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Andrew Scott is a Actor and Director Irlandais born on 21 october 1976 at Dublin (Irlande)

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott
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Nationality Irlande
Birth 21 october 1976 (43 years) at Dublin (Irlande)
Awards 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'.

Biography

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.

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Filmography of Andrew Scott (21 films)

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Actor

1917
1917 (2019)

Directed by Sam Mendes
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée
Actors George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Richard Madden, Andrew Scott, Colin Firth
Roles Lieutenant Leslie
Rating82% 4.147374.147374.147374.147374.14737
Au plus fort de la Première Guerre mondiale, Schofield et Blake, deux jeunes soldats britanniques, reçoivent une mission vraisemblablement impossible. Dans une course contre le temps, ils vont devoir traverser le territoire ennemi et délivrer un message qui pourra stopper une attaque mortelle contre environ 1 600 soldats, parmi lesquels se trouve le frère de Blake.
Handsome Devil, 1h34
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about sexuality, Sports films, Rugby, Rugby à XV, Buddy films, Teen LGBT-related films, Teen movie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Andrew Scott, Michael McElhatton, Moe Dunford, Ardal O'Hanlon, Hugh O'Conor, Amy Huberman
Roles Dan Sherry
Rating70% 3.5491453.5491453.5491453.5491453.549145
Ned Roche raconte le moment qui l'a rendu le plus honteux. Après la mort de sa mère et le remariage de son père, il se retrouve dans un pensionnat. Alors qu'il ne s'intéresse pas au sport et qu'il aime la musique, sensible et introverti, Ned est mal vu dans un établissement où le rugby est une institution. Ses camarades l'importunent régulièrement et le traitent d'homosexuel, mais par chance, il a une chambre à lui tout seul. Lorsqu'arrive un nouveau, il est obligé de partager sa chambre avec lui, à son grand déplaisir. Le nouvel élève, Conor, est un sportif, et son très bon niveau au rugby en fait vite la coqueluche de l'équipe et de l'entraîneur, M.
Alice Through the Looking Glass, 1h53
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Time travel films, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman
Roles Addison Bennett
Rating62% 3.107533.107533.107533.107533.10753
Cela fait trois ans qu'Alice Kingsleigh suit les traces de son père et navigue dans les hautes mers. En revenant à Londres après un voyage en Chine, elle apprend que Hamish Ascot, son ex-fiancé, a repris la compagnie de son père et veut qu'Alice vende le bateau de son père en échange de sa maison familiale. Alice suit un papillon qu'elle reconnaît comme étant Absolem et, en passant à travers un miroir, retourne au Pays des Merveilles.
Swallows and Amazons
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Adventure
Themes Children's films
Actors Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Gwendoline Christie, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
Roles Lazlov
Rating61% 3.0522353.0522353.0522353.0522353.052235
Les aventures estivales de deux groupes d'enfants (Les Swallows et les Amazons) issus de deux familles différentes. Les bambins décident de joindre leur force contre leur ennemi commun: l'oncle James Turner, rebaptisé Capitaine Flint. Au programme : pêche, camping, exploration et piraterie.
This Beautiful Fantastic, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott, Jeremy Irvine, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock
Roles Vernon
Rating69% 3.4539153.4539153.4539153.4539153.453915
About the friendship between a young woman Bella Brown, who dreams of writing children's books and a bad-tempered, rich old, widower, Alfie Stephenson, who lives next door.
Denial
Denial (2016)
, 1h50
Directed by Mick Jackson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Négationnisme
Actors Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius
Roles Anthony Julius
Rating67% 3.3508653.3508653.3508653.3508653.350865
Deborah Lipstadt, historienne américaine et auteur reconnue, enseigne l'histoire et la mémoire de la Shoah. Elle se voit confrontée à un écrivain extrémiste, avocat de thèses négationnistes sur le régime nazi, le Britannique David Irving, qui la met au défi de prouver l'existence de la Shoah. Deborah Lipstadt ayant dénoncé dans un livre les manipulations et les préjugés idéologiques de David Irving, celui-ci l'assigne en justice pour diffamation, en Grande-Bretagne. Elle se retrouve dans la situation incroyable de devoir prouver que ce qu'elle a écrit sur Irving est vrai et fondé, notamment qu'il ment sciemment en niant notamment l'existence des chambres à gaz. Comment, en restant dans les limites du droit, faire face à un négationniste prêt à toutes les bassesses pour obtenir gain de cause, et l'empêcher de profiter de cette tribune pour propager ses théories nauséabondes ?
Spectre
Spectre (2015)
, 2h28
Directed by Sam Mendes, Terence Young
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Films about children, Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Penélope Cruz
Roles Max Denbigh / C
Rating67% 3.396943.396943.396943.396943.39694
On a mission in Mexico, unofficially ordered by the previous M, James Bond kills two men arranging to blow up a stadium; in doing so the building they are in explodes and collapses. Bond gives chase to Marco Sciarra, who survived the blast; Sciarra boards a helicopter to escape. Bond follows and in the ensuing struggle he throws both Sciarra and the pilot out of the helicopter, stealing Sciarra's octopus ring as he does so. On his return to London Bond is indefinitely taken off field duty by the current M, who is in the midst of a power struggle with C, the head of the Joint Intelligence Service, which consists of the recently merged MI5 and MI6. C also wants to create the "Nine Eyes" intelligence co-operation agreement between nine countries, and close down the '00' section in the process.
Victor Frankenstein, 1h50
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Films based on science fiction novels, Frankenstein films, Cyberpunk films, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Freddie Fox, Charles Dance
Roles Roderick Turpin
Rating59% 2.9973352.9973352.9973352.9973352.997335
Told from Igor's perspective, it shows the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Victor Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man who created the legend we know today. The two's experiments eventually get them into trouble with the authorities and they are near to becoming fugitives as they complete their goals to use science to create life, with Frankenstein's ultimate endgame of creating a man.
Locke
Locke (2014)
, 1h25
Directed by Steven Knight
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Tom Holland, Andrew Scott, Olivia Colman, Ben Daniels
Roles Donal (voice)
Rating70% 3.548683.548683.548683.548683.54868
The day before he must supervise a large concrete pour in Birmingham, construction foreman Ivan Locke learns that Bethan, a colleague with whom he had a one-night stand seven months previously, has gone into premature labour. Despite his job responsibilities and although his wife and sons are eagerly awaiting his arrival home to watch an important football match, Locke decides to drive to London to be with Bethan during childbirth. Locke never forgave his father for abandoning him as a child, and he is determined not to make the same mistake.
Jimmy's Hall, 1h49
Directed by Ken Loach
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Barry Ward, Andrew Scott, Jim Norton, Brían F. O'Byrne, Francis Magee, Karl Geary
Roles Father Seamus
Rating67% 3.3500353.3500353.3500353.3500353.350035
In 1932, after ten years in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm. A new government is in power in Ireland ten years after the end of the Civil War. To meet the needs of the young people of County Leitrim, Jimmy, in spite of his reluctance to cause upset to his old enemies (the Church and the local landowners), decides to reopen the "Hall", a young people's centre, free and open to all, where the local young people meet to dance, study or talk. Success comes quickly, but the growing influence of Jimmy and his radical ideas are not to the taste of everyone in the village.
Pride
Pride (2014)
, 1h59
Directed by Matthew Warchus
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about the labor movement, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Coming out, LGBT-related film
Actors Bill Nighy, Dominic West, Andrew Scott, George MacKay, Joseph Gilgun, Ben Schnetzer
Roles Gethin
Rating78% 3.9005553.9005553.9005553.9005553.900555
Based on a true story, the film depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners' strike in 1984, at the outset of what would become the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners campaign. The National Union of Mineworkers was reluctant to accept the group's support due to the union's public relations' worries about being openly associated with a gay group, so the activists instead decided to take their donations directly to Onllwyn, a small mining village in Wales, resulting in an alliance between the two communities. The alliance was unlike any seen before and was ultimately successful.
Legacy
Legacy (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Pete Travis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Charlie Cox, Romola Garai, Simon Russell Beale, Geraldine James, Christian McKay, Olivia Grant
Roles Viktor Koslov
Rating58% 2.9064052.9064052.9064052.9064052.906405
Charles Thoroughgood (Charlie Cox), a young spy, discovers the truth about his father's past. After leaving the army, he starts training at the Secret Intelligence Service when Viktor Koslov (Andrew Scott), a Soviet diplomat, gets him on a case. Charles' bosses want to exploit Viktor. When Charles makes contact with him, Viktor tells him information that he doesn't want to believe. Charles is also in a relationship with the wife of another agent.
The Stag
The Stag (2013)
, 1h34
Genres Comedy
Actors Andrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, Michael Legge, Brian Gleeson, Amy Huberman
Roles Davin
Rating60% 3.048343.048343.048343.048343.04834
A stag weekend in the great outdoors in the west of Ireland takes some unexpected detours.
The Scapegoat, 1h40
Directed by Charles Sturridge
Origin United-kingdom
Actors Matthew Rhys, Andrew Scott, Eileen Atkins, Jodhi May, Alice Orr-Ewing, Sheridan Smith
Roles Paul
Rating70% 3.545713.545713.545713.545713.54571
There are significant differences between this adaptation and the original novel. Whereas the action of the novel takes place in France, this screen version is set in the UK in 1952 as Britain prepares for the Coronation.
Anton Chekhov's The Duel, 1h35
Directed by Dover Kosashvili
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Andrew Scott, Fiona Glascott, Tobias Menzies, Rik Makarem, Nicholas Rowe, Michelle Fairley
Roles Laevsky
Rating67% 3.394153.394153.394153.394153.39415
Laevsky is a Russian aristocrat employed by the civil service who is careless about his work, mostly drinking and playing cards. He lives with Nadya, a woman he seduced away from her husband. He receives a letter telling him her husband has died, but does not tell Nadya. He has come to the realisation that he has never loved Nadya and fears having to marry her. He is in debt and trying to find ways to escape his situation, and becomes increasingly irritable.