Lesley-Anne Down

Lesley-Anne Down

actress, writer, soundtrack

Lesley-Anne Down was born on Mar 17, 1954 in UK. Lesley-Anne Down's big-screen debut came with School for Unclaimed Girls directed by Robert Hartford-Davis in 1969. Lesley-Anne Down is known for Kill Me, Deadly directed by Darrett Sanders, Kirsten Vangsness stars as Mona Livingston and Dean Lemont as Charlie Nickels. Lesley-Anne Down has got 2 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Lesley-Anne Down achieved is Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival. The upcoming new movie Lesley-Anne Down plays is Alex & The List which will be released on May 04, 2018.

Lesley-Anne Down was born on March 17, 1954 and raised in London, England. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted "Britain's Most Beautiful Teenager". Lesley-Anne first gained international popularity as Georgina Worsley in the British series Maîtres et valets (1971), which became a hit on PBS in the United States. She has starred in films, including Quand la panthère rose s'emmêle (1976), Une petite musique de nuit (1977), Betsy (1978), La grande attaque du train d'or (1978), Guerre et passion (1979), Le lion sort ses griffes (1980) and Sphinx (1981). She starred in the television movies The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982), Arch of Triumph (1984), Indiscreet (1988), and in the miniseries Les derniers jours de Pompéi (1984) and Nord et sud (1985).Lesley-Anne appeared for six episodes as Stephanie Rogers in the prime-time television series Dallas (1978), on the CBS Network. Her previous daytime experience included roles as Olivia Richards in Sunset Beach (1997) and Lady Sheraton in Des jours et des vies (1965). She also made guest appearances on the television series Une nounou d'enfer (1993) and Diagnostic: meurtre (1993). On stage, she has appeared in "Hamlet" and a musical version of "Great Expectations". As for her career, Lesley-Anne has earned Golden Globe Award nominations, German Bravo Awards, the British Best Actress Award, the Rose D'or Best Soap Opera Actress Award and the covers of numerous publications throughout the world, including Life Magazine. She was awarded the 2006 TV Soap Golden Boomerang Award for the most Popular Supporting Female for her role as Jackie Marone Knight on Amour, gloire et beauté (1987).Lesley-Anne Down met her husband, cinematographer Don E. FauntLeRoy, while filming Nord et sud (1985). They live in Malibu, California with their son, George-Edward FauntLeRoy. She also has a son, Jackson Friedkin, from her earlier marriage to director William Friedkin and two stepchildren, Season FauntLeRoy and Juliana FauntLeRoy, from Don's previous marriage. When she's not on the set, Down prefers to spend her free time with her children and animals. She has an extensive collection of Victorian children's books, which she has collected since age 15.

  • Birthday

    Mar 17, 1954
  • Place of Birth

    Wandsworth, London, England, UK
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Known For


2 wins & 3 nominations

Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival
Best Soap Female
Winner - Golden Rose
Evening Standard British Film Awards
Most Promising Newcomer - Actress
Winner - Evening Standard British Film Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows