About Ralph Lister : bio & work

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Following post-graduate classical training at LAMDA, Lister spent 15 years in mainstage theatre in London, Madrid, Hong Kong and Edinburgh before moving to America to focus on film and television.

Numerous roles in Shakespeare (Bardolph, Dauphin, Romeo, Bottom, Cassio, Pompey, Edgar) and in contemporary and modern drama (Algernon in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest, Freddie Page in Terrence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea) have now given way to starring roles in independent films Tomorrow, Headhunter, The Seventh Bottle, November’s Spring, Wednesday Afternoon, Ancanar, Grinding Steel, Jewel Of The Sahara, Coercion, and Walk On In Darkness.

Lister’s voice and character work can be heard in Walt Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, in Revolution Studios’ Thirteen Going On Thirty, in Pioneer Entertainment’s animé series 3x3 Eyes: Legend of the Divine Demon (with Ed Asner), Hellsing, and Amazing Nurse Nanako, in PBS historical documentary The Gathering Storm, as well as in commercial work for Wrigleys, Texaco, and the Louisiana Tourism Commission.

Recent stage work in Los Angeles:

» Professor Pearson in Sex Parasite - The Mark Taper Forum (New Work Festival 2003)
» Cymbeline in Cymbeline - Write Act Repertory Company
» Oblensky in A Patriot For Me - Write Act Repertory Company
» Bardolph and Dauphin in Henry V - The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
» Valentin the Spy and Orson Wells in Canada Lee - The Lee Strasberg Institute
» Sganarelle in The Mistaken Misadventures of Sganarelle - FirstStage Theatre
» Philly Cullen in Playboy Of The Western World - Furious Theatre Company
» Peja in The Strip - Evidence Room

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