A wonderful privileged to have actor Andy Nyman as my guest on the latest episode of Inspiring Minds Andy Nyman is not only a successful actor, he is also a film-maker, director, screenwriter, author and one of the best magicians in the world, even though he counts magic as just a fun hobby.
He is one of the most positive and inspiring people I know, always full of optimism, and it was lovely to explore inside the mind of Andy Nyman!
Andy Nyman bio from Wikipedia
Nyman was born in Leicester. His first noteworthy performance was in 2000 as Keith Whitehead in Dead Babies, an adaptation of the Martin Amis novel of the same name. Soon after he appeared alongside Jon Voight, David Schwimmer and Leelee Sobieski in Jon Avnet‘s 2001 Emmy award-winning film Uprising as a Polish-Jewish freedom fighter.
His next film role was in the 2003 film Coney Island Baby as a gay French gun dealer. In 2006 he appeared in horror-comedy Severance, Herman Brood biopic Wild Romance and British romcom Are You Ready for Love?. That same year 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. In 2007, Nyman appeared as one of the leads in the Frank Oz film Death at a Funeral, starring opposite Matthew Macfadyen, Ewen Bremner and Keely Hawes. In 2008, he starred as Patrick, a sleazy reality show producer, in Charlie Brooker‘s E4 horror satire Dead Set, and appeared in BBC Four‘s supernatural drama series Crooked House.
He played the recurring character Jonty de Wolf in Channel 4‘s semi-improvised show Campus. In 2013, Nyman appeared in Kick-Ass 2, as “The Tumor.” He did voice over work for the series Sarah & Duck and Chuggington, and played a young Winston Churchill in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders. In 2014 Nyman played the role of Charles Guiteau in the Stephen Sondheim musical Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory, and appeared in the film Automata with Antonio Banderas and Dylan McDermott.