Dean Andrews (born 6 August 1963) is an English actor. He is known for his role as DS Ray Carling in the BBC drama series Life on Mars. He continued the role in the sequel series, Ashes to Ashes, until 2010. In 2019, he is set to appear in ITV soap opera Emmerdale.
|Born||6 August 1963|
Andrews played Barry Shiel in the Channel 4 drama Buried, which won the BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series in 2004. In 2005, Andrews played the character of Steven Maynard in the ITV drama Wire in the Blood. In 2006, he appeared in another BBC drama, Life On Mars, as the character DS Ray Carling. In 2007, he appeared in the BBC dramas True Dare Kiss and The Street. In 2008, he returned to play the character in the spin-off series Ashes to Ashes. Andrews also had a small role in the Channel 4 series No Angels playing Neil. He also appeared in an episode of BBC drama Waterloo Road. Andrews also played one of the lead roles in ITV's supernatural drama series Marchlands.
In 2011, he appeared in the BBC Two television film United, in which tells the story of the Manchester United "Busby Babes" team and the 1958 Munich air disaster. In September 2011, he appeared in the BBC drama The Body Farm as Peter Collins. In November 2012, he appeared in the six-part BBC drama Last Tango in Halifax as Robert "Robbie" Greenwood. He also played the lead role in the five part BBC One series The Case, about a man accused of murdering his terminally ill girlfriend. He has also recorded voiceovers for Currys television advertisements. In February 2013, Andrews portrayed the role of Pete Lewis in the BBC show Being Eileen.
In 2015, Andrews appeared as Tom Asher in ITV's Midsomer Murders episode 17.3 "The Ballad of Midsomer County".
|2002||EastEnders||Dean||Episode dated 3 April 2002|
|2003||Buried||Barry Sheil||3 episodes|
|2003||Clocking Off||DS Hughes||Episode: "Colin's Story"|
|2003||Between the Sheets||Steve Ashby||6 episodes|
|2004||No Angels||Neil||3 episodes|
|2004||Casualty||Reg Summerston||Episode: "Don't Go There"|
|2004||Blue Murder||Will Harmon||Episode: "Lonely"|
|2004||My Summer of Love||Ricky||BAFTA-winning film|
|2005||Wire in the Blood||Steve Maynard||Episode: "Bad Seed"|
|2006||Shameless||Geoff Mulligan||Episode 3.1|
|2006||Missing||Mark Lanser||2 episodes|
|2006||New Street Law||Dennis Longwell||Episode: "Shock to the System"|
|2006–2007||Life on Mars||DS Ray Carling||Series 1—2; 16 episodes|
|2007||True Dare Kiss||Vinny||2 episodes|
|2007||The Street||Cleggy||Episode: "The Letter"|
|2008–2010||Ashes to Ashes||DS Ray Carling||Series 1—3; 24 episodes|
|2010||Waterloo Road||Gary Vale||Episode 5.11|
|2010||Doctors||Jonty Stephens||Episode: "A Spoonful"|
|2011||Marchlands||Eddie Maynard||5 episodes|
|2011||The Body Farm||Peter Collins||Episode: "No Peace for the Wicked"|
|2011||The Case||Tony Powell||5 episodes|
|2011||Just Henry||Bill||Television film|
|2012–2016||Last Tango in Halifax||Robbie||Series 1—4; 20 episodes|
|2013||Being Eileen||Pete Lewis||6 episodes|
|2013||The Security Men||Ray||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2013||Frankie||Joseph Corden||3 episodes|
|2013||Vera||Jonah Regan||Episode: "Poster Child"|
|2015||Midsomer Murders||Tom Asher||Episode: "The Ballad of Midsomer County"|
|2015||New Tricks||Barry Warnock||Episode: "The Russian Cousin"|
|2016||Silent Witness||Tony Hamilton||Episode: "After the Fall"|
|2016||Jericho||Jack Laggan||Episode 1.1|
|2016||Father Brown||Michael Negal||Episode: "The Star of Jacob"|
|2017||The Moorside||PC Steve Kinchin||2|
|2018||Agatha and the Truth of Murder||Wade||Television film|
|2019||Emmerdale||William Taylor||Series regular|
- "Dean Andrews joins Emmerdale as new enemy of Cain Dingle". Radio Times. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
- Q&A with Dean Andrews feature - 2008 - Features - Top Gear Archived 20 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- Dean Andrews official blog Archived 4 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine, 2 November 2008
- Munn, Patrick (13 September 2012). "TV BBC One Orders Follow Up To Christmas Comedy 'Lapland', Stephen Graham's Role Recast". TV Wise. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- "BBC One commissions new six-part comedy series, Lapland". BBC. BBC Online. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
- "Being Eileen". BBC. Retrieved 29 January 2013.