When he left the cast of The Flying Doctors after just sixteen episodes, Andrew moved to London, England for a year.
Before becoming an actor, Andrew studied Arts and Law in Melbourne.
If Andrew hadn't become an actor, he would like to have been a travel writer.
Andrew says that his role as Dr. Tom Callaghan is one he remembers most fondly of all the characters he's played.
His great uncle, O.P Heggie, appeared in numerous Hollywood classic films in the early 1930s such as The Bride Of Frankenstein and Anne of Green Gables.
Andrew has performed on stage with Debera Kerr at the Melbourne Comedy Club.
Andrew: (On the trials and tribulations of filming The Flying Doctors) I hate early rising, but we have to get up at 5 a.m. and then stand in the freezing cold and frost in shirt-sleeves and pretend we're having a good time in the outback while some sadist sprays you with water and then turns it to ice with a wind machine. But I suppose everything has a good side. Because we're all maniacs on The Flying Doctors they whip maximum performance from us. On most productions, you get to shoot about four minutes a day of usable footage. We do nine and ten minutes. We've almost got to like it. There's a terrible sado-masochistic element in actors, and unfortunately producers and directors know it … and prey on it!
Andrew: (On his character Dr. Tom Callaghan) He's a well-rounded character. He makes mistakes. He's impatient and he gets frustrated and he hates being in the outback. He's not that sympathetic to begin with, although I think I could have played him more anti-sympathetic. I probably should have.
Andrew: (On his childhood ambitions) As a kid I didn't think of becoming an actor, there were much more important things to consider: a life as a missionary for instance; an explorer, a doctor, an Egyptologist, a diplomat, an army officer, a magician.
Andrew: (Describing himself) Imaginative, forgetful, willing to give anything a go.
Andrew: (On his role on The Flying Doctors) The whole series to me was a bit like what I watched on tv and growing up with in a way; adventurish, very Australian, because it was set in the Outback. It was doctors and, you know, action in flying and action into the rescuing people. It had a great combination of the hard and the ordinary stuff.
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