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Andrew McCarthy Biography & Wiki 2017

Andrew Thomas McCarthy was born on the 29th November 1962, in Westfield, New Jersey USA, and is an actor, perhaps best known for appearing in the 1980s films “Less Than Zero”, “St. Elmo’s Fire”, and “Weekend At Bernie’s”. He has also appeared in TV shows, including “Royal Pains”, “White Collar”, “The Family”, etc. Andrew is also known as a director. He became an active member of the film industry in 1983.

Have you ever wondered how rich Andrew McCarthy is as of early 2016? It has been estimated from authoritative sources that Andrew counts his net worth at the amount of $10 million, with the main sum of it coming, obviously, from his successful career in the film industry. Another source is coming from his writing articles for a travel magazine.

 

Andrew McCarthy Worth $10 Million

Andrew McCarthy was born to a mother who worked as a journalist, and father who worked in the area of stocks and investments. The family moved to Bernardsville, New Jersey, where he attended the Pringy School, after which he matriculated from Bernards High School.

Andrew’s professional career began in the 1980 s, right after finished high school, debuting in the film “Class” (1983), with Jacqueline Bisset and Rob Lowe in the lead roles, and two years later he was featured in the film “Heaven Help Us”, alongside such actors as Donald Sutherland and John Heard. During the 1980 s, Andrew made a few more memorable appearances in the Brat Pack productions – the ‘80s Hollywood group of young actors of which he became a member – such as “St. Elmo’s Fire” (1985), “Pretty In Pink” (1986), “Mannequin” (1987), “Less Than Zero” (1987), and “Weekend At Bernie’s” (1989). All these appearances grew his popularity as well as his net worth.

He continued to line up success after success during the 1990s by appearing in films such as “Weekend At Bernie’s” (1993), “The Joy Luck Club” (1993), “Mulholland Falls” (1996), “I’m Losing You” (1998), and “A Twist Of Faith” (1999), among others, all of which added to his net worth.

The 2000 s brought new roles for Andrew, increasing further his popularity and net worth, by his appearances in such film and TV series as “Kingdom Hospital” (2004), “Anything But Love” (2002), “E-Ring” (2005), “Lipstick Jungle” (2008-2009), “Snatched” (2011), and “Main Street” (2011).

Most recently Andrew was featured in the TV series “The Family” (2016), and the film “Finding Julia”, which is currently in post-production.

Apart from his successful career as an actor, during which he has appeared in more than 70 film and TV titles, and winning several awards, including the award for Best Actor for his work on “Mannequin” (1987), Andrew has also been recognized as a director. He started his directing career in 2004 with the short video “News For The Church”, but since 2008 he has become more focused on directing, taking credit for several episodes of the TV series “Lipstick Jungle”. In 2010, he also took credit for directing several episodes of the TV series “Gossip Girl”, as many as six episodes through 2012.

Furthermore, Andrew has directed four episodes of the TV series “Alpha House” (2014), and several episodes of the hit TV series “Orange Is The New Black” (2013-2016), and most recently, he took credit for directing two episodes of the TV series “TURN: Washington’s Spies” (2015-2016), which have also added to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Andrew McCarthy was married to Carol Schneider (1999-2005), with whom he has a son. Later, in 2011 he married Dolores Rice, andthe couple has two children.

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Andrew McCarthy Quick Facts

Birth date: November 29, 1962
Birth place: Westfield, New Jersey USA
Profession:Actor, Writer
Education:Circle in the Square Theatre School, Pingry School
Spouse:Dolores Rice (m. 2011), Carol Schneider (m. 1999–2005)
Children:Sam McCarthy, Willow McCarthy
Siblings:Justin McCarthy
Movies:“Less Than Zero”, “St. Elmo’s Fire”, “Weekend At Bernie’s”, “Lipstick Jungle” (2008), “Snatched” (2011), “Main Street” (2011), "Kingdom Hospital", "Amazing Stories", "Lily"
Books:The Longest Way Home: One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down
twitter.com/AndrewTMcCarthy
imdb.com/name/nm0000530
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=296901


Andrew McCarthy Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Is Left Handed.
2Since the mid-2000s, McCarthy has had a second career as a travel writer for such publications as National Geographic Traveler, Travel+Leisure, Afar, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Bon Appetit, The New York Times, Men's Journal, and Slate, among others. In 2010, the Society of American Travel Writers awarded McCarthy their Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism prize and named him Travel Journalist of the Year.
3Writes articles for travel magazines.
4Has a daughter, Willow (born 2006), with partner Dolores Rice.
5Was one of the nine original members of the 1980s "brat pack", along with Judd Nelson, Mare Winningham, Anthony Michael Hall, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and Ally Sheedy.
6When the ending to Pretty in Pink (1986) was re-shot, all of the principal actors had to be called back. Andrew McCarthy had already lost a substantial amount of weight and shaved his head for a new role in a New York play called "The Boys of Winter." Although he wore an auburn wig, he's noticeably more gaunt in the reshot scenes.
7Has worked alongside fellow actor James Spader in three previous films: Pretty in Pink (1986), Mannequin (1987) and Less Than Zero (1987)
8Is an avid and competent pool player.
9Has a son named Sam McCarthy, with Carol Schneider, born in 2002.
10Ended up marrying his college sweetheart, Carol Schneider, 20 years after they first dated.
11As soon as filming had finished for the movie Pretty in Pink (1986), he was signed on to play the lead in Less Than Zero (1987). As it happened, at the last moment, John Hughes (director of Pretty in Pink (1986)) decided he wanted to change the ending at the last minute (to what it currently is), but Andrew had already shaved his head for his next role. To solve this problem, Mr. Hughes had him don a wig for the last scene of Pretty in Pink (1986).
12Brother of writer/director Justin McCarthy.
13Started smoking during the filming of St. Elmo's Fire (1985) (his character smoked). Has since quit.
14He appeared in John Parr's "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" music video.


Andrew McCarthy Quotes

#Quote
1(2011) I have a globe in my living room that I spend a lot of time spinning. It's how a lot of ideas for trips are born with me. I look and think, what do they do there? And I go. Sometimes a patch of land looks interesting, the tip of South America, or the northeast coast of Brazil or the Tuamotu islands. And I go.
2(2011) I like to travel with a very loose outline, a starting point and a finishing spot...maybe pick a few places in between and leave the majority open. I bought a ticket into Cape Town, South Africa and ticket out of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, for eight weeks later. I gave myself only the rule of no air travel in between. That said, I like to know several things I'm going to want to do in the first few days of a trip, it helps ground me there and focus. Then I can begin to follow my nose...Another way I like to travel is to pursue a quest -- it gives focus to a trip that can prove really rewarding. I went to Tahiti with the intention of picking my own pearl from the sea. I met some really interesting people who were way off the normal circuit, and had a great sense of satisfaction and connection when I got it. It's a place I feel I know better now than had I just been traveling there.
3(2011, on traveling) When it comes to where I stay, it's all location, location, location for me. Where I stay goes a long way toward dictating what kind of travel experience I'll have. I enjoy checking into a fancy hotel, but after I'm there a short while I begin to feel claustrophobic, so if I'm paying, I never do. It's a layer of insulation from the place I'm visiting that doesn't make sense to me. I came to see Rome, not the Hassler Hotel. And I was never the hostel guy. I like a bit of space and privacy - and my own shower. I walked across Spain once on the Camino de Santiago - probably the most important trip I ever took - and they had refugios, hostels, along the way. I really didn't enjoy them and found myself checking into small inns and guesthouses. I met fewer German walkers and more locals. But really, I love nothing more then spending the night in a tent in the mountains, I used to spend a lot of time in the Absaroka and Wind River ranges in Wyoming.
4(2011) My trips aren't as long as they used to be. I won't leave my family for more then a week now, whereas I used to travel for a few months at a time when I was single. It's a different kind of travel now, but nothing I ever did alone can compare with seeing the joy of my son burying himself in the Sahara desert under a full moon, or my daughter touching the back of a stingray in Fakarava. Everyone in my family, myself included, is a much better version of themselves when we get far from home...I have to admit. I'm a solo traveler at heart.
5(2011) I find I'm just a better version of myself when I travel. I feel my place in the world in a way that I understand more, I feel closer to my humanness, I like people better. I love to discover things. I never come back from a trip not feeling like I've grown at least a bit.
6You always have to keep thinking: "Where am I going?" Whereas acting, you're always thinking: "What am I doing?" You don't want to know where you're going, you want to be right where you are.
7In doing everything, from coming up with the ideas and putting them on paper till doing the final edits, you are always thinking the next three steps, you're always thinking what next, what next, what next?
8I thought I understood the story very well, because I've lived with it for so long. But movies change and take on a life of their own once they start to be made, and you have to keep your eye on the real ball, not the ball that's in your head.


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Andrew McCarthy Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Audience AwardSedona International Film FestivalBest Short FilmNews for the Church (2004)
1987Best ActorFantafestivalMannequin (1987)


Andrew McCarthy Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Finding JuliacompletedMike Chamonix
The Family2016TV SeriesHank Asher
Unforgettable2013TV SeriesAri Sonnenland
Come Dance with Me2012TV MovieJack
Snatched2011Frank Baum
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best2011Brian
White Collar2011TV SeriesVincent Adler
Main Street2010Howard Mercer
Camp Hell2010Michael Leary
The National Tree2009TV MovieCorey Burdock
Royal Pains2009TV SeriesMarshall Bryant
Gossip Girl2009TV SeriesRick Rhodes
The Good Guy2009Cash
Lipstick Jungle2008-2009TV SeriesJoe Bennett
The Spiderwick Chronicles2008Richard Grace
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2007TV SeriesA.D.A. Gene Hoyle
The Way2006TV Movie
E-Ring2005TV SeriesAaron Gerrity
Crusader2005TV MovieHank Robinson
The Hollywood Mom's Mystery2004TV MovieKit Freers
Kingdom Hospital2004TV SeriesDr. Hook
2BPerfectlyHonest2004Josh
Monk2003TV SeriesDerek Philby
The Twilight Zone2003TV SeriesWill Marshall
Law & Order2003TV SeriesAttorney Finnerty
Straight from the Heart2003TV MovieTyler Ross
Georgetown2002TV Movie
Anything But Love2002Elliot Shephard
The Secret Life of Zoey2002TV MovieMike Harper
Diggity's Treasure2001Raymond Cane
Nowhere in Sight2001Eric Shelton
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis2000TV MovieRobert 'Bobby' Kennedy
The Sight2000TV MovieMichael Lewis
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000TV SeriesRandolph Morrow
A Storm in Summer2000TV MovieStanley Banner
New Waterford Girl1999Cecil Sweeney
A Twist of Faith1999Henry Smith
New World Disorder1999Kurt Bishop
I'm Losing You1998Bertie Krohn
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died1998Cemetery Cop
Perfect Assassins1998TV MovieBen Carroway
Bela Donna1998Frank
A Father for Brittany1998TV MovieKeith Lussier
Stag1997Pete Weber
Hostile Force1997TV MovieRabbit (Mike)
The Christmas Tree1996TV MovieRichard Reilly
Everything Relative1996Howard
Escape Clause1996TV MovieRichard Ramsay
Mulholland Falls1996Jimmy Fields
Cosas que nunca te dije1996Don Henderson
The Courtyard1995TV MovieJonathan
Dream Man1995VideoDavid Mander
Night of the Running Man1995Jerry Logan
Dead Funny1994Reggie Barker
Getting In1994Rupert Grimm
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle1994Eddie Parker
The Joy Luck Club1993Ted
Weekend at Bernie's II1993Larry Wilson
Only You1992/IClifford Godfrey
Screen Two1992TV SeriesMartin Musgrove
Year of the Gun1991David Raybourne
Tales from the Crypt1991TV SeriesEdward Foster
Dr. M1990Assassin
Jours tranquilles à Clichy1990Henry Miller, AKA Joey
Weekend at Bernie's1989Larry Wilson
Fresh Horses1988Matt Larkin
Kansas1988Wade Corey
Less Than Zero1987Clay
Mannequin1987Jonathan Switcher
American Playhouse1987TV SeriesHenry Hopper
Amazing Stories1986TV SeriesEdwin
Pretty in Pink1986Blane
The Beniker Gang1985Arthur Beniker
St. Elmo's Fire1985Kevin Dolenz
Heaven Help Us1985Michael Dunn
Class1983Jonathan

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Orange Is the New Black2013-2017TV Series 11 episodes
TURN: Washington's Spies2015-2017TV Series 3 episodes
Conviction2016TV Series 1 episode
The Blacklist2015-2016TV Series 7 episodes
Halt and Catch Fire2016TV Series 1 episode
The Family2016TV Series 3 episodes
Happyish2015TV Series 1 episode
Grace and Frankie2015TV Series 1 episode
Songbyrd2014TV Series 2014
Alpha House2014TV Series 4 episodes
Black Box2014TV Series 1 episode
The Carrie Diaries2014TV Series 1 episode
Gossip Girl2010-2012TV Series 6 episodes
White Collar2012TV Series 1 episode
Hart of Dixie2011TV Series 1 episode
Lipstick Jungle2008-2009TV Series 2 episodes
News for the Church2004Short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
News for the Church2004Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
News for the Church2004Short producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amazing Stories1986TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Weekend Today2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Don't You Forget About Me2009Video documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHimself
Gylne tider2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait1993TV Series documentaryNarrator
Today1989TV SeriesHimself
The Making of 'Class'1983TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Diálogos de cine2008TV MovieDon
Biography2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Banda sonora2007TV SeriesDon
100 Greatest Teen Stars2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary
Muppet Babies1987TV SeriesBlane McDonough

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