Andy Nyman - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 15, 2022

Andy Nyman
Profession: Actor, Writer, Director
Best Known For: Uprising (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : April 13, 1966 (age 57)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Andy Nyman
Birth Place: Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Sophie Abbott
Children: 2

Preston Nyman (son)
Macy Nyman (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Andy Nyman?

Andy Nyman is an actor, writer, director, magician, mentalist by profession, and British by nationality. He is well known for appearing in the film Uprising, Death at a Funeral, Kick-Ass 2, etc.

Andy Nyman in Uprising (Image: Getty Images)

Andy Nyman – Age, Parents, Siblings

Andy Nyman was born on 13 April 1966 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. His birth name is Andrew Nyman. His father is from Lithuania and his mother is from Poland. The remaining details of his early life including the name of his parents and siblings are not known.

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Andy Nyman is also unknown. He attended Chai Summer Camp and his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Andy Nyman – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Nyman is married to his longtime girlfriend Sophie Abbott but the date of their wedding is not known. With his wife, he has two children- a son named Preston Nyman and a daughter named Macy Nyman.

There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Andy Nyman in Ghost Stories (Image: That Film Thing)

Andy Nyman – Career

Early Days

Nyman began his career as an actor in the 1980s. His early roles were in the TV series The Bill (1989-1995), EastEnders (1997), the 2000 film Dead Babies, and TV films The Woman in Black (1989), and Uprising (2001). In the latter, he played Calel Wasser and his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years Andy Nyman has appeared in the films Wild Romance (2006), Death at a Funeral (2007), Black Death (2010), Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Despicable Me 3 (2017), Ghost Stories (2017), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Judy (2019), Jungle Cruise (2021). Also, he has had guest roles in the episode(s) of the TV series Crooked House (2008), Campus (2009-2011), Peaky Blinders (2013), Ballot Monkeys (2015), and TV film The Eichmann Show (2015).


On the set of Jungle Cruise, Andy Nyman has worked with Dani Rovira, Veronica Falcón, Quim Gutiérrez, and Raphael Alejandro.


In addition, Nyman is the co-creator of the horror stage-play Ghost Stories. He has also actively worked in theatre plays, appearing in Abigail's Party (2012), Hangmen (2015-2016), Hello, Dolly! (2020-2021), etc.

In addition to acting Nyman is also a magician and mentalist. He has frequently collaborated with psychological illusionist Derren Brown. They wrote Russian Roulette, Séance, Messiah, and Trick of the Mind, and Andy Nyman has co-written and co-directed four of Brown's stage shows including Enigma.

Andy Nyman, Derren Brown (Image:

Andy Nyman – Awards, Nominations

Andy Nyman has won Laurence Olivier Award (2006), and Drama Desk Award (2018). His other nominations include Laurence Olivier Award (2010, 2011, 2020) and Evening Standard Theatre Award (2019).

Andy Nyman – Net Worth, Salary

The estimate of the net worth and annual salary of Nyman is under review.

Andy Nyman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram and Twitter,  Nyman is followed by thousands of followers. He is absent from Facebook and has an official website-

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