Robert Lindsay (actor)

Robert Lindsay ( born December 13, 1949 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, as Robert Lindsay Stevenson ) is a British actor.


His initial success on television, he had the television series Get Some In!. He then took over the lead role as incompetent revolutionary in the series Citizen Smith. It was followed by numerous productions of Shakespeare plays for television. He was the first choice for the lead role in the drama Cracker, which he did from resisted because he wanted to be associated not only with melancholy roles in dramas.

Lindsay can boast a successful, albeit less well-known stage career, including many roles in Shakespeare plays. For his role in the revival of Me and My Girl 1985 in London and on Broadway, he received a Laurence Olivier Award and a Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical.

In the mini- series A Very Social Secretary in 2005 he played the British Prime Minister Tony Blair. From 2000 to 2011 he played a starring role in the series My Family.

From 1974 to 1980 he was married to Cheryl Hall. He now lives with actress Rosemarie Ford, with whom he has been married since December 31, 2006 and has two sons together. He also had a relationship for 15 years with actress Diana Weston. From this connection, a daughter emerged.

Filmography (selection)


TV series