Andy was a self employed electrician, who had always dreamed of being an actor. He took the first step towards that dream when he joined Real People casting in 2015 and managed to get some great featured roles. When the call for Outlander came along, Andy jumped at the chance and spent about 60 days on seasons 2 and 3. He was also involved in Seasons 5 and 6. After Outlander Andy invested in kilts, swords, muskets, targes and full Jacobite outfit. His video on how to wear the plaid went viral with over 5.3 million views in the first 30 days. He started meeting with Outlander fans from all over the world and immersing himself in 18th Century Scottish history. Andy the Highlander was born - he started taking people on tours and loves every minute! Andy loves to learn and share Scottish history. Today Andy takes us on a tour of some of Scotland's dark history and mysticism regalling us with some of the history and ghosts of scenic castles, dark tales of persecution and witchcraft and sharing some of the magic of prehistoric stone circles and Pictish stones.... Links to all Haunted History Chronicles Social Media Pages, Website, Published Materials and Ways to Support the Podcast: https://linktr.ee/hauntedhistorychronicles Guest information: Website: https://www.highlandertours.co.uk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/highlanderandy?s=21&t=Z6NXISTOP3a23VGYGbzyNw Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/andythehighlander?tsid=0.17328869675623038&source=result Instagram: https://instagram.com/andythehighlander?utm_medium=copy_link YouTube: https://youtube.com/@andythehighlander TikTk: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMLrNmRcy/ --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/hauntedchronicles/message
Andy was a fully qualified electrician for nearly 20 years before he decided to join a local amateur dramatics club in his village.
From there, he fell in love with it and managed to get an acting role in season 2 of Outlander. Little did he know at the time that this would change his life!
He developed a real interest and passion for Scottish history, specifically Jacobite history. This led to him eventually starting a tour company in 2017 called Highlander Tours - he now take guests from all over the world all around Scotland and shares his adventures online with his social media followers.