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Kelly Lester

Kelly Lester (born Kelly Allyn Richman) is an American actress and former entrepreneur best known for her role as Esther Meyer in the hit police procedural series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Biography[]

Lester was born Kelly Allyn Richman in New York City, to Peter Mark and Helen Richman. She attended UCLA and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. Lester got her first on-screen role in 1987, when she was cast as an unknown character for 1 episode of the dramatic crime series Cagney & Lacey. Lester took a break from acting to run several businesses before returning to acting. Lester got her first major role in 2019, when she was cast as Esther Meyer for 1 episodes of the hit police procedural series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Lester has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as The Blacklist, Law & Order, Angie Tribeca, Good Game, Notes From the Underbelly, A Christmas Carol, 4 Faces, Jeffie Was Here, Red Carpet Report, Dating in the Middle Ages, The Young and the Restless, The Haunted Hathaways, J. Edgar, The Bad Twin, Mr. Church, and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Lester portrayed a woman being questioned by the BAU in the Season Three episode "Limelight".

Filmography[]

  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2019) - Esther Meyer
  • Good Game (2017) - Opera Singer
  • Angie Tribeca (2017) - Martha Sniglet
  • Becoming Bond (2017) - Teacher
  • The Bad Twin (2016) - Nurse Marcy
  • Mr. Church (2016) - Doctor
  • The Haunted Hathaways (2014) - Lady Beauchamp
  • Through the Woods (2013) - Claudia Sheehan
  • The Uncivil War (2013) - Unknown Character
  • A Family of Clowns (2013) - Jenna Morgan
  • J. Edgar (2011) - Head Secretary
  • The Young and the Restless - 2 episodes (2011) - Nurse #1
  • Dating in the Middle Ages (2011) - Madelyn Meyers
  • Red Carpet Report (2010) - Unknown Character
  • Going Home (2010) - Wife
  • Jeffie Was Here (2010) - Funeral Singer
  • The One Who Got Away (2009) - Cherie
  • Layla (2009) - Detective Farrell
  • Criminal Minds - "Limelight" (2008) TV episode - Woman
  • The Erogenous Zone (2007) - Mrs. Malloy
  • Notes from the Underbelly (2007) - Unknown Character
  • 4 Faces (1999) - Unknown Character
  • A Christmas Carol (1997) - Fred's Wife (voice)
  • Cagney & Lacey (1987) - Unknown Character (credited as Kelly Richman)

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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