Anton Lesser

Anton Lesser

Highest Rated: 100% The Missionary (1982)

Lowest Rated: 31% Imagining Argentina (2004)

Birthday: Feb 14, 1952

Birthplace: Not Available

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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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
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
67% 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
50% 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
55% 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

Credit
86% Endeavour
2013-2019
Chief Superintendent Bright 2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2014
2013
213
89% Game of Thrones
2011-2019
Qyburn 2019
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
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 Wolf Hall on Masterpiece
2015
Thomas More 2015
62% Atlantis
2013-2015
Kyros 2014
86% The Escape Artist
2013
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
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 Midsomer Murders
Eddie Darwin 2004
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
George Milburn 2002
100% Little Dorrit
2008
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
Pete MacKintyre

QUOTES FROM Anton Lesser CHARACTERS

Lord John Carteret says: You are Jack Sparrow.

Captain Jack Sparrow says: There should be a 'Captain' in there somewhere.