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Andrew Simpson (II)


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He is the owner and operator of Instinct Animals for Film. He has trained animals seen in movies and TV programs. He specializes in working with wolves. They are acquired as pups a few days old, before their eyes open for the first time. He and his colleagues spend months bonding with them 24 hours a day to gain their trust.
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Known For

The Revenant
The Revenant Miscellaneous Crew
(2015)
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Miscellaneous Crew
(2015-2016)
Wolf Totem
Wolf Totem Miscellaneous Crew
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Lewis and Clark (TV Mini-Series) (bear sequence coordinator - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... (bear sequence coordinator)
 2017 The Solutrean (wolf sequence coordinator) (post-production)
 2016 Zoo (TV Series) (wolf puppeteer - 1 episode)
- The Walls of Jericho (2016) ... (wolf puppeteer - 2016)
 2015-2016 Game of Thrones (TV Series) (wolf coordinator - 6 episodes)
- The Door (2016) ... (wolf coordinator)
- Oathbreaker (2016) ... (wolf coordinator)
- Home (2016) ... (wolf coordinator)
- The Red Woman (2016) ... (wolf coordinator)
- The Gift (2015) ... (wolf coordinator)
 2016 Wynonna Earp (TV Series) (wolf sequence coordinator - 1 episode)
- Diggin' Up Bones (2016) ... (wolf sequence coordinator - 2016)
 2016 Vikings (TV Series) (bear sequence coordinator - 1 episode)
- A Good Treason (2016) ... (bear sequence coordinator)
 2015 The Revenant (wolf sequence coordinator)
 2015 Heartland (TV Series) (bear sequence coordinator - 1 episode)
- Back in the Saddle (2015) ... (bear sequence coordinator)
 2015 Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (animal coordinator)
 2015 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (wolf sequence coordinator - 1 episode)
- Unforgiven (2015) ... (wolf sequence coordinator)
 2015 Wolf Totem (wolf sequence coordinator)
 2013 When Calls the Heart (TV Movie) (main trainer)
 2013 Belle & Sebastian (animal coordinator)
 2013 Hemlock Grove (TV Series) (pupperteer - 3 episodes)
- Birth (2013) ... (pupperteer)
- Children of the Night (2013) ... (pupperteer)
- The Price (2013) ... (pupperteer)
 2011 Wolves Unleashed (Documentary) (animal trainer)
 2011 Nicostratos the Pelican (animal coordinator)
 2011 Angels Crest (wolf sequence coordinator - uncredited)
 2011 Red Riding Hood (wolf sequence coordinator - uncredited)
 2010 Knucklehead (bear sequence coordinator)
 2010 Haven (TV Series) (puppeteer - 1 episode)
- Fur (2010) ... (puppeteer)
 2009 Loup (wolf coordinator)
 2009 Mr. Nobody (bear sequence: Bear With Us) / (bear sequence coordinator)
 2009 Northern Lights (TV Movie) (main trainer)
 2008 Mèche Blanche, les aventures du petit castor (head animal trainer)
 2008 Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (head animal trainer)
 2007 Scar (animal trainer)
 2007/I Whisper (animal wrangler: Animal Insight)
 2007 Dinosapien (TV Series) (coordinator: bear sequence)
 2007 Im Tal der wilden Rosen (TV Series) (coordinator - 1 episode)
- Vermächtnis der Liebe (2007) ... (coordinator: bear sequence)
 2007 Pathfinder (coordinator: bear sequence)
 2007 White Noise 2: The Light (head animal trainer)
 2006 Hank William's First Nation (TV Series) (animal coordinator - 1 episode)
- Bear in My Hair (2006) ... (animal coordinator: bears)
 2006 Men in Trees (TV Series) (head animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (head animal trainer - uncredited)
 2006 Fido (animal wrangler)
 2006 The Wicker Man (head animal trainer)
 2006 Eureka (TV Series) (head animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (head animal trainer - uncredited)
 2006 Blade: The Series (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (animal trainer)
 2006 Supernatural (TV Series) (head animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Shadow (2006) ... (head animal trainer)
 2006 Eight Below (animal coordinator: Canada - uncredited) / (dog trainer)
 2006 Final Destination 3 (head animal trainer)
 2006 Firewall (animal trainer - uncredited)
 2005 Killer Instinct (TV Series) (head animal trainer: deer)
 2005 Tideland (animal coordinator: Animal Insight)
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose (animal trainer)
 2005 Devour (Video) (animal coordinator)
 2005 Godiva's (TV Series) (head animal trainer)
 2005 Johnny Tootall (TV Movie) (animal coordinator)
 2005 Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (TV Movie) (animal wrangler)
 2004 Pryor Offenses (TV Movie) (animal coordinator)
 2004 The Last Trapper (Documentary) (animal coordinator) / (animal trainer: wolves)
 2004 A Bear Named Winnie (TV Movie) (animal coordinator)
 2004 Shoebox Zoo (TV Series) (bear trainer)
 2004 I, Robot (animal coordinator)
 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series) (head animal trainer)
 2003 Elf (animal trainer - uncredited)
 2003 My Boss's Daughter (animal trainer)
 2003 Freddy vs. Jason (animal trainer)
 2003 Out of Order (TV Mini-Series) (animal coordinator - 6 episodes)
- Put Me in Order (2003) ... (animal coordinator)
- Follow the Rat (2003) ... (animal coordinator)
- Losing My Religion (2003) ... (animal coordinator)
- The Art of Loss (2003) ... (animal coordinator)
- Pilot: Part Two (2003) ... (animal coordinator)
 2003 Dead Like Me (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 2003 Final Destination 2 (animal coordinator)
 2003 Adam's Family (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 2003 Still Life (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 2002 First Shot (TV Movie) (animal trainer - uncredited)
 2002 Monk (TV Series) (animal trainer - 2 episodes)
- Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 2 (2002) ... (animal trainer)
- Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1 (2002) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
 2002 Life or Something Like It (chimp trainer)
 2002 The House Next Door (animal trainer)
 2002 Brother's Keeper (animal coordinator)
 2002 Snow Dogs (trainer: Duchess)
 2001 Wolf Lake (TV Series) (animal coordinator)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (animal coordinator)
 2001 Replicant (animal coordinator - uncredited)
 2001 Texas Rangers (animal handler: dog/small animals)
 2001 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series) (animal coordinator)
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (animal coordinator)
 2001 See Spot Run (animal coordinator: Canada)
 2001 House of Luk (monkey trainer)
 2000 Special Delivery (TV Movie) (animal coordinator - uncredited)
 2000 Dark Angel (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 2000 Marine Life (animal coordinator)
 2000 MVP: Most Valuable Primate (trainer)
 2000 Mysterious Ways (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1999 Grizzly Falls (bear trainer)
 1998 Noah (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1998 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1998 Air Bud: Golden Receiver (trainer: Coe's Animal Talent)
 1998 Disturbing Behavior (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1998 I've Been Waiting for You (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1998 Cold Squad (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Christopher Williams (1998) ... (animal trainer)
 1998 Nightmare Street (TV Movie) (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1997 Police Academy: The Series (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1997 Air Bud (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1997 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1996 To Brave Alaska (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1996/I Millennium (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1996 Them (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1996 Alaska (animal handler - as Andrew A. Simpson)
 1996 She Woke Up Pregnant (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1996 Home Song (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1996 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (assistant animal trainer)
 1995 Sliders (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1995) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1994 A Christmas Romance (TV Movie) (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1994 Rugged Gold (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1993 The X-Files (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1993) ... (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1992 Highlander (TV Series) (animal trainer)
 1988 A Cry in the Dark (animal trainer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the book Wolves Unleashed

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Alternate Names:

Andrew A. Simpson

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

He is the owner and operator of Instinct Animals for Film. He has trained animals seen in movies and TV programs. He specializes in working with wolves. They are acquired as pups a few days old, before their eyes open for the first time. He and his colleagues spend months bonding with them 24 hours a day to gain their trust.

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