Andrew Knott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Andrew Knott
Born (1979-11-22) 22 November 1979 (age 38)
Salford, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present
Children 2

Andrew Knott (born 22 November 1979) is an English actor. He played Dickon Sowerby in the 1993 film The Secret Garden.

Life and career[edit]

Knott was born in Salford. His first acting was done in British television and radio programmes. He was trained in the Oldham Theatre Workshop. Knott's first major film was Warner Brothers' The Secret Garden in 1993, in which he played Dickon Sowerby. He went on to play Joe Green in Black Beauty. In the late 1990s, he played Liam Shepherd in Coronation Street.

In 2004, he returned to theatre to act in Alan Bennett's The History Boys. The National Theatre production later toured the world, affording Knott his Broadway debut. He reprised his role on BBC radio, and in Bennett's film adaptation which was directed by the National's Nicholas Hytner. In 2011, he appeared in "The National Anthem", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror. Knott most recently appeared in the TV series Drop Dead Gorgeous, Gavin & Stacey and the BBC 3 drama series Spooks: Code 9 as Rob. Most recently he appeared in 1 episode of the LGBT miniseries Banana. He has also guest starred on the BBC show Father Brown.

Knott is married with two daughters.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Cracker Joe Harvey Series 3, Episodes 1–2 "Brotherly Love"
1996 Children's Ward Steve
1997–2001 Where the Heart Is Henry Green Series 1–5
1997 Police 2020 Scully Pilot
Coronation Street Liam Shepherd 2 Episodes
1998 Heartbeat Billy Fawsley Series 8, Episode 2" "Fall Out"
Casualty Garth Series 13, Episode 3: "Honey Bunny"
2000 Peak Practice Steve Series 9, episode 8" "Ghosts"
2003 Casualty Ed Series 17, Episode 28: "A Hard Day's Night"
Bill, TheThe Bill Colin McGuire Series 19, Episode 67: "142"
2006 Life on Mars Derek Bannister Series 1, episode 3
2007 Drop Dead Gorgeous Ben McIntyre Series 2
2007–2009 Gavin & Stacey Dirtbox
2008 Lewis Ryan Gallen Series 2, Episode 2: "Music to Die For"
Spooks: Code 9 Rob Sullivan Main cast
2011 Frankenstein's Wedding Henry Main Cast
Waterloo Road Greg Barrington Series 7, Episode 17
Black Mirror Brian Episode: "The National Anthem"
2014 Father Brown Peter Royce Series 2, Episode 7: The Three Tools of Death
Casualty John Cunningham Series 28, Episodes 22 & 23
2015 Banana Eddie Series 1, Episode 4
2016 Casualty Vince Callaghan Series 30, Episodes 28 & 29, 33 & 34
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Secret Garden, TheThe Secret Garden Dickon Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture
1994 Black Beauty Joe Green
2006 History Boys, TheThe History Boys Lockwood
2007 Sickhouse, TheThe Sickhouse Steve
2009 Cotton Stones Rob Mally Short film (13 minutes)
2010 In Our Name Paul
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll Reporter
2012 Spike Island Voodoo Ray
2015 The Lady in the Van Ambulance Man
2017 My Cousin Rachel Joshua
Year Title Role Venue Notes
2004–2006 History Boys, TheThe History Boys Lockwood
2010-2013 Backbeat[1][2] John Lennon Citizens Theatre, Glasgow (2010)

Duke of York's Theatre, London (2011)

Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto Canada (2012)

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles (2013)

Based on the 1994 film of the same name
Year Title Role Station Notes
2000 Stockport... So Good They Named It Once[3] Jason BBC Radio 7 Series 2
2002 Fat Camp[4] Josh BBC Radio 4
Voice (video games)
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Kenji Kasen Video game

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title of work Result
1994 Young Artist Award Best Youth Actor Leading Role
in a Motion Picture Drama[5]
Secret Garden, TheThe Secret Garden as Dickon Nominated


  1. ^ "Backbeat". Citizens Theatre. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Backbeat Credits". Citizens Theatre. Archived from the original on 2 July 2010. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Stockport, So Good They Named It Once". Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Gary Brown Radio Plays". Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Fifteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on 4 March 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 

External links[edit]