Lysette Anthony

Lysette Anthony (born Lysette Chodzo September 26, 1963 in London, England) is an English film, television, and theatre actress. Her parents are actors Michael Anthony (Michael Chodzko) and Bernadette Milnes. Heralded as the "Face of the Eighties" by photographer David Bailey at the age of 16, Anthony was a highly successful model before she became a household name as an actress at the age of 20.

Anthony’s work in films includes Krull with Kenneth Marshall and Freddie Jones, the 1988 mini series Jack the Ripper as Mary Jane Kelly with Michael Caine and Jane Seymour, Without A Clue again with Michael Caine and also Ben Kingsley, Woody Allen’s award winning Husbands and Wives in which she played Sydney Pollack’s neurotic mistress. Further film credits include: Farewell to Harry, The Loch with Patrick Bergin, the Miramax/Dimension feature Tale of the Mummy with Christopher Lee, Mel Brooks' Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde with Sean Young; Tri-Star’s Look Who's Talking Now with John Travolta, The Advocate starring alongside Colin Firth and The Lady and the Highwayman with Hugh Grant and Emma Samms.
Well-known to television audiences, Anthony’s numerous credits include ITV’s Murder in Suburbia, a regular role in the award winning soap opera Night & Day (ITV), Hotel! for Channel 5, BBC’s Jonathan Creek, Oliver Twist, Dombey and Son, Campion, Lovejoy, Hollyoaks and ITV’s Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. She also starred for six years in the repeated BBC sitcom Three Up, Two Down. She is also memorable as portraying Angelique the Witch for eight episodes of the primetime revival of the gothic soap opera Dark Shadows, in which she spoke with a French accent. She also played Miss Scarlett in the third series of Cluedo on ITV in 1992. She starred in USA network's Trilogy of Terror II in which she battled the infamous Zuni doll.

Her television appearances in 2006 included guest lead roles in Casualty and a new sit-com pilot, Baggy Trousers. She also recently played the roles of Rachel Heath, a semi regular character in The Bill and Veronica Cray in The Hollow, a two-part Poirot film for ITV, with David Suchet.

Lysette Anthony

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