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Robert Lindsay

 
Birth Place:
Ilkeston, Derbyshire, ENGLAND
Bio:
Robert Lindsay is an English stage and TV actor. His first major role on TV was portraying Wolfie Smith in Citizen Smith. He's also known for portraying the role of Ben Harper in My Family, Nigel Walker in Bounty Hunters, Wormwood in Galavant, Daedalus in Atlantis, The Examiner in The Spy, and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 13, 1949 (72)

Birth Place: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Bio:
Robert Lindsay is an English stage and TV actor. His first major role on TV was portraying Wolfie Smith in Citizen Smith. He's also known for portraying the role of Ben Harper in My Family, Nigel Walker in Bounty Hunters, Wormwood in Galavant, Daedalus in Atlantis, The Examiner in The Spy, and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Prof Richard Myers
  [West End]
2021
Moonface Martin
  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Lawrence Jameson
  [West End]
Theatre Royal Haymarket Company Production, 2011
Henry II
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1986
Bill Snibson
Bill Snibson [Replacement]
Bill Snibson
  [West End]
London Revival, 1985
Bill Snibson

Photos

Charlotte Pourret Wythe, Robert Lindsay Photo

Charlotte Pourret Wythe, Robert Lindsay

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03/29/2022
Alexandra Gilbreath, Robert Lindsay Photo

Alexandra Gilbreath, Robert Lindsay

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03/29/2022
Alexandra Gilbreath, Sam Marks, Robert Lindsay Photo

Alexandra Gilbreath, Sam Marks, Robert Lindsay

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03/03/2022
Bo Poraj, Alexandra Gilbreath, Robert Lindsay, Charlotte Pourret Wythe Photo

Bo Poraj, Alexandra Gilbreath, Robert Lindsay, Charlotte Pourret Wythe

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03/03/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 2022
Prof Richard Myers

  [West End]
2021
Moonface Martin

  [West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014
Lawrence Jameson

  [West End]
Theatre Royal Haymarket Company Production, 2011
Henry II

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1986
Bill Snibson

Bill Snibson [Replacement]

Bill Snibson

  [West End]
London Revival, 1985
Bill Snibson

Robert Lindsay Biography

Robert Lindsay is an English stage and TV actor. His first major role on TV was portraying Wolfie Smith in Citizen Smith. He's also known for portraying the role of Ben Harper in My Family, Nigel Walker in Bounty Hunters, Wormwood in Galavant, Daedalus in Atlantis, The Examiner in The Spy, and Rupert in Bull. His film credits include Fierce Creatures, Wimbledon, and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. He appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company and in musical theatre. He won a BAFTA, a Tony Award, and two Olivier Awards for his work.

Robert Lindsay Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Robert Lindsay, Oliver!
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Comedy Performance
Robert LindsayCyrano De Bergerac
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Actor of the Year
Robert LindsayBecket
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Actor of the Year
Robert LindsayBecket
 
Drama League Awards - 1987 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
Robert Lindsay
 
Theatre World Awards - 1987 - Performance Gold Star
Robert Lindsay, Me and My Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Robert Lindsay, Me and My Girl
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1986 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Robert Lindsay, Me and My Girl
 
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Robert Lindsay, Me And My Girl

Robert Lindsay News

COMPANY Documentary, ANYTHING GOES, and More Announced for PBS Great Performances 'Br Photo COMPANY Documentary, ANYTHING GOES, and More Announced for PBS Great Performances 'Broadway's Best' Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

This Friday,¬†Great Performances¬†returns with its fifth annual¬†‚ÄúBroadway‚Äôs Best‚Ä̬†lineup, premiering¬†Fridays, May 13-27 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.

TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT IT, ALICE CHILDRESS Comes to the Loft Ensemble This Week Photo TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT IT, ALICE CHILDRESS Comes to the Loft Ensemble This Week
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood has announced the sixth production of its ninth anniversary season, Try Not to Think About It, Alice Childress by Chris Haas.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For LOTUS BEAUTY at Hampstead Theatre Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For LOTUS BEAUTY at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Satinder Chohan’s new play, Lotus Beauty.  Directed by Pooja Ghai, Lotus Beauty will run at Hampstead Downstairs, in association with Tamasha Theatre Company, from 13 May until 18 June 2022.

Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners! Photo Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners!
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2022

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast via official media partners ITV and Magic Radio. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE.

VIDEO: Watch Stars Strut the Red Carpet at Olivier Awards 2022! Photo VIDEO: Watch Stars Strut the Red Carpet at Olivier Awards 2022!
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2022

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford.

Digital Theatre+ Partners With Trafalgar Releasing To Provide Education Platform For  Photo Digital Theatre+ Partners With Trafalgar Releasing To Provide Education Platform For ANYTHING GOES 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

From 1st June 2022, schools, universities, and educational institutions all over the world will be able to see the digital capture of Anything Goes ‚Äď the hugely critically acclaimed and Olivier nominated play, which was filmed live at the Barbican in London.

BWW Review: THE FEVER SYNDROME, Hampstead Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE FEVER SYNDROME, Hampstead Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 5, 2022

Richard Myers has helped thousands of people achieve their dream of becoming parents. The IVF pioneer is now receiving a lifetime achievement award, and his own family have gathered around him to celebrate their patriarch.

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For THE BREACH Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For THE BREACH
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Naomi Wallace's new play, The Breach.

BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at US Cinemas Photo BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at US Cinemas
by Jared Fessler - Mar 31, 2022

Anything Goes the musical is playing in Cinemas all over the US for two days only. This film is produced by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group. Filmed live at the Barbican in London, this musical comedy features a cast led by Broadway legend Sutton Foster, reprising her role as Reno Sweeney, alongside Robert Lindsay, three-time Olivier, and Tony Award winner. Felicity Kendal, Evening Standard Theatre Award winner, and Gary Wilmont, a legend in the West End. This musical comedy is about an ocean liner sailing from New York to London. Billy Crocker is in love with Hope Harcourt a heiress who is engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Reno Sweeney, a night club singer and Martin 'Moonface' help Billy in his journey to win the love of Hope. The music is written by Cole Porter and includes the well-known songs, Friendship, It's de-lovely, and Anything Goes.

ANYTHING GOES Starring Sutton Foster Comes to US Cinemas Today! Photo ANYTHING GOES Starring Sutton Foster Comes to US Cinemas Today!
by Team BWW - Mar 30, 2022

Anything Goes, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, will be screened across the US today, March 30 in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at anythinggoesmusicalcinema.com

Robert Lindsay Videos

VIDEO: First Look at an All New Trailer For THE FEVER SYNDROME at Hampstead Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at an All New Trailer For THE FEVER SYNDROME at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Hampstead Theatre has released a trailer for The Fever Syndrome, Alexis Zegerman’s thrilling portrait of a brilliantly dysfunctional family, which opens on its Main Stage on 24 March.  Directed by Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert, The Fever Syndrome will run until 30 April 2022. 

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Anything Goes will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES VideoVIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2021

 Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Release Video to WORK B**CH
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2014

The West End's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels just release a video of the cast set to Britany Spears' song Work B**ch. Check below to watch!


Robert Lindsay Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Lindsay been in?
Robert Lindsay has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Lindsay been in?
Robert Lindsay has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Robert Lindsay's first West End show?
Robert Lindsay's first West End show was Me and My Girl which opened in 1985

What awards has Robert Lindsay been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Oliver! , Best Comedy Performance (Olivier Awards) for Cyrano De Bergerac , Actor of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Becket , Actor of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Becket , Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Me and My Girl , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Me and My Girl Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Me and My Girl and Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Me And My Girl .

What awards has Robert Lindsay won?
Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Oliver!, Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards), Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Me and My Girl, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Me and My Girl Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Me and My Girland Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Me And My Girl.