Denis Lawson

Denis Lawson

British actor
Denis Stamper Lawson is a Scottish actor and director. He is known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC's adaptation of Bleak House, as Gordon Urquhart in the film Local Hero, as Retired DI Steve McAndrew in BBC One's New Tricks, as Kit Curran in The Kit Curran Radio Show, and as Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 27, 1947
HometownCrieff, Scotland
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseKaren Prentice (m 2017 - present) , Sheila Gish (m 2004 - 2005)
ChildrenJamie Lawson
ParentsPhyllis Neno Stamper , Laurence Lawson


Celebrity Closeup: Ewan McGregor

Scottish star Ewan McGregor was born to two teachers, but also had actors in the family. Among them was his uncle Denis Lawson, who appeared in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, and Ewan would later take on the role of young Obi-Wan Kenobi in Episodes I, II and III of the franchise partly in honor of his beloved relative.
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2006British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorBleak HouseNominated
2006Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieBleak HouseNominated