David Andrews (actor)

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David Andrews
Born November 2, 1952
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Other names Stanley David Andrews
Alma mater

Louisiana State University

Stanford Law School
Home town Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Spouse(s) Shannon Williams Andrews
Children 1

David Andrews (born 1952) is an American actor, known for his role as Lieutenant General Robert Brewster in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.[1]

Early life[edit]

Andrews was born on November 2, 1952 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended the Louisiana State University as an undergraduate and followed with a year at the Duke University School of Law and two at Stanford Law School, from which he graduated in the late 1970s.

Career[edit]

His first major role was in the 1984 horror A Nightmare on Elm Street. For the rest of the 80s Andrews did not have any major hits, mainly focusing on a TV career including the BBC detective series Pulaski in 1987. He was the lead in Cherry 2000, which appeared on videocasette and not in theaters. In 1990 he starred in Stephen King's Graveyard Shift and in 1994 he was James Earp in Kevin Costner's Wyatt Earp. His career was boosted by starring in the TV series Mann & Machine. In 1995 he played astronaut Pete Conrad, in the space drama Apollo 13. In the late 90s Andrews concentrated on more television projects and starred in TV films such as Our Son, the Matchmaker, Fifteen and Pregnant, which also starred Kirsten Dunst, and the hit TV film Switched at Birth. In 1998 he played another astronaut, Frank Borman, in the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. He had a brief role as Major General Maxwell Taylor, commander of the 101st Airborne Division, in the Band of Brothers miniseries.[2]

Andrews appeared in Fight Club. Andrews started off the millennium by starring in Navigating the Heart before moving on to the sequel of the cannibal series Hannibal, starring Anthony Hopkins. In 2002 he appeared in A Walk to Remember, and in 2003 he starred in Two Soldiers, The Chester Story and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. He also replaced John M. Jackson in the final season of JAG, playing Judge Advocate General Major General Gordon 'Biff' Cresswell. He was Edwin Jensen in the TV Movie The Jensen Project.

Andrews played the role of Scooter Libby in the 2010 film, Fair Game, based on the Valerie Plame affair.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street Foreman
1984 The Burning Bed Wimpy Hughes TV movie
1984 Kerouac, the Movie Dean Moriarty Documentary
1985 Midas Valley TV movie
1985 Wild Horses Dean Ellis TV movie
1987 Cherry 2000 Sam Treadwell
1990 A Son's Promise Wayne O'Kelley TV movie
1990 Graveyard Shift John Hall
1991 Living a Lie Lonnie TV movie
1993 The Pitch Short film
1994 Deconstructing Sarah Paul TV movie
1994 Wyatt Earp James Earp
1995 Shame II: The Secret TV movie
1995 Apollo 13 Pete Conrad
1995 The Whiskey Heir Nathan Short film
1996 Sophie & the Moonhanger TV movie
1996 Our Son, the Matchmaker TV movie
1997 Bad Day on the Block Reese Braverton
1998 Fifteen and Pregnant Cal Spangler TV movie
1998 The Rat Pack G-Man #3 TV movie
1998 The Color of Courage Phillip Renfrew TV movie
1999 Fight Club Thomas
1999 Switched at Birth James Barlow TV movie
2000 Navigating the Heart William Sanders TV movie
2001 Hannibal FBI Agent Pearsall
2002 A Walk to Remember Mr. Kelly
2002 Town Diary Brian McCauley
2003 A Touch of Fate James Kline
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Robert Brewster the father of Katherine Brewster and the unwitting instigator of Skynet's
2003 Two Soldiers Lieutenant Hogenbeck Short film
2004 The Last Summer Richard Finney
2004 The Dead Will Tell John Hytner TV movie
2005 The Rain Makers Jerry
2005 Stealth Ray
2006 Snapshot Nathan Short film
2006 Pulse Edward Watson Short film
2008 The Horror Theater Edward Watson
2009 Wine Tasting Jon Short film
2010 Dear John Mr. Curtis
2010 Fair Game Scooter Libby
2010 The Jensen Project Edwin TV movie
2010 The Conspirator Father Walter
2012 Arthur Newman Chuck Willoughby
2013 World War Z Naval commander
2013 Don't Know Yet Swag
2014 Jessabelle Leon Laurent
2015 Cocked Clyde TV movie

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