Andrew Osborne received a B.A.
in English from Harvard University in the spring of 1991. While in college, he was a comedy writer for The Harvard Lampoon,
an arts reporter for The Harvard Crimson and studied acting with Brian Cox (X2, The Ring), Ken
Howard (30 Rock, The White Shadow) and the American Repertory Theater's David Wheeler.
During time away from college,
Andrew got his start as a screenwriter at Troma, Inc. on the ultra-low-budget superhero spoof Sgt. Kabukiman,
NYPD. After graduation, he moved to Los
Angeles, where he studied improvisational acting with Lisa Kudrow (Friends) and Patrick Bristow
(Curb Your Enthusiasm) at the famed Groundlings Theater. In 1993, he
became a screenwriter for the Motion Picture Corporation of America,
where he co-wrote the HBO Original Movies Soldier Boyz (uncredited) and Behind Enemy Lines. He also co-wrote and designed several movie-based games for the company's interactive division, including
the murder mystery title Blue Heat, starring Elliot Gould and Paul Sorvino.
In 1994, Andrew directed Apocalypse
Bop, an independent feature which premiered at Boston’s
Coolidge Corner Cinema in 1996.
In 1999, Andrew was hired to
write the film Dramarama for Warner Bros. (which almost but not quite starred Lindsay Lohan, back when she was a
nice, respectable girl).
In 2000, he co-wrote On_Line,
an independent feature which screened at the 2002 Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, followed by theatrical distribution
in 2003 and a 2004 video/DVD release.
Together with On_Line
director Jed Weintrob, Andrew has collaborated on numerous projects including The F-Word (an independent feature
film starring Josh Hamilton which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival), Awake (a screenplay for Michael Douglas
through Joel Silver's Dark Castle Entertainment), Super Vision (a multimedia theatrical piece for the Builder's Association
in New York City) and an unproduced project for MTV.
In 2008, Andrew received an Emmy for his
work as a staff writer on the Discovery Channel game show Cash Cab. His other credits include the Eisner-nominated
Image Comics series Blue Estate, numerous indie films, computer games and theatrical productions. He is also
a writing, acting and filmmaking teacher with past and current classes at UCLA Extension, the Tufts University Experimental
College, the Cambridge Center
for Adult Education, Brookline Adult & Community Education, Boston Casting and the Burt Wood
Andrew Osborne lives in Boston, where he currently writes for Condé Nast and recently finished
the novel he started while earning his Masters degree at the University