An Irish film, TV, as well as a stage actor Andrew Scott is widely known for portraying the roles of Jim Moriarty in a BBC series know as Sherlock along with the featuring in 2015 James Bond film called Spectre. He is also lauded for his extensive stage work at several of the theatres. Andrew has been active in this field since the year 1994 and from that time, he has garnered a huge numbers of fans following and a lot of popularity. In addition to that, he has also earned several of the awards which also includes two Laurence Olivier Award for the Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre for his roles in a Girl in a Car with a Man at Royal Court Theatre together with his role in the Cock which was also at Royal Court.
Prior to that, Scott was also ranked at number 22 in the Independent’s Rainbow List 2014: 101 lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender people who make a real difference. Once, he has stated to the London Evening Standard Magazine that he always had a healthy obsession with the acting. He has made his appearance in award winning HBO mini-series John Adams opposite to Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. Previous to that, he was also named as one of the European Film Promotions’ Shooting Stars.
Andrew has starred in numbers of the movies as well as stage shows such as Roaring Trade, Cock, The Coming World, Dublin Carol, Lonesome West, Birdland, Letters Live, Design for Living, Sea Wall, Dying City, Original Sin, Crave, Playing the Victim, Sherlock, The American, Longitude, Drinking Crude, Budgie, Silent Things, Lennon Naked, The Hour, The Duel, Chasing Cotards, Miracle at Midnight, Dates, Pride, The Stag, Swallows, and Amazons, This Beautiful Fantastic, and many more.
A native of Dublin, Ireland, Andrew Scott came into this world on 21st October of the year 1976 which has now made him at the age of 39. His mother was an art teacher whereas his father used to work in an employment agency. He went to get his education from the Gonzaga College which is a private Jesuit Catholic School located on south side of Dublin. In addition to that, Scott also took the Saturday classes at drama school for the children and he also made his appearance in the two ads on Irish TV. When Scott was 17 years old, he was chosen for starring role in the first film called Korea. He then won a bursary to the art school but was elected to study the drama at the Trinity College, Dublin. He then left the college after six months for joining Dublin’s Abbey Theatre.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Scott is a gay and he has commented that mercifully these days, people do not see being gay as the character flaw. He stands at the height of 1.73 m. As he was born in the month of October, his star sign is Libra. He was raised up along with his two sisters. Besides that, more information about him can be accessed from various sources and he can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.