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Biography

Andrew Upton Biography

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Andrew Upton's facts

Date of Birth 1966-02-01
Nationality Australian
Profession Playwright, Screenwriter and Director
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Cate Blanchett
Married on 29 December 1997
Children Dashiell John, Roman Robert and Ignatius Martin
Divorce No
Height 5'8"
Place of Birth Australia

An excessively talented Australian playwright, director and screenwriter Andrew Upton is best recognized for his exceptional work as a playwright in the various plays like ‘Hedda Gabler’, ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, ‘The Cherry Orchard’, ‘Don Juan’, ‘The Maids’ and ‘Uncle Vanya’. Andrew was born on 1st February, 1966 in Australia. Upton used to write stories in his early young days. He has made his mind to make his name popular as playwright and director in the future. To pursue his dream of getting huge recognition in the entertainment industry, he has worked really hard. Initially, he gained wide attention when he wrote the play called ‘Hedda Gabler’. He was highly appreciated for his work. Then he gets more encouragement to write more plays. His next appreciable work as a playwright came in the play ‘The Cherry Orchard’. Like his first play, he became successful to receive the positive response. He continued his brilliant work as a playwright by writing the plays like ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’, ‘Uncle Vanya’, ‘Don Juan’ and ‘The Maids’. He further gained recognition and appreciation when he wrote the play ‘The Philistines’ which was performed at the ‘Royal National Theatre’.

In the year 2007, he became the prominent playwright personality when he wrote a play ‘Riflemind’. He gained positive response for his exceptional writing. In 2008, the play was opened in London but it got close due to the uniformly poor notices. Upton also became popular when he got married to the renowned actress, Cate Blanchett. Along with his wife, he formed a movie production company called ‘Dirty Films’. The company produced the movies like ‘Bangers’ and ‘Little Fish’. Andrew worked as a writer, producer and director of the movie ‘Banglers’. The movie starred with his beautiful wife, Cate Blanchett. Upton was also associate producer of the movie ‘Little Fish’. The movie also starred with his wife, Blanchett. In the year 2006, he wrote the story of the movie ‘Gone’. The movie was directed by the acclaimed director, Ringan Ledwidge. Upton has also written the story of the opera called ‘Through the Looking Glass’. The opera was premiered in Many 2008. Andrew was awarded with the prestigious award of ‘Rotary Professional Excellence Award’ in June, 2014 for his exceptional work as a playwright and director.

Significance to his personal life biography, he is a married man. He got married to the gorgeous actress, Cate Blanchett on 29th December, 1997. From being in a marital relation with the beautiful wife, he is blessed with three sons named Dashiell John Upton, Roman Robert and Ignatius Martin Upton. His first son, Dashiell John was born on 3rd December, 2001. He gave the name of famous author, Dashiell Hammett to his son. His second son, Roman Robert was born on 23rd April, 2004 and third son, Ignatius Martin was born on 13th April, 2008. Andrew is having a great and happy time with his family. There is no news of divorce published between the couple in any media sites. He is currently having a blissful moment with his family residing in Hunters Hill. New South Wales.

Andrew is undoubtedly a talented personality. He is a dashing man who has charming face and attractive personality. Upton has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches. His intense look defines his profession. He has gained wide attention and appreciation through his immense work as a playwright and screenwriter. Upton might have earned considerable amount of net worth from his career but he has not exposed his exact net worth figure in the public yet. More about this talented personality can be gathered from the wiki and reading his brief bio on IMDb.