Lesley-Anne Down

Actor, Model
A beautiful leading lady of British and American film and TV, Lesley-Anne Down began her career as a model at age 10. She was named the "Prettiest Teenager in England" and began acting about six years later and has gone ... Read more »
Born: 03/17/1954 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (53)

Days of Our Lives 1965 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark House 2014 (Movie)

Lilian (Actor)

In the Heat of Passion II 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Saving Grace (Picture Perfect) 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Silver Winchester 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Rosewood Lane 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

13th Child - Legend of the Jersey Devil, Volume 1 2002 (Movie)

District Attorney Murphy (Actor)

The Perfect Wife 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Sunset Beach 1996 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The King's Guard 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Young Hearts Unlimited 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

An All Star Party For Aaron Spelling 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Diagnosis Murder 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Meet Wally Sparks 1997 (Movie)

Hooker Nurse (Actor)

Family of Cops 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Secret Agent Club 1995 (Movie)

Eve (Actor)

Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus 1994 (Movie)

Morgana (Actor)

Death Wish V: The Face of Death 1994 (Movie)

Olivia Regent (Actor)

The Nanny 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

1775 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Munchie Strikes Back 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mardi Gras for the Devil 1992 (Movie)

Christine Turner (Actor)

Over the Line 1992 (Movie)

Elaine (Actor)

Frog Girl: The Jenifer Graham Story 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Shivers 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Nomads 1986 (Movie)

Dr Flax (Actor)

Scenes From the Goldmine 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Arch of Triumph 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Days of Pompeii 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Sphinx 1981 (Movie)

Erica Baron (Actor)

Rough Cut 1980 (Movie)

Gillian Bromley (Actor)

Hanover Street 1979 (Movie)

Margaret Sellinger (Actor)

The First Great Train Robbery 1979 (Movie)

Miriam (Actor)

The Betsy 1977 (Movie)

Lady Roberta Ayres (Actor)

A Little Night Music 1976 (Movie)

Anne Egerman (Actor)

The Pink Panther Strikes Again 1975 (Movie)

Olga (Actor)

Upstairs, Downstairs 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Scalawag 1973 (Movie)

Lucy-Ann (Actor)

All the Right Noises 1972 (Movie)

Laura (Actor)

Pope Joan 1972 (Movie)

Cecila (Actor)

Assault 1970 (Movie)

Tessa Hurst (Actor)

The Smashing Bird I Used to Know 1968 (Movie)

Diana (Actor)

Indiscreet (TV Show)

Actor

Ladykillers (TV Show)

Actor

Night Walk (TV Show)

Actor

North and South (TV Show)

Actor

North and South: Book II (TV Show)

Actor

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Days of Pompeii (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

A beautiful leading lady of British and American film and TV, Lesley-Anne Down began her career as a model at age 10. She was named the "Prettiest Teenager in England" and began acting about six years later and has gone on to perform in numerous popular entertainments. On TV, Down first became known to US audiences as Georgina Worsley on "Upstairs, Downstairs" (aired on PBS' "Masterpiece Theater"). She portrayed the British stripper in "Peek-a-Boo: The One and Only Phyllis Dixey" (1979) and played Esmerelda in the 1982 CBS TV remake of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame". She also took the Ingrid Bergman role in the small screen remake of "Indiscreet" (CBS, 1988) before spending a year (1989-90) on the CBS primetime soap "Dallas" as Stephanie Rogers, a scheming public relations consultant who helped Cliff Barnes (Ken Kercheval) become National Energy Czar.

Relationships

Julianna FauntLeRoy

Step-Daughter

Season FauntLeRoy

Step-Daughter

James Down

Father

Isobel Down

Mother

George FauntLeRoy

Son
born on March 11, 1998

William Friedkin Director

Husband
Married in 1982 Divorced in 1985 Waged bitter custody battle for son Jack

Jack Friedkin

Son
born c. 1983 object of a bitter custody battle on divorce of his parents

Henri Gabriel

Husband
born c. 1958 in Argentina met during filming of "Sphinx" married in 1980 when Down found out she was pregnant, she had an abortion divorced

Bruce Robinson Screenplay

Companion
romantically involved for ten years beginning when Down was 15 Down claims that "we were like brother and sister . . . there was nothing else going on."

EDUCATION

dropped out of school at age 12

Milestones

1997

Cast in a prominent role in the NBC daytime drama "Sunset Beach"

1996

Played opposite Hulk Hogan in "The Secret Agent Club"

1989

Appeared as regular on "Dallas" for one season

1985

Starred as Madeline Fabray in "North and South" miniseries; reprised role in 1986 sequel

1979

Cast as Harrison Ford's love interest in "Hanover Street"

1977

Had featured role in film musical "A Little Night Music"

1974

Appeared as Lady Georgina Worsley on "Upstairs, Downstairs" (PBS)

1969

As model, named "The Prettiest Teenager in England" (date approximate)

1968

Made screen debut in "The Smashing Bird I Used to Know:

1964

Began career as a professional model at age 10

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