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Andrew Simpson

Andrew Simpson attended the Foyle School of Speech and Drama, and was taught by Sandra Biddle in his home city of Derry in Northern Ireland. Andrew's mum and dad are Marion and Paddy and he has two older sisters, Charlotte and Sarah and a younger brother, Patrick, all of whom have also attended Miss Biddle's excellent training school for drama. Andrew performed in feis (festivals) and was spotted when introduced by agent and talent-spotter Patrick Duncan to Aisling Walsh, director of Song for a Raggy Boy (2003). Played Gerard Peters in this brilliant but brutal Irish reform school story, and younger brother Sean was played by Shankill Road, Belfast, boy Michael Sloan; Aidan Quinn and Iain Glen starred. He has played in the Millenium Forum, Derry, in Packy's Wake, and attended Centre Stage Drama holidays in Parkanaur, Northern Ireland, 2 years in a row. Andrew also helped develop Cadanza at Moonstone (2004) and he has appeared in adverts for the PSNI and Invest NI. Cast opposite Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench and Bill Nighy in the Richard Eyre-directed Notes on a Scandal (2006), adapted by Patrick Marber (Closer (2004/I)) from Zoe Heller's book. Plays Steven Connolly, an Irish immigrant boy who attends the school where Cate and Judi's characters teach.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1989 In Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Notes on a Scandal 2006-12-25
Latest Project:
Movie A Good Woman Is Hard to Find 2019-10-25
Known For
Poster of A Good Woman Is Hard to Find
Poster of Rebellion
Poster of The Survivalist
Poster of Notes on a Scandal
Filmography
Movie A Good Woman Is Hard to Find Tito 2019-10-25
Series Rebellion George Wilson 2016-01-03
Movie The Phoenix Project Devin Fischer 2015-01-16
Movie Road Games Jack 2015-09-10
Movie The Survivalist Gaunt man 2015-04-15
Movie Inherent Vice Riggs Warbling 2014-12-25
Movie Wasted Andy 2013-06-29
Movie Dark Mountain Paul 2013-10-27
Series White Heat Connor 2012-03-08
Movie Good Vibrations Getty 2012-05-31
Movie Saving the Titanic Electrician Albert Ervine 2012-04-15
Series The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby Nick Nickleby 2012-11-05
Movie Heathens and Thieves Saul 2012-08-01
Movie All That Way For Love Simon 2011-07-20
Movie Perrier's Bounty Teen 2 2009-09-11
Movie Notes on a Scandal Steven Connolly 2006-12-25