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Alma mater  Newington College
Role  Theatre actor
Name  Andrew Tighe

Years active  1980 to present
Occupation  Actor, Director
Education  Newington College
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Born  23 November 1955 (age 60) (1955-11-23) Sydney, Australia

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Andrew Phillip Tighe (born 23 November 1955) is an Australian actor and theatre director.


Early life

Tighe was born in Sydney and educated at Newington College. Commencing in Year 3 at Lindfield Preparatory School in 1964, he completed the HSC in 1973. At the University of Sydney he was a member of SUDS.

Acting career

In 1980, Tighe made his professional acting debut with the Sydney Theatre Company in The Sunny South. Later that year he played the part of the painfully shy schoolboy, Matthew, in The STC's production of Close of Play. He has since performed for many major theatre companies in Australia.

In 1990, he joined the cast of the stage production of The Importance of Being Earnest as Algernon Moncrieff. This popular production ran between 1988 and 1992 and was televised by the ABC. Information and photos: [1]; [2]; [3]; [4]; [5]; [6]; [7]; [8]; [9]; [10]

Most recently, Tighe has been a member of the cast of the STC's production of Uncle Vanya which has toured New York City.

Whilst predominately a stage actor, Tighe has appeared on screen in the following productions: Home and Away; Rogue Nation; All Saints; Grass Roots; Water Rats; Big Sky; G.P.; Hampton Court; Edens Lost; Emma: Queen of the South Seas; and A Country Practice.

Personal life

Tighe is married to Julie Lynch (set and costume designer) and is the father of three daughters – Claudia, Anastasia and Evangeline. He lives in the Inner Western suburbs of Sydney.


Andrew Tighe Wikipedia

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