Andrew Scott is a Actor and Director Irlandais born on 21 october 1976 at Dublin (Irlande)
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Nationality IrlandeBirth 21 october 1976
(41 years) at Dublin (Irlande
Laurence Olivier Award
Andrew Scott (born 21 October 1976) is an Irish film, television, and stage actor. He is best known for his role as Jim Moriarty in the BBC series Sherlock, alongside featuring in the 2015 James Bond film Spectre, as Max Denbigh. Scott is also lauded for his extensive stage work at various theatres.
Scott has received various awards including two Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for his roles in A Girl in a Car with a Man at the Royal Court Theatre, along with his role in role in Cock, also at the Royal Court. He has also won two IFTA awards for his roles in the films Dead Bodies and The Stag (film), a British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Sherlock, a BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Pride (2014 film), and two BBC Audio Drama Awards for his radio work.
Scott was ranked at number 22 in The Independent's Rainbow List 2014: 101 lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people who 'make a real difference'.
Scott is gay, and has commented that "mercifully, these days people don't see being gay as a character flaw. But nor is it a virtue, like kindness. Or a talent, like playing the banjo. It's just a fact. Of course, it's part of my make-up, but I don't want to trade on it." On being asked as to how he prepared his accent for his BBC2 drama 'Legacy' where he plays a KGB spy he said “There isn’t a huge amount of footage of Russians speaking English as a second language, so I started looking at Vladimir Putin videos on YouTube. But then Putin introduced anti-gay legislation this summer – so, being a gay person, I switched to Rudolf Nureyev videos instead.