Derek Jacobi
(Movies & TV)
Diana Rigg
(Movies & TV)
Cheryl Hall
(Movies & TV)
John Osborne
John Le Mesurier
(Movies & TV)
Tim Curry
(Movies & TV)
Paul Nicholas
(Movies & TV)

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Robert Lindsay (actor)

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Robert Lindsay (actor)

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Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1949.

Countries: United Kingdom (79%), (7%), United States (4%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Cheryl Hall

Linked to: Derby County F.C., New College Nottingham, Scotland Yard, BSkyB




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Robert Lindsay was born in 1949 add something


However, friends at Nottingham Playhouse encouraged him to apply to Royal Academy of Dramatic Art , and in 1968 he was accepted there with the aid of a government grant add something


In 1974 Lindsay married Cheryl Hall, who later appeared alongside him in "Citizen Smith" add something


John Le Mesurier - In 1975 Le Mesurier appeared opposite Adrienne Posta, Robert Lindsay, Paul Nicholas, Edward Woodward and Richard Beckinsdale in Martin Campbell's "Three for All", a comedy film about a British music group and their girlfriends, who go to Spain to make a record


Lindsay played the role of Bill Snibson in the hugely acclaimed 1984 London revival of "Me and My Girl" which subsequently transferred to Broadway, earning him a Tony award add something


Tim Curry - In 1987-88, Curry did the national tour of "Me and My Girl" as the lead role of 'Bill Snibson', a role originated on Broadway by Robert Lindsay and followed by Jim Dale


In 1996 he played the title role of "Becket", the play by Jean Anouilh, opposite Derek Jacobi as King Henry II for which he won another Olivier award add something


In 1998 he was cast in the recurring role of Captain Pellew in the ITV mini-series "Hornblower", based on the novels of C.S. Forester a series which ran until 2003 add something


He later appeared as Fagin in the 1999 ITV "Oliver Twist" miniseries add something


In 2003 he appeared in an episode in "Absolutely Fabulous", and narrated the BBC documentary series "Seven Wonders of the Industrial World" add something


In October 2005 he starred in an ITV drama series "Jericho", about a Scotland Yard detective investigating murder and kidnapping in London's Soho in the 1950s add something


In January and February 2006, he was the only actor to appear in two loosely linked Stephen Poliakoff dramas, "Friends and Crocodiles" and "Gideon's Daughter", shown on BBC One add something


Lindsay researched his family tree in the third series of "Who Do You Think You Are-", which aired on 13 September 2006 add something


The couple married on 31 December 2006 add something


Ricky Gervais - A second series began on 14 September 2006 in the UK and featured appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Dame Diana Rigg, Orlando Bloom, Sir Ian McKellen, Chris Martin, Keith Chegwin, Robert Lindsay, Warwick Davis, Ronnie Corbett, Stephen Fry, Richard Briers, Patricia Potter, Sophia Myles, Moira Stuart, David Bowie, Kate Winslet, Robert De Niro and Jonathan Ross


In 2007 at the Old Vic Theatre, Lindsay played Archie Rice in John Osborne's "The Entertainer", a role first performed by Olivier in 1957 add something


In 2012 he appeared in the Sky detective television series "Falcón", episode "The Silent and the Damned", as Pablo Ortega add something


In 2014, Lindsay starred as Lawrence in the UK première production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Savoy Theatre London, directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell add something


In 2016, Lindsay appeared in the second season of the musical comedy series "Galavant" as Chester Wormwood, an evil wedding planner add something


On 21 January 2016 He was given the Freedom of the Borough of Erewash add something


On 1st October 2016 He was given the Freedom of the Borough of Erewash add something


On 1 October 2016 He was given the Freedom of the Borough of Erewash add something


In 2017, Lindsey played Hermann Einstein in the National Geographic US TV series add something


The film is scheduled to be released on October 18, 2019 add something