Leigh Lawson Biography (1943-)

Born July 21, 1943, in Atherston, Warwickshire, England; married Mondy (divorced, 1976); married Twiggy (an actress and model), 1988; children: (with Hayley Mills, an actress) Jason; (second marriage) Carly (stepdaughter).

Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
July 21, 1943
Atherston, Warkwickshire, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Bernardo, Brother Sun, Sister Moon (also known as Fratello sole, sorella luna), Paramount, 1973
  • Robert, Ghost Story (also known as Madhouse Mansion), Stephen Weeks, 1974
  • Michael, The Tiger Lily, Gala, 1975
  • Captain James Black ("Giacomo Nerone"), Die Teufels Advokat (alsoknown as The Devil's Advocate), Rank, 1977
  • Tony Cerdan, Golden Rendezvous (also known as Nuclear Terror), Rank, 1977
  • Percy, It's Not the Size That Counts (also known as Percy's Progress), Joseph Brenner, 1979
  • Alec d'Urberville, Tess, Columbia, 1980
  • Marke, Tristan und Isolde (opera; also known as Fire and Sword, Tristan and Isolde, and Feuer und Schwert--Die Legende von Tristan und Isolde), Veith von Fuerstenberg, 1981
  • Humphrey, Sword of the Valiant--The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight (also known as Sword of the Valiant), Cannon, 1984
  • Ronnie Blum, Madame Sousatzka, Universal, 1998
  • Tate, Out of Depth, Redbus Films/Steon Films, 1999
  • Also appeared in The God King.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Alan Lomax, Travelling Man, Granada Television, 1984
  • Neil Kinsey, Kinsey, BBC, 1990
  • Grant Logan, Stick with Me, Kid, BBC-2 and The Disney Channel, 1995
  • Miniseries
  • Dicks, QB VII, ABC, 1974
  • Baron Paul Oppendorf, The Duchess of Duke Street, BBC, 1976, laterbroadcast on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1978
  • Count D'Orsay, Disraeli, Associated Television, 1978
  • Count Charles de Chazalle, Lace, ABC, 1984
  • Uncle Morgan, Queenie, CBS, 1987
  • Movies
  • Alfred Pratt, Love among the Ruins, ABC, 1975
  • Graham, Charlie Boy, 1980
  • Roger Bassington-Ffrench, Why Didn't They Ask Evans?, 1980
  • Jimmy Lorrimer, Agatha Christie's Murder Is Easy (also known as Murder Is Easy), CBS, 1982
  • The Captain's Doll, 1983
  • Troubetzkoy, Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, NBC,1987
  • Hamdan al Dubai (Michael's friend), Tears in the Rain, Showtime, 1988
  • Robert, Deadline: Madrid (also known as Deadline), ABC, 1988
  • Terrance Ogden, Voice of the Heart, 1990
  • Dark Avenger, 1990
  • Allen, Battling for Baby, CBS, 1992
  • Back to the Secret Garden, Showtime, 2000
  • Specials
  • Frank, O Pioneers!, CBS, 1992
  • Episodic
  • "Death to Sister Mary" (also known as "Murder Is a One-Act Play"), Thriller, Associated Television and ABC, 1974
  • Zarl, "One Moment of Humanity," Space 1999, syndicated, 1976
  • "Charlie Boy," Hammer House of Horror, Associated Television, 1980
  • Paul Chater, "Black Carrion" (also known as "Hammer House of Mystery andSuspense: Black Carrion"), Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense, Associated Television, 1984
  • David Leiber, "The Small Assassin," The Ray Bradbury Theater, USANetwork, 1988
  • (As Leigh J. Lawson) Daniel Carter-Dodd, "The Commercial: Parts 1 & 2," Coach, ABC, 1993
  • (As Leigh J. Lawson) "Stop the Wedding, I Want to Get Off," The Nanny, CBS, 1994
  • Andrew Hampson, "A Last Embrace," An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, ITV, 1998
  • Other
  • Appeared in Big Brother, Black Beauty, Journey into theShadows, The Ring, Song of Songs, Trapped, and William.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Ivan Kaliayev, The Price of Justice, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1972
  • Aubrey Tanqueray, The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, National Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, London, 1981
  • Louis Dubedat, The Doctor's Dilemma, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1981
  • Yonadab, National Theatre, Olivier Theatre, London, 1985
  • Antonio, The Merchant of Venice, Phoenix Theatre, London, then 46th Street Theatre, New York City, both 1989-1990
  • Sidney, Hotel Suite, Roundabout Theatre Company, Gramercy Theatre,New York City, 2000-?
  • Appeared in The Country Wife, Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC;in From the Balcony, National Theatre; in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Relapse, both Royal Shakespeare Company; and in Old Times and A Touch of Spring, both West End productions, London.
  • Stage Work
  • Director and producer, If Love Were All, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Directed productions of The Cherry Orchard, Mountview Conservatoire, London; Next Time I'll Sing to You, DNA Company, London; Noel & Gertie, Bay Street Theatre, New York City; and Make Us Believe It and The Restaurant, both Mask Company, New York City.
  • Stage Adaptations
  • If Love Were All, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Screenplays
  • Sword of the Valiant--The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight (also known as Sword of the Valiant), Cannon, 1984

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