Anderson, Andy 1947–

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Anderson, Andy 1947–


Born July 18, 1947, in Wellington, New Zealand. Education: Took a television production course through TVNZ, 1980, and a multicam directors course with South Pacific Films, 1992.

Addresses: Agent—IMCM, PO Box 1192, Bondi Junction, New South Wales 1355 Australia. Manager—Bernie Stahl Management, PO BOX 1145, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, 4217 Australia.

Career: Actor. Presenter of documentary on domestic violence for TVNZ and the police department. Also worked as a musician appearing with bands including The Missing Links, c. 1960s, Running Jumping Standing Still, Southern Comfort, and Arkastra.

Awards, Honors: Silver Logie Award, best support actor in a series, TV Week magazine, 1982; Australian Film Institute Award, best performance by an actor in a leading role in a telefeature or miniseries, 2000, for Halifax f.p.: A Person of Interest.


Film Appearances:

Mr. Fullright, New York's Finest (also known as New York Cats), 1987.

Albie Stone, Trespasses (also known as Omen of Evil), 1989.

Gordon Bennett (short), 1989.

Lawyer, Zilch!, 1989.

Nursey family, Ruby in Paradise, October Films, 1993.

Parlorman, Soledad, Urban Media, 2000.

Norman Geiseman, Black and White, New Vision Films, 2002.

Kevin, Garage Days, Fox Searchlight, 2002.

John Livingston, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (also known as Anacondas 2: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid), Screen Gems, 2004.

Sheriff, House of Wax, Warner Bros., 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jim Sullivan, The Sullivans, Nine Network, 1976.

Various characters, A Country Practice, Seven Network, 1983, 1991, 1993.

Rick Manning, Prisoner (also known as Caged Women and Prisoner: Cell Block H), syndicated and Ten Network, 1984.

Matt Winter, Gloss, TVNZ, 1987.

Tosh, The Boy from Andromeda, 1991.

Steve Gannaway, Marlin Bay, TVNZ, 1992.

Lochie Renford, Phoenix, ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1992.

Steve Morrison, The Bob Morrison Show, Nine Network, 1994.

Firefighter John "Repo" Kennedy, Fire, Channel 7, 1995.

Barry Petersen, Heartbreak High, ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1997–98.

Mick Scully, Neighbours, Ten Network, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Tony Loft, The Great Bookie Robbery, Nine Network, 1986.

Tony, Il Magistrato (also known as The Magistrate), ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1989.

The New Adventures of Black Beauty, Seven Network, 1992.

Lust, Seven Deadly Sins, ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1993.

Lamont, Greenstone, Odyssey, 1999.

Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, TNT, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

George, Robbery Under Arms (also known as Robo a mano armado), 1985.

John Palmer, The Haunting of Barney Palmer, PBS, 1986.

Bill Taylor, Raider of the South Seas, 1990.

Hooper, Singapore Sling, Nine Network, 1993.

John Devlin, The Devil Game, 1997.

Laurie Downes, Halifax f.p.: A Person of Interest, Nine Network, 2000.

Peter Forbutt, Heroes' Mountain, 2002.

Betch, The Junction Boys, ESPN, 2002.

Officer Krutchen, Mermaids, PAX, 2003.

Charlie Rhodes, Salem's Lot (also known as Stephen King's "Salem's Lot"), TNT, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host and singer, Dixie Chicken, TVNZ, 1987.

Gold: Frenchie's Gold, 1991.

Gold: The Merchants of Venice, 1991.

Gold: A Fistful of Gold, 1991.

Gold: The World's Play, 1991.

Look Who's Famous Now, TV2 [New Zealand], 1999.

Himself, Happy Birthday 2 You, TV2 [New Zealand], 2000.

Himself, Numero Bruno (documentary), 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Peter, "The Adventure," The Flying Doctors, Nine Network, 1989.

Harry Roebuck, "The Bushranger," Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's "The Man from Snowy River"), Nine Network and Family Channel, 1993.

Brad Blair, "Dead Heat," High Tide, syndicated, 1995.

Hesiot, "The Titans," Xena: Warrior Princess, 1995.

Zander, "The Fire Down Below," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, 1995.

Errol Crichton, "The River," Police Rescue, ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1996.

Ted Murdoch, Wildside, ABC [Australian Broadcast Corp.], 1997.

Douglas Collins, "Quad Squad," Water Rats, Nine Network, 1999.

Alan Mitchell, "Desperate Remedies," All Saints, Seven Network, 1999.

Fraser, "A Shadow of Doubt: Parts 1 & 2," Duggan, Television One, 1999.

John Gemes, "Unfinished Business," Blue Heelers, Seven Network, 2000.

Frank Landis, "Rich Man's World," Stingers, Nine Network, 2001.

Frank Landis, "Into the Darkness," Stingers, Nine Network, 2001.

Frank Landis, "Dog Eat Dog," Stingers, Nine Network, 2001.

Race Hayley, "Made to Be Broken," McLeod's Daughters, Women's Entertainment, 2002.

Race Hayley, "To Catch a Thief," McLeod's Daughters, Women's Entertainment, 2003.

Ed Cleaver, "The River of No Return," Stingers, Nine Network, 2004.

Stage Productions:

Lord Buckley (one-man show), Circa Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, 1978, then Watershed Theatre, London, 1993.

Karn, Sus by Barrie Keeffe, Bootstrap Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand, 1983.

Pirate King, The Pirates of Penzance, New Zealand cities, 1986.

Bill Snibson, Me & My Girl, Wellington Operatic, Wellington, New Zealand, 1990.

Title role, Sweeney Todd, Downstage Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand, 1999.

Also appeared in a production of Hair.



Appeared in If I'd Known I'd Live This Long….


Wrote three episodes of Marlin Bay I & II.

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