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Who is Adrian Lester and is he married?


ADRIAN Lester has become a regular face on British TV.

His career is one that spans over 30 years but not exclusively to the small screen.

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Who is Adrian Lester?

Adrian Lester was born August 14, 1968 in Birmingham, UK.

He was born to Monica and Reginald, who are of Jamaican descent.

He first started acting when he was 14 when joined the Birmingham Youth Theatre.

After attending Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art for three years.

Is he married and does he have children?


Adrian and his wife, actress and writer Lolita Chakrabarti, first met when they attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art together.

The couple got married in 1997 and have been together ever since.

They live in south east London with their two daughters, Lila and Jasmine.

He was awarded an OBE for services to drama in 2012, which he dedicated to his family.

What TV shows has he been in?

Adrian has starred in a number TV shows, but is probably best known for his role in Hustle as Mickey Stone.

He had a small role in American sitcom Girlfriends, playing Ellis Carter for nine episodes.

The actor appeared in the first season of Sky Atlantic drama series Riviera playing an art dealer called Robert Carver.

Outside of TV, Adrian is also well known for his theatre work in Othello, Henry V, Rosalind and Hamlet.

He won a Laurence Olivier Award for his work in musical comedy Company.

Adrian has also had some roles on the big screen.

He appeared in the 2004 disaster movie The Day After Tomorrow, alongside Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Adrian was set to star in Spider-Man 3 but his scenes were cut.

What time is Trigger Point on TV?

Trigger Point will see Adrian team up with Line Of Duty’s Vicki McClure.

The show follows an experienced bomb disposal operative as they deal with a terrorist group that is threatening London.

The first hour-long episode will air on ITV on Sunday, 23 January at 9pm.

Viewers that miss the first episode can catch up on the ITV Hub after the first episode has aired.

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