Leigh Lawson

Leigh Lawson has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Lawson started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Brother Sun, Sister Moon" (1972) with Graham Faulkner, "The ... Read more »
Born: 07/21/1945 in Atherston, UK

Filmography

Actor (32)

Silence Becomes You 2006 (Movie)

Father (Actor)

Casanova 2005 (Movie)

Mother's Lover/Tito (Actor)

Being Julia 2004 (Movie)

Archie Dexter (Actor)

Back to the Secret Garden 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Out of Depth 1999 (Movie)

Richard Tate (Actor)

A Last Embrace 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Danielle Steel's 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The Nanny 1992 - 1994 (Tv Show)

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Coach 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

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O Pioneers! 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Voice of the Heart 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Madame Sousatzka 1988 (Movie)

Ronnie Blum (Actor)

Agatha Christie's "Murder Is Easy" 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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Tess 1980 (Movie)

Alec D'Urberville (Actor)

Tristan Und Isolde 1980 (Movie)

Marke (Actor)

It's Not the Size That Counts 1978 (Movie)

Percy (Actor)

Golden Rendezvous 1976 (Movie)

Tony Cerdan (Actor)

The Devil's Advocate 1976 (Movie)

Captain James Black-- (Actor)

The Tiger Lily 1974 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Brother Sun, Sister Moon 1972 (Movie)

Bernardo (Actor)

Battling For Baby (TV Show)

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Dark Avenger (TV Show)

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Deadline: Madrid (TV Show)

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Lace (TV Show)

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Love Among the Ruins (TV Show)

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Murder Is a One-Act Play (TV Show)

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Qb VII (TV Show)

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Queenie (TV Show)

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Tears in the Rain (TV Show)

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Biography

Leigh Lawson has built an incredible presence on the big screen throughout his acting career. Lawson started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Brother Sun, Sister Moon" (1972) with Graham Faulkner, "The Tiger Lily" (1975) and the drama "The Devil's Advocate" (1977) with John Mills. He also appeared in the thriller "Golden Rendezvous" (1977) with Richard Harris, "It's Not the Size That Counts" (1979) and the John Collin dramatic adaptation "Tess" (1980). He kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the Christoph Waltz musical drama "Tristan Und Isolde" (1981), "Sword of the Valiant - The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight" (1984) and the Shirley MacLaine drama "Madame Sousatzka" (1988). He also landed a role in the miniseries "Lace" (1983-84). Recently, he tackled roles in the dramatic adaptation "Being Julia" (2004) with Annette Bening, the Heath Ledger dramatic period piece "Casanova" (2005) and "Silence Becomes You" (2006) with Alicia Silverstone. He also was featured in the TV movies "Dark Avenger" (CBS, 1990-91) and "Battling For Baby" (CBS, 1991-92). Lawson most recently worked on "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler" (CBS, 2008-09).

Relationships

Hayley Mills Actor

Companion
Mother of his son Jason; together in the early 1980s

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