McCarthy, Andrew 1962-

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McCarthy, Andrew 1962-


Full name, Andrew T. McCarthy; born November 29, 1962, in New York, NY (some sources say Westfield, NJ); father, a stock broker; brother of Justin McCarthy (a writer and director); married Carol Schneider (an actress), October 9, 1999; children: Sam. Education: Studied theatre at New York University; studied acting at the Circle in the Square Theatre School. Religion: Roman Catholic. Avocational Interests: Playing pool, traveling, and kayaking.


Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; Creative Film Management International, 440 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016. Manager—One Entertainment, 12 West 57th St., Penthouse, New York, NY 10019.


Actor. Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, associate artist; member of Ensemble Studio Theatre and Actors' Studio, New York, NY.


Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors:

Fantafestival Award, best actor, 1987, for Mannequin; Audience Award, best short film, Sedona International Film Festival, 2005, for News for the Church.


Film Appearances:

Jonathan Ogner, Class, Orion, 1983.

Michael Dunn, Heaven Help Us (also known as Catholic Boys), TriStar, 1985.

Kevin Dolenz, St. Elmo's Fire, Columbia, 1985.

Blane McDonough, Pretty in Pink, Paramount, 1986.

Henry Hopper, Waiting for the Moon (also known as Warten auf den mond), Skouras, 1987.

Jonathan Switcher, Mannequin, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987.

Clay Easton, Less Than Zero, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987.

Boys (also known as Boy's Life), TriStar, 1988.

Wade Corey, Kansas, Transworld, 1988.

Matt Larkin, Fresh Horses, Columbia, 1988.

Larry Wilson, Weekend at Bernie's (also known as Hot and Cold), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

Henry Miller, Jours tranquilles a Clichy (also known as Quiet Days in Clichy, Giorni felici a Clichy, and Stille tage in Clichy), 1990.

The assassin, Club Extinction (also known as Dr. M and Docteur M), Prism Entertainment, 1991.

David Raybourne, Year of the Gun, Triumph Releasing, 1991.

Clifford Godfrey, Only You (also known as Love Stinks), Live Home Video, 1992.

Ted Jordan, The Joy Luck Club, Buena Vista, 1993.

Larry Wilson, Weekend at Bernie's II, TriStar, 1993.

Reggie Barker, Dead Funny, 1994.

Eddie Parker, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table), Fine Line, 1994.

Jerry Logan, Night of the Running Man, Trimark Pictures, 1994.

Rupert Grimm, Getting In (also known as Student Body), Foxboro Entertainment/Lindemann Entertainment Group, 1994.

David Mander, Dream Man, Republic Pictures, 1995.

Jimmy Fields, Mulholland Falls, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Howard, Everything Relative, Tara Releasing, 1996.

Don Henderson, Cosas que nunca te dije (also known as Coses que no et vaig dir mai and Things I Never Told You), Ocean Films, 1996.

Richard Ramsay, Escape Clause, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Frank, Bela Donna (also known as White Dunes), Araba Films, 1998.

Cop, I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (also known as Ed Wood's "I Woke Up Early the Day I Died" and I Awoke Early the Day I Died), 1998, Cinequanon Pictures International, 1999.

Bertie Krohn, I'm Losing You, Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Fool's Errand, Platonic Films, 1998.

Detective Henry Smith, A Twist of Faith (also known as Au-dela du mal and Beyond Redemption), Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1999.

Cecil Sweeney, New Waterford Girl (also known as La fille de New Waterford), 1999, Alliance Atlantis Communications, 2000.

Kurt Bishop, New World Disorder, Promark Entertainment Group/York Entertainment, 1999.

A clown, Jump, Arrow Releasing, 1999.

Eric Shelton, Nowhere in Sight, Saban Pictures International, 2000.

Standard Time, Intrinsic Value Films/Jubilee Productions, 2001.

Raymond Cane, Diggity: Home at Last (also known as Diggity's Treasure and Heaven Must Wait), Mackinac Media, 2001.

Elliot Shephard, Standard Time (also known as Anything But Love), Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2002.

Josh, 2BPerfectly Honest, Monarch Home Video, 2004.

Charles King, The Orphan King, 2005.

The Spiderwick Chronicles, Paramount, 2008.

Michael, Camp Hope, 2008.

Film Work:

Producer and director, News for the Church (short), 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Aaron Gerrity, E-Ring, NBC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bobby Kennedy, Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Arthur Beniker, The Beniker Gang (also known as Dear Lola and Dear Lola, or How to Start Your Own Family), 1985.

Jonathan, The Courtyard, Showtime, 1995.

Richard, The Christmas Tree, ABC, 1996.

Rabbit (Mike), Hostile Force (also known as The Heist and Alarm fuer Security 13), 1996.

Pete Weber, Stag, HBO, 1997.

Keith Lussier, A Father for Brittany (also known as A Change of Heart), CBS, 1998.

Ben Carroway, Perfect Assassins (also known as A Breed Apart), HBO, 1998.

Stanley Banner, A Storm in Summer, Showtime, 2000.

Mike Harper, The Secret Life of Zoey, Lifetime, 2002.

Tyler Ross, Straight from the Heart, Hallmark Channel, 2003.

Kit Freers, The Hollywood Mom's Mystery, 2004.

Hank Robinson, Crusader, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Making of "Class," 1983.

Martin, "The Common Pursuit," Great Performances, PBS, 1992.

The Brat Pack: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Narrator, Intimate Portrait: Park Overall, Lifetime, 2000.

Retrosexual: The 80's, VH1, 2004.

100 Greatest Teen Stars, VH1, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Michael Lewis, The Sight, FX Channel, 2000.

Joe Bennett, Lipstick Jungle, NBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Edwin, "Grandpa's Ghost," Amazing Stories (also known as Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stores"), 1986.

Arthur, "Loved to Death," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1991.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Randolph Morrow, "Slaves," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late, Late Show), CBS, 2003.

Attorney Finnerty, "Absentia," Law & Order, NBC, 2003.

Marshall, "The Monsters Are on Maple Street," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2003.

Derek Philby, "Mr. Monk Goes Back to School," Monk, USA Network, 2003.

Dr. Hook, "The Young and the Headless," Kingdom Hospital (also known as Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital"), ABC, 2004.

The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News, 2005.

Gylne tider, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Flem, The Boys of Winter, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Franz, "Mariens Kammer," and Kip, "Life Under Water," both in Marathon '85, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Sid, Bodies, Rest and Motion, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1986-87.

Marathon '88, Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1988.

Arthur, Psychopathia Sexualis, Stage 1, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1997.

Clifford, Side Man, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1998, then John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1998-99.

The Death of Papa, Hartford Stage Theatre, Hartford, CT, 1999.

Jamie Tyrone, Long Day's Journey into Night, Hartford Stage Theatre, 1999.

The Glass Menagerie, Hartford Stage Theatre, 2001.

The Exonerated, 45 Bleecker Theatre, New York City, 2002-2004.

Carter, Fat Pig, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 2004-2005.

Jack, The 24 Hour Plays 2005, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Also appeared in Neptune's Hips, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City; Been Taken, Off-Broadway production; Herself As Lust, Off-Broadway production; Ah, Wilderness!, New York City; A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York City; Waiting for the Moon, French production; A Moon for the Misbegotten; Mr. Morton Waits for His Bus; Trumbo, Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY; A Distant Country Called Youth, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, CT, and Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT; Hate Mail, Penguin Repertory Theatre, Stony Point, NY.

Stage Work:

Director, The 24 Hour Plays 2006, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2006.


Music Videos:

Appeared in John Parr's "St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)."



News for the Church (short), 2004.



People Weekly, April 19, 1999, p. 118.

TV Guide, March 14, 1998, p. 7.


Andrew McCarthy Website,, October 1, 2007.

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