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  1. Consider yourself welcome: Former Oliver! star Mark Lester to open Christmas fayre in QuedgeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    Mark Lester is an English former child star and actor known for playing the title role in the 1968 musical film version of Oliver! FORMER child star Mark Lester, who famously played Oliver in the hit 1968 film, is opening a Christmas fayre in Quedgeley on Saturday. Mark, who now runs an acupuncture clinic in Cheltenham, is the guest of honour at the St James' Church festive bazaar which is being held at Quedgeley Community Centre in School Lane from 2pm.


  2. Oliver star Ron Moody leaves A 598k in his will: Fagin actor, who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Daily Mail

    ... a lengthy career in TV and film, including an appearance as Edwin Caldecott in EastEnders. Pictured here with Mark Lester (left) as Oliver Twist and Jack Wild as the Artful Dodger in 1968 He had a string of theatrical roles before reluctantly ...


  3. Star of 1968's Oliver! is returning to the big screen for the first time in 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    Please sir, I want another film role: Star of 1968's Oliver! is returning to the big screen for the first time in 40 years Former child actor Mark Lester, who starred in the 1968 film version of the hit musical Oliver!, is returning to the big screen for the first time in nearly 40 years. Lester is currently filming a low-budget gangster movie called Fighting Talk.


  4. Game of Thrones star to appear at new Movie Con event at Macron StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 |

    ... would not be complete without celebrity guests and MCUK has a wide variety of names on its list. Among them are Mark Lester who became a childhood film icon starring as Oliver Twist in the 1968 box office sensation Oliver! Game of Thrones' Sir ...


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

    Aug 17, 2015 | 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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. '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.


  8. 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 ...


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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 ...


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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.


  13. 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 ...


  14. 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, ...