|Andrew Leman is one of the founding members of the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society, and has produced a number of literary, film, theatrical, music and gaming projects there over the years. He played as an Investigator in the very first game of Cthulhu Lives, and has been hooked ever since. He has been an Investigator in 19 adventures, an NPC in 3, and the Keeper or co-Keeper of 24 games.
He adapted one of those games, The Sentence, as a traditional Call of Cthulhu adventure entitled "With Malice Aforethought," which was published by Chaosium in 1993's Adventures in Arkham Country.
In 1988 he wrote and directed a short film adaptation of the H.P. Lovecraft short story "The Statement of Randolph Carter" which played at the HPLovecraft Film Festival in 2000. With Sean Branney, he co-wrote and directed A Shoggoth on the Roof: the Documentary, which also premiered at the 2000 festival. He directed the HPLHS motion picture The Call of Cthulhu.
With Phil Bell, he was co-editor of Strange Eons, the monthly newsletter of the HPLHS, for over two years.
He has written a comprehensive history of the 1920s and ‘30s for gamers called In the Time of Lovecraft.
Leman earned his MFA in acting from the University of Illinois, and spent several years as a professional actor in Chicago, where he worked with Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, Shaw Chicago, The Cypress Group, and Defiant Theatre. In Los Angeles, Andrew has appeared on stage at Theatre/Theater, Moving Arts, and Theatre Banshee. When not pursuing any of these many other occupations, Leman is a designer of digital fonts, and his typographical work has been seen on movie screens, book jackets, and billboards nationwide.
You can see samples of his work as a sculptor and designer at his personal portfolio site, www.ahleman.com
|The Keeper in action, Mojave Desert|