Andy de la Tour

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Andy de la Tour (born 1948) is an English actor and screenwriter. He has appeared in many films including Plenty, Notting Hill, the Roman Polanski version of Oliver Twist and "44" Chest. His work in television includes The Young Ones, Bottom, Kavanagh QC and The Brief. On stage he has appeared at the National Theatre in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land and Alan Bennett's People.

His credits as a television writer, include Lovejoy, Peak Practice, The Vet, Kavanagh QC and Clem. He has also written many stage plays including Safe In Our Hands (winner of the LWT Plays on Stage Award)

As a stand-up comedian, he appeared in the 1980s with the likes of Rik Mayall, Ben Elton and French and Saunders. In 2012 he wrote Stand-Up or Die about his time as a stand-up comedian in New York.

He is the brother of the actress Frances de la Tour.