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Anton Lesser

Highest Rated:   100% The Missionary (1982)
Lowest Rated:   31% Imagining Argentina (2004)
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Joined the dramatic society at university where he made most of his friends, including his best friend to this day. Although he had trained as an architect, he watched a British Council screening of a film about the RSC and Stratford-upon-Avon in Nigeria where he was working as a trainee architect, and knew straightaway that he wanted to become an actor. While studying at RADA in 1977, he won the Bancroft Gold Medal for acting. Frequently performs with the Royal Shakespeare Company; played Bolingbroke in Richard II in 1990 and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew in 1992. Has been associated with reading novels by Charles Dickens for Naxos Audio Books since 2012, including Oliver Twist. Is a patron of the Lynx Animal Welfare Trust. In 2013, for two months played the part of Robin Carrow in Ambridge Extra, a BBC Radio 4 Extra spin-off from the BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers. Was announced a public supporter of Chapel Lane Theatre Company located in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK in 2015.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
69% Kindred
  • Actor
2020
No Score Yet Gatecrash
  • Actor
2020
85% The Courier
  • Bertrand
2020
84% A United Kingdom
  • Prime Minister Attlee
$4M 2017
60% Flutter
  • Bruno
2015
46% Closer To The Moon
  • Holban
2015
No Score Yet The Man who Crossed Hitler
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet The Scapegoat
  • Father McReady
2012
33% Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  • Lord John Carteret
$241.1M 2011
No Score Yet Einstein and Eddington
  • Fritz Haber
2008
No Score Yet The Miracle Maker
  • Herod
2007
68% Miss Potter
  • Harold Warne
$2.9M 2007
40% Honra e Liberdade
  • Major Baine
2005
No Score Yet The Girl in the Café (The Girl in the Cafe)
  • George
2005
31% Imagining Argentina
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Beethoven: Eroica
  • Actor
2003
33% Charlotte Gray
  • Benech
2002
No Score Yet Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story
  • Vidas
2001
52% Esther Kahn
  • Sean
2001
No Score Yet Lorna Doone
  • Counsellor Doone
2000
No Score Yet Vanity Fair
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet Invasion Earth
  • Actor
1998
57% Fairy Tale: A True Story
  • Wounded Corporal
1997
No Score Yet Moses
  • Eliav
1995
No Score Yet Monsignor Quixote
  • Robber
1991
No Score Yet Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet The Assam Garden
  • Mr. Sutton
1985
No Score Yet Sakharov
  • Valery Chalidze
1984
No Score Yet Freud
  • Fleiss
1984
100% The Missionary
  • Young Man
1982
No Score Yet King Lear
  • Edgar
1982
No Score Yet Troilus & Cressida
  • Troilus
1981
No Score Yet Cherry Orchard
  • Actor
1962

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
77% The Trial of Christine Keeler
2019
  • Michael Eddowes
  • 2020
  • 2019
88% Endeavour
2013-2020
  • Chief Superintendent Bright
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 213
89% Game of Thrones
2011-2019
  • Qyburn
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Dickensian
2015-2017
  • Fagin
  • 2017
75% Hooten and the Lady
2016-2017
  • Hercules
  • 2017
98% Wolf Hall
2015
  • Thomas More
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Exeter
  • 2016
  • 2013
98% The Hollow Crown
2012-2016
  • Exeter
  • 2016
  • 2012
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
  • le révérend Wallace Stone Eddie Darwin
  • 2016
  • 2004
No Score Yet Wolf Hall on Masterpiece
2015
  • Thomas More
  • 2015
62% Atlantis
2013-2015
  • Kyros
  • 2014
86% The Escape Artist
2013
  • Actor
  • 2014
95% The Game
2014
  • C
  • 2014
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Austin Carmichael Richard Mayfield, QC Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright Mr. Merdle Chief Superintendent Bright Insp. Kelsey
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2009
  • 2003
No Score Yet Father Brown (2013)
2020
  • Father Ignatius
  • 2014
  • 1974
71% Spies Of Warsaw
2013
  • Doctor Lapp
  • 2013
88% The Hour
2011-2012
  • Clarence Fendley
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet NOVA
1974
  • Voltaire
  • 2005
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
  • George Milburn
  • 2002
100% Little Dorrit
2008
  • Actor
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
  • Pete MacKintyre
No Score Yet Silent Witness
  • Marcus Gwilym

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