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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 August 1968Birmingham, England, UK
Birth NameAdrian Anthony Lester
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 Hamlet to name but a few. He is married to actress and writer Lolita Chakrabarti. They have two children.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Lolita Chakrabarti

Spouse (1)

Lolita Chakrabarti (31 August 1997 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1996 (1995 season) for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in Company at the Donmar Warehouse.
Has two daughters: Lila and Jasmine with wife Lolita Chakrabarti.
Became a Member of the RADA Council.
Graduated from RADA.
Is an NT associate at the National Theatre.
Portrayed Ellis Carter on the third season of the the US show Girlfriends (2000).
He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to drama.
London, England: Actor [December 2012]
Nominated for Best Actor for the Olivier Award 1995 (As You Like It).
Won Best Actor for the Evening Standard Theatre Award 2013 (Othello).
Won Best Actor for the Critics Circle 2012 (Red Velvet).
Nominated for Most Promising Newcomer for the Chicago Critics Circle 1998 (Primary Colors).
Nomination for Best Actor for the Whatsonstage Award 2013 (Red Velvet).
Nominated for Best Actor for the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 (Red Velvet).

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