Andrew Howard

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Andrew Howard
Born (1969-06-12) 12 June 1969 (age 47)
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Spouse(s) Sarah Essex
Children 1

Andrew Howard (born 12 June 1969) is a Welsh theatre, television and film actor.


Howard trained at Cygnet Training Theatre in Exeter in the late 1980s, touring in productions of A Christmas Carol, Twelfth Night, Beggar's Opera and Peer Gynt amongst others.


Stage acting[edit]

On stage roles included Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange, Peer Gynt in Peer Gynt, Orestes in Electra at theatres, including The Royal National Theatre (London) and The Donmar Warehouse (London).

Film acting[edit]

Howard has made notable appearances in several major productions, including the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and the Guy Ritchie caper Revolver, as well as costarring alongside Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close in the 2003 TV movie The Lion in Winter. He played "Bad" Frank Phillips in History Channel's Hatfields & McCoys.

In 2001, Howard was awarded best actor at the Tokyo International Film Festival for his portrayal of Jon in Mr In-Between.[1] He co-wrote the screenplay for Shooters, a 2002 British crime drama in which he also starred. In 2009, he played Thomas Luster in the thriller film Luster under the direction from Adam Mason.[2] In 2009, he was also in the film Blood River, for which Howard won the Best Actor Award at the Honolulu Film Festival and the Jack Nance Break-through performance award at the NYC Film Festival, Tribeca. In 2011, he starred in Limitless, a film by Neil Burger originally titled The Dark Fields.[3] In 2014 he played a supporting role as the lead Russian henchman, Maxim, in Taken 3. Since 2015, he has appeared in the television series Bates Motel as Will Decody, who was originally portrayed by actor Ian Hart in the first season.


Leading roles[edit]

Year Film Role
2010 I Spit on Your Grave Sheriff Storch[3][4]
2009 Blood River Joseph[5]
2009 Luster Thomas Luster
2008 Love Me Still Mickey Ronson
2006 The Devil's Chair Nick West
2004 One Perfect Day Hector Lee
2003 The Lion in Winter Richard the Lionheart
2002 Shooters J
2001 Mr In-Between Jon
1999 Shades Dylan Cole
1999 The Cherry Orchard Trofimov

Supporting roles[edit]

Year Film Role
2016 The True Memoirs of an International Assassin
2014 Taken 3 Maxim
2011 The Hangover Part II Nikolai
2011 Limitless Gennady
2007 Cassandra's Dream Jerry
2005 Revolver Billy
2005 The Last Drop Capt. Edward Banks
2005 Heights Ian
2002 Below Hoag
2002 Moonlight Gang Leader
2000 Rancid Aluminium Trevor


Year: Series: Episode: Role:
2015 Proof Season 1, Episode 4 "Redemption" Randall Mason
2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 (Recurring role) Luther Banks
2015 The Lizzie Borden Chronicles 2 episodes Billy Borden
2015–16 Bates Motel Recurring role Will Decody
2014 Banshee Season 2, Episode 6 Quentin
2014 The After Season 1, Episode 1 McCormick
2014 Elementary Season 2, Episode 12 Devin Gasper
2012 Hatfields & McCoys Episodes 1-3 (entire miniseries) "Bad" Frank Phillips
2011 Burn Notice Dead to Rights
Better Halves
Army of One
Tavian Khorza
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 12, Episode 24 : "Smoked" Luke Ronson
2007 Suspect TV Movie Stella
2001 Band of Brothers Crossroads
Day of Days
Capt. Clarence Hester
2015 Agent X Recurring role Nicolas Volker


Year Film
2010 Pig
2002 Shooters


  1. ^ Barton, Steve (2010-04-05). "Andrew Howard Brings Evil to The Dark Fields". Dread Central. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  2. ^ Miska, Brad (2009-11-02). "AFM '09: 'Puppet Master: Axis of Evil', 'Luster' and 'Dark House'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  3. ^ a b Miska, Brad (2010-04-05). "'I Spit on Your Grave' Villain Takes Evil Role in 'The Dark Fields'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  4. ^ Decker, Sean (2010-11-30). "Exclusive: Rodney Eastman Talks I Spit On Your Grave Plus Image!". Dread Central. Retrieved 2011-11-07. 
  5. ^ "BLOOD RIVER « Cast". Revolver Entertainment. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 

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