Mark attended stage school in London, England as a young child and made his film debut in The Counterfeit Constable (1964) at the age of six. He made countless TV appearances and became very well known in England. Worldwide fame developed as a result of his portrayal of a stuttering child in Our Mother's House (1967). Producers ofOliver! (1968) auditioned 250 child actors for the title role and finally chose him. Many roles for TV, film and stage followed. His last major film was The Prince and the Pauper(1977).
As: Himself - Friend of Michael's
A biopic drama-documentary about the 'King of Pop', that mixes real footage and new interviews with people around him (most notably his mother Katherine Jackson) with re-enactments of times of Michael's life until his untimely death on the 25th of June in 2009.
Directed by: Ben Mole
Documentary that traces the last months of Michael Jackson's life, examines the circumstances that led to his untimely passing, and explores the controversy surrounding a death that many say could have been prevented.
Runtime: 70 min.
Directed by: Sonia Anderson
As: Prince Edward / Tom Canty
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
Runtime: 113 min.
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
An adolescent boy and girl meet at a rural, turn-of-the-century Austrian resort where they are vacationing with their respective liberal-minded, single parents. Their budding love affair hits a serious snag when their two parents fall in love as well.
Runtime: 95 min.
Directed by: Gianluigi Calderone
A crew of land locked pirates, led by the aptly named Peg, go in search of burried treasure hidden by the treacherous Mudhook and his twin brother. They meet up with good natured landowner, Don Aragon, who goes along for the ride with his sister and a young boy, Jamie. Along the way, Peg and Jamie form a father son relationship that is put to the test due to Peg's naturally dishonest ways.
Runtime: 92 min.
As: Lennox Duncan
Franco Nero and Telly Savalas star in the story of a trio of jewel thieves who take it on the lamb after the heist goes very wrong. Wrecking their car they take another unaware that there is a teenager hiding in the background. As the flight becomes more frantic, the young man is discovered upsetting the balance of the thieves.
Runtime: 89 min.
Directed by: Silvio Narizzano
Oliver! star Mark Lester undertook a change of pace - and then some - with this uncomfortable, Bad Seed-like shocker. He plays Marcus, the preteen son of a recently-remarried, well-to-do writer, whose first wife (Marcus's mother) died a mysterious death. Marcus simultaneously resents his stepmother and feels erotically drawn to her; in desperation, he quickly and aggressively drives her to the point of a ...
Runtime: 89 min.
As: Joe Evans
Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel beautifully comes to life in this family drama set in England. Told from the point of view of Black Beauty himself, the story sheds light on the details surrounding the colt's birth and his perception of humans (he has various owners throughout his life). While some owners are compassionate -- none more than Joe Evans (Mark Lester), the boy who first owns the colt.
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: James Hill
As: Phillip Ransome
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian, this 1969 British children's film stars Mark Lester as a young boy, unable to speak, who befriends both a wild colt with blue eyes and a falcon named "Lady". The cast also includes John Mills, Gordon Jackson and Sylvia Sims.
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Runtime: 153 min.
Directed by: Carol Reed
As: Don Wolcott
In the year 2015, a spaceship, the IC-1, travels through outer space looking for a suitable planet to settle on. The commander, Captain Ralston, is stern and brutal in which one cadet, Steven, plots a revolt to turn the leadership of the command over to him.
Runtime: 65 min.
Directed by: Bernard Knowles
An extremely funny film about a group of French rugby supporters who go to see a match at Twickenham and one of them inadvertently receives a blow in the mouth from someone else's elbow. In the process he loses some front teeth and needs to see a dentist urgently ... this is only the beginning of a long series of adventures befalling our poor friend who doesn't speak a word of English and who ...
Runtime: 90 min.
As: Chief Constable (Captain Fitzgerald)
A wisecracking American detective and his female sidekick are called to Britain to take on a gang of international criminals.
Runtime: 67 min.
Directed by: Albert de Courville