Harry Andrews biography

Harry Andrews

Actor, Film actor

1911 – 1989

41 Views

Who was Harry Andrews?

Harry Fleetwood Andrews, CBE was an English film actor, known for his frequent portrayals of tough military officers. His performance as Sergeant Major Wilson in The Hill alongside Sean Connery earned Andrews the 1965 National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor and a nomination for the 1966 BAFTA Award for Best British Actor. He made his film debut in The Red Beret in 1953.

Prior to his film career, Andrews was an accomplished Shakespearean actor, appearing at such venues as the Queen's Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre, and the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in England as well as theatres in New York City, Paris, Antwerp and Brussels. Andrews made his London theatre debut in 1935 at the St James's Theatre and his New York debut in 1936 at the since-demolished Empire Theatre.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Harry Andrews." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 Jun 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/harry_andrews>.


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Nov 10, 1911
Tonbridge
Also known as
  • Harry Fleetwood Andrews
  • Harry Fleetwood Andrews, CBE
Parents
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Wrekin College
Died
Mar 6, 1989
Salehurst

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Discuss this Harry Andrews biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net