Andrew Buchan is a British actor who got famous for his role as Mark Latimer in the ITV drama, Broadchurch, and Party Animals. He is active as both stage and television actor.
A native of Stockport, Andrew has been keen on acting from an early age. It makes sense as Buchan has worked in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years.
Here in this article, we will be talking more about this talented actor and his successful career. Not to mention, details on his personal life will also be made.
Andrew Buchan: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Andrew Buchan|
|Birth Date||February 19, 1979|
|Birth Place||Stockport, England|
|Education||St Cuthbert’s Society, Durham University|
|Height||6 feet 1 inch(186 cm)|
|Weight||84 kgs(185 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Who is Andrew Buchan?
Famous in England for his work in the BAFTA Award-winning series, Broadchurch, The Fixer, and Scott Foster; Andrew is a bonafide actor. He is active as a stage and television actor and has been doing so for over fifteen years.
Early Life, Education, and Family
Known for his work in the series Broadchurch, Andrew Buchan was born in Stockport, England. He was raised in the suburb of Lostock in Bolton by his parents. But the name of her parents and siblings are not known even at the moment.
Likewise, Andrew is British by nationality, while her ethnicity happens to be white. As for his education, Buchan attended Rivington and Blackrod High School in Horwich.
After completing high school, Buchan went to St Cuthbert’s Society, Durham University. He graduated from there in 2001 with a Bachelors degree in Modern Languages. Following that, he also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Age and Height
Andrew Buchan is someone who found his passion for acting pretty late, meaning not as a child like most actors. Talking about his childhood, Buchan was born on February 19, 1979, which makes him 41 years old. Also, his sun sign happens to be Pisces.
From what we know, the people of this sign are known to be creative, calm, and has the potential to be a celebrity. Not only his personality but Andrew has got both the physique and appearance to be an actor.
Likewise, Andrew is 6 feet 1 inch(186 cm) and weighs around 84 kgs(185 lbs). His charming looks is certainly what attracts people with his stunning blue eyes and short dark brown hair.
Andrew Buchan and Amy Nuttall- Marriage and Personal Life
Even in his 40s, Buchan is charming his way into the entertainment world. Hence many fans are totally in love with him and want to know everything about him. The most talked-about topics happened to be about his personal life.
Well, as a matter of fact, Andrew is a happily married man as of now. Buchan married his long-term girlfriend, Amy Nuttall, who is also an actress and singer. Likewise, Amy is best known for her role as Ethel Parks in ITV drama Downton Abbey.
The two started dating sometime in 2007 and had a relationship for five years before making it official. Then the couple got engaged during their holiday in June.
Finally, on September 8, 2012, Andrew, 41, and Amy, 38, tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony. Their secret yet huge wedding took place at Holy Trinity Church, Hoghton, Lancashire. Sadly, none of the pictures related to their wedding is made public.
Andrew and Amy Are Now Happy Parents
Andrew and Amy, who have been married for over seven years, are now happy parents. After two years of their marriage, the couple announced their pregnancy, anticipating their first child.
Similarly, the two welcomed their first child, a daughter named Tabitha Ellen Rose Ruchan, on April 5, 2015. Since then, the two have been living a blissful life with their daughter. Also, the couple has kept the information on their child a secret.
What is Andrew Buchan’s net worth?
Being an active actor for fifteen years, Andrew has worked in numerous movies and tv shows. Thanks to his successful career as an actor, Buchan has earned a hefty amount of $2 million net worth.
Likewise, Andrew has worked in numerous famous shows like The ABC Murders, The Great Fire, Broadchurch, The Fixer, Party Animals, and many more.
As for his salary, it is estimated that the British actors make around $45,000 per year. Besides his on-screen career, Buchan worked on stage productions including Romeo and Juliet, The Donmar, and others.
Professional Career: Movies and TV Shows
Before his professional acting career, Andrew used to work for Granada Studios as a tour guide, using unconventional methods to keep tourists interested. Along with that, Buchan worked as a barman at Manchester Airport, as a concierge at the De Vere Whites hotel in Reebok Stadium.
During his university days, Buchan also worked as a labourer for several months in Italy. Buchan then made his acting debut in 2005 from the production ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Royal Exchange Theatre. For his performance in The Man Who Had All the Luck at The Donmar, Buchan received the Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Actor.
Finally, in 2006, Andrew made his television debut as St John Rivers in Jane Eyre. He then appeared as Scott Foster in the political drama Party Animals alongside Matt Smith. In 2007, Buchan gave a stellar performance in the award-winning series, Cranford with Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, and Eileen Atkins.
Similarly, between 2008 and 2009, Buchan appeared in the ITV1 drama, The Fixer. In the series, he played the lead role of John Mercer, a paid assassin who targeted people escaping the law. The first season won the Royal Television Society award for Best Series.
Since his debut in the entertainment industry, Andrew has appeared in several movies and television shows. Some of his acclaimed works included If I Had You, The Deaths of Ian Stone, Bones, Garrow’s Law, Nowhere Boy, The Nativity, Having You, The Honourable Woman, The Great Fire, Genius, The ABC Murders, The Crown, and more.
Broadchurch and Rise to Stardom
After appearing in many movies and television shows, Andrew’s repertoire grew more and more as an actor. Buchan was famous, but his fame peaked once he starred in a multi-award-winning ITV drama, Broadchurch.
In the famous series, the actor starred as Mark Latimer, father of the murdered boy Danny Latimer. For his performance, the British actor received the best supporting actor at the Crime Thriller Awards back in 2013.
Moreover, the success of the show led Andrew and his co-star Jodie Whittaker to host a TV BAFTA at the awards ceremony in May of 2013. After that, he worked in some more award-winning tv shows and movies, including Still Life.
In 2019, Buchan was featured in the third series of The Crown, where he portrayed the role of Andrew Parker-Bowles. Not to mention, the series was another hit and received international acclaim.
Social Media Presence
Despite being a popular actor, Andrew is far from social media and is not active at the moment.