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Anthony Andrews

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.

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Jan 12, 1948 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Columbo 1971-09-15
Latest Project:
Series The Syndicate 2012-03-27
Known For
Poster of French Without Tears
Poster of Operation: Daybreak
Series The Syndicate Lord Hazelwood 2012-03-27
Movie The King's Speech Stanley Baldwin 2010-09-06
Series Cambridge Spies Unknown 2003-05-09
Movie David Copperfield Mr. Edward Murdstone 2001-12-25
Movie Mothertime Robin 1997-12-28
Movie Haunted Robert Mariell 1995-10-27
Movie Jewels William Whitfield 1992-10-18
Series Pebble Mill Unknown 1991-10-14
Movie Lost in Siberia Andrei Miller 1991-04-06
Movie Hands of a Murderer Prof. James Moriarty 1990-05-16
Movie The Woman He Loved Prince of Wales / Edward VIII 1988-04-03
Movie The Second Victory Maj. Hanlon 1987-06-04
Movie The Grand Knockout Tournament Himself 1987-06-19
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02
Series A.D. Nero 1985-03-31
Movie The Holcroft Covenant Johann von Tiebolt 1985-09-20
Movie Under the Volcano Hugh Firmin 1984-06-12
Movie Sparkling Cyanide Tony Browne 1983-11-05
Movie Ivanhoe Wilfred of Ivanhoe 1982-02-23
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel Sir Percy Blakeney\The Scarlet Pimpernel 1982-11-09
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-05-04
Series Brideshead Revisited Lord Sebastian Flyte 1981-10-12
Movie Romeo & Juliet Mercutio 1978-12-03
Movie The Country Wife Horner 1977-02-13
Movie French Without Tears Alan 1976-05-16
Movie The Adolescents Jimmy 1975-09-09
Movie Operation: Daybreak Jozef Gabcík 1975-11-01
Series The Pallisers 1974-01-19
Movie Take Me High Hugo Flaxman 1974-03-06
Movie A Day Out Florence's Brother 1972-12-24
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
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