Andrew-Lee Potts was born on 29 October 1979, and raised Bradford, West Yorkshire. His parents are Alan and Susan Potts, and he has one sister, actress Sarah-Jane Potts, with whom he attended Bradford’s Scala Kids stage school. He studied at Intake High School Arts College, in Leeds, which specializes in the performing arts. Andrew left school at 16 to pursue acting full-time. He started in drama classes at age seven and was cast pretty quickly in small shows that were based in Northern England. He’s 5′ 9″ and goes by the nickname ‘Pottsy’.