Robert Lindsay is a BAFTA, Tony and Olivier Award-winning actor known for starring roles in everything from Shakespeare to television comedy My Family. He has also been awarded the Royal Television Best Actor Award, a Variety Club Award and a Fred Astaire Award.
Lindsay graduated from RADA in the early 70s, appearing on British screens shortly after. He became a household name with his portrayal of ‘Wolfie’ Smith in Citizen Smith. His other notable television productions include Jake’s Progress, Hornblower, Oliver Twist, GBH, Spy and Atlantis. His most recent television work includes Bull and Galavant, described as a new musical comedy television adventure.
Lindsay has enjoyed massive success on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company and more. He featured in Richard III for the RSC, Nick Dear’s Power at the National Theatre, Becket, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Entertainer, Onassis and most recently, the musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. In 1984, he won a Tony Award for Me And My Girl.
His filmography includes Wimbledon, That’ll Be The Day, Bert Rigby, Loser Takes All, Remember Me, Divorcing Jack, Fierce Creatures, Genghis Cohn and Grace Of Monaco.
His autobiography, Letting Go, was published in 2009.