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Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott grew up in Dublin, Ireland with an older and a younger sister, Sarah and Hannah. His father, Jim, worked in the Fas government employment agency, and his mother, Nora, taught art at a secondary school. Andrew attended Gonzaga, a Jesuit school for boys on the south side of Dublin. From the age of 8 he took drama classes for children on Saturdays at the Anne Kavanagh school, and then in his early twenties he helped tutor younger students. He made two commercials for Irish television, for Flahavan's Porridge and Disney/Fanta.At 17 Andrew starred in his first professional role in the 1994 Irish drama "Korea." Later that year, he matriculated into Trinity College in Dublin to begin a degree in drama, but left after six months. He went on to perform at the Abbey Theatre, the national theater of Ireland, in four plays.In early 2000 Scott moved to London for a supporting role in "Longitude," a multi-part television movie starring Michael Gambon. Scott played many roles on the stage and received two Olivier awards. In 2006, Scott made his Broadway debut in David Hare's "The Vertical Hour" starring with Bill Nighy and Julianne Moore. He was nominated for a Drama League award for his role.Occasional film and television work in Britain, Ireland and America interspersed his stage career. Most notable of these was "Band of Brothers," "John Adams," and the television comedy series, "My Life in Film.""Sherlock," a modern-day revamp of the classic stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for BBC Television proved to be a turning point in Scott's career in 2010 when he gained notice as Moriarty, the fictional detective's nemesis.Scott starred in the play, "Birdland" by Simon Stephens, in the spring of 2014, where he played the role of a jaded rock star contemplating the meaning of fame. His film work stepped up considerably with roles in several important movies including 20th Century Fox's James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe starrer, "Frankenstein" released in 2015.

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Oct 21, 1976 In Dublin, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Horizon 1964-05-02
Latest Project:
Series The Hollow Crown 2013-09-20

5 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Hollow Crown
Poster of Sherlock
Poster of John Adams
Poster of Band of Brothers
Dates Unknown 2013-06-10
The Hollow Crown Unknown 2013-09-20
Simon Schama's Shakespeare 2 episodes, 2012 2012-06-22
The Hour Unknown 2011-08-17
Sherlock Jim Moriarty / ... 8 episodes, 2010-2017 2010-10-24
Garrow's Law Unknown 2009-11-01
John Adams Colonel William Smith 3 episodes, 2008 2008-03-16
Viva Piñata Additional Voices 70 episodes, 2006-2009 2006-08-26
Foyle's War Unknown 2003-02-02
Band of Brothers John D. Hall 2001-09-09
Horizon Unknown 1964-05-02