The man behind the famous the character Qyburn from the HBO's series, Game of Thrones is non-other than talented actor Anton Lesser. Along with the HBO's hit series, he also worked in several famous projects including Endeavor and Wolf Hall. Apart from his professional life, he is married and shares two kids with his wife.
Anton Lesser's Decades Of Married Life With Wife Madeleine Lesser
Anton Lesser exchanged the vows with Madeleine Lesser after dating for months.
The soulmates share two kids, a son, and a daughter. Their son is Harry Lesser whereas daughter is Lily Lesser who is an actress by profession. Lily also appeared in the TV series, ''Endeavor'' and ''Wolf Hall'' along with her father.
Anton Lesser Has An Impressive Net Worth
Anton Lesser has the net worth of around $2 million. He is making a huge amount from his long span of an acting career.
The star worked in several movies which made a good collection at the box office. Some of them include:
1. ''Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'' (2011)
- Budget = $410.6 million
- Box Office Collection = $1.046 billion
- Cast Members = Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, and Ian McShane.
2. ''Allied'' (2016)
- Budget = $85 million
- Box Office Collection = $119.5 million
- Cast Members = Marion Cotillard, Brad Pitt, and Jared Harris among others.
Lesser's Journey To Game Of Thrones
Lesser earned the role of Qyburn in the HBO's hit TV series, ''Game of Thrones'' after auditioning for three times. He started appearing the series from season three with Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, and Lena Headey among others.
Regarding his character, Qyburn was the former maester who was thrown out for conducting illegal human experimentation in the Citadel, the headquarter of the Oder of Masters. Later he went for Cersei's service where he became Varys's replacement as Master of Whisperers. In the last season of the series, the character Qyburn was killed by Mountain.
When the star was asked about his journey, he told,
''Well, because I'm quite a peripheral character and I never know what's going on either prior to my apperance or after. I'm always having to find out what's going to happen to me and inevitably there's somebody who's read all the books and they say, 'oh what you playing' and I say Qyburn, 'Ahh Well you know what's gonna happen to you.''
For more detail, check out the interview video:
Along with the Game of Thrones, he also worked in numbers of TV series. One of his popular roles includes Reginald Bright in British television detective drama series, ''Endeavour.'' He is working with Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, and Sean Rigby among others since 2013.
Some Interesting Facts About Anton Lesser
- John Wood, Ian Richardson, and Jonathan Pryce are his biggest influence.
- Before beginning his career as an actor, he used to work as a security guard.
- He is the patron of Lynx Animal Welfare Trust.
- He got his first theater job in 1977 in Henry VI Trilogy, RSC.
- During his teens, he was all set to become an architect.