Adrian Lester

Biography: Born in Birmingham England, Adrian Lester began his acting career acting in youth theatre at age 14. He left Birmingham at age 18 to study at the famed Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, going on to make a name for himself on the London stage. He has appeared in such productions as As You Like It, Hamlet (as Hamlet), Henry V (as Henry V), and Company. Nominated 6 times for the Olivier Award, he won the prestigious award in 1996 for his performance as Bobby in Company, which was directed by Sam Mendes (of American Beauty fame).

Lester first became known to American audiences as an idealistic presidential campaign work in the film Primary Colors in 1998, staring opposite John Travola. Since then, he's been seen in such films as Kenneth Branagh's Love Labour Lost, The Day After Tomorrow and starred opposite Peter O'Toole in The Final Curtain. Preferring film and stage to television, Adrian Lester's first foray into a television series came with the BBC television show
Born in Birmingham England, Adrian Lester began his acting career acting in youth theatre at age 14. He left Birmingham at age 18 to study at the famed Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, going on to make a name for himself on the London stage. He has appeared in such productions as As You Like It, Hamlet (as Hamlet), Henry V (as Henry V), and Company. Nominated 6 times for the Olivier Award, he won the prestigious award in 1996 for his performance as Bobby in Company, which was directed by Sam Mendes (of American Beauty fame).

Lester first became known to American audiences as an idealistic presidential campaign work in the film Primary Colors in 1998, staring opposite John Travola. Since then, he's been seen in such films as Kenneth Branagh's Love Labour Lost, The Day After Tomorrow and starred opposite Peter O'Toole in The Final Curtain.

Preferring film and stage to television, Adrian Lester's first foray into a television series came with the BBC television show Hustle, which has been a huge success since it's first season. Hustle has commanded an audience of almost six million viewers since it's launch. As "Mickey Bricks", he leads a crew of a long con team who is fiercely intelligent and a bit of a perfectionist.

In his personal life, Lester is married to actress Lolita Chakrabarti and they have two daughters, Lila and Jasmine.
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Adrian Lester's Scores

Average career score: 74
Highest Metascore: 79 Being Human (UK): Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 71 Hustle: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
73 London Spy Jan 21, 2016 Professor Marcus Shaw 7.8
tbd Hustle: Season 7 Jan 7, 2011 Mickey Stone tbd
tbd Hustle: Season 6 Jan 4, 2010 Mickey Stone tbd
79 Being Human (UK): Season 1 Jan 25, 2009 Herrick 7.6
tbd Hustle: Season 5 Jan 8, 2009 Mickey Stone tbd
tbd Bonekickers: Season 1 Jul 8, 2008 Dr Ben Ergha tbd
tbd Hustle: Season 3 Mar 10, 2006 Mickey Stone 4.0
tbd Hustle: Season 2 Mar 29, 2005 Mickey Stone 3.5
71 Hustle: Season 1 Feb 24, 2004 Mickey Stone 8.6
tbd Girlfriends: Season 4 Sep 15, 2003 Ellis Carter tbd
tbd Girlfriends: Season 3 Sep 23, 2002 Ellis Carter tbd