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Mini Bio (1)

Robert Lonsdale was brought up on a farm in Marsden, West Yorkshire, and started acting at the age of 8. He studied drama at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts graduating in 2008 to join the BBC Radio Repertory Company as recipient of the Carleton Hobbs Radio Award. His stage career has ranged from Luke in "Brilliant Adventures" (Best Actor Award) and Robert E Lee Prewitt in "From Here to Eternity", (Best Actor Nominee) to appearing on Broadway alongside Mark Rylance and David Hyde Pierce in "La Bete", and at the Royal Court in "Plaques and Tangles". On television he is known for his role as Connor in E4's BAFTA award winning "Chewing Gum" and as Tommy in the BBC's 8 part series "The Interceptor". Robert is also a musician and songwriter. He lives in London and is a Tottenham Hotspur supporter.

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Trivia (7)

Before studying as an actor had a very brief career as a door-to-door salesman.
Plays the guitar, ukulele, bugle and a bit of piano. To prepare vocally for "From Here to Eternity" he busked every day for a month on London's Southbank.
Rode along on a genuine police patrol as research for his role in "The Interceptor".
Whilst performing in "Anna Christie" in London's West End, the cast, led by Jude Law, formed a group called "The Horrid Crew" and gigged several times in London pubs.
For "From Here to Eternity" the male cast members had to undergo rigorous army training.
Owns a Brompton bike which he prefers to ride to film sets rather than having a driver.
His father is a landscape architect and his mother is a livestock farmer.

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