Naveen Andrews Family: 2 Sons, Brother, Partners, Parents |
Naveen Andrews wife and familyEdit
Geraldine Feakins (former partner)
- Date of birth: 1955
Duration of Relationship: 1985 to 1991 (6 years)
Geraldine used to be a math teacher in Naveen’s school. Her former students recall her being a subject of interest for numerous boys. She was also characterized as a professional but strict teacher. At the time they met, she was 30 years old, and Naveen was only 16. Geraldine offered him to help with O-level tuition. After Naveen had a severe argument with his parents, she was the one to offer a stay at her home. Notably, at that time, she had a husband Norman with whom she had a 10-years relationship. Her husband found out soon she and Naveen had an affair. The reason for their break-up is unknown. However, Naveen moved to Los-Angeles, and Geraldine stayed in London. She gave birth to Naveen’s first son.
Barbara Hershey (former partner)
- Date of birth: February 5, 1948 (74 years)
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Duration of Relationship: 1998 to 2009 (11 years)
Barbara Hershey is an American actress. She starred in both TV and big-screen movies. Barbara was awarded with Emmy and a Golden Globe for her part in A Killing in a Small Town (1990). Besides that, she played in Shy People (1987), Hannah and Her Sisters by Woody Allen (1986), and Beaches (1988). In different periods of her career, Barbara was described either positively or negatively in the media. Before meeting Naveen, she dated scandalous David Carradine who is the father of her only child. Barbara and Naveen had a 21-years difference in age. Before their final break-up, Naveen and Barbara split for a short time. During the break, he had his second son with another woman.
Elena Eustache (former partner)
- Date of birth: May 31, 1974 (48 years)
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
Duration of Relationship: 2005
Elena Eustache is a Czech-French actress who began her career with theatre performance. Having some acting experience, she attended college to study directing and stand-up comedy. She then continued developing her comedian career performing in shows, taking part in Funniest Mom in America, and producing The Ring Masters comedy series. Elena is a polyglot and knows more than 10 languages. Moreover she is love expert who wrote a book: The Cure For Your Broken Heart. Even though there is not much information about her affair with Naveen, she is the mother of his second child. In 2009, Naveen won custody of their son. The actor went to court because Elena kept the boy away from him.
Naveen Andrews kids
Jaisal Andrews (son with Geraldine Feakins)
- Date of birth: 1992
Jaisal is the first Naveen’s son. He resides in London during the year and comes to meet his father in Los Angeles during holidays. Naveen stated that the desire to be a good father for Jaisal is one of the reasons he fought his alcoholism. The actor believes they would not have any relationship if he was less responsible. Naveen was away during Jaisal’s childhood. The boy is already a grown up man who graduated university in Manchester.
Joshua Andrews (son with Elena Eustache)
- Date of birth: 2006
Joshua is Naveen’s younger son. When he was a baby, Naveen fought for being able to see him in a court. As a result, Naveen is the only Joshua’s legal custodian at the moment. During the filming of Lost, Naveen took Joshua with him. Overall, Naveen is happy about the kind of father he is.
Nirmala used to be a psychologist and moved from Indian Kerala to London with her husband in the 1960s. Despite having an academic profession, she had to work at a Post Office, primarily due to the status of an immigrant. Naveen recalls his parents facing regular racism. This was the main reason Nirmala decided not to teach Naveen an Indian language. In his interviews, Naveen blames his tendency of finding much older women on his imperfect relationship with his mother. Nirmala died in the 1990s still bitter with her son.
Stanley Andrews (father)
Stanley, similarly to his wife Nirmala, was a Malayali Nasrani immigrant. He used to be a businessman who had to work on a railway station at the new place. The life of his family was not an easy one, but they remained conservative. Naveen recalls having a lot of conflicts with both of his parents and them being openly aggressive. Stanley and his wife refused their child after Naveen’s relationship with the teacher emerged. He died from a heart attack.
Sunil Andrews (younger brother)
Sunil is a musician. He used to play in a band called The Now (1997 -2003). With De Sylva and Alfie Tammaro, he formed a new band in London, releasing the singles Josephine and Gas, Electricity and Phone. Naveen recalls his parents playing off their children against one another. He thinks it is a reason he currently doesn’t have any connections with Sunil.
Sunil studied biochemistry at Imperial College London and sound engineering at Kingston University.
Naveen Andrews was in 1969 and is an English-American actor with Indian ancestry. He is famous for playing Sayid Jarrah in the Lost series by ABC from 2004 to 2010. Naveen also starred in Buddha of Suburbia (1993) by BBC.
He is a recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Award (2006) and was nominated to get the Golden Globe the same year. Naveen is quite open in his interviews, speaking about his abusive childhood, relationships, alcoholism, and his pride in being a father. He does not favor London for facing lots of racism there and is now an American citizen.