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 (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) 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), 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 Lost in Siberia

(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.

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 (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) 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), 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 Lost in Siberia

(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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1948-01-12

Place of Birth London, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Bornebusch i tevefabriken (1 episode) as Guest
2012 The Syndicate (6 episodes) as Lord Hazelwood
2010 The King's Speech as Stanley Baldwin
2007 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (1 episode)
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (1 episode) as Tommy
2003 Cambridge Spies (1 episode) as King George VI
2001 David Copperfield as Mr. Edward Murdstone
1997 Mothertime as Robin
1995 Haunted as Robert Mariell
1992 Jewels (5 episodes) as William Whitfield
1992 The Law Lord as Christopher Edwardes
1991 Pebble Mill (1 episode)
1991 Lost in Siberia as Andrei Miller
1990 Hands of a Murderer as Prof. James Moriarty
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1988 Suspicion as Johnnie Aysgarth as Johnnie Aysgarth
1988 The Woman He Loved as Prince of Wales / Edward VIII
1988 Hanna's War as McCormack
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1 episode)
1987 The Grand Knockout Tournament as Himself
1987 The Second Victory as Maj. Hanlon
1985 The Holcroft Covenant as Johann von Tiebolt
1985 A.D. (5 episodes) as Nero
1984 Under the Volcano as Hugh Firmin
1984 Z for Zachariah as John Loomis
1983 Sparkling Cyanide as Tony Browne
1982 The Scarlet Pimpernel as Sir Percy Blakeney\The Scarlet Pimpernel
1982 Wogan (2 episodes) as Himself
1982 Ivanhoe as Wilfred of Ivanhoe
1981 Brideshead Revisited (11 episodes) as Lord Sebastian Flyte
1981 Mistress of Paradise as Buckley
1979 Danger UXB (13 episodes)
1978 Romeo & Juliet as Mercutio
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Himself
1977 The Country Wife as Horner
1976 French Without Tears as Alan
1975 Operation: Daybreak as Jozef GabcĂ­k
1975 The Adolescents as Jimmy
1974 Percy's Progress as Catchpole
1974 QB VII (2 episodes) as Stephen Kelno
1974 Take Me High as Hugo Flaxman
1974 The Pallisers (26 episodes)
1972 A Day Out as Florence's Brother
1971 Columbo (1 episode)

Production

1995 Haunted Producer
1991 Lost in Siberia Producer

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