Andrew Edlin is best known for his portrayal of Sir Winston Churchill in the play Churchill which he authored. Andrew also offers educational outreach addresses such as 'Churchill and Leadership', keynote speeches, and after-dinner and corporate programs.
In 2012 he produced and co-directed his abridgment of Shakespeare’s King Lear in which he played the title role. Andrew Edlin has performed in over 30 stage productions.
His favorite film role is as ‘Big Tony’ McGuffin in the short Dick Diamond - Private Eye.
Edlin was born in Brighton, England. His grandfather was the actor Tubby Edlin. He was educated at Cranleigh School, Surrey, and went on to Magdalen College, Oxford University where he received a scholarship in History. He graduated with a degree in Psychology and Philosophy. Several of the early productions in which Andrew Edlin appeared include The Royal Hunt of the Sun, The Representative, A Sleep of Prisoners, and Boris Godunov.
He studied the Sanford Meisner Acting Technique with Steve White, and voice training with Mike Jewell, Doug Daller and David Malis.
Andrew moved to the United States in 1990. He has two grown children, and one granddaughter, and lives with his wife, Tena, in Fairfield, Iowa.