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Overview (3)

Born in Fulham, London, England, UK
Birth NameLysette Anne Chodzko
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lysette Anthony was born on September 26, 1963 in Fulham, London, England as Lysette Anne Chodzko. She is an actress and producer, known for Krull (1983), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Look Who's Talking Now (1993). She was previously married to Simon Boswell, David Price and Luc Leestemaker.

Spouse (3)

Simon Boswell (20 August 2003 - 2010) (divorced) (2 children)
David Price (10 April 1999 - 26 March 2003) (divorced)
Luc Leestemaker (1991 - 1995) (divorced)

Trivia (18)

She is the daughter of actor Michael Anthony and actress Bernadette Milnes.
She started acting in parents' theatre company from the age of 10.
At 14 she became the youngest member of the National Youth Theatre.
At 16 she was singled out by photographer David Bailey to be the face of the 80s.
She posed nude for Playboy in 1988 in an attempt to shake off her "English Rose" typecast and make her more appealing to the Hollywood casting directors. She subsequently appeared nude in films such as The Advocate (1993) and the erotic thriller Save Me (1994).
After she starred in the play Pinocchio in London's West End at the age of 10, her parents were so appalled at her precocious nature that they sent her to a convent school in Torquay, Devon.
She speaks French and Dutch fluently.
Her production company is Barnaby Pictures.
Her looks and acting style were once infamously described by Victor Lewis-Smith, TV critic of the (London) "Evening Standard", as "like scoffing a whole packet of icing sugar: very sweet but rather nauseating after a while".
In 1995 appeared in two parodies of horror classics, Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995).
Her son, James Anthony 'Jimi' Boswell (born May 21, 2004), with composer Simon Boswell.
She starred in two fantasy movies Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995) and Switch (1991) that dealt with men turning into women.
Anthony has starred in two Oliver Twist film adaptations, playing Oliver's mother in the 1982 film, Oliver Twist (1982), and "Rose Maylie" in the 1985 TV mini-series, Oliver Twist (1985).
Playing Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in "Jackie" at the Queen's Theatre, London. [October 1998]
She appears as the girl in the Bryan Adams videos for the songs "Heaven", "Summer of '69" and "Run to You".
Her father was born in St. Helier, Jersey, U.K., to Alexander John Peter Augustine Chodzko, who was of Polish descent, and Letitia Caroline Elrington, who was English. Her maternal grandparents, Norman Edward Milnes and Catherine Boyle, were of English and Irish descent, respectively.
She is the ex-daughter-in-law of Katherine Crawford and Frank Price.
She is the ex-sister-in-law of Roy Price.

Personal Quotes (3)

In Hollywood, being a producer is rather like being a lesbian. Everybody says they're doing it, when only a select few actually qualify.
Talking about her part in Hotel! (2001), in which she plays Amanda Brown, a stunningly attractive but maniacal spy in a short skirt and with a bad European accent, she said "I love doing this kind of insane comedy, but to do it you have to take a flying leap and say goodbye to self-dignity".
I like the idea of strong women being in control in the nitty gritty of sexual situations.

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