Inspiring Minds with Andy Nyman

What a wonderful privilege to have actor Andy Nyman as my guest on the latest episode of Inspiring Minds. Andy is a successful actor, filmmaker, director, screenwriter, and author.

It was lovely to explore inside the mind of Andy Nyman! He is one of the most positive and inspiring people I know and is always full of optimism.

He is one of the best magicians in the world and counts magic as just a fun hobby.

Andy Nyman’s bio from Wikipedia

Nyman was born in Leicester. His first noteworthy performance was in 2000 as Keith Whitehead in Dead Babies,[4]. An adaptation of the Martin Amis novel of the same name. He appeared alongside Jon VoightDavid Schwimmer, and Leelee Sobieski in Jon Avnet‘s 2001 Emmy award-winning film Uprising[5] 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 SeveranceHerman 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.[6]

 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,[7].  He also appeared in BBC Four‘s supernatural drama series Crooked House.[6]

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. Andy played a young Winston Churchill in the BBC drama Peaky Blinders. Nyman played the role of Charles Guiteau in 2014 in the Stephen Sondheim musical Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory. He appeared in the film Automata with Antonio Banderas and Dylan McDermott.

Nyman was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian in 2014 opposing Scottish independence , the run-up to September’s referendum on that issue.