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Leigh Lawson

Leigh Lawson

British actor Leigh Lawson's film appearances include Ronnie Bloom in John Schlesinger's Madam Sousatzka, the dastardly Alec D'Urberville in Roman Polanski's Tess, Alfie Pratt in George Cukor's Love Among the Ruins and Bernardo in Franco Zefferelli's Brother Son, Sister Moon. He is a well-known face to UK TV audiences through his appearances in the title roles of the series Kinsey and Travelling Man as well as leading roles in numerous mini series in both the UK and United States. These include Queenie, Voice of the Heart, Lace, Unsuitable Job for a Woman, O'Pioneers for Hallmark and many more.

On stage he has played Antonio in Peter Hall's production of The Merchant of Venice in the West End and on Broadway. For the Royal National Theatre as Amnon in Yonadab directed by Peter Hall and Aubrey Tanqueray in The Second Mrs. Tanqueray. For the Royal Shakespeare Company he has appeared as Oberon in Adrian Noble's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Loveless in The Relapse. Most recently his stage work has included the role of Marc in Art in the West End and UK Tour and as Lloyd in Noises Off both in the West End and on Broadway in 2003.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Leigh Lawson Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayJuly 21, 1945 (72)
SignCancer
BirthplaceAtherston, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Agatha Christie's Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
Tess
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Back to the Secret Garden
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training
O Pioneers!
Being Julia
Madame Sousatzka
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