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  • Denis Lawson

    Born on September 27, 1947 in Perthshire, Scotland

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Bleak House (2005)

Denis Lawson as "John Jarndyce"

Secrets abound in this 2005 television adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. Fortunes hang in the balance, awaiting the outcome of a legal case in the Court of Chancery in Victorian London. Meanwhile, the trials and tribulations of those awaiting the case's outcome, weave through Dickens' indictment of the chancery system. Anna Maxwell Martin stars as Esther, with Gillian Anderson as Lady Dedlock, and Denis Lawson as John Jarndyce.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005) Nominated Actor


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