Anthony, Lysette 1963-

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Anthony, Lysette 1963-


Original name, Lysette Chodzko; born September 26, 1963, in London, England; daughter of Michael Anthony (an actor) and Bernadette Milne (an actress); married Luc Leestemaker (a painter and actor), 1991 (divorced, 1995); married David F. Price (a director, producer, actor, and writer), April 23, 1999 (divorced, 2003); married Simon Boswell.


Contact—Storm Artists Management, 4th Floor, 6-10 Lexington St., London W1F 0LB United Kingdom.


Actress and producer. Stage Arts Players, member, c. 1973; National Youth Theater, member, 1977; worked as a model, c. 1979; Barnaby Pictures (production company), founder; hosts a weekly fashion show on Liberty Radio, London; appeared in television commercials for Today newspaper, 1987, Bisto food products, 1987, and Red perfume, 1994-95.

Awards, Honors:

British Soap Award nomination, sexiest female, 2002, for Night & Day.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Princess Lyssa, Krull (also known as Dragons of Krull, Dungeons and Dragons, The Dungeons of Krull, and Krull: Invaders of the Black Fortress), Columbia, 1983.

Kathy Chalmers, Eric's niece, Night Train to Murder, 1983.

Patricia, L'etincelle (also known as Tug of Love), 1984.

Florence, Dombey and Son, 1984.

A Drop in the Ocean, 1985.

Eileen W./Marjan Faber, Zoeken naar Eileen (also known as Looking for Eileen), 1987.

Princess Gilda, The Emperor's New Clothes (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: "The Emperor's New Clothes"), 1987.

Fake Leslie, Without a Clue (also known as Sherlock and Me), Orion, 1988.

Liz, Switch (also known as Black Edwards' "Switch"), Warner Bros., 1991.

Charlotte, The Pleasure Principle, 1991.

Sam, Husbands and Wives, 1992.

Filette d'uferre, The Hour of the Pig (also known as The Advocate), 1993.

Ellie, Save Me, 1993.

Samantha, Look Who's Talking Now, 1993.

Julie Sanson, Face the Music, 1993.

Lisa Kantrell, The Hard Truth, 1994.

Michelle, A Brilliant Disguise, 1994.

Sarah Carver, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde, 1995.

Lucy Westenra, Dracula: Dead and Loving It (also known as Dracula mort et heureux de l'etre), 1995.

Alicia, Dead Cold, 1995.

Lisa Parks/Lucy, Affair Play, 1995.

Mrs. Crusoe, Robinson Crusoe (also known as Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe"), Miramax, 1996.

Prince of Lies, Dimension Films, 1996.

Faith Moore, Man of Her Dreams (also known as The Fiance), Live Film & Mediaworks, 1997.

Caitlan Bourke, Misbegotten, New City Releasing, 1997.

Dr. Claire Mulrooney, Tale of the Mummy (also known as Russell Mulcahy's "Tale of the Mummy" and Talos the Mummy), Dimension Films, 1998.

Elizabeth Borden, Beneath Loch Ness (also known as Evil Beneath Loch Ness and The Evil Beneath Loch Ness), Dimension Films, 2001.

Louie Sinclair, Farewell to Harry, 2002.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Dead Cold, 1995.

Producer, Prince of Lies, Dimension Films, 1996.

Associate producer, Man of Her Dreams (also known as The Fiance), Live Film & Mediaworks, 1997.

Producer, Desert Flower, Miramax, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Roxanne Doyle-Wells, Crossroads, ATV, 1964.

Jemima Shore Investigates, Thames, 1983.

Angie Tyler, Three Up, Two Down, BBC, 1985.

Angelique Bouchard, Dark Shadows (also known as Dark Shadows Revival), NBC, 1991.

Miss Scarlett, Cluedo (also known as Clue), ITV, 1991.

Presenter and cohost, Kids Passport to the World, 2000.

Rachel Heath, The Bill, ITV1, 2003-2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Frost in May, BBC, 1982.

Lady Sarah, Princess Daisy, NBC, 1983.

Florence Dombey Gay, Dombey & Son, BBC, 1983.

Agnes/Rose, Oliver Twist, 1985.

Daphne, The Bretts, PBS, 1987.

Mary Jane Kelly, Jack the Ripper, CBS, 1989.

Angelique Bouchard, Dark Shadows, NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lady Rowena, Ivanhoe, CBS, 1982.

Oliver's mother, Oliver Twist, CBS, 1982.

Irina Nikolayevna, The House on Kirov Street, BBC, 1985.

Lady Panthea Vyne, The Lady and the Highwayman (also known as Dangerous Love), CBS, 1989.

Mistral, A Ghost in Monte Carlo (also known as Ein Phantom in Monte Carlo), TNT, 1990.

Amanda Fitton, Sweet Danger, PBS, 1990.

Jennifer, Target of Suspicion (also known as Parfum de meurtre), USA Network, 1994.

Laura, "The Graveyard Rats," Ellen, "He Who Kills," and Alma, "Bobby," Trilogy of Terror II, 1996.

Amanda Brown, Hotel, Channel 5, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Look Good, Feel Fantastic, 1987.

Mousetrapped, ITV3, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Polly Dodge, Moon Over Miami, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Crown Court, 1982.

Karen, "Appearances Can Be Deceptive," The Gentle Touch, 1984.

Christa, "Love and Other Four-Letter Words," Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, ITV, 1984.

Christa, "When the Boat Goes Out," Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, ITV, 1984.

Karen, "Appearances Can Be Deceptive," The Gentle Touch, LWT, 1984.

Sophie, "The March of Time," Lovejoy, 1986.

Sophy Fairfax, "The March of Time," Lovejoy, BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1986.

Lucy, "The Real Thing," Home to Roost, ITV, 1987.

Amanda Fitton, "Sweet Danger: Parts 1 & 2," Campion (also known as Mystery!: "Campion"), PBS and BBC, 1990.

Wogan, BBC, 1990.

Bobbi, "Forever Ambergris," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1993.

Becky, Dudley, CBS, 1993.

Countess Erica, "Constant Craving," Night Man, syndicated, 1998.

Clarice Mimser, "The Mimsers," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998.

Carrie, The Closer, CBS, 1998.

Debra Dow, "The Rogue," Highlander: The Raven, syndicated, 1999.

Mimi Tranter, "Ghost's Forge," Jonathan Creek, BBC1 and PBS, 1999.

The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2001.

Roxanne Doyle-Wells, Night & Day, ITV, 2001.

Dark Realm, syndicated, 2001.

The Wright Stuff, Channel 5, 2003, 2004.

Loose Women, ITV, 2003, 2007.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2004.

Beth Whitmore, "Millionaire's Row," Murder in Suburbia, ITV and BBC America, 2004.

Veronica Cray, "The Hollow," Poirot (also known as Agatha Christie's "Poirot"), ITV and PBS, 2004.

GMTV, ITV, 2004.

Rachel, "The Personal Touch," Casualty, BBC1, 2007.

Television Producer; Series:

Kids Passport to the World, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

The kitten, Pinocchio, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1973.

The Lady's Not for Burning, Northcott Theatre, Exeter, England, 1984.

Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Jackie, Queens Theatre, London, 1998.

23:59, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England, 1999.

Also appeared in Restoration, Bristol Old Vic, London; Toys in the Attic, Watford Theatre, Watford, England; Reproductions, Bridge Lane Theatre, London; Ghosts, Shaw Theatre, London; Balmoral, Bristol Old Vic; Snow White, Hull New Theatre, Hull, England.


Music Videos:

Natalie, Bryan Adams: Reckless, 1984.

Girl, "I Feel You," Depeche Mode: The Videos 8698, 1998.

Also appeared in other music videos for Bryan Adams, including "Heaven," "Summer of '69," "Kids Wanna Rock," "Somebody," and "Run to You."



Debrett's People of Today, Debrett's Peerage, Ltd., 2007.

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