Bio

bio

Multiple award winning Ontario-based actor/playwright/director Andrew Moodie began his playwriting career in 1995 with his Chalmers Award winning first play, Riot.

As an actor he has performed in countless productions all across the country. Some selected credits include: Our Country’s Good, Better Living, The Second Sheppard’s Play (Great Canadian Theatre Company), Macbeth, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Amadeus (Stratford), Whale, Alice, Pinocchio, In the Field of Dreams, The Nelson Mandela Story (Young People’s Theatre), Health Class (Dora Award), The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh (Roseneath Theatre), Nathan the Wise, Hamlet (Soulpepper), Master Harold and the Boys (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Othello (Dora Nomination) (Shakespeare in the Rough).

For many years he was the host of TV Ontario’s Big Ideas, and he has appeared in many film and television productions, including: How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days, Away From Her, Total Recall, Covert Affairs, Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Cracked, The Listener, and Beauty and the Beast.

His theatre writing credits include: Riot, Factory Theatre, 1995, Oui, Factory Theatre, 1998. Wilbur County Blues, Blythe Festival, 1998. A Common Man’s Guide to Loving Women, jointly produced by Canadian Stage and the National Arts Centre, 1999. The Lady Smith, Passe Muraille 2000. The Real McCoy, Factory Theatre 2007, 2008,which was remounted in St. Louis in 2011 where it garnered three Kevin Kline Award nominations. And finally Toronto the Good, Factory Theatre 2009; a production which was nominated for a Dora award for Best New Play.

His directing credits include For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, The Corner, and The Real McCoy.

His radio writing credits include Afghanada (WGC award winner) for CBC.