Despite being born in Hull, Andrew attended Beechen Cliff Secondary school in Bath in Somerset when his family moved south when he was young. He then went on to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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Andrew Linoln married Gael Anderson on June 10th 2006
In the 2004 film adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel Enduring Love, Andrew performed along side his Love Actually co-star Bill Nighy.
Andrew narrated the documentary No Waste LIke Home in 2005. The show dealt with how to make peoples' homes more environmentally friendly.
In 2004, Empire Magazine nominated Andrew for a Best Newcomer award for his performance as Mark in Richard Curtisis' film Love Actually.
In 1999, Andrew narrated the documentary Mersey Blues
In 2000, Andrew played Maxie King in the film Gangster No.1, a tale about an East End gangster.
Andrew was the best man at This Life co-star Jack Davenport's wedding.
Andrew's father is a civil engineer and his mother is a nurse.
In 2004 Andrew narrated the documentary The Search For Speed, about Ella MacArthur the youngest person and fastest woman to sail solo around the world.
Andrew attended the filming of ITV's An Audience with Elton John in 1997.
Andrew is a supporter of Shelter, the British charity for the homeless.
Andrew's mother is South African. However, she left the country to escape its racist apartheid policies.
Andrew starred in the 2003 BBC adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's classic, The Man of Law's Tale
In 2004, Andrew narrated Being Positive, a two part documentary on AIDS.
Andrew directs as well as acts. In 2004, he was nominated for a BAFTA award in the category of Best New Director for two episodes of the Channel Four hit show Teachers.
In 1997, Andrew played the character of Walter in a television adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic novel The Woman In White.
Andrew plays Jamie in the 2006 film Scenes of a Sexual Nature opposite Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge and Star Wars.)
Andrew's first television appearance was in 1994 when he guest starred in an episode of the Channel Four newsroom comedy Drop The Dead Donkey.
Referring to his voluntary work in Ghana:
Andrew:It was an amazing trip, it changed my life. It was beautiful, really extraordinary.
In 2001, Andrew went to Ghana for a month with Voluntary Services Overseas to experience how volunteers and development agencies work first hand.
Andrew is a supporter of the international NGO, Voluntary Services Overseas.