Anthony Andrews (born on January 12, 1948, London, England) is a British actor, best known for his role in Brideshead Revisited playing the doomed Sebastian Flyte.
Married to Georgina Simpson, heiress to the Picadilly stores empire. He fell in love with her from a photo he saw. They married in 1971 and have 3 children; Joshua, Jessica and Amy-Samantha. The Princess Anne is Amy-Samantha's godmother.
He recently played Professor Higgins in a stage version of my Fair Lady and he is currently playing Count Foscoe in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White.
He has been a guest at many royal weddings. He attended Margaret Thatcher's 80th birthday party.
He recently said in an interview that "Remakes are often an excuse to associate young movie stars with a good title. They think it adds up to magic."