Adrian Lester

Born Aug 14, 1968

Adrian Lester is a British actor, director, and writer.

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  • Adrian Lester And Rory Kinnear Approach ‘Othello’
    NYTimes - Sep 12, 2013
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    Inc. Magazine - Jul 30, 2013
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    LATimes - Jul 20, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Feb 20, 2013


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1968 Birth Born on August 14, 1968.


1991 22 Years Old Lester received an Ian Charleson Award commendation and a Time Out Award for his 1991 performance as Rosalind in Cheek by Jowl's all-male production of As You Like It.
1993 24 Years Old In 1993, he played Anthony Hope in the National Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. … Read More


2002 33 Years Old On American television, Lester appeared on the successful sitcom Girlfriends from 2002 to 2003, as Ellis Carter, a film star who dated Tracee Ellis Ross's character, Joan Clayton.
2003 34 Years Old In 2003, Lester played the title role in Henry V at the National Theatre. … Read More
2004 35 Years Old Lester is known for playing a big-time con artist named Michael "Mickey Bricks" Stone on the BBC television series Hustle between 2004 and 2012. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In late 2005, Lester had a major guest starring role in Channel 4's hard-hitting police drama The Ghost Squad.
2008 39 Years Old In 2008, Lester starred on the BBC drama Bonekickers, a programme focusing on a team of archaeologists. … Read More


2010 41 Years Old In 2010, Lester appeared in the documentary When Romeo Met Juliet together with his wife Lolita Chakrabarti as acting mentors to the pupils of two Coventry schools involved in a production of Romeo and Juliet. … Read More
Lester played the part of Othello in the Shakespeare play of the same name in 2013 alongside Rory Kinnear as Iago at the National Theatre. … Read More
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