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Anton Lesser

Highly regarded Shakespearean actor Anton Lesser, RADA trained, associate member of the Royal Shakespeare Company since 1990). In a long classical career he has played many of the principal roles including Petrucio, Romeo and Richard III. Film credits include THE MISSIONARY, THE ASSAM GARDEN, CHARLOTTE GRAY and IMAGINING ARGENTINA. Considerable television credits including THE MILL ON THE FLOSS, ANNA OF THE FIVE TOWNS, THE SIMON WIESENTHAL STORY, THE POLITICIAN'S WIFE, THE MOONSTONE, VANITY FAIR, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, LOMA DOONE, PERFECT STRANGERS, FOYLE'S WAR, MIDSOMER MURDERS and THE GIRL IN THE CAFE. He is active in radio and spoken word audio and is particularly known for recording the major novels of Charles Dickens. He won the Talkie award for Great Expectations. He has also played Dickens on television.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Anton Lesser Facts

BirthdayFebruary 14, 1952 (69)
BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.