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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 (42 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'.


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 (19 films)

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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% 3.05423.05423.05423.05423.0542
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.
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, 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% 3.106973.106973.106973.106973.10697
Cela fait trois ans que Alice sillonne les mers en tant que capitaine du navire Wonder, le vaisseau de feu son père, le Lord Kingleigh. En 1875, après son retour d'un de ses voyages en Chine, Alice reçoit la visite d'un mystérieux papillon bleu. Elle devine tout de suite qu'il s’agit d'Absolem. Lui faisant confiance, elle le suit, et c'est grâce à lui qu'elle traverse un miroir. De l'autre côté, Absolem fait savoir à Alice que le Chapelier Fou, le grand ami de cette dernière, est en danger. Sans hésiter, Alice rejoint vite la demeure du Chapelier, qu'elle trouve mourant (souffrant de tristesse et d'anxiété en pensant que sa famille est encore vivante). D'après la Reine Blanche, Mirana, le seul moyen de le sauver est de remonter le temps. La mission d’Alice est donc de sauver le Chapelier en sauvant sa famille en essayant de ne pas se faire attraper par le Temps lui-même, qui a collaboré avec la perfide Reine Rouge, Iracebeth, la sœur de Mirana.
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% 3.4536453.4536453.4536453.4536453.453645
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 (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
Rating66% 3.3497353.3497353.3497353.3497353.349735
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 controversées 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 aberrante de devoir prouver que ce qu'elle a écrit sur Irving est vrai et fondé, notamment qu'il ment sciemment en niant 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 (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% 3.3961853.3961853.3961853.3961853.396185
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
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Freddie Fox, Charles Dance
Roles Roderick Turpin
Rating59% 2.9975852.9975852.9975852.9975852.997585
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 (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% 3.5488053.5488053.5488053.5488053.548805
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
Rating66% 3.349193.349193.349193.349193.34919
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 (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, LGBT-related film
Actors Bill Nighy, Dominic West, Andrew Scott, George MacKay, Joseph Gilgun, Ben Schnetzer
Roles Gethin
Rating78% 3.9004653.9004653.9004653.9004653.900465
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 (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Pete Travis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Charlie Cox, Romola Garai, Simon Russell Beale, Geraldine James, Christian McKay, Olivia Grant
Roles Viktor Koslov, a Soviet diplomat

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% 3.0481053.0481053.0481053.0481053.048105
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
Rating71% 3.595423.595423.595423.595423.59542
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
Rating68% 3.4431353.4431353.4431353.4431353.443135
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.
Lennon Naked, 1h22
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank, Allan Corduner, Andrew Scott, Naoko Mori, Craig Cheetham
Roles Paul McCartney
Rating60% 3.0003053.0003053.0003053.0003053.000305
In 1964, in the peak of Beatlemania, a reluctant John Lennon (Eccleston) is persuaded by manager Brian Epstein (Rory Kinnear) to meet Freddie Lennon (Christopher Fairbank), the father who abandoned him seventeen years earlier, with the press in attendance. When they meet, John accuses his father of abandoning him, but his father says that "he left it up to John." John and Brian quickly leave the meeting.
Dead Bodies, 1h28
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Andrew Scott, Eamonn Owens, Kelly Reilly, Gerard McSorley, Seán McGinley
Roles Tommy McGann
Rating62% 3.148673.148673.148673.148673.14867
Tommy McGann (Scott) gets back together with his ex-girlfriend, after breaking up with her recently. But later on, the two fight, in which Tommy leaves the apartment as he pushes her out of his way. He returns later to find her dead, realising he pushed her onto the table where she fell and cracked her head. Tommy drives the body out into the woods and buries it there. Soon after, Tommy gets a new girlfriend, who secretly knows about what happened to his old girlfriend.