Lester is a boy name and means from Leicester. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \l(e)-ster, les-ter\. Other similar names and variants include: Leicester, Les. Lester is a very popular first name for men (#194 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#598 out of 88799).
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  • Lester Young born on August 27, 1909.
  • Lester Horton born on January 23, 1906.
  • Lester Piggott born on November 5, 1935.
  • Lester Holt born on March 8, 1959.
  • Lester Lonergan (actor)
  • Lester Vail (actor) born on November 28, 1900.
  • Lester Park (director)
  • Lester Matthews (actor) born on June 6, 1900.
  • Lester Stowe (actor)
  • Lester Orlebeck (director)
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Famous actors named Lester and their movies

Lester Matthews
Lester Matthews

Born on June 6, 1900

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • No. of movies: 11

Savage Mutiny

Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet

Starring: Johnny Weissmuller, Angela Stevens, Lester Matthews, Nelson Leigh

The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu

Starring: Glen Gordon, Lester Matthews, Clark Howat, Carla Balenda

Country: United States of America

Thank You, Jeeves!

Directed by: Arthur Greville Collins

Starring: Arthur Treacher, Virginia Field, David Niven, Lester Matthews

The Indiscretions of Eve

Directed by: Cecil Lewis

Starring: Steffi Duna, Fred Conyngham, Lester Matthews, Tony Sympson

Lester Vail
Lester Vail

Born on November 28, 1900

  • Age: 122
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • No. of movies: 4
Beau Ideal

Beau Ideal

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Frank McCormick, Ralph Forbes, Lester Vail, Otto Matieson

I Take This Woman

Directed by: Marion Gering

Starring: Gary Cooper, Carole Lombard, Helen Ware, Lester Vail

The Woman Between

Directed by: Victor Schertzinger

Starring: Lili Damita, Lester Vail, O.P. Heggie, Miriam Seegar

Dance, Fools, Dance

Dance, Fools, Dance

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Cliff Edwards, Lester Vail, William Bakewell

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Famous directors named Lester and their movies

Lester Orlebeck
Lester Orlebeck
  • No. of movies: 6
Prairie Pioneers

Prairie Pioneers

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Esther Estrella


Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Bob Steele, Rufe Davis, Gale Storm

West of Cimarron

West of Cimarron

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Bob Steele, Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier

Pioneers of the West

Pioneers of the West

Directed by: Lester Orlebeck

Starring: Robert Livingston, Raymond Hatton, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery

Lester Fuller
Lester Fuller
  • No. of movies: 4

You Can't Ration Love

Directed by: Lester Fuller

Starring: Betty Jane Rhodes, Johnny Johnston, Marjorie Weaver, Johnnie Davis

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Famous writers named Lester and their books

Lester Thurow
Lester Thurow
  • No. of books: 1
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