Andrew Simpson (actor)
1 January 1989|
Derry, Northern Ireland. Raised in Inishowen, County Donegal
Andrew Gerard Simpson (born 1 January 1989) is a Northern Irish actor, from Derry, but raised in Inishowen in County Donegal. He was spotted while performing in a festival by talent scout Patrick Duncan, who was working for Aisling Walsh, the director of Song for a Raggy Boy.
Simpson's first film appearance was as Gerard Peters 458 in Song for a Raggy Boy (2003), a story about an Irish reform school. In 2006, he appeared opposite Cate Blanchett and Judi Dench in the film Notes on a Scandal. He plays the role of Steven Connolly, a schoolboy whose affair with his art teacher, Sheba Hart (played by Blanchett), leads to disaster.
In 2012 he appeared in the docudrama Saving The Titanic as electrician Albert Ervine, the youngest member of the engineering crew, which reunited him with Song for a Raggy Boy co-star Chris Newman. In November 2012 he played the part of Nick Nickleby in the BBC drama of the same name, a modern take on the Charles Dickens classic Nicholas Nickleby.
|2003||Song for a Raggy Boy||Gerard Peters 458|
|2006||Notes on a Scandal||Steven Connolly|
|2009||Perrier's Bounty||teen #2|
|2011||All That Way for Love||Simon||Short film|
|2012||Saving the Titanic||Albert Ervine||TV movie|
|White Heat||Connor||TV mini-series (1 episode)|
|Good Vibrations||Colin "Getty" Getgood|
|The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby||Nick Nickleby||TV series (5 episodes)|
|The Measure of a Man||Jay Brady||Short film|
|2013||Coming Up||Van||TV series (1 episode)|
|Killing All the Flies||Levin Reid||TV movie|
|2015||The Survalist||gaunt man|
|2016||Rebellion||George Wilson||TV mini-series (5 episodes)|
|Annie Waits||Patrick||Short film|
As of 6 April 2010, Simpson was studying law at the London School of Economics. He has also studied at Pangbourne College.