Andy Nyman

Andy Nyman

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.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
    Birthday
    4/13/1966
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7
The Glass Man
The Glass Man
5.3
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
6.5
Shut Up and Shoot Me
Shut Up and Shoot Me
5.5
This Is What It Is
0
National Theatre Live: Hangmen
National Theatre Live: Hangmen
7.5
Are You Ready for Love?
Are You Ready for Love?
0
The Eichmann Show
The Eichmann Show
6.7
Wild Romance
Wild Romance
4.5
Coney Island Baby
Coney Island Baby
0
Death at a Funeral
Death at a Funeral
6.9
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
6.9
Severance
Severance
6.2
Black Death
Black Death
6
Dead Babies
Dead Babies
5.4
Automata
Automata
5.8
Bone in the Throat
Bone in the Throat
0
Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas
Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's Llamas
6.7
Shaun The Sheep: Spring Lamb
Shaun The Sheep: Spring Lamb
0
The Dybbuk: Semi-Staged Reading
The Dybbuk: Semi-Staged Reading
0
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie
7
Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas
Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas
7
Shaun The Sheep: Happy Farmer's Day
Shaun The Sheep: Happy Farmer's Day
0
The Commuter
The Commuter
6.4
Judy
Judy
6.7
David Baddiel: Jews Don't Count
David Baddiel: Jews Don't Count
10
The Brothers Bloom
The Brothers Bloom
6.6
The Tournament
The Tournament
5.9
Jungle Cruise
Jungle Cruise
7.4
Despicable Me 3
Despicable Me 3
6.5
Ghostwatch: Behind the Curtains
Ghostwatch: Behind the Curtains
6
Uprising
Uprising
6.6
The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black
6.8
Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass 2
6.4
The Criminal
The Criminal
5.1
Why Horror?
Why Horror?
6.1
Minions
Minions
6.4
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
6.8
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