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  1. Oliver! legend Lester coming to town to star in filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | This is Wiltshire

    For two days next month the town will become a location for Fighting Talk, which will star Swindonborn Matt Fiddes, Transporter 3 actor Silvio Simac and former child star Mark Lester, who played Oliver in the Oscar-winning 1968 adaptation, which won six Academy Awards. Fiddes, a former Michael Jackson bodyguard and martial arts guru, is to star in the movie as Carson Baker - his fourth lead role.


  2. One of the Least Popular Best Picture Winners Is Being RemadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Film School Rejects

    ... allowed) for young actors to portray the titular orphan and his pickpocketing pal The Artful Dodger, played by Mark Lester and Jack Wild in the original. While there's little to improve upon Reed's take, the redo will aim for a more realistic ...


  3. 'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 |

    ... Best Picture, Best Director, Best Sound, Best Music/Score and Best Art Direction/Set Decoration. OLIVER! starred Mark Lester as Oliver, Jack Wild as The Artful Dodger, Ron Moody as Fagin and Shani Wallis as Nancy.


  4. Bond beauties licensed to thrill at resort clubRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    ... Ursula Andress will lead the star line up at a charity event, also being attended by Oliver! movie musical actor Mark Lester, and dozens of familiar faces. It's a weird but amazing prospect to be bringing this kind of amazing Hollywood line up to ...


  5. Labour peer Lord Janner accused of child sex abuse wrote to Michael ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... The pair met during a tour of the Houses of Parliament, pictured above The letter was given to Jackson's friend Mark Lester, who starred in the 1968 classic film Oliver! but never passed on to the pop star, according to Ben Griffiths at The Sun on ...


  6. Lord Janner told Michael Jackson he was 'very pleased'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 |

    ... Jackson on a tour around parliament in 2002. The report said the letter was handed to the Sun on Sunday by Mark Lester, who starred in 1960s hit musical Oliver! and knew Michael Jackson. He claimed Lord Janner asked him to give it to the singer but ...


  7. Oliver star Ron Moody will always be FaginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... backstage hostilities during Oliver's theatrical run, Moody was surprised to be cast in the movie version, with Mark Lester as Oliver and Jack Wild as Dodger. He described the filming during 1967 as 'one of the happiest times of my life'. 'I was ...


  8. Mark Lester Pays Tribute To Late Co-star Ron MoodyRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | WENN Blog

    Oliver! star Mark Lester has paid tribute to his former co-star Ron Moody, who passed away on Thursday. The British actor, who played Oliver Twist in the beloved 1968 adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, honored the star, whose portrayal of Fagin in the movie musical earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.


  9. Tributes paid to Rhyl stage star who had record-breaking careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Rhyl Journal

    ... who appeared in Snow White during its run included Birmingham actress Debbie Young, Jim Bowen of Bullseye and Mark Lester who had played the lead role in the film Oliver. Gwyn Williams, theatre director at the Little Theatre, said: "He was one of ...


  10. DVD reviews: Mr. Nice GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... half, devoted entirely to the story of seven children in London who lose their mother (including 9-year-old Mark Lester, who would take the title role in the following year's Oscar-winning best picture Oliver! ). They fear they will be taken away, ...


  11. 'Oliver!' presents steampunk DickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... "Consider Yourself," while putting an original stamp on style and mood that allows even diehard fans of the 1968 Mark Lester/Jack Wild movie to see the show with fresh eyes. "Steampunk," if you're wondering, is officially defined as a sci-fi genre ...


  12. Oliver! Star Mark Lester The Focus Of New DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 |

    British child star Mark Lester is to be the subject of a new documentary, in which he'll discuss his long friendship with Michael Jackson . The Oliver! star, who worked with the likes of Oliver Reed, Charlton Heston, Kirk Douglas, Ernest Borgnine, Rex Harrison, David Hemmings and Raquel Welch, will tackle a string of tabloid stories in the film, which will be directed by Robin Jacob.