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Adrian Lester CBE was born on August 14, 1968 in Birmingham, England. He is a multi award winning actor and director, known for seven seasons of the hit TV show Hustle (2004), 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 ... See full bio »

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Primary Colors Henry Burton
(1998)
Doomsday Norton
(2008)
Hustle Mickey Stone
(2004-2012)

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 2022 The Undeclared War (TV Series)
Andrew Makinde
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Andrew Makinde
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Andrew Makinde
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Andrew Makinde
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... Andrew Makinde
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... Andrew Makinde
 2022 Trigger Point (TV Series)
Joel Nutkins
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Joel Nutkins
 2021 Hymn (TV Movie)
Gil
 2021 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie)
Prince
 2017-2020 Riviera (TV Series)
Robert Carver
- An eye for an eye (2020) ... Robert Carver
- Oeil pour oeil / An Eye for An Eye (2017) ... Robert Carver
- La Clé / The Key (2017) ... Robert Carver (credit only)
- Le Don / The Gift (2017) ... Robert Carver
- Travail d'artiste / Artist's Work (2017) ... Robert Carver
 2020 Life (TV Mini Series)
David Aston
- Episode #1.6 (2020) ... David Aston
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... David Aston
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... David Aston
- Episode #1.3 (2020) ... David Aston
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... David Aston
 2020 Staged (TV Series)
Adrian Lester
- Ulysses (2020) ... Adrian Lester
 2019 The Rook (TV Series)
Conrad Grantchester
- Chapter 8 (2019) ... Conrad Grantchester
- Prologue (2019) ... Conrad Grantchester
- Chapter 6 (2019) ... Conrad Grantchester
- Chapter 5 (2019) ... Conrad Grantchester
- Chapter 4 (2019) ... Conrad Grantchester
 2019 Curfew (TV Series)
Simon Donahue
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Simon Donahue
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Simon Donahue
 2018 Mary Queen of Scots
Lord Randolph
 2018 Trauma (TV Mini Series)
Jon Allerton
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Jon Allerton
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Jon Allerton
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Jon Allerton
 2017/I Euphoria
Aron
 2017 Grey Lady
Johnson
 2017 Breakable You
Ken Yates
 2016 Undercover (TV Mini Series)
Nick Johnson
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Nick Johnson
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Nick Johnson
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Nick Johnson
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Nick Johnson
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Nick Johnson
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini Series)
Professor Marcus Shaw
- If This Is a Lie (2015) ... Professor Marcus Shaw
- I Know (2015) ... Professor Marcus Shaw
 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
 2013 Jimi: All Is by My Side
Michael X
 2013 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Bow / Lego Man
- Eaten by Cats (2013) ... Bow / Lego Man (voice)
 2004-2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Mickey Stone
- The Con Is Off (2012) ... Mickey Stone
- Ding Dong That's My Song (2012) ... Mickey Stone
- Eat Yourself Slender (2012) ... Mickey Stone
- Curiosity Caught the Kat (2012) ... Mickey Stone
- Picasso Finger Painting (2012) ... Mickey Stone
 2009 Sleep with Me (TV Movie)
Richard
 2009 Merlin (TV Series)
Myror
- The Once and Future Queen (2009) ... Myror
 2009 Case 39
Wayne
 2008 Bonekickers (TV Mini Series)
Ben Ergha
- Follow the Gleam (2008) ... Ben Ergha
- The Lines of War (2008) ... Ben Ergha
- The Cradle of Civilisation (2008) ... Ben Ergha
- The Eternal Fire (2008) ... Ben Ergha
- Warriors (2008) ... Ben Ergha
 2008 Doomsday
Norton
 2008 Being Human (TV Series)
Herrick
- Pilot (2008) ... Herrick
 2007 The Key (Video)
 2007 Ballet Shoes (TV Movie)
Mr. Sholsky
 2007 Starting Out in the Evening
Casey Davis
 2006 Beyond (TV Movie)
Morris Fitch
 2006 As You Like It
Oliver De Boys
 2005 The Ghost Squad (TV Series)
DI Gus Philips
- Colour Blind: Part Two (2005) ... DI Gus Philips
- Colour Blind: Part One (2005) ... DI Gus Philips
 2005 Afterlife (TV Series)
D.I. Felix George
- Lower Than Bones (2005) ... D.I. Felix George
 2005 Hustle Season 2: The Big Finish (Video short)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow
Simon
 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)
Hamlet
 2002 The Final Curtain
Jonathan Stitch
 2001/I Dust
Edge
 2000 Born Romantic
Jimmy
 2000 Maybe Baby
George
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Mini Series)
Orpheus
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Orpheus
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Orpheus
 2000 Best
Rocky
 2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Dumaine
 2000 Storm Damage (TV Movie)
Danny
 1998 Primary Colors
Henry Burton
 1997/I Up on the Roof
Scott
 1997 The Sun Sisters
Isaac Nelson
 1997 Performance (TV Series)
Bobby
- Company (1997) ... Bobby
 1997 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Danny
- Cease Upon the Midnight: Part 2 (1997) ... Danny
- Cease Upon the Midnight: Part 1 (1997) ... Danny
 1996 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Mokete Malange
- Divided Loyalties (1996) ... Mokete Malange
 1995 The Affair (TV Movie)
Ray
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Dotun Konchella
- Just Send Some Flowers (1992) ... Dotun Konchella
 1992 Touch and Die (TV Movie)
Lute
 1991 For the Greater Good (TV Series)
Young Gay Man
- Member (1991) ... Young Gay Man
 1988 Boon (TV Series)
Fast Eddie's Staff Member
- Beef Encounter (1988) ... Fast Eddie's Staff Member (uncredited)
 1987 A Sort of Innocence (TV Series)
Dave
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Dave
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Other Works:

Appeared in "Hanging the President", a new play by Celeste Michele- Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (1989). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Adrian Lester OBE

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Lolita Chakrabarti  (2 children)
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Is an NT associate at the National Theatre. See more »

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