Andrew Davies


Birthday September 20, 1936

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Wales

Age 87 years old

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Writer who is best known for his adapting classic works of literature for television and for writing the popular 1990 BBC political drama serial House of Cards.

Before Fame

He attained a degree in English from the University College, London in 1957.


He wrote the wildly successful 1995 British television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, which starred Elizabeth Bennet an Colin Firth.

Family Life

He married Diana Huntley in 1960.

Associated With

He helped write the screenplay to the film Bridget Jones's Diary, which starred Renee Zellweger .