Anton Lesser

Active - 1982 - 2017  |   Born - Feb 14, 1952 in Birmingham, England  |   Genres - Drama, Romance

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  • 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.