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Andrew Pleavin
Born (1968-04-13) 13 April 1968 (age 54)

Andrew Pleavin (born 13 April 1968) is an English actor known for his appearances in the TV film Attila, Unstoppable, Batman Begins, Attack of the Gryphon, Return to House on Haunted Hill and his roles in the British police dramas Messiah III: the Promise and The Bill. In February 2006, he was cast in 300 by Frank Miller, a film in which he played a character called Daxos. Andrew was born in England but spent his early years in Transvaal, South Africa. He returned to the UK and to the Wirral in Northern England, aged 12, and received a black belt status in martial arts at the age of 18 after six years of training in Liverpool and London.

From 1993 to 1996, he trained at the London Drama Centre.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Cash in Hand Barman
1999 Distant Shadow Collins
2002 Re-inventing Eddie Police Sergeant Carter
2004 Unstoppable Cherney
Playground Logic Tony Dear
2005 Batman Begins Uniformed Policeman No. 2
Tuesday Brian Short
2006 Lipidleggin' Peter Gurney
300 Daxos: Arcadian king
2007 Gryphon David
Return to House on Haunted Hill Samuel
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire Frank Nielsen
Wake Up Neil Short
2010 Inception Businessman
2011 The Gift Andrew Lascu
2014 300: Rise of an Empire Daxos: Arcadian king
Love by Design Oscar
2016 London Has Fallen Secret Service Agent Bronson
High Strung Slater
2017 American Assassin Eisenhower Captain
Year Film Character Other notes
1999 The Bill DI Cronin & Roger Dawson 4 episode 1999 to 2005
2000 Heartbeat Al 1 episode
2001 Attila Orestes
The Bombmaker SAS Captain Crosbie 1 episode
Doctors Jason 1 episode
2003 Down to Earth Sgt. Phill Gross 1 episode
Wire in the Blood Fire Chief 2 episodes 2003 & 2004
2004 Holby City John Hughes 1 episode
Messiah: The Promise PO Darrell Teague
2005 The Worst Week of My Life Bowden 1 episode
2006 A Good Murder John Palmer
Gryphon David
2010 Witchville Erik
2011 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance Col Huntington