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Mark attended stage school in London, England as a young child and made his film debut in The Counterfeit Constable (1964) at the age of six. He made countless TV appearances and became very well known in England. Worldwide fame developed as a result of his portrayal of a stuttering child in Our Mother's House (1967). Producers of Oliver! (1968) ... See full bio »

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Known For

Oliver!
Oliver! Oliver
(1968)
Melody
Melody Daniel
(1971)
Black Beauty
(1971)
What the Peeper Saw
(1972)

Filmography

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  Finding Driscoll (filming)
Dominic Driscoll
 2011 Metered (Short)
 1977 Crossed Swords
Edward / Tom
 1975 Love Under the Elms
Franz
 1973 Scalawag
Jamie
 1973 Sotsugyô ryokô
Mike Richard
 1973 Senza ragione
Lennox Duncan
 1972 What the Peeper Saw
Marcus
 1971 Black Beauty
Joe
 1971 Melody
Daniel
 1971 Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?
Christopher Coombs
 1970 Sudden Terror
Ziggy
 1969 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Mark Helmore
- Puppy Love (1969) ... Mark Helmore
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
John Beaman
- The Runner (1969) ... John Beaman
 1969 Run Wild, Run Free
Philip / Philip Ransome
 1968 Oliver!
Oliver
 1967 Our Mother's House
Jiminee
 1966 Fahrenheit 451
Second Schoolboy (uncredited)
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Mark (the boy)
- Dangerous Secret (1966) ... Mark (the boy)
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Paolo Stevens
- Retreat from Life (1965) ... Paolo Stevens
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Small boy
- The Twenty-Four Hour Man (1964) ... Small boy
 1964 The Counterfeit Constable
Gérald
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Jack was like a brother to me during the making of the film and was always very protective. I gained a lot. The chemistry between us was just something very, very special, which lasted throughout our lives. [Remarks following the death of Jack Wild] See more »

Trivia:

He was a close, long-time friend of American rock singer and songwriter Michael Jackson, and they were godfathers to each other's children. Lester spent Christmas 2003 at the Neverland Ranch, and vocally defended Jackson throughout his trial on child molestation charges in 2005. See more »

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Cancer

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