Andrew Simpson (actor)

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Andrew Simpson (actor)
Born(1989-01-01) 1 January 1989 (age 23)
Derry, Northern Ireland
 
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Andrew Simpson (actor)
Born(1989-01-01) 1 January 1989 (age 23)
Derry, Northern Ireland

Andrew Gerard Simpson (born 1 January 1989) is an Irish actor. Born in Derry,[citation needed] Northern Ireland, he now lives in Donegal, Ireland.[1] He has two sisters, Charlotte and Sarah. 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 Dame Judi Dench (both of whom were nominated for Academy Awards for their roles) in the film Notes on a Scandal. He plays the pivotal role of Steven Connolly, a schoolboy whose affair with his art teacher, Sheba Hart (played by Cate 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. [2]

Personal life

Andrew currently attends the London School of Economics and is studying law.[when?]

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