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Anton Lesser

When 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.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
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
32% Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  • Lord John Carteret
2011
No Score Yet Einstein and Eddington
  • Fritz Haber
2008
No Score Yet Little Dorrit
  • Mr. Merdle
2008
No Score Yet The Miracle Maker
  • Herod
2007
66% Miss Potter
  • Harold Warne
2007
40% Honra e Liberdade
  • Major Baine
2005
No Score Yet The Girl in the Café (The Girl in the Cafe)
  • George
2005
33% Imagining Argentina
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Beethoven: Eroica
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Charles Dickens
  • Actor
2003
32% 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
50% 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
No Score Yet 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
No Score Yet Wolf Hall on Masterpiece
2015
  • Thomas More
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Austin Carmichael Richard Mayfield, QC Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright Mr. Merdle Chief Superintendent Bright Insp. Kelsey
85% The Escape Artist
2013-2014
  • Actor
No Score Yet Endeavour
2013
  • Chief Superintendent Bright
95% The Game
2014
  • C
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Exeter
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
  • Pete MacKintyre
No Score Yet NOVA
1974
  • Voltaire
60% Spies Of Warsaw
2013
  • Doctor Lapp
87% The Hour
2011-2012
  • Clarence Fendley
67% Atlantis
2013-2015
  • Kyros
100% The Hollow Crown
2012-2016
  • Exeter
97% Wolf Hall
2015
  • Thomas More
95% Game of Thrones
2011-2016
  • Qyburn

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