Adrian was nominated for a 2006 Screen Nation Film And TV Award, in the category of "Favourite Male TV Star" for his work on "Hustle". Unfortunately, the award went to Wil Johnson for the show "Waking The Dead"
Adrian Lester is a Patron for the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA).
Adrian will be seen in the 2007 release of Spiderman 3, playing the role of a scientist.
Adrian and his wife Lolita Chakrabarti have two daughters, named Lila and Jasmine.
For his portrayal of "Dumaine" in Kenneth Branagh's film Love's Labour's Lost, Adrian Lester received an award nomination from the British Independent Film Association.
Adrian received an award nomination for "Most Promising Actor" by the Chicago Film Critics Association for his role as "Henry Burton" in the Mike Nichols' 1998 film Primary Colors.
Adrian is best known to US audiences as "Henry Burton" in the Mike Nichols' 1998 film Primary Colors. It is believed that Adrian's character was based on George Stephanopoulos.
Adrian's first appearance on US television was in 2002. He played "Ellis Carter" on the UPN television show "Girlfriends".
Adrian's first appearance on television was in 1995 in the made-for-TV movie The Affair.
Adrian is rather tall man. He is 6' 1½" or 1.87 meters tall.
Adrian is married to actress Lolita Chakrabarti. They have yet to appear together in the same production on television, but have appeared together on the London stage.
Adrian starred in the made-for-TV movie The Tragedy of Hamlet in 2002. Adrian played the lead role of "Hamlet".
Adrian starred in the BBC2 made-for-TV movie Storm Damage in 1999. Adrian played the lead role of "Danny".
Adrian starred in the made-for-TV movie Company in 1996. Adrian played the lead role of "Robert, aka Bobby" and was directed by Sam Mendes of American Beauty fame. Adrian was also awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1996 for the earlier stage production that this movie was based on.
Adrian co-starred in the made-for-TV movie The Affair in 1995. Adrian played the role of "Ray".
Adrian Lester began learning card tricks from fellow actor Jamie Harding when they were performing in Henry V on the Royal National Theatre in 2003. Lester had the lead role of Henry V in that production.
Anytime he isn't needed on the set of Hustle, Adrian keeps a set of playing cards in his pocket and takes them out for practice.
For his role as Mickey Bricks on the show Hustle, Adrian had to learn all the tricks of the trade, including card-shuffling to picking pockets and stealing watches.
Adrian Lester is a graduate of the famed Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Adrian: L.A. is an industry town. Every stranger is a potential contact. So you can't walk away, or you walk away from potential work. I'm always really glad to come to L.A. The people are wonderful, but it is important to say that I live in the UK.
To train for his role on "Hustle", Adrian had to learn how to pick pockets and sleight of hand tricks.
Adrian: I was taught all the tricks of the trade from card-shuffling to stealing watches. I'd always keep some playing cards in my pocket during filming and every time I wasn't needed on set I'd get them out and have a practice. I think I might start my own magic show; I could be the new David Blaine!
Adrian was asked for a comment when he learned he had landed a role in the Spiderman 3 (2007) movie.
Adrian: I haven't even had a script yet. All I know is that I'm playing a research scientist who tries to cure the baddie of whatever badness he's got. I don't even know who the baddie is!