-wrote and co-directed four of Brown's stage shows, all of which have toured and played the West End. For "Something Wicked This Way Comes" they were awarded the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment. Their fourth show Enigma was also nominated for an Olivier Award.

Nyman won the award for best actor at the 2006 Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film for his role as Colin Frampton in Shut Up and Shoot Me. He was nominated for Lew Grade Award at the 2007 BAFTA Awards for his work on "Derren Brown: The Heist". He shared the nomination with fellow collaborators Derren Brown, Simon Mills, and Ben Caron.

In December 2008 he appeared in BBC Four's supernatural drama series Crooked House.

In February 2010 he co-wrote (with Jeremy Dyson), directed and starred in the horror play Ghost Stories.

In April 2011 he starred in a new British sitcom, Campus.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Andy Nyman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Andy Nyman  (born 13 April 1966) is an English actor and magician.

Nyman first came to note with his performance as a hard nosed director in Musical! and then as Keith Whitehead in the cult film of the Martin Amis novel, Dead Babies. He has played lead roles in Jon Avnet's Emmy award winning film Uprising (NBC) as a Polish freedom fighter and in Coney Island Baby as a gay French gun dealer. In 2006, he played Gordon in the cult hit Severance. Most recently he played Patrick, a sleazy reality show producer in Charlie Brooker's E4 horror satire Dead Set, and suffers the most violent death in the series, being decapitated and disembowelled.

Nyman currently has four films due for release over the next 18 months: London-based romantic comedy Are You Ready for Love?; a bio-pic of 70s Dutch rock group Herman Brood, Wild Romance; and improvised gangster thriller Played where he stars opposite Vinnie Jones, Val Kilmer and Gabriel Byrne. The film was released by Lionsgate Entertainment in 2007. Nyman appeared as one of the leads in the latest Frank Oz movie, Death at a Funeral. He stars opposite Matthew Macfadyen, Ewen Bremner, and Keeley Hawes. The movie was released by MGM in 2007.

Nyman is also a magician and the co-creator and co-writer of the Derren Brown TV shows Derren Brown - Mind Control and Trick of the Mind. He and Brown wrote "Russian Roulette", "Séance", and "Messiah", as well as three series of the "Trick of the Mind" series. He also co-wrote and co-directed four of Brown's stage shows, all of which have toured and played the West End. For "Something Wicked This Way Comes" they were awarded the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment. Their fourth show Enigma was also nominated for an Olivier Award.

Nyman won the award for best actor at the 2006 Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film for his role as Colin Frampton in Shut Up and Shoot Me. He was nominated for Lew Grade Award at the 2007 BAFTA Awards for his work on "Derren Brown: The Heist". He shared the nomination with fellow collaborators Derren Brown, Simon Mills, and Ben Caron.

In December 2008 he appeared in BBC Four's supernatural drama series Crooked House.

In February 2010 he co-wrote (with Jeremy Dyson), directed and starred in the horror play Ghost Stories.

In April 2011 he starred in a new British sitcom, Campus.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Andy Nyman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Gender -

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1966-04-13

Place of Birth Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Ghost Stories as Professor Goodman
2017 Despicable Me 3 as Clive (voice)
2016 Power Monkeys(6 episodes) as Gerry
2016 National Theatre Live: Hangmen as Syd
2015 Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas as Additional Voices
2015 Ballot Monkeys(5 episodes) as Gerry
2015 Bone in the Throat as Ronnie the Rug
2015 Shaun the Sheep Movie as Nuts (voice)
2015 The Eichmann Show as David Landor
2014 Automata as Ellis
2012 Ghostwatch: Behind the Curtains as Himself
2011 The Glass Man as Martin Pyrite
2010 Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape as Himself
2010 Black Death as Dalywag
2009 Campus(6 episodes)
2009 You Have Been Watching(1 episode)
2009 The Tournament as Tech Eddie
2008 Crooked House as Duncalfe
2008 Crooked House(1 episode)
2008 Dead Set as Patrick Goad
2008 Dead Set(6 episodes) as Patrick
2008 Chuggington(126 episodes)
2008 The Brothers Bloom as Charleston
2007 Death at a Funeral as Howard
2007 This Is What It Is as Chris
2006 Severance as Gordon
2005 Shut Up and Shoot Me as Colin Frampton
2001 Big Brother's Little Brother(2 episodes)
2001 Uprising
2001 Uprising as Calel Wasser
2000 Dead Babies
1999 The League of Gentlemen(1 episode)
1989 The Woman in Black as Jackie
1971 A Ghost Story for Christmas(1 episode) as Duncalfe

Directing

2017 Ghost Stories … Director
2014 Derren Brown: Infamous … Director
1900 Derren Brown: Miracle … Director

Writing

2017 Ghost Stories … Screenplay
2007 Magicians … Author
2006 Derren Brown - The Heist … Writer

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