Denis Lawson

Denis Lawson

Denis Lawson  British Actor

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are widowed.


Denis Lawson was previously married to Sheila Gish (2004 - 2005).

He has been in a relationship with Diane Fletcher (1977 - 1984).


Denis Lawson is a 69 year old British Actor. Born Denis Stamper Lawson on 27th September, 1947 in Perthshire, Scotland, he is famous for played Wedge Antilles in original Star Wars trilogy in a career that spans 1969–present. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Denis Lawson is a member of the following lists: Scottish male voice actors, Scottish male film actors and Scottish male television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 20 years, 2 months - -
Dating1 7 years - -
Total2 20 years, 2 months 14 years, 7 months 7 years


First Name Denis
Middle Name Stamper
Last Name Lawson
Full Name at Birth Denis Stamper Lawson
Alternative Name Dennis Lawson
Age 69 years
Birthday 27th September, 1947
Birthplace Perthshire, Scotland
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame played Wedge Antilles in original Star Wars trilogy
Year(s) Active 1969–present
Father Laurence Lawson
Mother Phyllis Neno Stamper
Sister Carol Diane McGregor
Family Member Kay Curram (step daughter) (actress), Lou Gish (step daughter) (actress), Ewan McGregor (nephew) (actor), Eve Mavrakis (niece-in-law) (production designer), Colin McGregor (nephew) (actor), Sheila Gish (wife) (actress)

Denis Stamper Lawson (born 27 September 1947) 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 DI Steve McAndrew in BBC One's New Tricks and as Wedge Antilles in the original Star Wars trilogy.

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Denis Lawson69 LibraActor
Sheila Gish62 TaurusActress
Diane Fletcher72 Aries


JamieMale197937 years old


Inside No. 92014GeraldTV Show
The Life of Rock with Brian Pern2014Barry PatmoreTV Show
The Machine2013ThomsonMovie
The Wee Man2013WillieMovie
Broken2012Mr. BuckleyMovie
Parade's End2012Sir ReginaldTV Show
Them from That Thing2012VariousMovie
Perfect Sense2011BossMovie
Marchlands2011Robert BowenTV Show
Candy Cabs2010Kenny HoTV Show
Just William2010HeadmasterTV Show
Above Their Station2010Chief Constable Keith BooneTV Movie
Law & Order: UK2009Philip WoodleighTV Show
No Holds Bard2009MiekelTV Movie
Breaking the Mould2009Alexander FlemingTV Movie
Enid2009Kenneth WatersTV Movie
Enid: Deleted Scenes2009Kenneth Waters (uncredited)Movie
Criminal Justice2008DCI Bill FaberTV Show
The Passion2008AnnasTV Show
Mister Eleven2008LenTV Show
Jekyll2007Peter SymeTV Show
Mumbai Calling2007Phillip GlassTV Show
Dolls2006Monsieur NicholasShort Film
Feel the Force2006Gordon CampbellTV Show
Robin Hood2006WinchesterTV Show
The Thieving Headmistress2006Father PlunkettTV Movie
Bleak House2005John JarndyceTV Show
Sensitive Skin2005Al JacksonTV Show
Hustle2004BennyTV Show
World's Worst Century2004NarratorTV Show
Agatha Christie's Marple2004Leo ArgyleTV Show
Lucky Jim2003Julius Gore-UrqhartTV Movie
New Tricks2003Steve McAndrewTV Show
A World in Arms2003NarratorTV Show
The Ride2002TommyMovie
Leonard2002LeonardShort Film
The Fabulous Bagel Boys2001DI Morris RoseTV Movie
Other People's Children2000TomTV Show
Bob Martin2000GregTV Show
Holby City1999Tom Campbell-GoreTV Show
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship1998Captain 'Dreadnought' FosterTV Movie
The Round Tower1998Arthur BrettTV Movie
The Ambassador1998John StoneTV Show
Cold Feet1997Alexander WelchtTV Show
A Royal Scandal1996Henry BroughamTV Movie
Dalziel and Pascoe1996John BarronTV Show
Fried Crumbed Brains1996Movie
Pie in the Sky1994Nick SpencerTV Show
Natural Lies1992James TowneTV Show
Bejewelled1991AlistairTV Movie
El C.I.D.1990MalcolmTV Show
Die Kinder1990Film boffinTV Show
Tales from the Crypt1989FrankTV Show
The Justice Game1989Dominic RossiTV Show
The Zip1988EricShort Film
Love After Lunch1987MilesTV Show
Dead Head1986Eddie CassTV Show
Boon1986James MarianTV Show
Kit Curran1986Kit CurranTV Show
Screen One1985Victor Grace, BernardTV Show
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV1985Philip, SingerTV Show
That Uncertain Feeling1985John Aneurin LewisTV Show
The Chain1984KeithMovie
The Kit Curran Radio Show1984Kit CurranTV Show
Local Hero1983UrquhartMovie
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi1983WedgeMovie
Bitter Cherry1983Short Film
Timewatch1982Narrator (voice)TV Show
Bergerac1981GirouxTV Show
People from the Forest1981Zhores MedvedevTV Movie
If Winter Comes1981OzswathMovie
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back1980Rebel Force Wedge (Rogue 3)Movie
The Good Companions1980Albert TuggridgeTV Show
Diary of a Nobody1979Frank MutlarTV Show
Providence1977Dave Woodford (as Dennis Lawson)Movie
Holocaust 200019772nd JournalistMovie
Star Wars1977Red Two (Wedge)Movie
The Man in the Iron Mask1977ClaudeTV Movie
BBC2 Play of the Week1977Ernest Dowson, Prof. Byron SmithTV Show
Rock Follies of '771977Ken ChurchTV Show
Plays for Britain1976TerroristTV Show
Death of an Informer1976Robber #1TV Movie
Survivors1975NormanTV Show
Seven Faces of Woman1974JeromeTV Show
The Merchant of Venice1973Launcelot GobboTV Movie
Beryl's Lot1973Peter JaretTV Show
Crown Court1972John DickensTV Show
Play for Today1970SnareTV Show
Armchair Thriller1967David CooperTV Show
Dr. Finlay's Casebook1962Andy DonaldTV Show
Late Night DramaJerryTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

MareesJun 4, 2011

A wonderful actor. I'm a fan of STAR WARS and just love Dennis ( and Wedge ))... )

busy91May 4, 2009

Such a good looking man. Always has been.

laurieaniNov 27, 2008

I`m so in love with this BBC actor. He can eat crackers in my bed ANYTIME!

Linda RobertsNov 19, 2008

I was madly in love with Denis Lawson when he played the lead in Joseph at The Playhouse, Leeds in 1974 (I was 13 then), in fact still in love with him hee hee, have sent a message via a blog..

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