facebook twitter rss
Anton Lesser stars in "Game of Thrones" on HBO in the recurring role of Qyburn, a former maester of the Citadel, who was stripped of his chain many years ago. Lesser also recently recurred in BBC America's "Primeval," as Gideon.

Anton Lesser is an acclaimed British actor, most well-known for his Shakespearean performances. He was trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and has been an associate member of the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company since 1990. He has played many of the great Shakespeare roles for the RSC, including Petruchio in "Taming of the Shrew," Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet," and King Richard III.

While the stage is Lesser's primary vocation, he is also active on screen. His film credits include "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," opposite Johnny Depp, "The Missionary," "The Assam Garden," "Charlotte Gray" and "Imagining Argentina." He also has a considerable roster of television credits, including "The Mill on the Floss," "Anna of the Five Towns," "The Simon Wiesenthal Story," "The Politician's Wife," "The Moonstone," "Vanity Fair," "The Scarlet Pimpernel," "Loma Doone," "Perfect Strangers," "Foyle's War," "Midsomer Murders," "The Girl in the Cafe," and the highly acclaimed BBC miniseries "Little Dorrit."

Additionally, Lesser is very active on the BBC radio and in spoken word audio. He is particularly well-known for hos sterling audio book recordings of the novels of Charles Dickens. Lesser even played Dickens in a BBC series about the life of the great author.


How old is Anton Lesser? Find out here.

Age: 64 years old
Birthday: February 14, 1952

Ciarán Hinds in "Game of Thrones" 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 Returns with Lust for Power — Premiering March 31, the new season of the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO fantasy series will see new challengers for the Iron Throne rise from the most unexpected places. Read more...
Diana Rigg Diana Rigg Joins 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 Cast — Joining "The Avengers" actress are thirteen other new additions, including Mackenzie Crook, Clive Russell, Nathalie Emannuel and Kerry Ingram. Read more...

LMFAO (music group) 'Kids' Choice Awards 2012' Nominations — Katy Perry, LMFAO and Taylor Swift score multiple nods, while Bruno Mars, Kristen Stewart, Justin Bieber, Miranda Cosgrove, Tim Tebow, Johnny Depp, Big Time Rush, Daniel Radcliffe and Sofia Vergara are also up for coveted Blimps. Read more...
Brad Pitt in "The Tree of Life" Top 10 Money-Making Stars of 2011 — Brad Pitt for the first time tops the list of Quigley Publishing Company's 80th Annual Poll of Motion Picture Exhibitors. Read more...
Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy and Wendi McLendon-Covey in "Bridesmaids" 'People's Choice Awards 2012' Nominations — The nominees include Johnny Depp, "Bridesmaids," Jim Parsons, Emma Stone, Shia LaBeouf, "Two and a Half Men," Ian Somerhalder, "NCIS" and Adele. Read more...



Recurring & Guests



Who is Anton Lesser dating? What do you think of Anton Lesser?

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.