Leigh Lawson

Leigh Lawson

Highest Rated: 81% Tess (1979)

Lowest Rated: 42% Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1973)

Birthday: Jul 21, 1945

Birthplace: Atherston, Warwickshire, England, UK

Leigh Lawson has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Lawson started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Brother Sun, Sister Moon" (1972) with Graham Faulkner, "The Tiger Lily" (1975) and the drama "The Devil's Advocate" (1977) with John Mills. He also appeared in the thriller "Golden Rendezvous" (1977) with Richard Harris, "It's Not the Size That Counts" (1979) and the John Collin dramatic adaptation "Tess" (1980). He kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the Christoph Waltz musical drama "Tristan Und Isolde" (1981), "Sword of the Valiant - The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight" (1984) and the Shirley MacLaine drama "Madame Sousatzka" (1988). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Lace" (1983-84). Recently, he tackled roles in the dramatic adaptation "Being Julia" (2004) with Annette Bening, the Heath Ledger dramatic period piece "Casanova" (2005) and "Silence Becomes You" (2006) with Alicia Silverstone. He also was featured in the TV movies "Dark Avenger" (CBS, 1990-91) and "Battling For Baby" (CBS, 1991-92). Lawson most recently worked on "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler" (CBS, 2008-09).

Highest rated movies

Tess
Madame Sousatzka
Being Julia
Casanova
Brother Sun, Sister Moon

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 72% The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Rabbi Rozenfeld (Character) - 2009
44% 58% Casanova Tito (Character) $11.3M 2005
No Score Yet 35% Silence Becomes You Father (Character) - 2005
76% 74% Being Julia Archie Dexter (Character) $7.7M 2004
No Score Yet 39% Back to the Secret Garden Sir Colin Craven (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 80% The Ring Unknown (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stick With Me, Kid Grant Logan (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Battling for Baby Allen (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dark Avenger Unknown (Character) - 1990
78% 65% Madame Sousatzka Ronnie Blum (Character) $2.9M 1988
No Score Yet 65% Tears in the Rain Hamdan al Dubai (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadline: Madrid Unknown (Character) - 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Carrion Paul Taylor (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 30% Sword of the Valiant Humphrey (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Captain's Doll Freddie Packard (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fire and Sword Mark (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 53% Murder Is Easy Jimmy Lorrimer (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Boy Graham Elder (Character) - 1980
81% 78% Tess Alec d'Urberville (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Devil's Advocate Giacomo Nerone (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The God King Kassapa (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 86% Love Among the Ruins Alfred Pratt (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Percy's Progress Percy Edward Anthony (Character) - 1974
42% 77% Brother Sun, Sister Moon Bernardo (Character) - 1973

TV

Credit
20% 73% Heartbeat Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery! Unknown (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wonderful World of Disney Unknown (Character) 1996
No Score Yet 80% The Nanny Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ray Bradbury Theater David Leiber (Character) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hammer House of Horror Unknown (Character) 1980
66% 86% Space: 1999 Zarl (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Larry Turner (Character) 1974