Andrew McCarthy Bio, Age, Current Wife, Son, Book, Net Worth

Andrew McCarthy Biography

Andrew McCarthy is an American actor known for his portrayal of Kevin Dolenz in St. Elmo’s Fire. He also starred as Larry Wilson at both Weekend at Bernie’s and its sequel. Likewise, he is a television director and travel writer who is 40th in ranking on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars of all-time list.

How old is Andrew McCarthy? – Age

The St. Elmo’s Fire actor is 60 years old as of August 5, 2022. He was born on 29 November 1962 in Westfield, New Jersey, where he also grew up.

How tall is Andrew McCarthy? – Height

Andrew is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Andrew McCarthy Mother, Father, Brothers – Family

McCarthy was born in Westfield, New Jersey, to Stephen (father) and his mother whose identity is unclear. His father was involved in investments and stocks while his mother worked for a newspaper company. Unfortunately, it is known that his parents divorced and separated thirty years ago. On the other hand, he grew up along with his three sibling brothers.

Andrew McCarthy Education

The Brat Pack member attending at Bernards High School where he studied and graduated. Afterward, he joined the Pingry School preparatory academy before enrolling at New York University for acting classes.

Is Andrew McCarthy Married? – Wife

McCarthy has been married to his beautiful wife named Dolores Rice since 2011. She is an actress known for her appearances as Jinn, The Blacklist, and All Square. Before this, he was married to Jacob’s Ladder, Fatal Attraction, and Wall Street actress Carol Schneider. It is known that the couple tied the couple tied the knot in 1999 but divorced in 2005 due to irreconcilable differences.

Weekend at Bernie's Actor Andrew McCarthy Photo
Weekend at Bernie’s Actor Andrew McCarthy Photo

Andrew McCarthy Children

The The Blacklist actor and his first wife Carol Schneider share a son together known as Sam McCarthy. It is known that his son is the personality whom the Walking with Sam book revolves. Likewise, he has been blessed with two children with his current wife Dolores. They are Willow and Rowan McCarthy.

Andrew McCarthy Acting Career

Andrew is a vastly recognized actor known for playing the character of Clay Easton in Less than Zero. He is also known for his role of Kevin Dolenz in St. Elmo’s Fire. Likewise, he made several appearances in the film Pretty in Pink as Blane McDonough.

Most noteworthy, he was cast in Things I Never Told You movie where he portrayed the role of Don Henderson. It is also known that he starred as Richard Grace in The Spiderwick Chronicles. Afterward, he landed on the role of Brian in The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best.

He was featured in the episode of The Monsters Are on Maple Street in the The Twilight Zone tv show as Will Marshall. He then appeared in the 5 episodes of E-Ring playing the character of Aaron Gerrity. In addition, he portrayed director Joe Bennett in the 20 episodes of Lipstick Jungle.

Furthermore, McCarthy was featured in Law & Order: Criminal Intent as A.D.A. Gene Hoyle. On the other hand, he is a television director known for his work in tv series such as The Blacklist, Turn: Washington’s Spies, Alpha House, as well as Orange Is the New Black.

Movies and TV Shows

  • The Spiderwick Chronicles
  • The Good Guy
  • Camp Hell
  • Main Street
  • The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
  • Snatched
  • Finding Julia
  • Gossip Girl
  • Royal Pains
  • The National Tree
  • White Collar
  • A Christmas Dance
  • 13 Reasons Why
  • The Resident
  • The Blacklist


  • Fantafestival Award
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival Award
  • Sedona International Film Festival Award

Andrew McCarthy Addiction

The Finding Julia actor he had a serious addiction in alcoholism problem since he was 12. Fortunately, he entered a detoxification program which aimed at managing acute intoxication and withdrawal back in 1992. As a result, he gracefully recovered and has been sober since.

Andrew McCarthy Book

  • Walking with Sam

Andrew McCarthy Net Worth

McCarthy sits at an estimated net worth of $12 Million.

Andrew McCarthy Instagram

You can find and follow Andrew on Instagram using the account name: @andrewtmccarthy

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