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Lesley-Anne Down

Actress
Female
Born Mar 17, 1954

Lesley-Anne Down is a British film and television actress, former model and singer. Down achieved fame as Georgina Worsley in the ITV drama series Upstairs, Downstairs (1973–75). She received further recognition for her performances in the films The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), A Little Night Music (1977), The First Great Train Robbery (1979), Hanover Street (1979), Sphinx (1981) and Nomads (1986).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Down was born on 17 March 1954 and raised in Wandsworth, South West London, England. … Read More

TEENAGE

1969 15 Years Old She made her feature film debut in a supporting role of British drama The Smashing Bird I Used to Know in 1969. … Read More
1973 19 Years Old In 1973, Down was cast as Georgina Worsley, Marchioness of Stockbridge, on the Emmy Award-winning British drama series, Upstairs, Downstairs.

TWENTIES

1975 21 Years Old This role was her career breakthrough, and after the show ended in 1975 she moved to Hollywood and began her film career.
1976 22 Years Old She starred in the 1976 movie The Pink Panther Strikes Again, and later was cast opposite Elizabeth Taylor on the film adaptation of A Little Night Music. … Read More
1978 24 Years Old Down has played number of leading roles in made for television movies and miniseries. She starred in 1978 British drama The One and Only Phyllis Dixey as Phyllis Dixey.
1980 26 Years Old After ending a ten-year relationship with actor-writer Bruce Robinson, Down married Enrique Gabriel in 1980, but ended their marriage after a year and a half.
1982 28 Years Old 1 More Event
She played the role of Esméralda in a British-American TV movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame in 1982 opposite Anthony Hopkins, and starred in Murder Is Easy (1982), Indiscreet (1988), and Ladykillers (1988). … Read More

THIRTIES

1984 30 Years Old She starred in the ABC miniseries The Last Days of Pompeii in 1984, and in North and South in 1985.
1986 32 Years Old For her role as Madeline Fabray LaMotte in North and South, she was nominated for Golden Globe Award in 1986. … Read More
1990 36 Years Old In 1990, Down was cast as series regular for a limited run in the CBS primetime soap opera Dallas as Stephanie Rogers. … Read More

FORTIES

1994 40 Years Old She starred in the 1994 film Death Wish V: The Face of Death, opposite Charles Bronson, and later appeared with him in the 1995 TV movie Family of Cops.
1996 42 Years Old In 1996 Aaron Spelling cast her as Olivia Blake on the NBC soap opera Sunset Beach. … Read More
2003 49 Years Old In 2003, Down was cast in another soap as Jackie Marone on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 57 Years Old In 2011, Down appeared in Victor Salva's thriller film Rosewood Lane with Rose McGowan, Ray Wise, and Lauren Vélez. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2015 61 Years Old In 2015, Down discussed her experiences of sexual harassment in the 1970s by an unnamed legendary Hollywood actor and also by producer Sam Spiegel, saying that she "never really enjoyed" her acting career: "Partly that was because of all the lecherous men, studio executives, producers and directors. … Read More
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