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Andrew James Matfin Bell (born 14 March 1986) is an English actor and dancer.

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  • Fake American: In King Kong (2005), Fantastic Four (2015), and the music video for "Wake Me Up When September Ends".
  • Fake Scot: Sort of in The Eagle (2011), as he still uses his normal voice.
  • Former Child Star: Defied in this speech.
    "I wouldn't do a Macaulay. I have sensible people around me. I see this industry as a risky business. The money thing has always been in my control. I have always had people looking after it for me. I do love buying things—stupid gadgets. I'll say, 'I want one of them.' But I do the sensible thing, knuckle down, do some good work and keep a low profile."
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  • I Am Not Spock: Tried to avoid this in the years since Billy Elliot.
  • Reality Subtext: Was bullied and teased for years over his dancing, making him perfect for Billy Elliot.
  • Romance on the Set:
    • Met Evan Rachel Wood while they were filming the music video for "Wake Me Up When September Ends". They eventually married and have a son together, but have since separated.
    • He met Kate Mara while filming Fantastic Four and they started dating. They are now engaged.
  • Star-Making Role: His BAFTA-winning role in Billy Elliot put him on the map.

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