Anton Lesser

Anton Lesser

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1952-02-14 (70 years old)

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Biography

Anton Lesser (born 14 February 1952) is an English actor. He is well known for his roles as Qyburn in the HBO series Game of Thrones, as Thomas More in Wolf Hall, as Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in The Crown, as Prime Minister Clement Attlee in A United Kingdom and as Chief Superintendent Bright in Endeavour.

Early Life

Born in Birmingham, Anton Lesser attended Moseley Grammar School and the University of Liverpool, where he read architecture. He then went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and on graduation in 1977 he was awarded the Bancroft Gold Medal as the most promising actor of his year. He is of Jewish background.With his wife Madeleine, he has two children, Harry and Lily Lesser. Lily is an actress, who has acted alongside her father in Endeavour and Wolf Hall.

Filmography

All 102

Movies 52

TV Shows 50

Self 1

Voice 1

Actor
1899 (2022)

1899 (2022)

TV Show
Stephen Tennant (Older)
Benediction (2022)

Benediction (2022)

Movie
3
Self - Actor (Endeavour)
Art That Made Us (2022)

Art That Made Us (2022)

TV Show
Professor Dr Wolfgang Engel
From A Strange Land (2021)

From A Strange Land (2021)

Movie
Bertrand
The Courier (2021)

The Courier (2021)

Movie
9.5
Thanks
Doughnut (2021)

Doughnut (2021)

Movie
Dr. Richards
Kindred (2020)

Kindred (2020)

Movie
4
Sid
Gatecrash (2020)

Gatecrash (2020)

Movie
Michael Eddowes
The Trial of Christine Keeler (2019)

The Trial of Christine Keeler (2019)

TV Show
Robert
Killing Eve (2018)

Killing Eve (2018)

TV Show
6.51
Reverend Woollett
On Chesil Beach (2018)

On Chesil Beach (2018)

Movie
9
Rav Krushka
Disobedience (2017)

Disobedience (2017)

Movie
6.5
General Falkenberg
The Exception (2017)

The Exception (2017)

Movie
6
Prime Minister Attlee
A United Kingdom (2016)

A United Kingdom (2016)

Movie
5.5
Emmanuel Lombard
Allied (2016)

Allied (2016)

Movie
4
Harold Macmillan
The Crown (2016)

The Crown (2016)

TV Show
6.95
Hooten & The Lady (2016)

Hooten & The Lady (2016)

TV Show
7.2
Fagin
Dickensian (2015)

Dickensian (2015)

TV Show
4
Dr. Hyslop
Life In Squares (2015)

Life In Squares (2015)

TV Show
6
C
The Game (2014)

The Game (2014)

TV Show
6
Holban
Closer to the Moon (2014)

Closer to the Moon (2014)

Movie
The Musketeers (2014)

The Musketeers (2014)

TV Show
6.78
Richard Mayfield QC / Richard Mayfield, QC
The Escape Artist (2013)

The Escape Artist (2013)

TV Show
3.5
Kyros
Atlantis (2013)

Atlantis (2013)

TV Show
1
Chief Superintendent Reginald Bright / ACC Reginald Bright
Endeavour (2013)

Endeavour (2013)

TV Show
5.22
Father Ignatius
Father Brown (2013)

Father Brown (2013)

TV Show
8
Doctor Lapp
Spies of Warsaw (2013)

Spies of Warsaw (2013)

TV Show
Dr. Karl Crabbe
Ripper Street (2012)

Ripper Street (2012)

TV Show
6.5
Sir Michael Rix
Secret State (2012)

Secret State (2012)

TV Show
Father McReady
The Scapegoat (2012)

The Scapegoat (2012)

Movie
Exeter
The Hollow Crown (2012)

The Hollow Crown (2012)

TV Show
7.1
Bruno
Flutter (2011)

Flutter (2011)

Movie
Rudolf Olden
The Man who Crossed Hitler (2011)

The Man who Crossed Hitler (2011)

Movie
Clarence Fendley
The Hour (2011)

The Hour (2011)

TV Show
6.21
Lord John Carteret
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Movie
6.27
Dr Nat Cary
Five Daughters (2010)

Five Daughters (2010)

TV Show
John Farmer
Garrow's Law (2009)

Garrow's Law (2009)

TV Show
Fritz Haber
Einstein and Eddington (2008)

Einstein and Eddington (2008)

Movie
Little Dorrit (2008)

Little Dorrit (2008)

TV Show
6
The History of the World Backwards (2007)

The History of the World Backwards (2007)

TV Show
Harold Warne
Miss Potter (2006)

Miss Potter (2006)

Movie
Vital Signs (2006)

Vital Signs (2006)

TV Show
Voltaire
Einstein's Big Idea (2005)

Einstein's Big Idea (2005)

Movie
Martin Gibson
Class of '76 (2005)

Class of '76 (2005)

Movie
Martin Gibson
Class of '76 (2005)

Class of '76 (2005)

TV Show
Baine
River Queen (2005)

River Queen (2005)

Movie
Graham Ranger
Ahead of the Class (2005)

Ahead of the Class (2005)

Movie
George
The Girl in the Café (2005)

The Girl in the Café (2005)

Movie
Charles
Dirty Filthy Love (2005)

Dirty Filthy Love (2005)

Movie
Charles Dickens
London (2004)

London (2004)

TV Show
New Tricks (2004)

New Tricks (2004)

TV Show
Batten
Danielle Cable:  Eyewitness (2003)

Danielle Cable: Eyewitness (2003)

Movie
Sukowaty
Eroica (2003)

Eroica (2003)

Movie
Stanley Hall
The Project (2002)

The Project (2002)

Movie
Foyle's War (2002)

Foyle's War (2002)

TV Show
6
Bertilak / Green Knight (voice)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2002)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2002)

Movie
Spooks (2002)

Spooks (2002)

TV Show
6
Charles Dickens
Dickens (2002)

Dickens (2002)

TV Show
Renech
Charlotte Gray (2001)

Charlotte Gray (2001)

Movie
Paul Valley
Swallow (2001)

Swallow (2001)

TV Show
Milburn
Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2001)

Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (2001)

TV Show
Messiah (2001)

Messiah (2001)

TV Show
Stephen
Perfect Strangers (2001)

Perfect Strangers (2001)

TV Show
6
Counsellor Doone
Lorna Doone (2001)

Lorna Doone (2001)

Movie
6
Nathan Lensky
Uprising (2001)

Uprising (2001)

Movie
Sean
Esther Kahn (2000)

Esther Kahn (2000)

Movie
Professor Ray Levin
Waking the Dead (2000)

Waking the Dead (2000)

TV Show
4.67
Herod
The Miracle Maker (2000)

The Miracle Maker (2000)

Movie
Antoine Picard
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999)

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999)

TV Show
Billy Blake
The Echo (1998)

The Echo (1998)

TV Show
Mr. Pitt Crawley
Vanity Fair (1998)

Vanity Fair (1998)

TV Show
1
Lt. Charles Terrell
Invasion: Earth (1998)

Invasion: Earth (1998)

TV Show
Wounded Corporal
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Movie
Dr. John Ockleton
Into the Blue (1997)

Into the Blue (1997)

Movie
Dusan Mesic
Bodyguards (1997)

Bodyguards (1997)

TV Show
Rev. Wallace Stone / Eddie Darwin
Midsomer Murders (1997)

Midsomer Murders (1997)

TV Show
6
Ezra Jennings
The Moonstone (1996)

The Moonstone (1996)

Movie
Marcus Gwilym
Silent Witness (1996)

Silent Witness (1996)

TV Show
5.5
Eliav
Moses (1995)

Moses (1995)

Movie
Mark Hollister
The Politician's Wife (1995)

The Politician's Wife (1995)

TV Show
Sharman (1995)

Sharman (1995)

TV Show
Patrick Marcel
Bugs (1995)

Bugs (1995)

TV Show
6
Envoy
Guinevere (1994)

Guinevere (1994)

Movie
Strauss Dynasty (1991)

Strauss Dynasty (1991)

TV Show
Levi
The Strauss Dynasty (1991)

The Strauss Dynasty (1991)

Movie
Karl
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)

Movie
Feste
Twelfth Night, or What You Will (1988)

Twelfth Night, or What You Will (1988)

Movie
Vincenzo
Airbase (1988)

Airbase (1988)

Movie
Stanley Spencer
Stanley (1988)

Stanley (1988)

Movie
Robber
Monsignor Quixote (1987)

Monsignor Quixote (1987)

Movie
Mr. Sutton
The Assam Garden (1985)

The Assam Garden (1985)

Movie
Wilhelm Fliess
Freud (1984)

Freud (1984)

TV Show
Valery Chalidze
Sakharov (1984)

Sakharov (1984)

Movie
Cox
Good and Bad at Games (1983)

Good and Bad at Games (1983)

Movie
Young Man at Shoot
The Missionary (1982)

The Missionary (1982)

Movie
Edgar
King Lear (1982)

King Lear (1982)

Movie
Troilus
Troilus & Cressida (1981)

Troilus & Cressida (1981)

Movie
Trofimov
The Cherry Orchard (1981)

The Cherry Orchard (1981)

Movie
Philip Wakem
The Mill on the Floss (1978)

The Mill on the Floss (1978)

TV Show
BBC Television Shakespeare (1978)

BBC Television Shakespeare (1978)

TV Show
Philip Wakem
The Mill on the Floss (1978)

The Mill on the Floss (1978)

Movie
Voltaire
NOVA (1974)

NOVA (1974)

TV Show
6

Ratings

Average 6.48
Based on 1.5 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1974
1997
2004
1998
2022

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1952-02-14 (70 years old)

Place of birth
England, United Kingdom

Citizenships
United Kingdom

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1 Movie
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Frances Tomelty worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
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Tom Georgeson worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
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1 Movie
4 TV Show
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Rupert Vansittart worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Paul Jesson
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Paul Jesson worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
3 TV Shows
Lia Williams
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Lia Williams worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Robert Pugh
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Robert Pugh worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
Michael Maloney
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Michael Maloney worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
Nicholas Farrell
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Nicholas Farrell worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Bill Paterson
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Bill Paterson worked together with Anton Lesser in:
4 Movies
1 TV Shows
Anna Chancellor
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Anna Chancellor worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
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Penny Downie worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
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Michael Culkin worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Frances Barber
Anton Lesser
Frances Barber worked together with Anton Lesser in:
3 Movies
2 TV Shows
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Anton Lesser
Peter Wight worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
3 TV Shows
Graham Crowden
Anton Lesser
Graham Crowden worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
3 TV Shows
Nicholas Woodeson
Anton Lesser
Nicholas Woodeson worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Clive Russell
Anton Lesser
Clive Russell worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
Kika Markham
Anton Lesser
Kika Markham worked together with Anton Lesser in:
3 Movies
2 TV Shows
Paul Freeman
Anton Lesser
Paul Freeman worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
3 TV Shows
Danny Webb
Anton Lesser
Danny Webb worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
Harriet Walter
Anton Lesser
Harriet Walter worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
4 TV Show
Charles Edwards
Anton Lesser
Charles Edwards worked together with Anton Lesser in:
5 TV Shows
Ashley Pearce
Anton Lesser
Ashley Pearce worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
Geoffrey Beevers
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Geoffrey Beevers worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
Michael Feast
Anton Lesser
Michael Feast worked together with Anton Lesser in:
4 TV Shows
Ben Daniels
Anton Lesser
Ben Daniels worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
2 TV Shows
Marion Bailey
Anton Lesser
Marion Bailey worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
2 TV Shows
Robert Glenister
Anton Lesser
Robert Glenister worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
2 TV Shows
Peter Capaldi
Anton Lesser
Peter Capaldi worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
Charlotte Hope
Anton Lesser
Charlotte Hope worked together with Anton Lesser in:
2 Movies
2 TV Shows
Richard McCabe
Anton Lesser
Richard McCabe worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
Tim Pigott-Smith
Anton Lesser
Tim Pigott-Smith worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
Roger Allam
Anton Lesser
Roger Allam worked together with Anton Lesser in:
1 Movie
3 TV Show
David Bradley
Anton Lesser
David Bradley worked together with Anton Lesser in:
4 TV Shows
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