Andrew Scott - Bio and Creative Works

Andrew Scott

ACTOR
Born
1976-10-21
Age
45
Citizenship
Republic of Ireland
Place of Birth
Dublin
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Andrew Scott is an Irish actor. He played Jim Moriarty in the BBC series Sherlock, for which he won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actor. Scott's role as the priest on the second series of Fleabag, received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He won further acclaim playing the lead role of Garry Essendine in a 2019 stage production of Present Laughter at The Old Vic, for which he won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play. - Wikipedia

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MOVIE • 2022

Character: Sir Rollo (Birdy's Father)

A teenage girl in Medieval England navigates life and tries to avoid the arranged marriages her father maps out for her.

MOVIE • 2021

Character: Terje Rød-Larsen

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian couple that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords.

TV SERIES • 2021

Character: Lord Merlin

Longing for love, obsessed with sex, Linda is on the hunt for the perfect lover. But finding Mr Right is much harder than she thought.

MOVIE • 2020

Character: Patrick

When Patrick is eight years old his absent father returns unexpectedly and in a brief but memorable encounter, sets him the challenge of "The Three Kings." Years later—recalling that meeting, and the revelations that followed—Patrick traces the events of his father’s life—and takes us on a journey of grandiose plans, aching disappointments and audacious self delusion.

MOVIE • 2019

Character: Lieutenant Leslie

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

MOVIE • 2019

Character: Garry Essendine

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

TV SERIES • 2016-2019

Character: The Priest

A comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Donald Devlin

When a young boy turns up dead in a sleepy Pennsylvania town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation to prove the boy was murdered.

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Edgar

An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Chris

In Dublin, two couples (Jim and Danielle; Yvonne and Chris) are seemingly living in marital bliss. However, when Chris's behaviour begins to change, Yvonne seeks solace in the arms of Jim, and before long they are in the midst of an affair. When a life-changing secret is later revealed, all four are forced to re-evaluate their lives, their marriages, and their friendships - but can anything be salvaged from the wreckage?

MOVIE • 2018

Character: Hamlet

Hamlet captures the Almeida Theatre's 2017 acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's great play, recorded as-live in its West End transfer on the stage of London's Harold Pinter Theatre. Robert Icke's innovative modern-dress production, featuring Andrew Scott, Juliet Stevenson, Angus Wright and Jessica Brown Findlay, has been widely acclaimed as a dazzlingly intelligent, forcefully contemporary staging. The Evening Standard hailed Andrew Scott's 'career-defining performance... he makes the most famous speeches feel fresh and unpredictable.'

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Dan Sherry

A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Jim Moriarty

Long buried secrets finally come to light as someone has been playing a very long game indeed. Sherlock and John face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?

TV SERIES • 2010-2017

Character: Jim Moriarty

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Vernon

A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Anthony Julius

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Lazlov

Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Addison Bennett

Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Professor Moriarty

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.

MOVIE • 2015

Character: Inspector Turpin

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

MOVIE • 2015

Character: Max Denbigh / C

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Gethin

In 1984, a group of LGBT activists decide to raise money to support the National Union of Mineworkers during their lengthy strike. There is only one problem: the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Father Seamus

Jimmy Gralton returns from New York and reopens his beloved community hall, only to meet opposition from the local parish.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Donal (voice)

Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Jim Moriarty

The third episode of the third season of the BBC tv series Sherlock.

MOVIE • 2013

Character: Viktor Koslov

Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A Breed Of Heroes (adapted by the BBC in 1994). As the three day week, petrol rationing and industrial strife plunge Britain into a state of emergency, MI6 trainee spy Charles Thoroughgood is asked to reconnect with an old university friend, Russian diplomat Viktor Koslov, with a view to 'turning' him. Viktor has his own agenda, though, and reveals a shocking truth about Charles's own family that threatens to derail him, both personally and professionally. He is catapulted into a dangerous personal odyssey to uncover the truth but finds himself drawn into a lethal KGB plot to mount an attack within the UK. His life is further complicated by a relationship with the wife of another agent, which forces him to realise that betrayal can take many forms.

MOVIE • 2013

Character: Davin

At his fiancée’s urging, a very modern Irish groom-to-be reluctantly agrees to a stag weekend with his friends, camping in the western wilderness of Ireland. Much to their chagrin, these modern men are joined by the brother of the bride, a crazy, unpredictable alpha male known as “The Machine”, and an explosive Id to their collective Ego. The Machine is a force of nature, and under his leadership, the men—stripped of modern comfort, convenience and, finally, clothing—must begin their journey into the wild.

TV SERIES • 2012

Character: Mark Nicholas

Following a family tragedy, 30-year-old Mark Nicholas returns to the town where he grew up. After ten years away, coming home is harder than Mark could ever have imagined.

MOVIE • 2012

Character: Paul

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.

TV SERIES • 2012

Character: Dalien Bevan

Daniel Demoys has gone from being an idealistic young man with a burning desire to make the world a better place, to a disillusioned and corrupt council official. His alcoholism has driven a wedge between him and his family. When Daniel wakes up after another drunken night, he realizes that he might be responsible for a murder. A dramatic act of redemption buys him public adoration, so much so that he has become a candidate in the race for Mayor, but as his public star rises ever higher and he tries to repair the damage done to his private life, he is painfully aware that it could all come crashing down at any moment.

MOVIE • 2010

Character: Paul McCartney

A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

MOVIE • 2010

Character: Laevsky

Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya. Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to abandon her.

TV SERIES • 2008

Character: Colonel William Smith

Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through his years as an ambassador in Europe, then his terms as vice president and president of the United States, up to his death on July 4, 1826.

MOVIE • 2005

Character: Vernon

A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.

TV SERIES • 2004

Character: Jones

Art is an independent film-maker with big ideas... sadly nobody will listen to these ideas, with the exception of his best friend Jones. The series follows Art as his overactive imagination turns every day into a cinematic classic, with homages to 'Top Gun' and 'The Shining' to name but a few.

MOVIE • 2000

Character: John Campbell

Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.

MOVIE • 1998

Character: Soldier on the Beach

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

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