Antony Sher

Antony Sher

actor, writer, soundtrack

Antony Sher was born on Jun 14, 1949 in South Africa. Antony Sher's big-screen debut came with 2nd House - Season 1 directed by Ben Rea in 1973, strarring The Beatles / Soft or a Girl cast member. Antony Sher is known for Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part I directed by Gregory Doran, Antony Sher stars as Sir John Falstaff and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal. Antony Sher has got 2 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Antony Sher achieved is Screen Actors Guild Awards. The upcoming new movie Antony Sher plays is War Book which will be released on Aug 07, 2015.

Born in 1949, Antony Sher was raised in South Africa before going to London to study at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art between 1969 and 1971. After performing for the Gay Sweatshop theatrical group in "Thinking Straight" (1975), "The Fork" (1976), and "Stone" (1976), he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982. Three years later, his performance in the title role of "Richard III" won him a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor and, in 1997, he won another Laurence Olivier Award for "Stanley".Although he spent more time onstage, Sher appeared in a number of films and TV series, including The History Man (1981), Shadey (1985), Le manuel d'un jeune empoisonneur (1995) and Du vent dans les saules (1996). He gave a charming performance as Benjamin Disraeli in La dame de Windsor (1997), and played "Dr. Moth" in Shakespeare in Love (1998).Sher was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000.

  • Birthday

    Jun 14, 1949
  • Place of Birth

    Cape Town, South Africa

Known For


2 wins & 2 nominations

Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Winner - Actor
Evening Standard British Film Awards
Mrs Brown (1997)
Winner - Peter Sellers Award for Comedy

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows