By the middle of 1992, he had landed a coveted role on the then new hit Fox TV show "Melrose Place," where he played the likable Billy Campbell for six years.
Andrew Shue has been fortunate to play out his life on many different fields.
He has found success in such diverse roles as school teacher, professional athlete, actor, producer, community activist and business entrepreneur.
Shue has had many life-changing experiences that have shaped him in different ways.
In high school his father inspired him to become school president and start a student group to serve the elderly in his town called Students Serving Seniors.
The group still exists today and received a "Service" award from President Reagan in 1987.
At Dartmouth College, as he was in high school, Shue was a Regional All-American soccer player and spent a winter studying and playing soccer in Glasgow, Scotland for Queens Park FC.After graduating from Dartmouth with a degree in History, Shue traveled to Africa with his childhood friend Michael Sanchez and spent a year living in Zimbabwe, where he taught math to 200 African high school students and played soccer as the only white player in the African First Division for the Bulawayo Highlanders.When he returned to America in 1991, Andrew set his sights on following his sister Elisabeth's path when he ventured into acting.His most memorable moment came back in New Jersey when he helped set up two goals in a 4-0 win over the Metro Stars in front of 50,000 fans at Giants Stadium. Started with the belief that young people must be the drivers of social change, Do Something has reached millions of kids in all 50 states through school and web-based programs that teach young people to take the lead and to learn life's most important values by doing.In 1999 Shue and his family moved back to the east coast and created a more consistent family life by finding success in business.As an entrepreneurs, he and Sanchez have led several successful start-up ventures, including the '94 Cup Daily and Clubmom and Cafemom, the nation's leading information and community Web sites for moms.