Fast Facts

  • When studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1977, he won the Bancroft Gold Medal for acting.
  • Frequently performs with the Royal Shakespeare Company; played Bolingbroke in Richard II in 1990 and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew in 1992.
  • Has been associated with reading novels by Charles Dickens for Naxos Audio Books since 2012, including Oliver Twist.
  • Is a patron of the Lynx Animal Welfare Trust.

Awards

  • 2016, BAFTA Television Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Lily Lesser — Daughter
  • Madeleine Lesser — Wife
  • Harry Lesser — Son

College

  • University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England (Architecture, 1973); Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (1977)

Next On TVSee all »

Details

  • Birth Name: Anton Lesser
  • Birth Place: Birmingham, England
  • Profession: Actor

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

Chandler Riggs, <em>The Walking Dead</em>
The Walking Dead: Is Carl Going to Die?

Carl might be on his way to the Big Pudding Can in the Sky