Harry Andrews

Actor
Lean, strong-jawed and frequently beaded supporting player and distinguished Shakespearean stage actor who entered films in the early 1950s. Throughout his long, prolific career, Andrews frequently played tough military ... Read more »
Born: 11/10/1911 in Kent, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (73)

Cause Celebre 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Mesmerized 1986 (Movie)

Old Thompson (Actor)

Hawk The Slayer 1980 (Movie)

High Abbot (Actor)

S.O.S. Titanic 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Curse of King Tut's Tomb 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Crossed Swords 1978 (Movie)

Hertford (Actor)

Death on the Nile 1978 (Movie)

Barnstable (Actor)

Superman 1978 (Movie)

2nd Elder (Actor)

The Big Sleep 1978 (Movie)

Vincent Norris (Actor)

The Four Feathers 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Watership Down 1978 (Movie)

Gen. Woundwort (Voice)

Equus 1977 (Movie)

Harry Dalton (Actor)

The Medusa Touch 1977 (Movie)

Assistant Commissioner (Actor)

Sky Riders 1976 (Movie)

Auerbach (Actor)

The Blue Bird 1975 (Movie)

Oak (Actor)

The Passover Plot 1975 (Movie)

Yohanan the Baptist (Actor)

The Internecine Project 1973 (Movie)

Albert Parsons (Actor)

Theatre of Blood 1973 (Movie)

Trevor Dickman (Actor)

Man at the Top 1972 (Movie)

Lord Ackerman (Actor)

Man of La Mancha 1972 (Movie)

Innkeeper (Actor)

The Last Days of Man on Earth 1972 (Movie)

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The Mackintosh Man 1972 (Movie)

Mackintosh (Actor)

The Ruling Class 1972 (Movie)

13th Earl of Gurney (Actor)

Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 (Movie)

Grand Duke Nicholas (Actor)

The Nightcomers 1971 (Movie)

Tutor (Actor)

Entertaining Mr. Sloane 1970 (Movie)

Ed (Actor)

I Want What I Want 1970 (Movie)

Father (Actor)

Too Late the Hero 1970 (Movie)

Colonel Thompson (Actor)

Wuthering Heights 1970 (Movie)

Mr Earnshaw (Actor)

A Nice Girl Like Me 1969 (Movie)

Savage (Actor)

Battle of Britain 1969 (Movie)

Sir Francis Stokes (Actor)

Country Dance 1969 (Movie)

Brigadier Crieff (Actor)

A Dandy in Aspic 1968 (Movie)

Intelligence Chief Fraser (Actor)

I'll Never Forget What's 'Is Name 1968 (Movie)

Gerald Slater (Actor)

The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968 (Movie)

Lord Lucan (Actor)

The Night They Raided Minsky's 1968 (Movie)

Jacob Schpitendavel (Actor)

The Sea Gull 1968 (Movie)

Sorin (Actor)

Play Dirty 1967 (Movie)

Brigadier Blore (Actor)

The Deadly Affair 1967 (Movie)

Inspector Mendel (Actor)

The Long Duel 1967 (Movie)

Superintendant Stafford (Actor)

The Night of the Generals 1967 (Movie)

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The Jokers 1966 (Movie)

Marryatt (Actor)

Modesty Blaise 1965 (Movie)

Sir Gerald Tarrant (Actor)

Sands of the Kalahari 1965 (Movie)

Grimmelman (Actor)

The Agony and the Ecstasy 1965 (Movie)

Bramante (Actor)

633 Squadron 1964 (Movie)

Air Marshal Davis (Actor)

Nothing But the Best 1964 (Movie)

Mr Horton (Actor)

The Hill 1964 (Movie)

Sgt/Major Wilson (Actor)

The Truth About Spring 1964 (Movie)

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55 Days at Peking 1963 (Movie)

Father De Bearn (Actor)

Barabbas 1962 (Movie)

St Peter (Actor)

Lisa 1962 (Movie)

Ayoob (Actor)

Nine Hours to Rama 1962 (Movie)

General Singh (Actor)

Circle of Deception 1960 (Movie)

Captain Rawson (Actor)

The Best of Enemies 1960 (Movie)

Captain Rootes (Actor)

A Touch of Larceny 1959 (Movie)

Captain Graham (Actor)

I Accuse 1958 (Movie)

Major Henry (Actor)

Solomon and Sheba 1958 (Movie)

Baltor (Actor)

The Devil's Disciple 1958 (Movie)

Major Swindon (Actor)

Saint Joan 1957 (Movie)

John DeStogumber (Actor)

Alexander the Great 1956 (Movie)

Darius (Actor)

Helen of Troy 1956 (Movie)

Hector (Actor)

Hell in Korea 1956 (Movie)

Sergeant Payne (Actor)

Moby Dick 1956 (Movie)

Stubb (Actor)

The Man Who Loved Redheads 1955 (Movie)

Williams (Actor)

The Black Knight 1954 (Movie)

Earl of Yeonil (Actor)

The Red Beret 1952 (Movie)

RSM (Actor)

All Passion Spent (TV Show)

Actor

Destiny of a Spy (TV Show)

Actor

Jack the Ripper (TV Show)

Actor

The Seven Dials Mystery (TV Show)

Actor

Valley Forge (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Lean, strong-jawed and frequently beaded supporting player and distinguished Shakespearean stage actor who entered films in the early 1950s. Throughout his long, prolific career, Andrews frequently played tough military types or severe, no-nonsense characters (as in Sidney Lumet's "The Hill" 1965), but he brilliantly played against type as a flashy homosexual in Joe Orton's black comedy, "Entertaining Mr. Sloane" (1970).

Relationships

Amy Andrews

Mother

Henry Andrews

Father

David Andrews

Son
former juvenile film actor

EDUCATION

Wrekin College

Milestones

1970

Starred in Edward Bond's reworking of "King Lear" at the Royal Court Theatre, London

1953

Film debut, "The Red Beret/Paratrooper"

1936

Broadway debut as Horatio to John Gielgud's Hamlet

1935

London stage debut, "Worse Things Happen at Sea"

1933

Member, Liverpool Repertory Company

1933

Stage acting debut in "The Long Christmas Dinner" with Liverpool Repertory Company

Served with the Royal Artillery in the British Army

Bonus Trivia

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Named a Commander of the British Empire (1966)

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