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Anton Lesser


British actor Anton Lesser (b. 1952) has played many of the principal Shakespearian roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Associate Artist since 1990), including Petruchio, Romeo and Richard III. He is very active in radio (BBC) and spoken word audio. Over a dozen recordings range from Paradise Lost and Homer to the title role in Hamlet. He is ... See full bio »
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(2016)
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 2018 Gatecrash (post-production)
Sid
 2013-2018 Endeavour (TV Series)
Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright / Chief Superintendent Bright / CS Reginald Bright
- Episode #5.6 (2018) ... Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
- Episode #5.5 (2018) ... Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
- Episode #5.4 (2018) ... CS Reginald Bright
- Episode #5.3 (2018) ... Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
- Episode #5.2 (2018) ... Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright
 2017 The Crown (TV Series)
Harold MacMillan
- Lisbon (2017) ... Harold MacMillan
- Mystery Man (2017) ... Harold MacMillan
- Matrimonium (2017) ... Harold MacMillan
- Beryl (2017) ... Harold MacMillan
- Vergangenheit (2017) ... Harold MacMillan
 2017 The Other Door (Short)
Interviewer 1
 2017 Disobedience
Rav Krushka
 2013-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Qyburn
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Qyburn
- Eastwatch (2017) ... Qyburn
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Qyburn
- Stormborn (2017) ... Qyburn
- Dragonstone (2017) ... Qyburn
 2017 Will (TV Series)
Walsingham
- The Play's the Thing (2017) ... Walsingham
 2016 Allied
Emmanuel Lombard
 2016 Hooten & the Lady (TV Series)
Hercules
- Moscow (2016) ... Hercules
 2016 The Exception
General Falkenberg
 2016 A United Kingdom
Prime Minister Attlee
 2012-2016 The Hollow Crown (TV Series)
Exeter
- Richard III (2016) ... Exeter
- Henry VI Part 2 (2016) ... Exeter
- Henry VI Part 1 (2016) ... Exeter
- Henry V (2012) ... Exeter
 2015-2016 Dickensian (TV Series)
Fagin
- Episode #1.20 (2016) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.15 (2016) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.14 (2016) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.13 (2016) ... Fagin
- Episode #1.12 (2016) ... Fagin
 2015 Life in Squares (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Hyslop
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Dr. Hyslop
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Dr. Hyslop
 2015 Wolf Hall (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas More
- The Devil's Spit (2015) ... Thomas More
- Anna Regina (2015) ... Thomas More
- Entirely Beloved (2015) ... Thomas More
- Three Card Trick (2015) ... Thomas More
 2014 The Game (TV Mini-Series)
C
- Episode Three (2014) ... C
 2014 Closer to the Moon
Holban
 2014 The Musketeers (TV Series)
Émile De Mauvoisin
- The Homecoming (2014) ... Émile De Mauvoisin
 2014 Father Brown (TV Series)
Father Ignatius
- The Mysteries of the Rosary (2014) ... Father Ignatius
 2013 Atlantis (TV Series)
Kyros
- Pandora's Box (2013) ... Kyros
 2013 The Escape Artist (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Mayfield, QC
- Part 3 (2013) ... Richard Mayfield, QC
- Part 2 (2013) ... Richard Mayfield, QC
- Part 1 (2013) ... Richard Mayfield, QC
 2013 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Dr. Karl Crabbe
- Am I Not Monstrous? (2013) ... Dr. Karl Crabbe
- The Good of This City (2013) ... Dr. Karl Crabbe
 2013 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Alex
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... Alex
 2013 Spies of Warsaw (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor Lapp
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Doctor Lapp
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Doctor Lapp
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Doctor Lapp
 2012 Secret State (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Michael Rix
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Sir Michael Rix
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Sir Michael Rix
 2012 The Scapegoat
Father McReady
 2011/I Flutter
Bruno
 2011 The Lady
Professor Finnis
 2011 The Hour (TV Series)
Clarence Fendley
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Clarence Fendley
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Clarence Fendley
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Clarence Fendley
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Clarence Fendley
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Clarence Fendley
 2011 The Man who Crossed Hitler (TV Movie)
Rudolf Olden
 2011 Primeval (TV Series)
Gideon
- Episode #4.6 (2011) ... Gideon
- Episode #4.5 (2011) ... Gideon
- Episode #4.3 (2011) ... Gideon
- Episode #4.2 (2011) ... Gideon
- Episode #4.1 (2011) ... Gideon
 2010 Primeval: Webisodes (TV Mini-Series)
Gideon
 2010 Garrow's Law (TV Series)
John Farmer
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... John Farmer
- Episode #2.3 (2010) ... John Farmer
- Episode #2.2 (2010) ... John Farmer
- Episode #2.1 (2010) ... John Farmer
 2010 Five Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Dr Nat Cary
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Dr Nat Cary
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Dr Nat Cary
 2010 Holby City (TV Series)
Sol Caplin
- Faith No More (2010) ... Sol Caplin
 2009 Deep Sleep (Short)
 2009 Casualty 1909 (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Head
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Dr. Henry Head
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Dr. Henry Head
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Dr. Henry Head
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Dr. Henry Head
 2008 Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Merdle
- Episode #1.14 (2008) ... Mr. Merdle
- Episode #1.13 (2008) ... Mr. Merdle
- Episode #1.12 (2008) ... Mr. Merdle
- Episode #1.11 (2008) ... Mr. Merdle
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... Mr. Merdle
 2008 Einstein and Eddington (TV Movie)
Fritz Haber
 2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Inspector Kelsey
- Cat Among the Pigeons (2008) ... Inspector Kelsey
 2003-2008 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Reverend Wallace Stone / Eddie Darwin
- Talking to the Dead (2008) ... Reverend Wallace Stone
- Birds of Prey (2003) ... Eddie Darwin
 2008 The Palace (TV Series)
Archbishop of Canterbury
- Episode #1.8 (2008) ... Archbishop of Canterbury
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... Archbishop of Canterbury
 2008 Messiah: The Rapture (TV Mini-Series)
Samuel Waite
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Samuel Waite
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Samuel Waite
 2006 Miss Potter
Harold Warne
 2006 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Dennis Prior
- Endangered Species (2006) ... Dennis Prior
 2006 The Outsiders (TV Movie)
Maurice Heston
 2006 New Tricks (TV Series)
Pete Mackintyre
- Bank Robbery (2006) ... Pete Mackintyre
 2006 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Paul Goodman
- Guardian Angel: Part 2 (2006) ... Paul Goodman
- Guardian Angel: Part 1 (2006) ... Paul Goodman
 2006 Vital Signs (TV Series)
Dr. Lindsay
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Dr. Lindsay
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Dr. Lindsay
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Dr. Lindsay
 2005 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Voltaire
- E=mc²: Einstein's Big Idea (2005) ... Voltaire
 2005 Class of '76 (TV Movie)
Martin Gibson
 2005 River Queen
Baine
 2005 Einstein's Big Idea (TV Movie documentary)
Voltaire
 2005 The Girl in the Café (TV Movie)
George
 2005 Ahead of the Class (TV Movie)
Graham Ranger
 2004 MI-5 (TV Series)
Nicholas Ashworth
- Episode #3.4 (2004) ... Nicholas Ashworth (uncredited)
 2004 Dirty Filthy Love (TV Movie)
Charles
 2004 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Marcus Gwilym
- Death by Water: Part 2 (2004) ... Marcus Gwilym
- Death by Water: Part 1 (2004) ... Marcus Gwilym
 2003 Eroica (TV Movie)
Sukowaty
 2003 Imagining Argentina
General Guzmán
 2003 Y Mabinogi
Teyrnon (voice)
 2003 Danielle Cable: Eyewitness (TV Movie)
Batten
 2002 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Austin Carmichael
- Eagle Day (2002) ... Austin Carmichael
 2002 The Project (TV Movie)
Stanley Hall
 2002 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Professor Ray Levin
- Special Relationship: Part 2 (2002) ... Professor Ray Levin
- Special Relationship: Part 1 (2002) ... Professor Ray Levin
 2002 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (TV Movie)
Bertilak / Green Knight (voice)
 2002 Dickens (TV Series)
Charles Dickens
- Terror to the End (2002) ... Charles Dickens
- Blazing Away (2002) ... Charles Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... Charles Dickens
 2001 Swallow (TV Series)
Paul Valley
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Paul Valley
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Paul Valley
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Paul Valley
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Renech
 2001 Uprising (TV Movie)
Nathan Lensky
 2001 Perfect Strangers (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Stephen
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Stephen
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Stephen
 2001 Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (TV Mini-Series)
Vidas Merlinis - Research Scientist
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Vidas Merlinis - Research Scientist
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Vidas Merlinis - Research Scientist
 2000 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Counsellor Doone
 2000 The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Series)
Antoine Picard
- Friends & Enemies (2000) ... Antoine Picard
 2000 Safe as Houses (TV Movie)
Mr. Dunn
 2000 Esther Kahn
Sean
 2000 The Miracle Maker
Herod (voice)
 1999 Trial by Fire (TV Movie)
Brian Redwood
 1999 Pure Wickedness (TV Series)
Dr. Andrew Ward
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Dr. Andrew Ward
 1998 The Echo (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Blake
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Billy Blake
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Billy Blake
 1998 Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Pitt Crawley
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... Mr. Pitt Crawley
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Mr. Pitt Crawley
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Mr. Pitt Crawley
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Mr. Pitt Crawley
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Mr. Pitt Crawley
 1998 Invasion: Earth (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Charles Terrell
- The Fall of Man (1998) ... Lt. Charles Terrell
- Only the Dead (1998) ... Lt. Charles Terrell
- The Fourth Dimension (1998) ... Lt. Charles Terrell
- The Last War (1998) ... Lt. Charles Terrell
 1997 The Moonstone (TV Movie)
Ezra Jennings
 1997/I Into the Blue (TV Movie)
Dr. John Ockleton
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Wounded Corporal
 1997 Bodyguards (TV Series)
Dusan Mesic
- A Choice of Evils (1997) ... Dusan Mesic
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
Joseph
- Joseph (1996) ... Joseph (voice)
 1996 Sharman (TV Series)
Galilee
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Galilee
 1995 Moses (TV Movie)
Eliav
 1995 Bugs (TV Series)
Patrick Marcel
- Pulse (1995) ... Patrick Marcel
 1995 The Politician's Wife (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Hollister
- Body Politic (1995) ... Mark Hollister
- Echo Chamber (1995) ... Mark Hollister
- Stand by Him (1995) ... Mark Hollister
 1994 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Leontes
- The Winter's Tale (1994) ... Leontes (voice)
 1994 Guinevere (TV Movie)
Envoy
 1992 Downtown Lagos (TV Mini-Series)
Mungo Dawson
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Mungo Dawson
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Mungo Dawson
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Mungo Dawson
 1991 Strauss Dynasty (TV Mini-Series)
Levi
- Adele (1991) ... Levi
- Hetti (1991) ... Levi
- Lili (1991) ... Levi
- Josef (1991) ... Levi
- Revolution of 1848 (1991) ... Levi
 1990 Traitors (TV Movie)
 1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will (TV Movie)
Feste
 1988 A Vote for Hitler (TV Movie)
A.L. Rowse
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series)
Vincenzo
- Airbase (1988) ... Vincenzo
 1988 Screen Two (TV Series)
Stanley Spencer
- Stanley Spencer (1988) ... Stanley Spencer
 1987 London Embassy (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Bronhouse
- Tomb with a View (1987) ... Robert Bronhouse
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series)
Robber
- Monsignor Quixote (1987) ... Robber
 1985 The Assam Garden
Mr. Sutton
 1985 Anna of the Five Towns (TV Mini-Series)
Willie Price
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Willie Price
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Willie Price
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Willie Price
 1984 Freud (TV Mini-Series)
Wilhelm Fliess
- The World as Dream (1984) ... Wilhelm Fliess
- Messiah (1984) ... Wilhelm Fliess
- Madonna (1984) ... Wilhelm Fliess
- The Secret of Dreams (1984) ... Wilhelm Fliess
- The Hypnotist (1984) ... Wilhelm Fliess
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Valery Chalidze
 1983 Good and Bad at Games (TV Movie)
Cox
 1982 The Missionary
Young Man
 1982 King Lear (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1982 Crown Court (TV Series)
 1981 Troilus & Cressida (TV Movie)
Troilus
 1981 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Trofimov
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series)
Orestes
- Furies (1979) ... Orestes
- Grave Gifts (1979) ... Orestes
- Agamemnon (1979) ... Orestes
 1979 The Mill on the Floss (TV Mini-Series)
Philip Wakem
- Episode Eight (1979) ... Philip Wakem
- Episode Seven (1979) ... Philip Wakem
- Episode Six (1979) ... Philip Wakem
- Episode Five (1979) ... Philip Wakem
- Episode Four (1979) ... Philip Wakem
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Amanda Harris, John McAndrew, Richard McCabe, Trevor Martin, Rebecca Saire, Graham Turner, Geoffrey Freshwater and Maxwell Hutcheon in the cast. Bill ... See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Became an Associate Member of RADA. See more »

Trademark:

Rich, aristocratic, mellow voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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