Ron Lester (I) (1970–2016)

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Ron Lester gained celebrity status at an early stage in his career, but his draw in Hollywood seemed to be based on one physical characteristic: his weight. Obese since 5 years old, by the time he was 30 years old, Ron weighed 508 pounds. Hollywood hired him as the lovable fat kid but his health was in serious danger. With the support of his ... See full bio »


(age 45) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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Varsity Blues Billy Bob
Popular Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino
Racing Legacy Roger Hardwick


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 2015 Racing Legacy
Roger Hardwick
 2010 The Fat Boy Chronicles
Dr. Jeffords
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Officer Murphy
- Dancing with the Fishes (2005) ... Officer Murphy
 2005 The Karate Dog (TV Movie)
Edward Cage
 2002 The Greenskeeper
 2001 Drum Solo (Short)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie
Reggie Ray
 2001 Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
- Humble Pie (2001) ... Wally
- Really Big Season Opener (2001) ... Wally (uncredited)
 1999-2001 Popular (TV Series)
Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino
- Promblems (2001) ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino
- The Brain Game (2001) ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino (credit only)
- Coup (2001) ... Michael 'Sugar Daddy' Bernardino (credit only)
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... Seidleman
- Looks and Books (2000) ... Seidleman
- Pilot (1999) ... Seidleman
 1999 Cousin Skeeter (TV Series)
Kung Fu Dermatologist
- The Volcano (1999) ... Kung Fu Dermatologist
 1999 Dill Scallion
Earl Langston
 1999 Varsity Blues
Billy Bob
 1997 Good Burger
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5' 10" (1.78 m)


Leonard Lester | Lester, MaryEllen

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Am I alive? Yes. Am I happy? No. Did I throw away my career to be skinny? Yes. I wouldn't do [the surgery] again. I would much rather have died happy, rich, and kept my status and gone out on top.


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