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Adrian Lester

Adrian Lester OBE was born on August 14, 1968 in Birmingham, England as Adrian Anthony Lester. He is a multi award winning actor and director, known for seven seasons of the hit TV show Hustle (2004 - 2012), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and Primary Colors (1998) and his extensive classical work in the theatre playing Othello, Henry V, Rosalind and... See full bio »
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 2016/I Undercover (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Nick Johnson
 2015 Grey Lady (completed)
 2014-2015 Red Band Society (TV Series)
Dr. Naday
- Waiting for Superman (2015) ... Dr. Naday
- We'll Always Have Paris (2015) ... Dr. Naday
- What I Did for Love (2014) ... Dr. Naday
- Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car (2014) ... Dr. Naday
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Professor Marcus Shaw
- If This Is a Lie (2015) ... Professor Marcus Shaw
- I Know (2015) ... Professor Marcus Shaw
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Lego Man
- Eaten by Cats (2013) ... Lego Man (voice)
 2009 Sleep with Me (TV Movie)
 2009 Merlin (TV Series)
- The Once and Future Queen (2009) ... Myror
 2009 Case 39
 2008 Doomsday
 2008 Being Human (TV Series)
- Pilot (2008) ... Herrick
 2007 The Key (Video)
 2007 Ballet Shoes (TV Movie)
Mr. Sholsky
 2006 Beyond (TV Movie)
Morris Fitch
 2005 The Ghost Squad (TV Series)
DI Gus Philips
- Colour Blind (2005) ... DI Gus Philips
 2005 Afterlife (TV Series)
D.I. Felix George
- Lower Than Bones (2005) ... D.I. Felix George
 2002-2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Ellis Carter
- Hopelessly Devoted to Two (2003) ... Ellis Carter
- Some Enchanted Evening (2003) ... Ellis Carter
- The Wedding (2003) ... Ellis Carter
- Runaway Bridesmaid (2003) ... Ellis Carter
- Happy Valentine's Day... Baby? (2003) ... Ellis Carter
 2002 The Tragedy of Hamlet (TV Movie)
 2001/I Dust
 2000 Maybe Baby
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini-Series)
 2000 Best
 2000 Storm Damage (TV Movie)
 1997/I Up on the Roof
 1997 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Danny Thomas
- Cease Upon the Midnight: Part 2 (1997) ... Danny Thomas
- Cease Upon the Midnight: Part 1 (1997) ... Danny Thomas
 1996 Company (TV Movie)
 1996 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Mokete Malange
- Divided Loyalties (1996) ... Mokete Malange
 1995 The Affair (TV Movie)
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Dotun Konchella
- Just Send Some Flowers (1992) ... Dotun Konchella
 1992 Touch and Die (TV Movie)
 1987 A Sort of Innocence (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Dave
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He acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Company," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Paul Bentley, Clare Burt, Anna Francolini, Rebecca Front, Sheila Gish, Kiran Hocking, Hannah James, Teddy Kempner, Clive Rowe, Liza Sadovy, Michael Simkins, Gareth Snook, and Sophie Thompson int he cat. Sam Mendes was director. See more »

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Adrian Lester OBE


6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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Nomination for Best Actor for the Whatsonstage Award 2013 (Red Velvet). See more »

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