Anton LESSER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1952-02-14
Education Moseley GS Birmingham, Univ of Liverpool (BA), RADA (Bancroft gold medal)
Publications N/A
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Anton Lesser, Esq
Career actor; assoc artist RSC; >ir< for RSC incl: Richard in Henry VI, Dance of Death, Michael in Sons of Light, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Darkie in The Fool, Troilus in Troilus and Cressida (Stratford), Carlos Montezuma in Melons (The Pit), Bill Howell in Principia Scriptoriae (The Pit), Gloucester in Henry VI (Stratford and Barbican), title role in Richard III (Stratford and Barbican), Joe in Some Americans Abroad (Barbican), Bolingbroke in Richard II (Stratford), Forest in Two Shakespearian Actors (Stratford), Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor; other roles incl: Mark Antony in Julius Caesar (Tyne & Wear), Betty/Edward in Cloud Nine (Liverpool Everyman), Konstantin in The Seagull (Royal Court), Hamlet in Hamlet (Warehouse), Kissing God (Hampstead Theatre Club), Family Voices (Lyric Hammersmith), Feste in Twelfth Night (Riverside Studios), Stanley in The Birthday Party (RNT), Jack Rover in Wild Oats (RNT), Serge in Art (Wyndhams), William in Mutabilitie (RNT), Elyot Chase in Private Lives (RNT), Leo in The Lucky Ones (Hampstead Theatre Club); >ir< BBC incl: Orestes in The Oresteia, Philip in The Mill on the Floss, Abesey Ivanovich in The Gambler, Troilus in Troilus and Cressida, Trofimov in The Cherry Orchard, Edgar in King Lear, Wilheim Fliess in Freud, Willy Price in Anna of The Five Towns, Stanley in Stanley Spencer, Vincenzo Rocca in Airbase, Feste in Twelfth Night, Mungo Dawson in Downtown Lagos, Terell in Invasion Earth, Sir Pitt Crawley in Vanity Fair, Billy Blake in The Echo, Dr Andrew Ward in Pure Wickedness, Mr Merdle in Little Dorrit, The Hour; Channel Four incl: Cox in Good and Bad At Games, Valerie Chaldize in Sakharov, Mark Hollister in the Politician's Wife, Robert Schumann in Schumann; other prodns incl: Ken in The Daughters of Albion (YTV), London Embassy (Thames), Wiesenthal (TVS/HBO), The Strauss Dynasty (mini-series), David Galilee in Sharman, Vladic Mesic in Bodyguards, Ezra Jennings in The Moonstone, Dunn in Always Be Closing, Picard in The Scarlet Pimpernel, Councillor in Lorna Doone, Paul Valley in Swallow, Charles Dickens in Dickens, Stephen in Perfect Strangers; >ir< incl: The Missionary, Monseigneur Quixote, Moses, Fairytale, Esther Kahn, Jack and the Beanstalk, Charlotte Gray, Imagining Argentina, Miss Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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