Person Details

Birthday: 1966-04-13 11:40:55

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 23

TV Involvements: 5


Most Famous Work

Biography

Andy Nyman is an English actor and magician. Nyman first came to note with his performance as a hard nosed director in Musical! and then as Keith Whitehead in the cult film of the Martin Amis novel, Dead Babies. He has played lead roles in Jon Avnet's Emmy award winning film Uprising (NBC) as a Polish freedom fighter and in Coney Island Baby as a gay French gun dealer. In 2006, he played Gordon in the cult hit Severance. Most recently he played Patrick, a sleazy reality show producer in Charlie Brooker's E4 horror satire Dead Set, and suffers the most violent death in the series, being decapitated and disembowelled. Nyman currently has four films due for release over the next 18 months: London-based romantic comedy Are You Ready for Love?; a bio-pic of 70s Dutch rock group Herman Brood, Wild Romance; and improvised gangster thriller Played where he stars opposite Vinnie Jones, Val Kilmer and Gabriel Byrne. The film was released by Lionsgate Entertainment in 2007. Nyman appeared as one of the leads in the latest Frank Oz movie, Death at a Funeral. He stars opposite Matthew Macfadyen, Ewen Bremner, and Keeley Hawes. The movie was released by MGM in 2007. Nyman is also a magician and the co-creator and co-writer of the Derren Brown TV shows Derren Brown - Mind Control and Trick of the Mind. He and Brown wrote "Russian Roulette", "Séance", and "Messiah", as well as three series of the "Trick of the Mind" series. He also co-wrote and co-directed four of Brown's stage shows, all of which have toured and played the West End. For "Something Wicked This Way Comes" they were awarded the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment. Their fourth show Enigma was also nominated for an Olivier Award. Nyman won the award for best actor at the 2006 Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film for his role as Colin Frampton in Shut Up and Shoot Me. He was nominated for Lew Grade Award at the 2007 BAFTA Awards for his work on "Derren Brown: The Heist". He shared the nomination with fellow collaborators Derren Brown, Simon Mills, and Ben Caron. In December 2008 he appeared in BBC Four's supernatural drama series Crooked House. In February 2010 he co-wrote (with Jeremy Dyson), directed and starred in the horror play Ghost Stories. In April 2011 he starred in a new British sitcom, Campus.

Most Famous Work

Peaky Blinders
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9

Peaky Blinders

(2013) Winston Churchill
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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7

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

(2017) Jail Guard
The Commuter
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6

The Commuter

(2018) Tony
Unforgotten
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8

Unforgotten

(2015) Dean Barton
Kick-Ass 2
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6

Kick-Ass 2

(2013) The Tumor
Hanna
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8

Hanna

(2019) Jacobs
Automata
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6

Automata

(2014) Ellis
Judy
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7

Judy

(2019) Dan

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Dan
Nuts (voice)
Jacobs
2018 Tony
2017 Jail Guard
Professor Goodman
Clive the Robot (voice)
2016 Gerry
Syd
2015 Additional Voices
Dean Barton
Additional Voices (voice)
Gerry
Ronnie the Rug
Nuts (voice)
David Landor
2014 Ellis
N/A
2013 Winston Churchill
The Tumor
2012 Himself
2011 Martin Pyrite
Bazza
2010 Himself
Dalywag
2009 Jonty De Wolfe
N/A
Tech Eddie
2008 N/A
Patrick
N/A
Charleston
2007 Howard
Chris
2006 N/A
Leo Leitner
Gordon
2005 Colin Frampton
2001 N/A
Calel Wasser
2000 N/A
1999 Forensic Scientist 1
N/A
1989 Jackie
John
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Director
2016 Director
2014 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2017 Screenplay
2007 Author
2006 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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