Andy Nyman

Andy Nyman

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Andy Nyman  (born 13 April 1966) 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.

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YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2018Ghost StoriesProfessor Goodman2018-04-13
2018The CommuterTony2018-01-12
2017Star Wars: The Last Jedi2017-12-15
2017Despicable Me 3Clive the Robot (voice)2017-06-30
2016National Theatre Live: HangmenSyd2016-03-03
2015Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer's LlamasAdditional Voices2015-11-13
2015Shaun the Sheep MovieNuts (voice)2015-08-05
2015Bone in the ThroatRonnie the Rug2015-03-16
2015The Eichmann ShowDavid Landor2015-01-20
2014AutomataEllis2014-10-10
2012Ghostwatch: Behind the CurtainsHimself2012-10-31
2011The Glass ManMartin Pyrite2011-08-26
2011Black DeathDalywag2011-03-11
2010Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & VideotapeHimself2010-08-30
2009The TournamentTech Eddie2009-05-01
2008Crooked HouseDuncalfe2008-12-22
2008Dead SetPatrick Goad2008-10-27
2008The Brothers BloomCharleston2008-09-09
2007Death at a FuneralHoward2007-02-12
2007This Is What It IsChris2007-01-01
2006Wild RomanceLeo Leitner2006-11-09
2006SeveranceGordon2006-05-19
2005Shut Up and Shoot MeColin Frampton2005-12-01
2001UprisingCalel Wasser2001-01-01
2000Dead Babies2000-09-07
1989The Woman in BlackJackie1989-12-24