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Overview (3)

Born in Mt Druitt, New South Wales, Australia
Birth NameAndrew Wylie Pearson
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Drew Pearson was born on March 17, 1981 in Mt Druitt, New South Wales, Australia as Andrew Wylie Pearson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Day Hollywood Died (2012), Aground 2027 (2009) and The 5th Shadow (2018).

Trade Mark (4)

His laugh
Extremely Solemn on Set
Warming Smile
Completely immersing himself in his roles

Trivia (24)

An Architect before giving it away to pursue his lifelong dream of Acting.
Has a Scottish father and Polish mother with one brother Ivan.
Drew started attending acting classes at Three Stage as a way to express and vent his affected life at that time.
Graduated from the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art (AADA) studying 3 years prior to half a year at ACTT.
Is inspired by artists such as Daniel Day-Lewis, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Stanley Tucci, Mickey Rourke', and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
On the set of The Day Hollywood Died (2012) he made lifelong friends with Director and Writer, Ronnie S. Riskalla and K.G. Donovan.
First Acting role was Prince Charming in Alladins Fractured fairy-tales.
Was shortlisted to Play the Lead "Luke O 'Brien" alongside 'Malcolm McDowell' in Suing the Devil (2011) but missed out and ended up playing a small reporter's role.
One of his heroes is Daniel Day-Lewis.
Drew's Favourite Films are One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) , A Beautiful Mind (2001)' , There Will Be Blood (2007), Blade Runner (1997)', The Machinist (2004) and Big Trouble in Little China (1986).
Supports Russell Crowes South Sydney Football Club.
Both his of Polish grandparents were held captive and forced to work under Adolf Hitlers regime in Gut Rothenhof Germany from 1941-1945 before desperately fleeing overseas.
His great grandfather served in the First World War from 1914 to 1918 in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves (R.N.V.R.) in the Infantry. He fought at Dardanelles where he was wounded. He was then posted to the Western Front in France. It was here that he won The Military Medal for bravery at Courcelette on 25 March 1918. He had to take an order to withdraw to a Brigade which was being outflanked. Despite heavy machine gun and rifle fire he ran through crossfire and successfully delivered the order.
His Scottish grandfather served in the Second World War from 1940 to 1945 in the Royal Air Force.
In Cootumundra shooting Demon Demon Battle Battle [March 2010]
Australia - ADR for "The Day HollyWood Died" [June 2010]
Mt Druitt, Australia [January 2007]
Hunter Valley - "Shooting The 5th Shadow" [January 2011]
Sydney Shooting 50/50 [June 2010]
Lightning ridge, Australia [January 2008]
Mt Druitt shooting "The youth of Mt Druitt" Doco [January 2010]
Sydney - shooting Horizons Crossing [January 2010]
Attended Ivana Chubbucks Masterclass held in Sydney 2014.
Was selected into the "2014 AIPA Masterclass" in Los Angeles mentored by Lisa Beach and Richard Mento.

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